India Business Visa Application & Travel Information

India Business Visa Application & Travel Information

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Visa / Service Type
Visa Fee
Service Charge
Total To Pay
Business 1 year multiple entry Indian full visa
£179.57
£55
£234.57
Business 2 year multiple entry Indian full visa
£512.57
£55
£567.57

Indian E-visa payment only – As applied – £10.00 – £10.00+ visa fee
Indian E-visa Photo & passport formatting – £0.00 – £10.00 – £10.00
Full visa photo resizing – £0.00 – £10.00 – £10.00

Indian Electronic visas
Can be applied a minimum of 4 working days before your entry date. To avoid any delays, we would need to receive all of your India documentation at least 8 business days before travel.

Indian physical visas
Processing takes a minimum of 3 business days to issue in the embassy from the appointment date. Please note that an appointment is needed for us to submit your documents (which we book when your documents are received). The appointment system may have delays of up to 2 weeks before an appointment is available. We would advise that you send us your documents at least 2 weeks before you are due to travel.

How To Make An Application

Download The Visa Form

Download the visa application form from this web page. You can then save it to your computer and print off.

Fill In The Form

Print out and begin filling in the form with a black pen. If you have any questions regarding the form, please call us for advice free of charge. We are more than happy to help you.

Send Us The Form

Send the application along with any additional documents mentioned on the form. It is best to post it using a secure service such as Royal Mail Special Delivery or another courier company.

What To Include In Your Application

Business Visa Application
Downloaded from above, printed, completed and signed in Capital Letters with a black pen and sent back to Travcour
Passport

It must be valid for at least the next 6 months when you apply for the visa, with at least two blank pages remaining. The passport should be in acceptable condition. If not there is a chance your application would be rejected.

50mm x 50mm Photo

2 x 50mm by 50mm photos. They must be on a plain white background and show your full head and shoulders.

The photo without borders must be 50mmX50mm in size.

We can accept digital photos.

Employer Letter

Original introductory letter from your UK Company.

Letter Of Invitation

Invitation letter from Indian host company.

Authorisation Form

Attached to the application pack.

Declaration Forms

Attached to application pack.

Please Also Include

All applicants applying with a Non-British passport (including Irish) MUST supply two matching utility bills to prove UK residency. One bill must pertain to the current month at the time of application and the second must be between 24-30 months old. Acceptable utilities are as follows: Landline telephone, Gas, Water, Council Tax, Tenancy Agreements. If the bills display your spouse's name and not your own, you must also provide a photocopy of your marriage certificate. Nationals that require a
visa/residence permit to reside in the UK must also provide a photocopy of this.

Applicants under the age of 16 MUST supply the following:
Photocopy of both parent's passport photo-page, Photocopy of the child's birth certificate, Signed letter giving consent to travel from both parents. In the event of divorce, you must supply a copy of the child custody letter provided by the court. In the event of single parenthood, you must supply a
solicitors letter along with a child benefit letter.

Applicants listed under the following occupations MUST supply a letter from their employer addressed to the High Commission of India, India House, Aldwych, WC2B 4NA to confirm that you have booked leave & will not be undertaking any form of work/business during your stay in India: Self employed Media proffessionals, Police, Armed Forces, Pilots/Crew members, Charity/Social Workers, Priests or other religious ministers.

Visa Application Form

Download, Print and Fill in the form

The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen. Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting. If a question does not apply, please put ‘N/A’. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.

Further Information
Visa Application

Note; E-Visa fees are subject to change due to exchange rates. Service fees include VAT but exclude return costs. Please select the visa pack for your choice of return costs.

Advisory : Travel and Visa restrictions related to COVID-19

In suppression of all earlier advisories issued on this subject the following visa restrictions are issued for implementation.
All existing visas issued to nationals of any country except those issued to Diplomats, Officials, UN/International organizations, Employment, Project visas stand suspended till April 15, 2020. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on March 13, 2020 at the port of departure of any foreigner for onward journey to India.
Visas of all foreigners already in India remain valid. They may contact the nearest FRRO/FRO through e-FRRO module for extension/conversion of their visa or grant of any consular service if they choose to do so.
Visa free travel facility granted to OCI card holders shall be kept in abeyance till April 15, 2020. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on March 13, 2020 at the port of departure of any foreigner for onward journey to India.
Any foreign national who intends to travel to India for compelling reasons may contact the nearest Indian Mission for fresh visa.
All incoming travelers, 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. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on March 13, 2020 at the port of departure of such travelers.
International traffic through land borders will be restricted to designated Immigration Checkposts with robust medical screening facilities. These will be notified separately by Ministry of Home Affairs.
In addition to the above visa restrictions the following travel advisory is hereby issued in accordance with instructions of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare -
Indian nationals presently abroad are advised to avoid non-essential travel. They are hereby informed that they can be quarantined for a minimum period of 14 days on their arrival in India.
All Indian nationals are strongly advised to avoid all non-essential travel abroad. On their return they can be subjected to quarantine for a minimum period of 14 days.

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for India: India Bhutan, Nepal & Maldives.

This visa is typically applied for if you are not eligible for an electronic visa either because of your nationality or the port of entry.

Our charge for the physical Indian visa includes checking your Indian visa documents, booking your appointment at the Indian visa application centre, attending your appointment at the Indian visa application centre on your behalf to submit your visa application documents to the embassy as well as to collect the passport from the embassy once your Indian visa is released. Our fees are inclusive of VAT but does not include your chosen method of return postage.

The embassy uses the VFS application centre to oversee all of their visa submissions and collections. An appointment is required before any document can be submitted. We book and attend the appointment for you, so you are not required to attend.

Health Notice

Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate if arriving within 6 days from an infected area or have been in transit in an infected area (except those who while in transit through an airport in an infected area, remained within the airport during the period of their entire stay) or has come on a ship that started or disembarked at any port in an infected area up to 30 days before arrival in India (unless it has been disinsected) or has come on an aircraft which has been in an infected area and has not been disinsected. Infants under 6 months are exempt. When a case of yellow fever is reported from any country, that country is regarded as infected.
Recommended immunisations: Cholera, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Japanese B Encephalitis, Malaria, Meningitis, Polio, TB, Tetanus & Typhoid.
Risks: Malaria exists all year below 2,000 metres except in parts of Himachal Pradesh, Jammu, Kashmir and Sikkim. Rabies.

Weather Information

Hot tropical weather with considerable regional variations. The climate is dominated by the Asiatic monsoon. From Jun-Sep the country is influenced by the rainy monsoon from the south west. At this time rainfall can be very heavy, particularly over the higher regions facing the sea. The coolest time with the driest weather is between Dec-Feb. The weather gets hotter from Mar-May with a continuing drought. The rains tend to start in late May in the south, arriving up to 6 weeks later in the north

Additional Information

Location of India: Asia
Local Time in India: GMT+5½
Capital City of India: New Delhi
Population of India: 1029 million
Language(s) spoken in India: Hindi, 18 other official languages. English widely used
Dialling Code for India: 91
Emergency numbers in India: Police: 100. Fire: 101. Ambulance: 102
Driving in India: Driving is on the left. International Driving Permit recommended, temporary licence available from local authorities on presentation of National licence
Electricity in India: 220V AC 50Hz
Currency of India: Indian Rupee (INR 1 = 100 Paise)
Notes: INR: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1,000
Coins: INR: 1, 2, 5. Paise: 10, 20, 25, 50
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards and travellers cheques are accepted. Currency may only be exchanged at banks or authorised money changers
Opening Hours in India:
Bank: 1000-1400 Mon-Fri, 1000-1200 Sat
Office: 0930-1700 Mon-Fri, 0930-1300 Sat
Shops: 0930-1900 Mon-Sat