India visa application and requirements

                    India Visa

India Visa

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Select the type of India tourist visa application:

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:

a
Application form. Fully completed and signed application form.
b
Original passport. The passport must be valid at least six months after the intended date of departure from the territory of India and has at least three blank visa pages.
c
Passport-type photographs. Include 2 passport style photos (51mm x 51mm), with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.
d
Proof of status. A copy of the South African ID.
e
Itinerary. Copy of purchased round trip tickets or itinerary (Applicant's name and confirmation number must be on itinerary).
f
Bank statement. A copy of the applicant's last 6 monthly bank statements showing proof of sufficient funds. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balance of the account, and the date of the statement.
g
Personal Invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date.
h
Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation. If staying with friends or family, a signed letter of invitation from the host in the destination country. The letter should be addressed to the Embassy of the destination country, Visa Section and should state the relationship to the applicant, the dates of the visit, and the address and phone number where you will be staying. Please provide a copy of the inviting party's ID.
i
Parental approval. Consent letter must be stamped by an Notary Lawyer.Certified copies of parents ID and marriage certificate.
Advisory : Travel and Visa restrictions related to COVID-19


• All regular (sticker) Visas/e-Visa (including VoA for Japan and South Korea) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on or before 03.03.2020 and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visa from nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.

• Regular (sticker) visa / e-Visa granted to nationals of Peoples Republic of China, issued on or before 05.02.2020 were suspended earlier. It shall remain in force. Such Chinese nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those needing to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.

• Regular (sticker) visas/e-Visas granted to all foreign nationals who have travelled to Peoples Republic of China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or after 01.02.2020, and who have not yet entered India stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.

• Diplomats, officials of UN and other International bodies, OCI cardholders and Aircrew from above countries are exempted from such restriction on entry. However, their medical screening is compulsory.

• All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port are required to furnish duly filled self declaration form (including personal particulars i.e. phone no. and address in India) and travel history, to Health officials and Immigration officials at all port.

• Passengers (foreign and Indian) other than those restricted, arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.

India tourist visa fees for citizens of South Africa

Multiple entry
  • Validity: up to 1 year
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost: 1237.50 
    India visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 45.00 Processing: 1192.50: 0.00 Total cost: 1237.50
  • Validity: up to 5 years
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost: 1237.50 
    India visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 45.00 Processing: 1192.50: 0.00 Total cost: 1237.50
Single entry
  • Validity: up to 1 year
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost: 1237.50 
    India visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 45.00 Processing: 1192.50: 0.00 Total cost: 1237.50
Maximum stay in India: 180 days  
India visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
Maximum stay in India: 180 days
India visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
India visa for citizens of South Africa is required. For more information please contact the nearest India embassy.

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