Tourist Visa
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Visa Applicants need to apply online at signed print out of the application form, please Submit at BLS centre along with:

  • Two recent photographs [2X2 Inches] with white background.

  • Passport in original with photocopies of its first five pages.

  • A supporting letter from the company/organization in which the applicant is working in case of all nationals other than UAE.

  • Travel itinerary or Hotel booking, should be attached with the application.

  • The passport should have validity of more than 6 months.

  • There should be two blank pages facing each other.


  • Tourist visa will only be granted to a foreigner who does not have a residence or occupation in India and whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, sightseeing or casual visit. No other activity is permissible on a Tourist Visa.

  • The Tourist visa is non-extendable and non-convertible.

  • Normally, tourist visa is issued for a period of 3-months with single entry.

Please note:

There should be a minimum gap of 2-months between two successive visits to India on Tourist Visa for the nationals of Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Iran, Iraq, Sudan and foreigners of Pakistan and Stateless persons. The restriction of 2-months gap for re-entering India does not apply if foreign nationals visit India on any other type of visa.

Please see the Frequently Asked Questions section for additional details.