Visitors to India must have a passport which is valid for at least six months from the date of entry into the country. The passport should have at least two blank pages.

A visa is essential for all persons visiting India, except nationals of Nepal and Bhutan. Participants who already have valid Indian visas may enter the country freely. Those who do not have a valid visa need to apply for a visa.

There are two ways to get Indian visas:

1. eVisa from Bureau of Immigration:

Nationals of 166 countries can apply for a fuss free visa online which is issued in 48 hours or so. Please refer to the official website: for more information

2. Normal Visa from Indian Missions Abroad:

Normal Visa applications must be made online via the Government of India website ( Please check the website of the Indian diplomatic mission in your country. The list of Indian diplomatic missions can be viewed at 

It is recommended that you apply for the visa at least 28 days before the intended date of travel. Citizens of Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Sudan, Foreigners of Pakistani origin and Stateless persons should apply for visas at least 90 days before the intended date of travel.

The invitation letter and the supporting documentation necessary for the visa with detailed instructions will be sent to participants once they are registered.

You can request for a visa invitation letter after you have registered. Kindly write to [email protected] with the information below:

First Name
Last Name
Job Title
Email Address
Work Phone Number
Mobile number
Visa Application Location
Passport Number
Passport Issue Date
Passport Expiry Date
Date of Entry to India
Date of Exit from India

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