About Us Visa Services

INTRODUCTION

Government of India issues visas to foreign nationals to visit India for various purpose as Tourism, Medical treatment, Business, Studies etc. Three types of visas are issued by Government of India. These are as follows:-

  • Visa on Arrival (Issued on arrival at the airport)
  • Electronic Visa (Issued by Government of India through e-visa portal)
  • Regular paper visa (Issued by Embassy of India)
  • Visa on Arrival

Visa on Arrival can be availed by nationals of Japan & Republic of Korea(South Korea).Visa-on-Arrival’ will be valid for entry and stay in India within the period of its validity subject to the conditions specified. The Immigration officer may grant a double entry ‘Visa-on-Arrival’ valid up to 60 days. Visa on Arrival is provided only at six designated International Airports namely, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.
For further details please visit https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/visa-on-arrival.html

  • E-Visa

The following category of electronic visa(e-Visa) can be availed by nationals of 166 countries including OMAN.

Categories of  Visa Issued

Duration/Entries

Stay

E-Tourist Visa

One year from the date of grant of ETA/ Multiple

Continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days.
If stay exceed more than 180 days, shall get registered with FRRO/FRO concerned within two weeks after the expiry of 180 days.

E-Business Visa

One year from the date of grant of ETA/ Multiple

E-Conference Visa

Thirty days (30 days) from the date of arrival into India/ Single

E-Medical Visa
(for Patients)

Sixty days (60 days) from the date of arrival into India/ Triple

E-Medical Attendant Visa
(for accompanying patients)

Sixty days (60 days) from the date of arrival into India/ Triple

Fake Websites offering Indian E-Visas

Following are unauthorized and fake third party websites offering Indian e-Visa to foreign nationals.

https://www.evisatoindia.org.in
https://www.evisaindia.com
https://www.indianevisaservice.org
https://www.indiaimmigration.org
https://www.evisaindia.org.in
https://www.indiaonlineevisas.org.in
https://www.indiaevisa.org

  • REGULAR PAPER VISA

Embassy of India, Muscat issues 19 different category of visas to Omani Nationals and foreigners residing in Oman. All Indian regular visa applications have to be mandatorily filled online at www.indianvisaonline.gov.in .A print of the application along with two recent photographs has to be submitted at outsource Agency BLS International with visa fee and requisite documents. For further details visit BLS International website https://www.blsindia-oman.com

General Guidelines

  • Duly filled application to be filled online www.indianvisaonline.gov.in  with two photographs not more than six months old. (Paste one photo with white background of the size 35 mm X 45 mm and staple another on the application form)
  • It is essential that applicants fill in their personal details as exactly available in their passports. Mismatch of any of the personal details would lead to non-acceptance of the application
  • When applying for a visa, the validity of Passport should be at least for next 180 days or more.
  • Copy of Passport, Omani Residence permit / ID should be submitted.
  • The passport must have at least three blank pages and should not be Mutilated/ damaged/ tampered in any manner.
  • Visa application of Pakistan National and Pakistan Origin will be processed subject to clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India which may take about 45 days.
  • Validity of all visas is counted from the date of the issue of visa and not from the date of entry into India.
  • Visa for all other foreign Nationals residing in Oman will be issued after necessary clearance. In addition to the visa application, a Visa Reference Form should be filled by the applicants.
  • Visa processing fee once deposited shall not be refunded.
  • All Applicants are requested to present at the time of submission of Visa Application at Visa Application Center for capturing of Biometrics. 
  • Issue of visa is the prerogative of Government of India and not the right of applicant, also obtaining visa is not a guarantee, as Immigration authorities have the right to refuse to enter the country under provisions of Foreigners Act.

Categories of Regular Visa

1

Tourist Visa

11.

Official Passports

2

Business Visa

12

Missionary Visa

3

Student Visa

13

Diplomatic Passports

4

Medical Visa

14

Film Visa

5

Entry Visa

15

Pilgrim Visa (only for Pakistan Nationals)

6

Transit Visa

16

UN Diplomat Visa

7

Employment Visa

17

UN Official Visa

8

Mountaineering Visa

18

Visa for Pakistani Nationals

9

Conference Visa

19

Visa for Bangladeshi Nationals

10 

Journalist Visa

 

 

Registration of Foreign Nationals in India