A VISA Certificate is a stamp marked certificate
on the applicant's passport by the immigration authorities of a country to
indicate that the applicant's credentials have been verified and he or she has
been granted permission to enter the country for a temporary stay within a
Foreign Nationals desirous of coming into India
are required to possess a valid passport of their country and a valid Indian
Visa. The Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External
Affairs is responsible for issuance of Indian visas to the foreign nationals for
their visit for various purposes. This facility is granted through various
Indian missions abroad.
Visa fees are non-refundable and subject to
change without notice. The High Commission reserves the right on granting and
deciding type/duration of visa irrespective of the fees tendered at the time of
making application. Granting of Visa does not confer the right of entry to India
and is subject to the discretion of the Immigration Authorities.
There is no provision of 'Visa on Arrival' in
India and no fee is charged for immigration facilities at the airports. Foreign
passengers should ensure that they are in possession of valid Indian Visa before
they start their journey to India.
Gratis (Free) visa is issued many to the
nationals of many countries including Burundi, Cape Verde, Haiti, Mauritius,
Jamaica, Maldives, Mongolia etc.
Visa Application Form
Visa application form is available at the office
of Indian Embassy in the country where the NRI/PIO resides. Visa form for
nationals of Pakistan and Bangladesh are generally different. All NRIs/PIOs,
including children (who don't possess OCI or PIO card) need to apply for Visa in
separate visa forms.
Procedure for obtaining Visa
Visas can be applied for in person or by post at
the High Commission of India based in the country from where the candidate
intends to depart for India. Specific visas are granted for a variety of
purposes that are aforementioned.
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