Visa Information

Visa Types

Important Note: Surrender and Renunciation of Indian Citizenship applies only to applicants of Indian Origin who were previously Indian passport holders & is the first step to complete before applying for Indian Visa. If you have not yet renounced your Indian Citizenship, then you must apply for Renunciation before applying for the Visa the details of which are available at

Select the visa type that is right for you to see important information on visa fees, documents required, forms, photo specifications and processing times.

Entry Visa

  • Overview
  • Fee and Documents Required
  • Processing Times
  • Overview

    Please refer to the directions provided in the checklist as available in the documents required tab.

    Please note: The Embassy/ Consulate are currently offering Entry visas for 6 months / 1 year duration (s) only. You are therefore informed to fill the correct duration while filling up the Govt. Online form.

  • Visa Fees

    If you would like to use VFS courier service for return of your applicant, you will need add USD 18 to the total payment to be paid while making your payment.

    Fees to be paid via Money order /Cashier check in the favor of “VFS Services (USA) Inc.

    Documents Required

    Checklist for Entry Visa

    Additional Particular form

    Annexure - B – Parental consent Form

    Annexure - C for Pakistan Nationals
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    Annexure – C Annexure – C Annexure – C Annexure – C Annexure – C Annexure – C

  • Processing Times

    The processing time is 15 calendar days once the application reaches the Embassy/Consulate, but in some exceptional cases it may take up to 30 to 60 days as well.