India Entry Visa

This type of Visa is for the people of other countries who want to come over to India but do not come under any specific category for an Indian Visa applicant. Examples are volunteers, etc. There were some changes about who can apply or obtain this type of Entry X Visa. It is limited for the below types of visitors to the country:

  • A foreigner who is of Indian origin.
  • The above person’s spouse and kids or Indian citizen.
  • The spouse and dependent kids of a foreigner visitor on a long term Visa like Employment visa /Business Visa.

Duration & Validity

  • Further extension of up to 5 years may be obtained from FRRO in India on a yearly basis up to a maximum period of 5 years.
  • Validity of Entry Visa commences from the date of visa issuance and NOT from the date of entry into India.

Document required for india entry visa application:

  • Application form * 1
  • Colour photo * 1  (3,5 x 4,5 cms)
  • Original passport
  • Copy of return ticket or reservation
  • Letter of invitation from the Indian company/institution or the organiser. Letter must contain the details of the applicant (copy of the invitation letter must be faxed to the Consular Section in the Embassy of India)
  • Letter from the company/institution or university where the applicant is employed with the complete information regarding the visit to India
  • In case of Spouse of Indian citizen please attach a xerox copy of Spouse’s passport and  valid marriage certificate.
  • In case of dependent family members of employment visa holders copy of the Passport, valid Employment Visa is required.

Pleae contact nearest embassy for more information regarding Entry Visa.



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