About Us Type of Visas

A. e-Visa:

Applicants can also apply e-visa on the same website. Five (5) visa services are available: eTourist Visa, eMedical Visa, eBusiness Visa, eConference Visa, and eMedical Attendant Visa. It is directly processed online by Visa Team in New Delhi. Applications can be made online and online payments can be made by cards. Visa comes on e-mail of the applicant. Detailed instructions, applications and fees are available at  https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html

NOTE: Applicants are advised to use above website only for applying for e-visa.

B.    Tourist Visa (TV):

It is issued for the purpose of sight-seeing and family visit. The application for the same should be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey.
  • Statement of the bank account of the applicant in original. Parents’ bank account statement in case of minors.
  • Confirmation of hotel booking at the place of intended visit in India OR
  • letter of invitation/sponsorship from India with a copy of sponsor’s passport or Identity card. In case of a foreigner inviting to stay in India, a copy of his valid Indian visa should also be attached.

Terms and Conditions:

1. It is non-convertible and non-extendable. Maximum duration is 5 years.
2. Can be converted to other type only in cases of marriages with Indian Nationals.
3. Duration of visa/ number of entries is at discretion of the Consulate General of India.

C. Transit Visa (TR):

It is valid for single/double entry for a maximum stay of 72 hours and issued for bona fide transit purpose only. A copy of the airline ticket needs to be enclosed. 15 days single entry Transit visa is issued for Seamen. Seamen need to submit copy of Seamen Book, letter from the company operating the ship.

 D. Business Visa (B):

The Business visa is issued for attending business/technical meetings and other business requirements in India.  Duration is up to 5 years. Documents to be attached with application:

  • Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey.
  • Letter of request/guarantee/sponsor from the company in Indonesia indicating nature of applicants’ business and position held in the company (in English only).
  • In case the person is self-employed, copy of his bank statement in original and his business card. 
  • Letter of invitation from the company in India. It should clearly indicate the period of invitation. (Company’s letter head - fax/scanned copy/ E-mail communication without signature is not acceptable).
  • Company Registration Certificate in respect of Indian company.
  • Copy of hotel booking where the applicant will stay in India.

Duration of visa/ number of entries is at discretion of Consulate General of India, Bali.

The Business Visa to foreigners (non-Indonesians) is issued from countries of their domicile where their residence is more than two years. They need to submit the copy of their KITAS/Residence permit. If it is less, then prior clearance is sought from Missions where the applicant has permanent residence. They should apply one week in advance.

The business visa holders’ family members (dependents only) will be given B-X (Business dependents) visa.

 E. Employment Visa (E):

This type of visa issued for maximum period of one year or the term of contract whichever is less (extendable in India) in order to enable the qualified professional/ highly skilled applicant to work in India on remuneration basis for senior level or specialized functions. The following documents are required for processing the request for this visa.

  • Appointment letter/ contract, specifying the terms and conditions of employment, from the prospective employer in India including the pay structure, nature of job, period duly signed.
  • Recommendation letter from the present employer in Indonesia.
  • Bio-data/resume (Qualification and work experience) of the applicant.
  • Certificate of registration of the Indian employer in India.
  • Copy of confirmed flight tickets.
  • Justification letter from the employer for the need to hire a foreigner, clearly mentioning the efforts taken by the company to hire Indian nationals. Generally the post should be advertised in electronic/print media.
  • Education qualification degrees.
  • Proof of payment of taxes in India, if applicant has previously worked in India and if company has foreigners working in it, proof of their salary and tax payments.

Note:

1. Employment visa is issued only for highly educated/professionals/skilled applicants. No
employment visa is issued for routine/ ordinary/simple jobs.

2. Clearance from Ministry of Civil Aviation is required for pilots wanting to work in India, for renewal of their license.

3. MHA (Ministry of Home Affairs) clearance is required for applicants seeking employment to work offshore in oil fields.

4. Non-Indonesian nationals are required to get Employment Visa from the country of their origin or from a country of permanent residence of more than two years.

5. Where the stay is more than 180 days, registration with FRRO is a must within 14 days of arrival.

6. Employment visa is extendable in India by Immigration Department subject to security check, payment of tax and complying of other registration formalities. Registration is mandatory. Extension is not done by the Consulate General of India, Bali.

7. Family members of the applicant will be issued E-X (Employment dependent visa).

 F: ‘X’ Entry Visa:

1. This type of visa or Entry Visa is granted to foreign spouse/children of Indian nationals particularly those who want to live in India. The following documents are required for processing the visa:

  • Marriage certificate in case of spouse/ Birth Certificate in case of child (original certificates should be produced for verification along with copies).
  •  Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey.
  • Copy of Indian passport/ copy of passport with valid Indian visa.
  • Sponsorship letter from the spouse for stay in India.

2. Diplomats/officials on a personal (non-official) visit to India - Documents:

  • Note Verbale from departments/ Missions mentioning the purpose of visit.
  • Copy of flight tickets.

 G. Student Visa (S):

1. It is issued to bona fide students to pursue regular higher studies of recognized courses at recognized institutions in India. Please contact Education Section first for prior approval before applying to Consular Section for Students Visa. The applicant should apply in advance (two weeks) to get the application approved from Education Section and subsequently present to Consular Section for visa processing. The documents necessary for processing this visa are:

  • Certificate in original of confirmed admission for recognized course from the recognized educational institute in India.
  • Degree/certificate and transcript of marks/GPA obtained in the last qualifying examination, based on which admission is granted.
  • Payment receipt of all school/University fees including Tuition fee.
  • Bank statement of the student/parents/guardian for the last six months.
  •  Two passport size photographs.
  • Sponsorship letter from the parent/guardian.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Course curriculum (for short term courses & courses other than the regular school/ university course).
  • Recommendation/ reference letter, if any.
  • FRRO registration for the students already studying in India.
  • Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey.
  • In case of admission in medical or paramedical courses in India, a letter of approval or no objection certificate from the Ministry of Health, Government of India, is also required. Similarly, for admission to graduate or post-graduate courses in engineering/ technical institutions in India, a letter of approval or a no objection certificate from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Education) is required.

2.  For study in Yoga, Vedic Culture and Indian System of Music and Dance and Buddhist Studies:

Student Visa can be granted for full term of the course. Student visa for primary education will not be entertained. Bona fide certificate issued by the educational authorities in India should indicate the full name of the College/Institute, address, email id/ telephone no. /website address, term of the course as well the relevant year in which the applicant would be pursuing the course.

Submission of proof of academic records in respect of education completed is necessary.
Studying under Tourist Visa is illegal. Tourist Visa cannot be converted to Students visa.

H: Research Visa:

            Foreigners desiring to undertake research work in India must apply (6 copies) in the prescribed format, at least three months in advance, to the Secretary, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi giving full bio data and synopsis of the thesis. Approval of Ministry of Human Resource Development (Department of Education), New Delhi, should accompany the visa application. The validity of the visa would coincide with the research period.

The application should accompany the following documents:

  • Certificate in original for confirm admission for recognized course from the recognized educational institute in India.
  • Degree/certificate and transcript of marks/GPA obtained in the last qualifying examination, based on which admission is granted.
  • Synopsis of thesis / research subject.
  • Details of the places to be visited in India with duration of stay at each place in connection with research work.
  • Payment receipt of all school/University fees including Tuition fee.
  • Bank statement of the student/parents/guardian for the last six months.
  • Two passport size photographs.
  • Sponsorship letter from the parent/guardian.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Course curriculum (for short term courses & courses other than the regular school/ university course).
  •  Recommendation/ reference letter, if any.
  • FRRO registration for the students already studying in India.
  • Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey.

Please contact the Education Section first for prior approval before applying to Consular Section for Research Visa.

 I:  Journalist Visa (J):

 Journalist visa is issued to professional journalists and photographers representing recognized electronic or print media. Please contact Consular Wing of the Consulate for prior approval before applying for visa in Consular Section.  Applicants are advised to apply well in advance.  The documents required are as under:

  • Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey.
  • Recommendation letter from the employer.
  • Letter from the Indian office of the employer of his associate in India.

 J. Conference Visa (C):

This type of visa is issued for the participation in international conferences/seminars/workshops/meetings/symposium being organized by Government bodies, International organizations, public sector units and NGOs in India. Administrative approval from nodal Ministry/ Department.

The documents required are as under:

  • A letter of invitation from the Indian organizer of the conference.
  • A letter of recommendation from the institution in Indonesia with whom the applicant is affiliated.
  • Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey.
  • Clearance from Central/concerned State Government/Nodal Ministry
  • Political clearance from the Coordination Division, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). 
  • Event clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and security clearance wherever required accompanied by the above-mentioned documents.

It is the responsibility of organizers to obtain clearances from MHA and MEA, through the nodal ministries before sending invitation to foreign participants. Applicants are advised to apply well in advance and ensure that the organizers have obtained necessary approval from Government of India.

K: Visa for Sportspersons (X):

It comes under X –SP Visa (Entry-Sports) where the invitation to sportspersons to visit India for participating in International competitions in India is extended by concerned Sports Federation/ Association in India after obtaining approval of the Govt. of India in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in consultation with Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Home Affairs. Members of Sports delegations to attend meetings of International level to be held in India with the concurrence of Government of India are given Conference Visa (CV) with prior intimation from Department of Sports & Youth Affairs. The Organizers should obtain approval from the above Ministry before inviting foreign Sports persons/teams.

Documents to attached with application:

  • Copy of clearance from Ministry of Sports, India;
  • Copy of clearance from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), India
  • Copy of clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), India
  • Recommendation letter from the Clubs/Associations/ministries, Indonesia.
  • Invitation Letter from the Clubs/Associations/ Federations in India who are organizing the Sports Event.
  • Copy of return flight tickets.

L.  Medical Visa

For persons going for medical treatment in India. Medical visa is not given for normal ailments which are not serious in nature. Patient can be accompanied by maximum two medical attendants.

Documents to attached with application:

  • Invitation of recognized hospital in India, duly stamped and signed by the Doctor and Head of the Department.
  • Medical records and reference letter from the doctor in Indonesia.
  • Copy of Flight tickets.