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Consular Wing  

Visa Services

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

1.      The Embassy of India, Bahrain has outsourced its visa services to M/s IVS Global Services Private Ltd, Bahrain.  For visa related guidelines please visit M/s IVS Global Services Private Ltd website: ivsbahrain.com External website that opens in a new window

2.       Only recent passport size color photograph showing full frontal view of the face without dark/coloured glasses will be accepted.

3.       Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan nationals are required to apply in Visa Application Form specifically meant for them.

4.       For cases requiring reference to country of origin/domicile, an additional fee of BD 6.000 towards communication charges will be levied. Reference is NOT required to be made in the case of Bahraini nationals (except those of Pakistani origin) and foreigners having valid Residential Permit of Bahrain.

5.       Cases requiring reference will be granted Visa only after receipt of approval from concerned authorities.

6.       The Embassy has the sole discretion to determine duration of the Visa and the number of Entries in each case. Visa can be refused to any person without assigning any reason.

7.       The date of delivery (for cases other than those requiring reference and for Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lankan nationals) will be indicated at the time of acceptance of form.

8.       Fee shown in the site is as prescribed by the Government of India and is subject to change without prior notice. The applicable fee will be informed to the applicant at the counter at the time of acceptance of form.

9.     Visa fee once accepted will Not be refunded.

Students desirous of studying in India are required to submit proof of having deposited tuition fee for one year to the concerned University/College at the time of applying for student visa.

At the time of applying for visa, the student has also to submit proof of carrying at least US $ 2000 with him/her, if the duration of visa is for one year or more and US $ 1000/- if the duration is less than one year.

Students are strongly advised not to fall into the trap of getting visas or documents from unauthorized individuals or agents.

Students are advised to communicate with the International Students Centre or International Students Advisor of the concerned universities and institutes in order to get all the information required before they leave for India.

The following Visa fees will be applicable:

Sri Lankan Nationals

Sl. NoType of VisaFees in Bahraini Dinars
NOTE:    “An additional fee of BD 1 will be levied per service request towards Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) as                  directed by Government of India.”
Tourist Visas
1.Visa valid upto 6 months(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)16
2.Visa valid for over 6 months and upto 1 year(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)25
3.Visa valid for over 1 year and upto 5 years50
Sri Lankan Nationals
16 months single2
2.6 months multi-entry4
Japanese nationals
1.All types of visas4
Pakistan nationals
1.Visa fee0.200
2.Mandatory communication charges6
Singapore nationals
1.Visa valid upto 6 months(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)10
Russian nationals
 Service charges only18
Romanian nationals
 Service charges only18
US nationals
1.Visa valid upto 6 months(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)24
2.Visa valid for over 6 months and upto 1 year(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)33
3.Visa valid for over 1 year and upto 5 years58
4.Visa valid upto 10 years58
 1. Afghanistan 2. Argentina 3. Bangladesh 4. DPR Korea
5. Jamaica 6. Maldives 7. Mauritius 8. South Africa 9. Uruguay
 

 

1.Visa fee (upto 90 days)GRATIS
2.Referral charges in case of non-residence permit in Bahrain 6
 Bhutan & Nepal nationals are exempted from visa requirement.  However, Nepali nationals require visa if they enter India from China, which will be granted ‘GRATIS’. 

SPECIAL BUSINESS VISA FOR 16 SPECIFIC COUNTRIES IS AS UNDER

Sl. NoCOUNTRYUpto 1 year (in BD)Upto 5 years (in BD)
1Australia82112
2Czech Republic72102
3Ecuador91121
4France6393
5Iran104134
6Ireland76106
7New Zealand5080
8Nigeria110140
9Philippines83114
10Poland5585
11Saudi Arabia82112
12Thailand76106
13UAE157187
14UK5989
15Ukraine76106
16USA*61*91*
 
*This includes visa application processing fee
  

BUSINESS VISA FEE FOR ALL OTHER COUNTRIES

Sl. NoType of visaAmount in BD
1Upto 6 months(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)31
21 year(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)49
3More than 1 year(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)76

STUDENT VISA

Sl. NoType of visaAmount in BD
1Upto 6 months(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)31
21 year(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)31
3More than 1 year(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)31

MEDICAL VISA

Sl. NoType of visaAmount in BD
1Upto 6 months(Single/Double)31
21 year(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)49

MEDICAL ATTENDENT VISA

Sl. NoType of visaAmount in BD
1Upto 6 months(Single/Double)31
21 year(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)49

ENTRY VISA

Sl. NoType of visaAmount in BD
1Upto 6 months(Single,Double, triple or Multi-entry)31
21 year(Single, Double, Triple or Multi-entry)49
3More than 1 year76

CONFERENCE VISA

Sl. NoType of visaAmount in BD
1Valid for a maximum period of 3 months single entry31
 US Nationals* 
 Valid for a maximum period of 3 months single entry39*
 *This includes visa application processing fee 

JOURNALIST VISA

Sl. NoType of visaAmount in BD
1Valid for a maximum period of 3 months single entry31
 US Nationals* 
 Valid for a maximum period of 3 months single entry39*
 *This includes visa application processing fee 

RESEARCH VISA

Sl. NoType of visaAmount in BD
1.Upto 1 year double/triple31
 US Nationals* 
 Upto 1 year double/triple39*
 *This includes visa application processing fee 

TRANSIT VISA

Sl. NoType of visaAmount in BD
1Maximum 15 days stay with 3 months validity8
 US Nationals* 
 Maximum 15 days stay with 3 months validity16*
 *This includes visa application processing fee 

TRANSFER OF VISA

Sl. NoType of visaAmount in BD
1Transfer of visa from old passport to new passport – non referral cases2
2Transfer of visa from old passport to new passport – referral cases8

DIPLOMATIC/OFFICIAL PASSPORTS

Sl. NoName of countryType of passportPurpose of visitAmount in BD
1AustriaDiplomatic/Official passportsFor non-official purpose
For official purpose

Normal fee

GRATIS

2CanadaDiplomatic/Official passportsFor non-official purpose
For official purpose

Normal fee

GRATIS

3RussianDiplomatic/Official passportsFor non-official purpose
For official purpose

16(service charges
GRATIS

4CambodiaDiplomatic/Official passportsFor non-official purpose
For official purpose

Normal fee

GRATIS

5TanzanianDiplomatic/Official passportsFor non-official purpose
For official purpose


Normal fee

GRATIS

6UKDiplomatic/Official passportsFor non-official purpose
For official purpose

Normal fee

GRATIS

7USOfficial passports

For non-official purpose

For official purpose

Normal fee +
BD 8 towards
Application processing fee

GRATIS

N.B. THE APPLICANT MAY BE REQUSTED TO FURNISH ANY OTHER DOCUMENT/ INFORMATION APART FROM THAT MENTIONED ABOVE AT THE TIME OF SUBMISSION AT THE COUNTER OR AT ANY STAGE LATER ON WHILE PROCESING THE REQUEST FOR THE GRANT OF VISA.
 
ADDRESSES OF FOREIGNERS REGIONAL REGISTRATION OFFICE (FRRO)

S.N.NAME OF CITYADDRESS
1.AMRITSARD-123, Ranjeet Avenue
Amritsar – 143 001
2.CHENNAIShastri Bhavan
26, Haddows Road
Chennai - 600 006
3.KOLKATA237, Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose Road
Kolkata – 700 020
4.MUMBAI3rd Floor
Special Branch Building
Badruddin Tayabji Lane
Behind St. Xaviers College
Mumbai - 400 001
5.NEW DELHIEast Block-VIII
Level - II
Sector-1
R.K. Puram
New Delhi - 110 066

N.B. At other places, the Superintendent of Police of the District is the Foreigners Registration Officer.
For detailed information on Indian Visa, please visit http://www.immigrationindia.nic.in External website that opens in a new window

 
 
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