INDIAN VISAS

The official website for Indian visas of all types is http://in.vfsglobal.co.uk/ and the application forms and procedures are to be found here.

All foreign nationals, including children, require a visa to enter India. The only exceptions are nationals of Nepal and Bhutan who can enter India without a visa.
Note: visa fees once deposited cannot be refunded even if the requested service is modified or not granted. Validity of the visa begins from the date of issue.

Tourist Visa

A Tourist Visa is granted to those who would visit India for tourism. Tourist visas may be valid for 6 months to 1 year with single or multiple entries. Irrespective of the duration of validity of visa, on each visit maximum period of stay in India is limited to 6 months (180 days) only. Please note the validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue

Business Visa

A Business Visa is granted to those who do business in India such as making sales or establishing contacts on behalf of a company outside of India. Business visas may be valid for 6 months to one year or more with single or multiple entries. Irrespective of the duration of validity of visa, on each visit maximum period of stay in India is limited to 6 months (180 days) only. Please note the validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue

Visa Agents

If you wish to take an easier route to obtaining a visa you may wish to use a visa agent. There are many offering these services but we are pleased to recommend Sharon Evans at Visa Handling Services:-