India Conference Visa


India conference visa can be applied for the applicants that receive an invitation to a conference/seminar/workshop being organized in India by the following:

  • Ministry or Department of Government of India
  • State Governments
  • Public Sector Undertakings
  • Central Educational Institutions
  • Public Funded University
  • An organization owned and controlled by the Government of India or State Government.
  • UN and its specialized agencies
  • Reputed NGOs
  • Private Companies.

If the spouse is also attending the conference, he/she needs to apply for a Conference visa. Otherwise, he/she needs to apply for a Tourist visa. Minor children must apply for a tourist visa.

Duration and Validity

The visa duration starts on the day of issuance, and not on the day of entry into India. The Conference Visa is a 3-month single entry visa. For conference organized by private companies, an applicant should apply for and will get the visa for the shortest duration possible.


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