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Visa Services

VISA FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS

VISA FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS
(OTHER THAN SYRIAN NATIONALS)

SPECIFIED FOREIGN NATIONALS

In accordance with the Bilateral Agreements and sometimes on the basis of reciprocity, the Visa Fee, Categories of Visa and the Application Forms for some specified foreign nationals are different. Only a few of these specific cases have been mentioned below subject to the comprehensive instructions available with the Embassy's Consular Wing:

(i) Nationals of Bhutan and Nepal do not require visa to visit India.

(ii) Nationals of Afghanistan, Argentina, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mongolia, Mauritius, South Africa and Uruguay are issued gratis visas.

(iii) Nationals of Bangladesh are issued gratis visas. They, however, need to fill up a specific Visa Application Form (Form 19 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.).  An additional fee of SP. 700 is charged for sending fax to India.

(iv) Nationals of Pakistan are required to pay only SP.50 (Syrian Pounds Twenty) as visa fee and fill up a specific Visa Application Form (Form 18 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.). An additional fee of SP.700 is charged for sending fax to India.

(v) Sri Lankan nationals are required to pay visa fee for various types of visas as per Visa Fee Schedule for Sri Lankan nationals and fill up a specific Visa Application Form (Form 20 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.).

(vi) United States nationals are required to pay an additional processing fee of SP.1250 (Syrian Pounds One thousand Fifty)

Different Business Visa fee (See Visa Fee Schedule PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.) applies to the foreign nationals of following 16 specified countries on reciprocal basis: Australia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Iran, Ireland, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, UAE, UK, Ukraine, and USA.

PLEASE NOTE that all foreigners will have to fill up an additional form (Form 8 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.) for verification of particulars and submit it along with the visa application.

TOURIST VISA
Requirements for issue of Tourist Visa:-

  • Original Passport (valid for a minimum period of six months at the time of submission of  visa application)
  • Passport photocopy with copy of page having Syrian Entry Visa.
  • Two recent Passport size coloured photographs
  • Visa Application Form (Form 17 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.), duly completed.
  • Applicable Visa Fee in Cash Syrian Pounds
  •  copy of Iqama (Residence Permit), if resident in Syria.

 

TRANSIT VISA
Requirements for issue of Transit Visa:-

  • Original Passport (valid for a minimum period of six months at the time of submission of  visa application)
  • Marine passport/booklet in case the applicant is a Seaman and has to join a ship at some Indian Port
  • A letter of recommendation from the sponsor/Shipping company in respect of Seamen
  • Two recent Passport size coloured photographs
  • Visa Application Form (Form 17 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.), duly completed.
  • Applicable Visa Fee in Cash Syrian Pounds
  • Confirmed through Air Ticket for the onward journey, along with photocopy thereof.
  • Syrian Entry Visa on the Passport
  • Visa for the country(ies) of destination

 

ENTRY VISA
(not covered by other type of visas, viz. visa to visit relatives or for longer stay, professional work for PIOs, etc.)

Requirements for issue of Entry Visa:-

  • Original Passport (valid for a minimum period of six months at the time of submission of  visa application)
  • Two recent Passport size coloured photographs
  • Visa Application Form (Form 17 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.), duly completed.
  • Applicable Visa Fee in Cash Syrian Pounds
  • Names and complete addresses of relatives to be visited in India.
  • Supporting evidence from the inviting organization in India
  • Syrian Entry Visa on the Passport and copy of Syrian Iqama

 

MEDICAL VISA (MV)/ MEDICAL ATTENDANT VISA(MXV)

Requirements for issue of Visit Visa:-

  • Original Passport (valid for a minimum period of six months at the time of submission of  visa application)
  • Two recent Passport size coloured photographs
  • Visa Application Form (Form 17 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.), duly completed.
  • Applicable Visa Fee in Cash Syrian Pounds
  • Preliminary medical advice from local Doctor/Hospital
  • Medical Reports/Hospital references in case of medical treatment, identifying the applicant
  • Bank statement in the name of applicant or an Affidavit along with bank statement of the sponsor
  • A letter of Admission/recommendation from the hospital in India
  • Syrian Entry Visa on the Passport and copy of Syrian Iqama

 

BUSINESS VISA

Requirements for issue of Business Visa:-

  • Original Passport (valid for a minimum period of six months at the time of submission of  visa application)
  • Two recent Passport size coloured photographs
  • Visa Application Form (Form 17 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.), duly completed.
  • Applicable Visa Fee in Cash Syrian Pounds
  • A letter of request from the sponsoring business establishment in the country of foreigner’s origin duly attested by chamber of commerce, explaining reasons for not applying for visa in the country of foreigner’s origin.
  • Copies of business papers e.g. Airway Bill, Bill of Lading, papers giving details of ordered goods, etc.
  • A letter of invitation from Indian Company.
  • Applicant to be present in person.

 

DIPLOMATIC / OFFICIAL VISA

Requirements for issue of Diplomatic / Official Visa:-

  • Original Passport (valid for a minimum period of six months at the time of submission of  visa application)
  • Two recent Passport size coloured photographs
  • Visa Application Form (Form 17 PDF file that opens in new window. To know how to open PDF file refer Help section located at bottom of the site.), duly completed.
  • Note Verbale from the applicant's Embassy indicating the purpose of the visit.

 

(SUBMISSION OF OFFICIAL/DIPLOMATIC VISA APPLICATIONS AT THE EMBASSY BETWEEN 09.00 AM AND 11.00 AM FROM SUNDAY TO THURSDAY)

 
 
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