India eVisa Application Business (Group 4)

Required documents

  • Passport copy  valid for at least 6 month on the application submission date (how to renew your passport)
  • Digital photograph to be uploaded along with the order; professionally made or you can make a photo yourself and let us edit it to meet the embassy's requirements - charged at £15+VAT (please check the requirements here or guidance on taking a digital photo yourself)
  • Applicant's business card in their name issued by their employer. If not available, scan of support letter issued by the employer (draft)
  • Any letter of invitation if applicable from Indian parties which wish you conduct the business (optional)

Supporting Information:

Application process
This is an online process not requiring original documents. Once the application is processed by the authorities, we will email you a Visa Grant Notice confirming authorization to travel and the conditions of stay. Please follow the steps below to apply for business eVisa

Allowed activities
To set up industrial/business venture; sale/purchase/trade; attend technical/business meetings; to recruit manpower; participation in exhibitions, business/trade fairs; expert/specialist in connection with an ongoing project; conducting tours; to deliver lectures/under global initiative for academic networks (GIAN)

Visa validity
The validity would be 1 year multiple entries continuous stay during each visit which shall not exceed 180 days

When to apply
Visa application must be submitted minimum 4 working days, maximum 120 days before planned travel date

Entry requirements

  • e-Visa is valid for entry through 28 designated Airports (i.e. Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh,Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai,Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Port Blair, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam) and 5 designated seaports (i.e. Cochin, Goa, Mangalore,Mumbai,Chennai). However, deparure is allowed from any of the authorised Immigration Check Posts (ICPs)
  • Travellers will be fingerprinted on arrival - a mandatory requirement
  • Must have proof of return/onward flight booking; proof of sufficient funds
  • Nationals of Yellow Fever affected countries must carry YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION CARD at the time of arrival. Otherwise, they may be quarantined for 6 days upon arrival. List of affected countries can be found here  
  • Issuance conditions

  • Travellers of Pakistani origin must apply for standard "paper" visa
  • The applicant must not travel to Protected/Restricted and Cantonment Areas
  • eVisa is non-extendable and non-convertible 

 
Handling fees

Visa type Processing time at the consulate Visa fee Handling fee (exc VAT) Total (inc VAT)
Multiple - One year - Each stay up to 180 days up to 72 hours £85.00 £45.00 £139.00

Visa fee is charged in USD and is subject to the exchange rate fluctuation. Fee charged in GBP may be different to the one shown


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