To visit India, a visa is mandatory. One can apply for a regular visa through Indian Embassies/High Commission located in respective countries throughout the world. e-VISA - The delegates can also take advantage of the eVisa which is currently available for citizens of 169 countries to easily obtain the necessary entry authorization to visit India.

It is recommended that participants apply for Tourist visa and they would need to provide their return air tickets and hotel vouchers. Conference visa is more complex. COC can assist and can provide letters for a conference visa.

VISA ON ARRIVAL FACILITY Tourist Visa-On-Arrival (TVOA) in India :

This facility is available to foreign nationals arriving from following countries, with terms and conditions : Finland, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Laos, Indonesia, Myanmar and is available at international airports of Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.

The following documents are appended herewith for assisting the participating delegates for applying Visa. The delegates may also kind refer to the appended latest guidelines issued COVID 19 Protocol by Government of India

  1. Clearance Letter : Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
  2. Clearance Letter : Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India
  3. Support Letter: Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
  4. Support Letter: Department of Food and Public Distribution, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution, Government of India
  5. Guidelines issued by the Govt. of India in context to the COVID 19 protocol