• Application form.
The minor must sign or print his or her name in the signature box under the photograph on page one. Minors that are too young to print their name should have their thumbprint stamped into the box in blue or black ink. The second page of the application form must be signed by both parents
and the signatures must be NOTARIZED
• Birth certificate.
A photocopy of the applicant's birth certificate. The birth certificate must be the "long form" certificate which shows the names and nationalities of the applicant's parents. Applicants born outside of the US who cannot obtain a copy of their birth certificate may submit a copy of an official document issued by Government authorities, provided it shows their personal particulars like name, date of birth, parents names, and nationality. Foreign language documents must be accompanied by a notarized English translation.
• Parental Authorization.
A Parental Authorization for Minors form from the Indian Consulate, signed by both parents. This form is available here
• Parents' passport copies.
A copy of the information pages of both parents' signed passports.
• Parents' driver's licenses.
A copy of both parents' driver's licenses.
At this time, VisaHQ.com CANNOT assist former citizens of India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
in obtaining a visa to India. Applicants should contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate of India
If there was a name change after or at the time of Naturalization, then the following are required:
• Name Change application.
• Name Change Deed.
• Court Order for the name change.
Applicants are strongly recommended to apply for the shortest duration available. The Embassy may issue a lesser validity visa at their discretion, regardless of the fee that is paid.