India Visas are required for all US Citizens and many foreign nationals prior to leaving the United States. Using our India visa service, we can personally guide you through the India visa application and obtain your India visa in time for your trip!
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Provide your SIGNED passport. Your passport must be signed on the appropriate line. (For US citizens the line is located on the page following your information page). The passport must be valid with an expiration date greater than six (6) months from the date of entry for the visa you are applying for. Passport must have sufficient blank pages (at least 2 pages) for any visa stamps. These pages must say VISAS at the top of the page.
If your passport does not meet the requirements, we can assist with renewing a US Passport or obtain a new US Passport from us prior to obtaining the visa.
(Important Note: Keep a copy of your passport biographical information page for your records)
The Consulate of India requires that the visa application is completed online. Click here to complete the Indian Visa Application Online.
Begin, by clicking the orange button labeled "Regular Visa Application" located at the top left of the webpage.
A successfully completed application must:
You must provide 2 passport photos. These passport photos must match the requirements of a standard US passport photo. They must be taken at an official passport photo provider (pharmacy, Costco, post office) and should not be taken and printed via a home photo printer.
- Your head must face the camera directly with full face in view.
- You must have a neutral facial expression or a natural smile, with both eyes open.
- Taken in clothing normally worn on a daily basis
- Taken in the last 6 months
- Use a plain white or off-white background
- Be sized correctly
- Printed in color on matte or glossy photo quality paper
- You cannot wear glasses.
- You cannot wear a hat or head covering.
- You cannot wear headphones or wireless hands-free devices.
You will need to provide a color COPY of your Green Card (Permanent Resident Card) or other proof of legal status in the United States.
If your US visa is in your passport, as in most cases, then that passport MUST be sent.
PLEASE NOTE: At the discretion of the Embassy/Consulate they reserve the right to ask for the original Green Card or Visa.
Submit proof of your current residency (address) which exactly matches the present address listed on the Indian visa application. Submit ONE of the following items:
Please also complete a Non-US Citizen Form to be submitted with your application materials.
Additional Requirements of a Minor (Under 18). Submit the following items:
The Indian government requires proof of renunciation of Indian citizenship; meaning, Indian nationals who obtain citizenship in another country must surrender their Indian citizenship prior to obtaining an Indian visa. Find out more about the required procedure for Renunciation of Indian Citizenship
Provide a signed and completed Additional Particular Form. India Additional Particular Form
Non-US passport holders will require one completed and signed Non-US National Form
Applicant’s affiliated with the media (photographers, videographers, cameraman, writers, authors, freelancer, SELF EMPLOYED, etc) will require a Journalistic Undertaking Form: Journalistic Undertaking Form