All foreign nationals require a visa to enter India, although there are some relaxations for Bhutanese and Nepalese nationals.
Instructions for applying for a visa
The instruction and information given here is general in nature. We recommend that you visit the website of the Indian Mission for your country for specific information.
Requirements for Indian visa:
- Passport valid for a minimum of six months beyond the date of intended departure from India should accompany visa applications.
- Paste one photo and staple the other one on the form at the specified place.
- Foreigners holding other nationalities (other than the country where applying for visa), should submit proof of long-term (at least three years)/ permanent residence in the country (where applying). For citizen of other countries, a reference has to be made to their country of residence for which an additional fee is applicable and will involve extra processing time.