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			India Visa

India Visa

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Fill out India tourist visa application form online

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:

a
Original, signed United States passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
b
Passport-type photograph: 1
c
Driver's license. Copy of driver's license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage) for the most recent month, showing the applicant's name and current address. The address must not contain a PO Box. Address MUST match home address in your applicant profile.
d
Marriage Certificate. If the applicant's name has changed as the result of marriage, a copy of the applicant's marriage license.
Applicant must not wear glasses in their photographs.

Passport MUST contain at least two blank visa pages in order for the visa to be issued.

Additional required documents for minors under 18
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.
Former citizens of India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
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 to apply.
Additional required documents for Naturalized applicants
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.

Please be advised that the Embassy of India is currently being very selective in the issuance of 5 and 10 year visas. 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.

India tourist visa fees for citizens of United States

  • Validity: up to 180 days
  • Processing: 8 business days
  • Total cost:
  • Validity: up to 1825 days
  • Processing: 8 business days
  • Total cost:
  • Validity: up to 3650 days
  • Processing: 8 business days
  • Total cost:
Maximum stay in India: 180 days India visa help
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India visa for citizens of United States is required. For more information please contact the nearest India embassy.
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