No conference on e-Tourist Visa

Dec 14

The Government of India has stated that there is no proposal to extend e-visa facility to foreign nationals for attending international conferences in India. So the foreign nationals attending the conferences in India should obtain the conference visa only. Here is the exact statement:( Source: Press Information Bureau, Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs...

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Tourist Visa on Arrival for India

Nov 27

The contents of this post have changed due to inclusion of more countries in the e-Tourist Visa scheme(e-TV) of Government of India. Please see the details and list of all eligible countries at Government of India e-tourist visa web site at: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html The Government of India has just announced  Tourist Visa on Arrival for the...

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Indian Employment Visa issued for a period of 180 days or less: registration is not required with FRRO/FRO

Aug 28

Indian Employment Visa issued for a period of 180 days or less: registration is not required with FRRO/FRO

As per new guidelines provided by Ministry of Home Affairs, for an Indian Employment Visa issued to a foreigner for a period of 180 days or less, registration is not required with FRRO/FRO( Unless registration requirement is specifically endorsed on visa by Indian Embassy issuing the Employment Visa).

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Exemption from Indian employment visa quota: Indian Employment visa quota not applicable to certain IT and ITES workers

May 26

This is an old post. Please see update at: http://www.immigration.ind.in/2010/10/india-employment-visa-quota-eliminated-new-minimum-salary-requirements-for-indian-employment-visas/ Government of India has implemented E (Employment) visa quotas for foreign nationals coming to work in India. For details on Employment visa quota for India, please visit:...

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X Visa for India: Recent account of a foreign national applying for an Indian X visa at Indian Embassy at Bangkok in Thailand

Feb 10

We have already posted few articles regarding X visas for foreign national spouses of Indian citizens and issuance of X visas at Thailand. Here is the first person account of a foreign national spouse of an Indian citizen who recently applied for X visa at Indian Embassy at Bangkok, Thailand. Her nationality is South African and she applied for an X visa at Indian...

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Indian Visa issuance at Thailand: Important changes

Jan 15

Many foreign nationals have been traveling to Thailand for issuance or renewal of their Indian visas. There have been some changes in the past few weeks which affect the issuance/renewal of Indian Visas from Indian Embassy at Thailand. The prospective applicants should call the Indian Embassy or VFS centre, before making their final travel plans, to confirm their...

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