Student Visa :Valid for six
months to one year with multiple entries for bona fide students to
pursue regular studies at recognized institutions in India.
Transit Visa(IN PERSON ONLY):Valid for
single/double entry for maximum stay of 15 days for bona fide
transit purposes only.
Missionaries: Valid for
single entry and duration as permitted by Government of India. A
letter, in triplicate, from sponsoring organization indicating
intended destination in India, probable length of stay, and nature
of duties to be discharged should be submitted along with guarantee
for applicant’s maintenance while in India. NOTE: Processing of
applications for research and missionaries may take up to three
Journalist visa -Journalist visas are
issued to professional journalists and photographers for a maximum
of three months only. “Journalists, who are not accredited to India,
irrespective of their origin, are given only 3 months single entry
visa, irrespective of their origin. Accordingly, journalists who
wish to visit India for tourism/ sightseeing or any other purpose
are advised to apply for 3 months visa only. Please note that it
will not be possible to refund the excess fees in case a journalist
applies for a long-term visa .”
visa- Conference visas are issued for a period of 1 month,
or for the duration of the conference only. A letter of invitation
from the organizer of the conference is to be submitted along with
the visa application.
Transfer of Valid visa -Valid visa can
either be transferred from the expired passport to the new passport
by submitting the visa application form, both the passports and
required fee (see below) OR the passport holder could travel with
both the expired passport containing the valid visa and the new
passport keeping them together.