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HOW TO APPLY

Step 1 :

Click, “Know your visa type” Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how long it will take to process, as this is entirely the prerogative of the Embassy.

Step 2 :

Please make sure that you complete the visa application form and affix your photograph. You may download the form from this websites. Please ensure that you furnish the entire required document, you may download document checklist from this website. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Step 3 :

Please choose the right visa category for you and the requirements to make the visa application. You can download the requirements from our website. Please ensure to obtain an appointment for all visas types. For tourist visa, Entertainment visa, sports visa, medical visa study short stay & religious purposes the applicants must obtain an appointment under the tourist category. Separate appointment categories are available for business visa (seamen and transit under this category) and Long stay D type visas All applicants are advised to book appointments from their own email ID/Login credentials. Travel agents/third parties booking appointments on behalf of the applicants are not recommended, and applicants may not have their appointment honored as a consequence. Appointment must be booked maximum 30 days prior to the departure date.

Step 4 :

On arriving at the visa application centre, you will require to take a token at the entrance and be seated in the waiting area – you will next be called to our submission counter where your application and supporting documents will be scrutinized – your photograph and passport will be checked for validity – Finally, you will be issued a receipt for the fees and service charge paid as an acknowledgement. Please carry the originals and copies of all documents.

Step 5 :

Collect your passport from the Visa Application Centre.

Step 6 :

Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Application Centre.

In case a Representative or Travel Agent is coming to collect the passports/documents he/she needs to carry a Photo Id of himself/herself, applicant's passport photocopy and an authority letter from the applicant.