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Employment Visa is granted to those who wish to take up employment and volunteer work in India. The duration of Employment Visa would be for the period of employment/volunteer work, which will usually not exceed one year at a time. An employment visa is also issued to those performing or participating in an event and to all entertainers. Those travelling to India for volunteer work with a Non-governmental organization (NGO) must apply for an employment visa. Spouse and dependent family members accompanying the applicant must apply for an Entry visa (NOT Tourist visa), co-terminus with the period of the principal visa holder.
The duration of Employment Visa would be for the period of employment/volunteer work, which will usually not exceed one year at a time. Further extension of up to 5 years may be obtained from MHA/FRRO in the concerned state in India.
Applicant intending to do volunteer, work with charities or non-profit organizations must include a letter from the sponsoring organization in India on letterhead indicating the nature and the duration of the visit and place of work and the same letter signed by authorized signatory. The letter from the sponsoring organization needs to state weather the applicant will be a paid or non-paid intern.
Once the visa is issued by the Embassy or Consulate of India, the passport with the visa will be sent back directly to the applicant’s address listed on the visa application form so make sure that the address is current.
IMPORTANT RULES TO FOLLOW WHEN COMPLETING THE VISA APPLICATION FORM ONLINE:
For residents of Bermuda, Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia, please choose “USA-Washington” on the Indian Mission drop down.
For residents of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont., please choose “USA-New York” on the Indian Mission drop down.
For residents of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Nebraska, please choose “USA-Houston” on the Indian Mission drop down.
For residents of Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming, please choose “USA-San Francisco” on the Indian Mission drop down.
For residents of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, please choose “USA-Chicago” on the Indian Mission drop down.
For residents of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virgin Islands, please choose “USA-Atlanta” on the Indian Mission drop down.
Additional Document for Applicants for NGO or Charitable Organization Visa (Volunteer / NGO Work):
Additional Requirements for Applicants for Employment Visa:
NOTE: If at any time during the process you would like to close the application and retrieve your passport, you will need the Passport Withdrawal Order Form
IMPORTANT: Before you send your documents to us by FedEx, please send us copies of the documents by e-mail at email@example.com or fax us at 530-579-3315 so we can review it first.
For the safety of your passport, we recommend delivery by courier. If there were a delay, we would be able to track or trace it.
Please send all required documents and payment (Money Order, Company Check, Cashier’s Check, American Express, Visa or MasterCard) by courier to:
TRAVEL THE WORLD VISAS, INC.
1930 18TH STREET NW, UNIT #1
WASHINGTON DC 20009
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Travel the World Visas acts only as an agent, and accepts no responsibility for the services of any Travel Agent, Consulate, Passport Agency or Embassy in connection with the granting of visas. We are not responsible for delays, loss of passports or damage caused by such service providers or the U.S. Mail.
Requirements and fees are for U.S. Citizens only. Contact Travel the World Visas for information on other nationalities.
Requirements and fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Sorry but all fees are non-refundable.