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Information about Visa Services

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR VISA APPLICANTS

  • With effect from June 17, 2013, Embassy of India, Tashkent has stopped accepting the old visa forms;
  • Under the new system applicant is required to fill online application according to the instructions given on the link: http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa External website that opens in a new window   and upload the digital photo.
  • Take a printout of the filled-in form generated in pdf format, carry two copies of same photographs as uploaded on the online application form;
  • It is MANDATORY to upload digital photograph on the visa application filled online as per parameters given at http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa  External website that opens in a new window   (photo requirements). Application without uploaded photograph will be rejected;
  • A printout of duly filled online form with photograph is to be signed by the applicant and presented in person at the Embassy along with requisite fees and all other required documents for issuance of visa;
  • Invariably, presence of the applicant at the Embassy is required for providing Biometric Data;
  • Separate visa form is required to be filled for each child travelling with the parent even when child’s name is included in the passport of the parent;
  • The new visa stickers are issued without signature and stamp from the Embassy.

WORKING HOURS
Visa applications are to be submitted in person at the Consular Section of the Embassy of India, Tashkent

Acceptance of Visa applications:
1000 - 1230 hrs on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Collection of Visas:
1630 – 1700 hrs on the date specified.
Embassy is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and designated holidays.
Business Visa
General Information
Business Visa is is granted subject to following conditions:

  • The applicant is a person of assured financial standing and expertise in the field of the intended business.
  • The applicant is not visiting India for the business of money-lending or petty-trading, or for a full time employment in India involving payment of salary in India etc.
  • The facility of Business Visa is also extended to senior executives of firms, experts, tour conductors and travel agents, etc., visiting India in connection with work related to projects of national importance, including those undertaken by public sector undertakings, and conducting business tours of foreigners or business relating to it, etc.
  • The Business Visa must be issued from the country of origin, or from the country of domicile of the foreigner provided the period of permanent residence of that applicant in that particular country is for more than 2 years.

Type of Visa

Purpose

Documents Required

Business Visa

Issued to persons, intended to travel to India for business purposes

  • Properly filled up online application form with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa  External website that opens in a new window)
  • 2 recent Passport size photos (51mm x 51mm) not older than three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Ears, forehead, chin, Eyebrows should be visible. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original passport with photocopy of current and old passports with valid Uzbekistan residence visas.
  • The local company recommendation letter in original with seal and signaturestating that the said person is sent on behalf of the company, the ticket, accommodation, stay, expenses are borne by the company. Also, should specify the duration of Visa and number of entries, purpose of visit (details), and passport details of the applicant like Name, Nationality, and Passport number.
  • The invitation letter from India should be in original with seal and signature. Invitation letter from India should specify the details like Name, Nationality, Passport Number, type of Visa with the purpose of visit, duration of visa and number of entries.
  • The details of NOC from local company (Uzbekistan) and invitation letter from India should have the same purpose, duration of Visa.
  • Valid Trade License of the Local Company (Guwohnama)

6-month bank statement of applicant
Inviting party’s trade registration
Inviting party’s GST registration

  • Inviting party’s latest ITR copy
  • Passport and PAN copies of signing authority on invitation letter
  • Inviting party’s copy of association with any chamber of commerce
  •  
  • (For recruitmrent)
  • Power of Attorney (in duplicate) Annexure-I.
  • Demand Letter (in duplicate) Annexure-II.
  • Specimen Work Agreement for each category of workers (in duplicate) Annexure III.
  • Undertaking in case of un-skilled/ semiskilled workers. Annexure IV.
  • Company's contact details and brief history - Annexure V.
  • Consulate Permit - Annexure VI

Note:Non Residents in Uzbekistan are not eligible to apply for Business Visa.

Please ensure the following while submitting your Indian visa application.

  • 6 months validity should be there in the passport
  • Minimum 2 blank pages in the passport
  • The validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue. 
  • The Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents. 
  • Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa.
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Entry Visa (X - Visa)
General Information


Type of Visa

Purpose

Documents Required

Entry Visa (X - Visa)

Persons travelling to India for purpose other than tourism, social visits or business

  • Properly filled up online application form with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa External website that opens in a new window )
  • 2 recent Passport size photos (51mm x 51mm) not older than Three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Ears, forehead chin Eyebrows should be visible. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original passport with photocopy of current and old passportswith valid Uzbekistan residence visa page
  • Documentary evidence for Entry Visa.

Please ensure the following while submitting your Indian visa application.

  • 6 months validity should be there in the passport
  • Minimum 2 blank pages in the passport
  • The validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue. 
  • The Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents. 
  • Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa.
  • Applicants are requested NOT to finalize their travel plans before their applications have been accepted by the Indian Visa Application Centre for issuing the required visa. 

Other Information

  • A person of Indian origin and holding renounced Indian passport copy and surrender certificate copy can apply for entry visa for self.
  • Person of Indian origin, his/her spouse and dependent children may be granted entry visa subject to their producing proof of the PIO status, marriage certificate (in respect of spouse) or birth certificate (in respect of the children).
  • Foreign national married to an Indian (holding Indian passport) or spouse of an OCI/PIO cardholder and dependent children may be granted Entry visa subject to production of necessary proof.
  • Seamen who will be inspecting/visiting a vessel in India.
  • Foreign nationals going to India for training (Educational or Athletic) purpose.
  • For Sports/tournament from Uzbekistan school/college can be accepted for Entry Visa. Invitation from school/college from India, NOC from Uzbekistan school/college and NOC from parents if applicant is minor.
  • For Sports/tournament from Non School &Non College Invitation from the organization conducting the tournament/ event, MHA Clearance, MEA Clearance, Approval of Ministry of Sports are required.

Medical VisaType of Visa

Purpose

Documents Required

Medical Visa / Medical Attendant Visa

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Medical Visa for Patients

  • Properly filled up online application form (ONE SET) with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa External website that opens in a new window )
  • 2 recent Passport size photos (51mm x 51mm) not older than Three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Eyebrows, Ears, forehead chin to be completely visible. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original passport with photocopy of current and old passports with valid Uzbekistan residence visa page.
  • Letter from a recognized/reputed Indian hospital/treatment center giving the date of consultation and admission in the hospital and name of the patient with passport number indicating illness. (This letter must also be sent to missions email (cons.tashkentmea.gov.in)  by the concerned hospitals through their hospital’s mail)
  • Valid medical documents from a recognized Uzbekistan hospital stating the illness.

Medical Attendant Visa

  • Properly filled up online application form (ONE SET) with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa External website that opens in a new window )
  • 2 recent Passport size photos (51mm x 51mm) not older than Three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Eyebrows, Ears, forehead chin to be completely visible. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original passport with photocopy of current and old passports with valid Uzbekistan residence visa page.
  • Document establishing relationship with the patient.
  • Copy of Medical credentials (In case medical professionals accompanying the patient).
  • Medical letter from recognized hospital with attendants name included is required.

Note:

  • Medical attendant visa would be granted to only those people who are accompanying the patient. (Maximum of two medical attendants)
  • For Medical visa and Medical attendant visa letter of recommendation from local doctor is mandatory. Uzbekistan hospital letter should state Indian doctors name, Indian hospital address and appointment date, passport number, nationality, name of the patient and attendant.
  • Indian hospital letter should be original or colored on hospital letter head with stamp and signature, should specify type of treatment and duration of treatment, passport number, nationality, name of the patient and attendant.

Please ensure the following while submitting your Indian visa application.

  • 6 months validity should be there in the passport
  • Minimum 2 blank pages in the passport
  • The validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue. 
  • The Embassy reserves the right to ask for additional documents. 
  • Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa.
  • Applicants are requested NOT to finalize their travel plans before their applications have been accepted by the Indian Visa Application Centre for issuing the required visa. 

Tourist Visa
General Information

  • A tourist visa is meant strictly for recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, attending a short term yoga programme, short duration medical treatment including treatment under Indian systems of medicine, short term courses on local languages, music, dance, arts & crafts, cooking, medicine etc. which should not be a formal or structured course/programme (courses not exceeding 6 months duration and not issued with a qualifying certificate/ diploma etc.), and voluntary work of short duration (for a maximum period of one month, which do not involve any monetary payment or consideration of any kind in return) etc. and no other purpose/ activity. Please note that tourist visa is neither extendable nor can be used for other purposes including any type of work/employment/contract/ business in India. No other activity is permissible on a Tourist Visa.  The Tourist visa is non-extendable and non-convertible.

    The government of India in its latest guidelines has decided to lift restriction of two-month gap on re-entry of foreign nationals coming to India on Tourist visa except in case of nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iraq, Sudan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, foreigners of Pakistan (Pak origin) .

Type of Visa

Purpose

Documents Required

Tourist visa

Issued to persons, intended to travel to India for tourism purposes

For Uzbekistan Nationals

  • Properly filled up online application form with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa External website that opens in a new window )
  • 2 recent Passport size photos(51mm x 51mm) not older than three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Eyebrows, Ears, forehead chin to be completely visible. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original and copy of passport

For Uzbekistan Residents

  • Properly filled up online application form with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa External website that opens in a new window )
  • 2 recent Passport size photos(51mm x 51mm) not older than three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Eyebrows, Ears, forehead chin to be completely visible. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.

Original passport with photocopy of current and old passports with valid Uzbekistan residence visa page
6 month bank statement of the applicant
Travel booking in applicant’s name

  • Hotel booking in applicant’s name

Note:

  • Cabin crews/Pilots - ID card copy.
  • Housemaids/Servants- NOC from Sponsor and Sponsor's passport copy.
  • Journalist – Copy of ID card/ Press Accreditation card and letter from Uzbekistan Company stating that they will be going for Tourism purpose only. 

Please ensure the following while submitting your Indian visa application:

  • Non-Uzbekistan residents, who are casual visitors and not normally residing in Uzbekistan, should apply for an Indian visa in the country of their residence or country of origin.
  • 6 months validity should be there in the passport
  • Minimum 2 blank pages in the passport
  • The validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue.
  • The Embassy reserves the right to ask for additional documents.
  • Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa.
  • Applicants are requested NOT to finalize their travel plans before their applications have been accepted by the Indian Visa Application Centre for issuing the required visa.

Student Visa
General Information
Student Visas are issued to bona fide students to pursue studies in recognized educational institutions in India.


Type of Visa

Purpose

Documents Required

Student Visa

Educational Purpose

  • Properly filled up online application form with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa External website that opens in a new window )
  • 2 recent Passport size photos (51mm x 51mm) not older than Three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Eyebrows, Ears, forehead chin to be completely visible. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original passport with photocopy of current and old passportswith valid Uzbekistan residence visa page
  • Student declaration form.
  • A Bonafide certificate from the concerned educational institution in India.
  • In case of minors, NOC and passport copy of parent is required.
  • Note Verbal from the concerned Embassy (Students from African Countries only).
  • Salary certificate of the student's sponsor in Uzbekistan(Students from African Countries only).
  • 2 Months Bank statement of the Student's Sponsor (Students from African Countries only).

Please ensure the following while submitting your Indian visa application:

  • 6 months validity should be there in the passport
  • Minimum 2 blank pages in the passport
  • The validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue.
  • The Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents.
  • Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa.
  • Applicants are requested NOT to finalize their travel plans before their applications have been accepted by the Indian Visa Application Centre for issuing the required visa.

Conference Visa


Type of Visa

Purpose

Documents Required

Conference Visa

Conference visa is issued to those traveling to attend International Conference/Seminar.

  • Properly filled up online application form (ONE SET) with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa External website that opens in a new window )
  • 2 recent Passport size photos (51mm x 51mm) not older than Three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Eyebrows, Ears, forehead chin to be completely visible. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original passport with photocopy of current and old passports with valid UAE residence visa page
  • Invitation letter from the organizer of the conference.
  • Ministry of Home Affairs & Ministry of External Affairs Clearance copy from India.
  • NOC from the local sponsor (If traveling in personal capacity, NOC not required).
  • Reference Form for faxing: Participants from AFGANISTAN, CHINA, PAKISTAN, IRAQ, PAK - Origin foreigners.

 Please ensure the following while submitting your Indian visa application:

  • 6 months validity should be there in the passport
  • Minimum 2 blank pages in the passport
  • The validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue. 
  • The Embassy reserves the right to ask for additional documents. 
  • Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa.
  • Applicants are requested NOT to finalize their travel plans before their applications have been accepted by the Indian Visa Application Centre for issuing the required visa.

Employment Visa
General Information

Employment visas are issued to skilled and qualified professionals or persons, who are engaged or appointed by companies, organizations and economic undertakings as technicians, technical experts, senior executives etc.


Type of Visa

Purpose

Documents Required

Employment Visa

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  • Properly filled up online application form (ONE SET) with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa External website that opens in a new window )
  • 2 recent Passport size photos (51mm x 51mm) not older than Three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Eyebrows, Ears, forehead chin to be completely visible. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original passport with photocopy of current and old passports with valid Uzbekistan residence visa page. Photocopy of the passport with copy of Uzbekistan residence visa (showing that they have been resident in Uzbekistan for more than two years)
  • The employing company/ organization should be registered in India and a copy of such registration should be submitted.
  • The Employing company/organization should certify that not more that 1% of their work force is foreigner.
  • Professional or educational certificate.
  • The applicant must submit the proof of employment or contract or engagement by the company or organization in India.
  • Employment/Contract letter should be notarized and attested by home department of the concerned state government.
  • Reference Form for Faxing (Applicants from Afghanistan, China, Nigeria, Somalia, Pakistan and PAK - Origin foreigners).

 Please ensure the following while submitting your Indian visa application:

  • 6 months validity should be there in the passport
  • Minimum 2 blank pages in the passport
  • The validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue. 
  • The Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents. 
  • Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa.
  • Applicants are requested NOT to finalize their travel plans before their applications have been accepted by the Indian Visa Application Centre for issuing the required visa. 

Research Visa


Type of Visa

Purpose

Documents Required

Research Visa

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  • Properly filled up online application form with signature of the applicant – (www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa External website that opens in a new window )
  • 2 recent Passport size photos (51mm x 51mm) not older than Three months, no uniform, with white background with DARK DRESS and frontal view. Eyebrows, Ears, forehead chin to be completely visible. Clarity of the photo is very important - Edited, blurred or unclear photos should not be accepted.
  • Original passport with photocopy of current and old passportswith valid Uzbekistan residence visa page.
  • Information from the institute/ organization where applicant studying/employed.
  • Letter from the Indian institution stating that the applicant has been selected as a Researcher.

Please ensure the following while submitting your Indian visa application.

  • 6 months validity should be there in the passport
  • Minimum 2 blank pages in the passport
  • The validity of the visa is effective from the date of issue.
  • The Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents.
  • Submission of application along with prescribed fee does not guarantee issuance of visa.
  • Applicants are requested NOT to finalize their travel plans before their applications have been accepted by the Indian Visa Application Centre for issuing the required visa

TRANSIT VISA (Copies of all papers are required)
Transit visas are also required to be obtained like other visas before departure for the purpose of direct transit to another country through India. Completed visa application form, confirmed air bookings, are required to be produced at the time of applying for transit visa. Duration of transit should not be more than three days.
VISA FOR MEMBERS OF SPORTS TEAMS (Apply for Business Visa)
Sports Visa applicants are required to submit the following documents in addition to the documents mentioned in General requirements mentioned above:
a)    Invitation from the authorised Sports Federation/Body in India.
b)    Visa will be considered only after receipt of approval of the event by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of Government of India.
c)    Letter from local Sports Ministry.
d)    Air Ticket booking.
 
Visa Fee (With effective from April 01, 2017)


Sl.No.

VISA TYPE/DURATION/ENTRIES

Fee in US$

1.

TOURIST VISAS (T)

 

 

Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry

103

 

More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

203

 

 

 

2.

BUSINESS VISAS (B)*

 

 

Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry

123

 

More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

253

 

 

 

3.

ENTRY VISAS (X)

 

 

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

83

 

More than 6 months and up to 1 year/Multiple Entry

123

 

More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

203

 

 

 

4.

EMPLOYMENT (E) & PROJECT (P) VISAS

 

 

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

123

 

More than 6 months and up to 1 year/Multiple Entry

203

 

More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

303

 

 

 

5.

STUDENT VISAS (S)

 

 

Valid for the duration of the course or 5 years, whichever is less

83

 

 

 

6.

MEDICAL VISAS (MED) & MEDICAL ATTENDANT VISAS (MED X)

 

 

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

83

 

More than 6 months and up to 1 year/Multiple Entry

123

 

 

 

7.

CONFERENCE/SEMINARS VISAS (C)

 

 

Up to 6 months/Single (or Multiple) Entry

83

 

 

 

8.

JOURNALIST VISAS (J)

 

 

Up to 6 months

83

 

 

 

9.

RESEARCH VISAS (R)

 

 

Up to 6 months/Single (or Multiple) Entry

83

 

More than 6 months and up to 1 year/Multiple Entry

123

 

More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

203

 

 

 

10.

MISSIONARY VISAS (M)

 

 

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

83

 

More than 6 months and up to 1 year/Multiple Entry

123

 

More than 1 year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

203

 

 

 

11.

MOUNTAINEERING VISAS (MX)

 

 

Up to 6 months/Single (or Multiple) Entry

83

 

More than 6 months and up to 1 year/Multiple Entry

123

 

 

 

12.

INTERN VISAS (I)

 

 

Up to 1 year/Multiple Entry

83

 

 

 

13.

FILM VISAS (F)

 

 

Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry
(Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)

123

 

 

 

14.

TRANSIT VISAS

 

 

Up to 15 days/Single or Double Entry

23

EMERGENCY FEE:
Subject to the approval of competent authority, an additional emergency fee of US $35/- will be charged if:  
(i) Visa has to be issued beyond office hours/on holidays;
(ii) date of appointment is preponed;
(iii) visa is issued the same day; and
(iv) date of appointment is preponed and visa is issued on the same day.
Note:

  • Visa processing will commence after payment of fee. There will be no refund of visa fees in the event of non-issue of visa. Applicants are therefore requested to ensure that they provide all documents and details and carry all original documents for scrutiny at the Embassy.
  • Applicants other than Uzbek Nationals may consult the Consular/Visa section to ascertain the Visa fee.
  • An additional fee of US $ 3 will be levied on each Visa document as per Government instructions, as indicated alongside visa fee above.
  • Applicants are advised to strictly adhere to the purpose for which visa is sought during their stay in India and avoid overstay.
 
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