Indian visas are available from consular offices
around the world, on payment of a visa fee.
Application for multiple and single entry visas
are accepted. Indian visas are necessary for all
foreigners visiting India.
There are several kinds of visas including Entry
Visas, Tourist Visas, Business Visas, Long term
visa (up to 5 years with multiple entry
facilities) etc. are available. Also collective
landing permits are available for foreign
tourists in groups.
Tourist visas are available for a maximum period
of 180 days. No changes are levied for visa
extension within the maximum period of 180 days.
Identical passport photographs are required.
However, in case of an extension beyond 180
days, which is allowed only in exceptional
cases, an extension fee of Rs.100 for U.S
citizens and Rs. 200 for U.K citizens is
charged. Tourists from other countries are
advised to check current applicable visa
fees/visa extension fees with Govt. of India
tourist offices or Indian consular offices
located in their respective countries. Some of
the major Indian consular offices overseas
3-5 Moonah Place Yarralumna, Act 2600
120 road 2,Chanmodi
residential area, H no. 129, Dhaka
10 Springfield road, Ottawa KIM 109,
15 Rue Alfred dehodencq, 75016 Paris,
2-11, Kudan Minami 2-Chome, Chiyodaku,Tokyo
Jeevan Bharati building, Harambee avenue,
United Asian Bank Building, 19 malacca street,
545-547 Merchant Street, Rangoon.
box 292, Kathmandu
Builtenrustwg 2, The Hague
180,Molesworth street, Princes Towers,Wellington
482-f, sector-G-6/4, Islamabad
India house,31 Grange road, Singapore
3rd floor,State Bank of India,18-3/1 Sir Baron
Weltportstr 17, 3015 Berne
46, Soi Prasarmitr, Sukhumvit 23, Bangkok
India House, Aldwych, London WC2B4NA
2107 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20008
Adenaverallee 262, 5300 Bonn
Foreigner's regional registration office (FRROs)
in New Delhi,Mumbai and
Calcutta and chief immigration officer in Madras
handle visa renewals as well
as permits for restricted areas,VIZ.Andaman
islands,Sikkim,Assam,Ladakh,Lahaul spiti etc.
FRRO, 1st floor,Hans Bhawan, near Thilak bridge,
Bhadurshah Zafar marg,
New Delhi - 110 002.
FRRO, Office of the DCP, Special branch II, CID
head office, (Annexe-2),
Crawford market, Bombay -400 034.
FRRO, 237,Acharya Jagdish Bose road,
Chief Immigration Officer, 9 Village road,
Nungambakkam, Madras -600 034.
Visas can be renewed in all state capitals and
District head Quarters by an application to the
police commissioners office/senior
superintendent of police/superintendent of