Visa Requirements


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.

VISA EXTENSION:
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 include:

Australia
3-5 Moonah Place Yarralumna, Act 2600
Tel:(062) 733999

Bangladesh
120 road 2,Chanmodi residential area, H no. 129, Dhaka
Tel:507670

Canada
10 Springfield road, Ottawa KIM 109,
Tel: 7443751

France
15 Rue Alfred dehodencq, 75016 Paris,
Tel:45203930

Japan
2-11, Kudan Minami 2-Chome, Chiyodaku,Tokyo
Tel:2622391

Kenya
Jeevan Bharati building, Harambee avenue, Nairobi
Tel:22566

Malaysia
United Asian Bank Building, 19 malacca street, Kuala Lumpur
Tel:221766

Myanmar
545-547 Merchant Street, Rangoon.
Tel:15933,16381

Nepal
lainchaur,G.P.O. box 292, Kathmandu
Tel:211300

Netherlands
Builtenrustwg 2, The Hague
Tel:(070) 469771

New Zealand
180,Molesworth street, Princes Towers,Wellington
Tel:736390

Pakistan
482-f, sector-G-6/4, Islamabad
Tel:821049

Singapore
India house,31 Grange road, Singapore
Tel:7376777

Srilanka
3rd floor,State Bank of India,18-3/1 Sir Baron Jayatilaka Mawatha,Colombo
Tel:21604,22788

Switzerland
Weltportstr 17, 3015 Berne
Tel:(031)440193

Thailand
46, Soi Prasarmitr, Sukhumvit 23, Bangkok
Tel:2580300

UK
India House, Aldwych, London WC2B4NA
Tel:8368484

USA
2107 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20008
Tel:9397000

Germany
Adenaverallee 262, 5300 Bonn
Tel:54050
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.

New Delhi
FRRO, 1st floor,Hans Bhawan, near Thilak bridge, Bhadurshah Zafar marg,
New Delhi - 110 002.
Tel: 0091-011-3319781/3318179

Bombay
FRRO, Office of the DCP, Special branch II, CID head office, (Annexe-2),
Crawford market, Bombay -400 034.
Tel: 0091-022-2620455/2621169

Calcutta
FRRO, 237,Acharya Jagdish Bose road, Calcutta-700 020.
Tel: 0091-033-443301/440549

Madras
Chief Immigration Officer, 9 Village road, Nungambakkam, Madras -600 034.
Tel: 0091-044-477036

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 police.