India Business and Holiday Visa

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All foreign visitors entering India are required to obtain a visa in addition to possessing a valid travel document (passport). Visa First will help you acquire an Indian visa. Either apply through the government or save time and effort while maximizing your approval chances by choosing Visa First.

India Business & Tourist Visa

  • Visa validity: 6 - 12 months
  • Processing time: 5/10 days
  • Allowed cumulative stay: up to 90 days
  • Entries allowed: single, double, multiple
  • Price: starting from €105
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does the visa cost?

Duration /months/666
Processing /working days/ 3 5 10
IE passport holders €260 €135 €105
UK passport holders £205 £185 -
AU passport holers - AU$ 145 AU$ 145
NZ passport holders  - NZ$ 181
US passport holders  - $ 135 -

What are the requirements for this visa?

Anyone applying for an Indian visa is required to provide:
  1. Passport - valid for at least 12 months.
  2. Two recent color 50x50(mm) sized photographs.
  3. Your Indian Tourist Visa application forms completed and signed.
  4. Non-IE residents - proof of residential address (utility bill, bank statements, etc.).
  5. A stamped, self-addressed special delivery envelope.

Additional requirements for Business visas:

  • Evidence of a business invitation from a sponsoring company in India - usually in the form of a letter.
  • An introductory letter from your employer in your country of residence stating the nature of business, details for the applicant, reason and duration of your visit to India, applicant's passport details.

How long does an Indian visa take to process?

Visa First will process your Indian Visa in just 10 working days after receiving your application. For Irish residents we offer express processing of 5 working days from receipt of your application.

Do I need an invitation letter to visit India?

A letter of invitation is required for people going to India for the purpose of holding business negotiations, attending business meetings, conferences, exhibitions and site visits.

Where can I download an India visa application form?

You can print off the application pack below and return it to Visa First by registered post.
Irish passport holders: Click here.
UK passport holders: Click here.
Other passport holders: Click here.
If you have any questions or any difficulty downloading the form call us at 866 772 9245.

How long is the visa valid for?

Tourist visas for India and Goa are generally valid for up to 6 months. Business visas are normally granted for 6 or 12 months.

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