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How to Apply for a Regular Visa
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Visa Application

Forms

  1. Please click on the following link for the online visa application: www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa.
  2. Click herefor additional visa form for applicants who are not Israeli citizens.
  3. Biometric enrollment is mandatory for processing ALL VISA Cases for more than 1 year duration. The applicant is requested to visit the Embassy/ Visa Centre with prior appointment, for the same.
  4. For longer duration visa, please contact the Embassy on cons2.telaviv@mea.gov.in before application.
  5. Visa fee is accepted only in cash and is not refundable. Visa fees vary according to nationality of the applicant. You can seek more information from the Visa Application Centers.
  6. Passports can be collected from the Visa Application Center only and not from the Embassy.
  7. The validity of the visa (e.g. 6 months, 1 year) begins from the date of issue and not from the date of travel.
  8. All foreigners who intend to stay in India for more than 180 days continuously should register themselves with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) in India.
  9. Tourist Visa cannot be extended at all. Other categories of Visa holders seeking extension are advised to apply well in advance of the expiry of the visa at the FRRO.
  10. Change of visa category is not permitted after reaching India.


Visa Types, Duration, Supporting Documents and Fees:

Tourist Visa

Purpose: Tourism or visiting family/friends

Supporting documents: Travel details including copy of ticket.

Duration: Up to 5 years, each stay not to exceed 90 days.

Visa Fees

Duration

Visa Fee

CKGS Service Charge

Total

Israel Passport Holder

Up to 01 year

NIS 402

NIS 23

NIS 425

Up to 05 years.

NIS 792

NIS 23

NIS 815

US Passport Holder

Up to 10 years

NIS 402

NIS 23

NIS 425

UK Passport Holder

Up to 01 year

NIS 647

NIS 23

NIS 670

Up to 05 years

NIS 1902

NIS 23

NIS1925

 

 

Business Visa

Purpose: Business

Supporting Documents:

•      A letter on the letter head of the Israeli company, giving company profile, designation of the applicant, purpose and tentative dates of visit.

•      Invitation letter from the Indian business counterpart, with name of applicant, purpose and dates of visit.

Duration: Up to 5 years. Each stay not to exceed 180 days.

Visa Fees

Duration

Visa Fee

CKGS Service Charge

Total

Israel Passport Holder

Up to 01 year

NIS 482

NIS 23

NIS 505

Up to 05 years

NIS 987

NIS 23

NIS 1010

US Passport Holder

Up to 01 year

NIS 642

NIS 23

NIS 665

Up to 10 years

NIS 1067

NIS 23

NIS 1090

UK Passport Holder

Up to 01 year

NIS 957

NIS 23

NIS 980

Up to 05 years

NIS 2847

NIS 23

NIS 2870

 

 

 

 

Employment Visa & Project Visa

Purpose: For resident employment in India

Supporting Documents:

•      Signed employment contract, which gives details of employment, duration and other terms and conditions.

•      Curriculum Vitae of the applicant.

•      Certificate of incorporation of the employer company

Duration: Maximum period of Five years. Extension of employment visa, if required, has to be sought in India.

Visa Fees

Duration

Visa Fee

CKGS Service Charge

Total

Up to 06 months

NIS 3912

NIS 23

NIS 3935

06 Months to 01 Year

NIS 4072

NIS 23

NIS 4095

More than 01 Year

NIS 4382

NIS 23

NIS 4405

Student Visa

Purpose: For those who are admitted to a recognized Indian College / University

Supporting Documents:

•      Admission letter from recognized Indian Institution in the name of the applicant, giving dates, title and duration of the course.

•      Documents to prove financial adequacy to cover expenses during stay in India.

Duration: For the duration of the course, up to a maximum of 05 years.

Visa Fees

 

Visa Fee

CKGS Service Charge

Total

Israel Passport Holder

NIS 327

NIS 23

NIS 350

US Passport Holder

NIS 407

NIS 23

NIS 430

UK Passport Holder

NIS 907

NIS 23

NIS 930

Research Visa

Purpose: To pursue research in recognized educational institutes.

Supporting Documents:

 Details of the proposed research and financial arrangements for research including local costs.

Duration: Depends on the duration of the research.

Note: The processing time for this visa is between 08 to 10 weeks.

Visa Fees

Duration

Visa Fee

CKGS Service Charge

Total

Israel Passport Holder

Upto 06 months

NIS 327

NIS 23

NIS 350

06 Months - 01 Year

NIS 482

NIS 23

NIS 505

More than 01 Year

NIS 792

NIS 23

NIS 815

US Passport Holder

Upto 06 months

NIS 407

NIS 23

NIS 430

06 Months - 01 Year

NIS 562

NIS 23

NIS 585

More than 01 Year

NIS 872

NIS 23

NIS 895

UK Passport Holder

Upto 03 Years

NIS 907

NIS 23

NIS930

 

Journalist Visa

Purpose: Journalists traveling to India for any purpose are given Journalist Visa. E.g. Journalist going for tourism is issued Journalist (Tourist) Visa.

Supporting Documents:

•      Detailed letter from the Israeli media agency/ company with an introduction of the journalist, purpose, dates of visit etc.

•      Please fill in a separate application form, and submit list of equipment to be carried to India, in case the applicant wishes to make a film or documentary in India.

Duration: Normally, for a period of three months. Under special circumstances, period of more than three months is granted.

Visa Fees

Duration

Visa Fee

CKGS Service Charge

Total

Upto 06 Months

NIS 327

NIS 23

NIS 350

Transit Visa

Purpose: A transit visa is granted for the sole purpose of enabling the holder to travel through India to reach his / her ultimate destination outside India by taking a connecting flight.

Transit Visa is not required if Immigration System is not crossed and baggage is booked for final destination.

Supporting Documents: Copy of confirmed tickets for onward journey.

Duration: The visa will ordinarily be valid for a single journey and for entry within 15 days of date of issue. A person who wishes to make two entries into India in transit in the course of the same journey can be granted a transit visa valid for two entries and for stay in transit for a period not exceeding 3 days for each journey.

Visa Fees

Duration

Visa Fee

CKGS Service Charge

Total

Israel Passport Holder

Upto 15 days

NIS 92

NIS 23

NIS 115

US Passport Holder

Upto 15 days

NIS 172

NIS 23

NIS 195

UK  Passport Holder

Upto 15 days

NIS 357

NIS 23

NIS 380

 Medical Visa

Purpose: To seek medical treatment in established/recognized specialized hospitals/ treatment centers in India.

Supporting Documents: Production of return ticket and financial adequacy to cover expenses during the stay in India including medical expenses.

Duration: One year or the period of treatment, whichever is less. This can be further extended up to one year by FRRO on production of requisite documents.

 

Visa Fees

Duration

Visa Fee

CKGS Service Charge

Total

Israel Passport Holder

 

Up to 6 Months

NIS 327

NIS 23

NIS 350

6 Months to 1 Year

NIS 482

NIS 23

NIS 505

US Passport Holder

 

Up to 6 Months

NIS 407

NIS 23

NIS 430

 

6 Months to 1 Year

NIS 562

NIS 23

NIS 585

UK Passport Holder

 

Up to One Year

NIS 517

NIS 23

NIS 540

Conference/Seminar Visa

Purpose: To attend a conference/seminar/workshop being organized in India.

Supporting Documents: Invitation to a conference/ seminar/workshop being organized in India.

Duration: Depends on the duration of the conference, subject to a maximum of 6 months.

Visa Fees

Duration

Visa Fee

CKGS Service Charge

Total

Upto six Months

NIS 327

NIS 23

NIS 350

Entry Visa

Purpose:

a.  Non-Indian Spouse of Indian national; or

b.  Visits of other nature

Supporting Documents:

Marriage certificate for (a) above.

Proof of Indian origin for (b) above.

Documents supporting the Visa purpose.

Duration: Up to five years for (a) and (b) above subject to fulfilling certain conditions.

 

Visa Fees

Duration

Visa Fee

CKGS Service Charge

Total

Israel Passport Holder

Up to 6 Months

NIS 327

NIS 23

NIS 350

6 Months- 1 Year

NIS 482

NIS 23

NIS 505

More than 1 Year

NIS 792

NIS 23

NIS 815

US Passport Holder

Up to 6 Months

NIS 407

NIS 23

NIS 430

6 Months- 1 Year

NIS 562

NIS 23

NIS 585

More than 1 Year

NIS 872

NIS 23

NIS 895

 UK Passport Holder

Up to 01 Year

NIS 647

NIS 23

NIS 670

More than 1 Year

NIS 1902

NIS 23

NIS 1925

 

 


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