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Visa Information

Important Information for Foreigners

Foreign Nationals coming to India are required to possess a genuine and valid national passport. There is no provision of 'Visa on Arrival' in India.

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In the case of participants from Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, foreigners of Pakistani origin and Stateless persons, we have to obtain the necessary permissions form the concerned ministries and send the same to the respective Indian Embassies/High commission in advance to facilitate visa for travel to India. Hence, participants from aforementioned countries are required to send their information (in the following format) together with a copy of passport to (with the subject line "Request for Visa Processing") latest by 31 August 2012.

S.No Name Father's/Husband's Name DOB POB Nationality & Passport No. Date of Issue Place of Issue Date of Expiry Address



VISA application forms are available at the office of the Indian Embassy or Consulates in the country of your residence. All NRIs/PIOs, including children (who don't possess OCI or PIO card) need to apply for VISA in separate VISA forms. All the participants are advised to apply for either Tourist VISA or Conference VISA only.

The contacts details of Indian Missions in various countries are available at

FAQ on Conference Visa is available here.

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