The best time to apply for your India visa is 1-2 months before your travel date. However,
The validity of a India visa can be anywhere from 1-10 yearsdepending on the type of visa you request. The validity of a visa starts from date of issue, and applicant needs to enter India before the expiration date listed on the visa.
The maximum stay allowed in India on any Indian Visa is 180 days, with the exception of an Entry Visa. An Entry Visa allows the holder to stay for the duration of the visa.
Yes. You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The India visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa request cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application in a secure way, using a traceable courier such as FedEx, UPS, Express Mail or Certified Mail. Please note that certified mail could take 7-10 business days to deliver.
When you send in application for more than one person, you can send all applications in one package. If all passports are to be returned to the same address, you need to pay only one FedEx return shipping fee. India Consulate fees and our service fees, however, are charged one per person.
Sorry, we don't take customer's Fedex or UPS account number for return shipping.
In this case, we strongly recommend transferring the visa from the old passport to the new passport. The name on both passports must match.
We help citizens of all countries to get a India visa as long as they are legally residing in the United States. Non-US citizens must submit a copy of their green card or valid US visa in addition to their original passport. The green card or visa cannot be expiring in less than 6 months.
The visa is valid beginning on the day it is issued. So a 6 Month visa issued on January 1 would be valid until June 30.
There is no limit to the total number of times you can travel to India on a multiple entry visa, however, if you are on a tourist visa, you cannot travel to India for a period of two months following the date on which you last left India (unless you obtain a Permit to Re-Enter Within Two Months).
No, the Indian Government does not offer extensions for visas. You must apply for a new visa.
No. You must use the online application form.
Instructions on the renunciation process can be found on the India Entry Visa page
All former Indian Nationals who have become naturalized U.S. Citizens will have to renounce their Indian Citizenship. Instructions on the renunciation process can be found on the India Entry Visa page/p>
If you do not have proof of the surrender certificate or your Indian passport does not specifically state"Passport cancelled as acquired U.S. nationality" then you will need to formally renounce your Indian Citizenship.
You can tape or staple the photo. Or you can leave it loose in your package and we will do it for you.
Passport Folder is a registered agent/service provider with the Indian consulate in San Francisco. With updated information, full support, & effective results you get the complete assistance required for all your travel visa forms and the current visa fees. Our office team will proof all of your visa application for completeness before it is sent to the Consular office for submission. Our customers are a validation of our quality support and customer relations nationwide.
For visa requirements, and fee, you can also visit Indian embassy website: http://www.indianembassy.org/