Foreign Nationals desirous of coming into India are required to possess a valid passport of their country and a valid Indian Visa.
ALL FOREIGN NATIONALS (except PIO/OCI card holders) ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR A CONFERENCE VISA ONLY
Type of Visa: Conference Visa
Period: For the duration of the conference or seminar
Foreign passengers should ensure that they are in possession of valid Indian Visa before they start their journey to India except nationals of Nepal and Bhutan who do not require visa to enter India and nationals of Maldives who do not require visa for entry in India for a period up to 90 days (a separate Visa regime exists for diplomatic/official passport holders).
The Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for issuance of Indian visas to the foreign nationals for their visit for various purposes. This facility is granted through various Indian missions abroad.
Visa fees are non-refundable and subject to change without notice. The High Commission reserves the right on granting and deciding type/duration of visa irrespective of the fees tendered at the time of making application. Granting of Visa does not confer the right of entry to India and is subject to the discretion of the Immigration Authorities.
Visa Application Form:
Visa application form is available at the office of Indian Embassy in the country.
Procedure for obtaining Visa:
Visas can be applied for in person or by post at the High Commission of India based in the country from where the candidate intends to depart for India.
Requirements for Visa:
Generally the following documents are required for obtaining Indian Visa. However, the requirement may vary from country to country.
» Original passport valid for at least 6 months
» Visa fee
» Two passport size photographs
» Supporting documents, where necessary
- Invitation letter will be sent by IMaRC Secretariat after successful registration.
- Approval letter from the Ministry of Home affairs (MHA)
- Approval from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)
( These approvals will be available 1-2 months before the conference )
» Duly completed application form
Source/ FAQ from Ministry of Home Affairs
WE NEED TO OBTAIN PRIOR AND SPECIFIC APPROVAL FOR ATTENDEES WHO ARE FROM AFGHANISTAN, CHINA, IRAN, PAKISTAN, IRAQ, SUDAN, FOREIGNERS OF PAKISTANI ORIGIN AND STATELESS PERSONS; THOSE WHO ARE IN THIS CATEGORY, PLEASE REGISTER AT THE EARLIEST, ATLEAST 90 DAYS PRIOR TO THE CONFERENCE.
PLEASE SEND A COPY OF THE PASSPORT AND DETAILS IN THE BELOW MENTIONED FORMAT
FATHER'S/ HUSBAND NAME
Date of Birth dd.mm.yyyy
NATIONALITY/ PASSPORT NO.
Date of Issue
PLACE OF ISSUE
DATE OF Passport Expiry.
Address for Correspondence
IN CASE OF ANY CLARIFICATION OR DIFFICULTIES PLEASE WRITE TO THE CONFERENCE SECRETARIAT.
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