All foreigners, except for nationals of Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives, need a visa to enter India. With Maldives nationals, a visa is required if he/she intends to stay in India longer than 90 days. Nationals of Nepal would need a visa should they enter India via China.
Please be careful when you type, the name must be identical to the name as printed on your current passport. Surname is your last name and Given Name is your first and middle name (if any).
Yes, they do. All travelers including children must have a valid visa to travel to India. Please complete a separate application for each child. For minors, the parents should sign the application.
No, Qatari Nationals holding ordinary passport cannot apply for an India visa at the airport. If you are from one of the countries whose passport-holders are eligible for an e-Visa to India and are travelling for leisure/tourism purposes to India, you need to have an issued e-Visa before taking a plane to India. Then you can get the visa stamp in the passport on arrival.
No. In order to enable the foreign students to explore various options to study in India, he / she can apply for a provisional Student Visa of 6 months duration from the nearest Indian Mission abroad and once he / she gets the confirmed admission while in India, he/she can apply for a Student Visa to the local FRRO / FRO along with necessary documentary evidence of confirmed admission, financial standing etc.
Yes, they can, provided they have confirmed admission to a course in a reputed / recognized institute in India.
Student Visa can be of 5 years or for the duration of the course, whichever is less.
Foreign students holding Student Visa of more than 180 days are required to register himself / herself with the local FRRO / FRO within 14 days of arrival.
No. However the overall band of the Student Visa regime cannot exceed more than 5 years.
Yes. But with the permission of the local FRRO / FRO and the Institute(s) concerned and subject to no adverse activity report.
Please refer to the link below for details: http://mha.nic.in/PDF_Other/ForeignersRegis_27042017.pdf
While you are not required to get vaccinated before your trip to India, it is highly recommended that you do.
Following are the most common diseases for which you should get vaccinated:
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You are required to have a Yellow Fever Vaccination Card only if you are a citizen of one of the Yellow Fever affected countries listed below:
Angola, Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guyana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Suriname, South Sudan Togo, Trinidad and Tobago Uganda, Venezuela.
No, foreigners are not required to get their primary visa converted into Medical visa for obtaining indoor treatment upto 180 days for seeking admission in a hospital owing to illness.
Yes, foreigners can get indoor treatment on primary (original) visa even for pre-existing diseases (except in cases of organ transplant) which they may have been suffering from even before their entry into India, but which has come to the notice of the treating doctor during the medical diagnosis, necessitating indoor medical treatment in the hospital.
Yes, a foreigner suffering from a minor medical condition which needs only OPD consultation/treatment may take treatment in any hospital/treatment centre on his/her primary visa.
No, treatment of diseases which require organ transplant is permitted only on a Medical Visa.