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.
Please provide 3 most recent bank statements or proof of sufficient funds to be used during your travels. Applicant's name should appear on statements.
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:
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
The duration of Student Visa will be the as per the duration of the course to be pursued and requirements of the Student Visa, and is valid for Multiple entries. Validity of Student Visa commences from the date of visa issue.
Letter from a recognized Indian institute with a REGISTRATION NUMBER IN INDIA, confirming the admission of the applicant, duration of course and other details.
If the program in India is affiliated with a U.S. institution, a letter from the U.S. INSTITUTION with complete detail of the exchange program, and whether credit will be earned.