Visa Information

The India Conference Visaare specifically given for workshops placed in India to hold important conferences, international seminars or to discuss subjects of importance.


Often time people confuse the validity period, as they think it starts counting from the day you arrive India which is completely false. The duration starts counting from the moment you are issued the visa. The validity period for theIndia Conference Visa are usually three months or 90 days.
In addition, it is imperative for delegates who resides outsides of India to carry the invitation card to the conference or seminar. Plus, for India Conference Visa, a duration of 30days is allowed as the stay days in India and not to mention that the Indian Conference Visa permits single entry.

Visa Requirements

The first thing to note about the requirements is that the process can be carried out online, so you are not mandated to go to the embassy. Thus, making the process easier as you can get your visa in the comfort of your home.

The following are the requirements needed to obtain an India Conference Visa:

  • A Passport that is valid for the next 6 months
  • A Photograph of you taken recently on a white background.
  • A copy of your invitation letter to the conference or seminar.
  • MHA event clearance letter.
  • MEA political clearance letter.

Apply for visa

Once you have all the necessary requirements in place, you can then apply for the visa which usually has a three-way process:

  • Apply Online: Visit the appropriate website and choose India Conference Visa.
  • Fill an Online Form & Upload documents: fill out the application form and upload the supporting documents required.
  • Receive Visa: After the process is completed, you will receive your visa in your email. This takes within 1-5 business days

Requirements for Applying For Conference Visa

Even though you would be required to upload some necessary documents, you should know that not all is essential. There are certain criteria that needs to be met before you can then apply for India Conference Visa;

  • You must not only have a passport, but a valid one issued by a country which is eligible for application of an e-Conference attendant visa.
  • You must have two blank pages for stamps on your passport as well as the passport being valid for a period of 6 months after the proposed date of entry.
  • A formal letter of invitation from the organizer.
  • You need to prove that you have money that would sustain you and also, a return ticket which should clearly indicate your departure date after you have attended the e-Conference.
  • The Ministry of external affairs, confirmation of clearance would be needed.
  • The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare would need an evidence of event clearance.
How to Apply E Conference Visa (Step By Step)