India Visa Information

A foreign national, – (i) who was a citizen of India at the time of, or at any time after 26th January, 1950; or (ii) who was eligible to become a citizen of India on 26th January, 1950; or (iii) who belonged to a territory that became part of India after 15th August, 1947; or (iv) who is a child or a grandchild or a great grandchild of such a citizen; or (v) who is a minor child of such persons mentioned above; or (vi) who is a minor child and whose both parents are citizens of India or one of the parents is a citizen of India – is eligible for registration as OCI cardholder. Indian e-Visa for Business provides permission to the non-Indian travelers to stay in India for a short time-span in which they can expand their business or represent their foreign corporation in India to improve their relationship with Indian companies.

If you are applying for a long stay visa to work, study or join family members in Ireland and you need to return home or leave Ireland for another reason within 4 months of your arrival in Ireland, you can now apply for a 4 month multiple entry visa which will facilitate your travel arrangements until you have registered for your IRP card.

The facility of Business Visa is also extended to senior executives of firms, experts, tour conductors and travel agents, etc., visiting India in connection with work related india visa to projects of national importance, including those undertaken by public sector undertakings, and conducting business tours of foreigners or business relating to it, etc.

A previously frustrating law barring re-entry into India within two months of the previous date of departure has been done away with (except for citizens of some Asian countries), thus allowing most travellers to combine their India tour with side trips to neighbouring countries.

If you reside in, have traveled recently to, or intend to travel to China or Iran prior to your planned trip to the United States, we recommend you postpone your visa interview appointment until 14 days subsequent to your departure from the subject country(ies).

A print out of the submitted application form should be taken and duly signed, (at two places), be produced at this High Commission along with supporting documents and requisite fees between 0900-1130 hrs Wednesday – 09.00 hrs – 12.00 hrs on working days to obtain a visa.

All persons who hold Student Visa, Employment Visa and Research Visa which are valid for more than 180 days are required to get themselves registered with the nearest Foreign Registration Office (FRO) or Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) within 14 days of arrival in India.

  1. Incoming travellers into India including Indian Nationals arriving from any destination and having visited China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, France, Spain and Germany on or after 15 Feb 2020 shall be quaratined for a minimum period of 14 days.

India also announced that all incoming travellers, including Indian nationals, arriving from any destination and having visited China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, France, Spain and Germany on or after February 15, 2020 shall be quarantined for a minimum period of 14 days with effect from March 13, 2020 at the port of departure of such traveller’s.

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