Indian Entry Visa

An Entry Visa to India is granted:

  • If you are a PERSON OF INDIAN ORIGIN
  • If you are a spouse or a child of a person of Indian origin
  • Dependant family members of EMPLOYMENT VISA or RESEARCH VISA holders.
  • If your purpose of visit to India does not match any other type of visa.

The validity of an India Entry Visa will be for the visa duration granted to the principal visa holder.  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.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid and signed U. S. Passport (valid at least 6 months beyond the date of entry; with at least two adjacent blank visa pages)

IMPORTANT RULES TO FOLLOW WHEN COMPLETING THE VISA APPLICATION FORM ONLINE:

  1. We strongly recommend you to download & study the Sample Online Visa Application Form before filling the actual Online Visa Application Form
  2. The Application Form should be printed on 2 separate sheet of paper, no front to back print out will be accepted.
    Note: Please make sure that the Application Form prints completely with the port of entry and exit completely printed at the bottom as well as the bar code.
  3. Make Sure you have filled the Application Form correctly otherwise it will not be accepted – Caution: Errors on the visa application form CANNOT be fixed, an error of any type WILL result in the application being rejected by the Indian Consulate.  Note: The address for the reference in India must be complete with the phone number, city, sector, street, and six digit pin code. If staying at a hotel include the complete address and phone number of the hotel as it appears on their website.
  4. DO NOT USE SPECIAL CHARACTERS i.e. ,$#(&)etc and use SPACE BAR instead
  5. On the “Period of Visas” section – please choose 6 months (this is the minimum) OR 12 months (equivalent to 1 year) OR 60 months (equivalent to 5 years)
  6. Applicants are required to sign the visa application in two places. On page 1, the applicant must sign COMPLETELY inside the box located under the photo area, if any part of the signature is outside of the box the application WILL be rejected. On page 2, the applicant must sign on the dotted line at the bottom of the page.
  7. For minor applicants (under 18 years old): For minor applicants (under 18 years old): Click Here for additional requirements or information.
  8. From the “Indian Mission” drop down list please select your correct consular district:

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.

  • Two Passport Type Photographs – IMPORTANT: Please CLICK HERE for the photo specification – the he embassy is very strict with photo requirements.  (Please NO eyeglasses)
  • Additional Particulars Form – MUST be completed and signed by the applicant (choose appropriate form for your state)
    Additional Particulars Form – New York Jurisdiction – Use this form for the following states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.
    Additional Particulars Form – San Francisco Jurisdiction – Use this form for the following states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming
    Additional Particulars Form – All Other States – Use this form for all states not included listed under New York and San Francisco jurisdiction listed below
  • Computer generated flight itinerary from the travel agent or copy of roundtrip airline ticket
  • Proof of residential address in the United States:  Please submit a clear copy of applicant’s Driver’s License OR Utility Bill (NOTE: The applicant’s name MUST be on the proof of residency).  Address on the document cannot include a P.O Box number, and Must Match present and permanent address on the visa application form. The following items are NOT accepted: cell phone bill, credit card statement, bank statement or lease.
  • Disclaimer Form – MUST be completed and signed by the applicant
  • Checklist Form (not required, for reference only)
    Checklist Form (not required, for reference only)
  • For minor applicants (under 18 years old): For minor applicants (under 18 years old): Click Here for additional requirements or information.
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form

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

Applicants of Indian Origin and Dependant Family Member. Due to recent changes by CKGS India, applicants must first complete the Indian Citizenship Renunciation Application process before sending any visa application documents to Travel the World Visas.

Spouses and Children or Grandchildren of Persons of Indian Origin: Non Indian spouse and children or grandchildren must produce proof of relationship with the Person of Indian Origin

  1. The Non Indian spouse must provide a marriage certificate and a copy of spouses Indian passport, or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian.
  2. Non Indian children must provide a birth certificate along with a copy of parents Indian passport(s), or naturalization certificate that shows previous nationality is Indian.
  3. Non Indian grandchildren must provide a copy of the grandparent’s passport or a government issued document showing that their grandparents held Indian citizenship, and their parent’s birth certificate. This will show the Non Indian grandchild’s relationship to the Person who has held Indian Nationality .
  4. Spouse and dependent children of a foreign national coming to India on a visa such as Employment, Business, Research or Student must produce proof of relationship.
  5. Spouse must provide a marriage certificate.
  6. Non Dependent children must provide a birth certificate.
  7. The spouse and dependent children must provide a copy of the passport and a copy of the visa issued to the principle visa holder

Spouse or Child of Business, Research or Student Visa Holder:

  • Must submit documents establishing the employment of the spouse along with a copy of his/her Employment Visa.

IMPORTANT: Before you send your documents to us by FedEx, please send us copies of the documents by e-mail at indianvisareview@gmail.com or fax us at 530-579-3315 so we can review it first.

Fee Information

Service Fee:

For Residents of Bermuda, Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia

$100.00/person/visa (Regular Processing/10 business days)
$150.00/person/visa (Rush Processing/5 to 7 business days)

For residents of other “states” not listed above
$150.00/person/visa (Regular Processing/2 to 3 weeks)
$200.00/person/visa (Rush Processing / 7 to 10 Business days)

Consular Fee:

6 Month Visa – $129.00 per person
1 Year Visa – $165.00 per person
5 Years Visa – $245.00 per person

NOTE: All consular fees above include a $5 money order fee (consulate/embassy accepts money order only)

Return Mail Fee (1-3 passports):
For Alaska and Hawaii, please add $25.00

2-Day Delivery: $30.00
Overnight Delivery: $38.00
Saturday Delivery: $70.00

Travel the World Visas Service Order Form


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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NOTICE

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.