Visa Information

Tourist Visa:

  • The Government of India grant tourist visa to all the foreign passport holders who do not reside or do work at India and the motive of visit to India should be recreation , sightseeing as a traveller and casual visit to meet friends , relatives and mission. Any activity other than the above said shall be considered outside the purview of the tourist visa.
  • The Visa is normally allowed for 6 months and non extendable and non convertible and In case if a tourist intend extending the visa , the concern shall be decided by the mission . A proof of financial status is essential to be submitted along with the form.
  • Tourist Travelling under the patronage of recognized travel company with in the group of four or more can be considered for the allotment of collective tourist visa.
  • In order to avoid any misuse of tourist visa , Indian Government has laid few guidelines combining restrictions and instructions.
  • 1. If a foreign passport holder has multiple entry visa than there should be gap of minimum 2 months on such visa.
  • 2. If an foreign passport holder requires to visit again within a period of 2 months than special permission is required from the Mission/Post. Consents on the case shall be considered on merit basis only In all such special cases the Foreign Passport holder will have to register themselves with the FRRO/FRO concerned with in 14 days of arrival . A special endorsement shall be made on the visa sticker.
  • 3. If a Foreign passport holder applies for the Tourist Visa frequently than all such cases will be transferred to MHA (Foreign Division) for the clearance before the formal grant of the tourist visa.
  • 4. This restriction is not applicable for the Foreigners holding business , student , employment or other category visa and PIO/OCI card holders
  • 1. If a foreign passport holder has multiple entry visa than there should be gap of minimum 2 months on such visa.
  • 2. If an foreign passport holder requires to visit again within a period of 2 months than special permission is required from the Mission/Post. Consents on the case shall be considered on merit basis only In all such special cases the Foreign Passport holder will have to register themselves with the FRRO/FRO concerned with in 14 days of arrival . A special endorsement shall be made on the visa sticker.
  • 3. If a Foreign passport holder applies for the Tourist Visa frequently than all such cases will be transferred to MHA (Foreign Division) for the clearance before the formal grant of the tourist visa.
  • 4. This restriction is not applicable for the Foreigners holding business , student , employment or other category visa and PIO/OCI card holders

An Embassy is an important part of foreign relations, as it serves as a contact point between the visiting and host nation. It is a permanent diplomatic mission, which is staffed by representatives of the foreign service of the visiting nation.

In India we have these following foreign embassies that are always on alert for their countries’ nationals, coming to visit India:

Customer Helpline: + 011-43550144

U.S. Embassy, India

  • Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021
  • Tel: 011-91-11-2419-8000
  • Fax: 011-91-11-2419-0017
  • Email: NDwebmail@state.gov
  • Website URL:www.newdelhi.usembassy.gov

U.K. Embassy, India

  • Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – 110021
  • Tel: +91 (11) 2419 2100
  • Fax: +91 (11) 2687 0068
  • Email: web.newdelhi@fco.gov.uk, postmaster.nedel@fco.gov.uk
  • Website URL: www.ukinindia.com

Germany Embassy, India

  • No 6, Block 50 G Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, PO Box 613, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone:+91-11-2687-1831
  • Fax:+91-11-2687-3117
  • Email:german@del3.vsnl.net.in, germany@vsnl.com
  • Website URL: www.germanembassy-india.org

France Embassy, India

  • 2/50-E Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11 4319 6100
  • Fax: +91-11 4319 6119
  • Email: webmaster@ambafrance-in.org

Spain Embassy, India

  • 16 Sunder Nagar, 110003, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11-2435-9004, +91-11-2435-9007
  • Fax: +91-11-2435-9040, +91-11-2435-9008
  • Email: embspain@vsnl.net.in, embespin@mail.mae.es

Mexico Embassy, India

  • Address: C-8 Anand Niketan, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11-2411-7180, +91-11-2411-7181, +91-11-2411-7182
  • Fax: +91-11-2411-7193,
  • Email:embamexindia@airtelbroadband.in
  • Website URL: http://www.sre.gob.mx/india

Italy Embassy, India

  • 50 E, Chandragupta Marg Chanakyapuri 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11-2611-4355, +91-11-2611-4359, +91-11-2611-4353
  • Fax: +91-11-2687-3889
  • Email: italemb@del3.vsnl.net.in
  • Website URL: www.italembdelhi.com

Portugal Embassy, India

  • 4, Panchsheel Marg, Chanakyapuri, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11-4607-1001, +91-11-4607-1005, +91-11-4607-1006
  • Fax: +91-11-4607-1003
  • Email: embportin@ndf.vsnl.net.in
  • Website URL:www.embportindia.co.in

Russia Embassy , India

  • Shantipath Chanakyapuri, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone:+91-11-2687-3799, +91-11-2687-3800,+91-11-2687-3802, +91-11-2687-2611
  • Fax: +91-11-2687-6823, +91-11-2611-0560
  • Email:indrusem@del2.vsnl.net.in,indconru@del2.vsnl.net.in, rusintro@nob.vsnl.net.in
  • Website URL:www.india.mid.ru

Thailand Embassy, India

  • 56-N, Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone:+91-11 2611-5678, +91-11 2611-8103, +91-11 2611-8104
  • Fax:+91-11 2688-3235, +91-11 2687-2029
  • Email:thaidel@mfa.go.th
  • Website URL:www.thaiemb.org.in

Brazil Embassy, India

  • 8, Aurangzeb Road, 100 011, New Delhi, India
  • Phone:+91-11-2301-7301
  • Fax:+91-11-2379-3684
  • Email:brasindi@vsnl.com

Poland Embassy, India

  • M, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone:+91-11-51496900, +91-11-24679161
  • Fax:+91-11-2687-1914, +91-11-2687-2033
  • Email: gorski@del2.vsnl.net.in, ambpol@del3.vsnl.net.in
  • Website URL: www.polandembindia.com

Argentina Embassy, India

  • A-2/6 Vasant Vihar, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11-4166-1982, +91-11-4166-1983, +91-11-4166-1984
  • Fax: +91-11-4166-1988, +91-11-4166-1989
  • Email:embargentindi@yahoo.com, eindi@mantraonline.com

China Embassy, India

  • 50-D, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11-2611-2345, +91-11-2687-1585, +91-11-2611-6682,+91-11-2611-4711, +91-11-2611-8939
  • Fax:+91-11-2688-5486
  • Email:chinaemb_in@mfa.gov.cn
  • Website URL: http://in.china-embassy.org

Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania, India

  • D-129, Anand Niketan, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11-43132200
  • Fax: +91-11-43132222
  • E-mail: amb.in@urm.lt

High Commission of Australia, India

  • Address:
  • Australian Compound, No. 1/50 G Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, PO Box 5210
  • 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11-41399900
  • Fax: +91-11-26885199
  • Email: austhighcom.newdelhi@dfat.gov.au

Japan Embassy , India

  • Plot No. 4&5, 50-G Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11-2687-6581, +91-11-2687-6564
  • Fax: +91-11-2688-5587
  • Website URL: http://www.japan-emb.org.in/

South Korea Embassy , India

  • 9, Chandragupta Marg Chanakyapuri Extension, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone:+91-11-2688-5412, +91-11-2688-5419
  • Fax: +91-11-2688-4840
  • Email:embkorea@vsnl.com, india@mofat.go.kr
  • Website URL: www.embkoreain.org

Finland Embassy , India

  • E 3, Nyaya Marg Chanakyapuri, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone:+91-11-5149-7500
  • Fax: +91-11-5149-7555, +91-11-5149-7556
  • Email: sanomat.nde@formin.fi

Czech Republic Embassy , India

  • 50-M, Niti Marg, Chanakyapuri, 110021, New Delhi, India
  • Phone: +91-11-26110205, +91-11-26110318
  • Fax: +91-11-26886221
  • Email:newdelhi@embassy.mzv.cz
  • Website URL:www.mzv.cz/newdelhi