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EMBASSY OF INDIA, STOCKHOLM
VISA APPLICATION FORM
Please staple one recent
Adolf Frederiks Kyrkogata 12, Box 1340, Stockholm-11183,Tel: (08) 107008,
Fax: 248505 consular@indianembassy.se, visapassports@indianembassy.se
passport size photo in this
Bankgiro: 5816-4930 Timings for giving applications: 9-12 hrs, Collection of passports: 16-
space.
1700 hrs Telephone enquiries: 1430-1530 hrs
CHECKLIST FOR VISA APPLICATIONS
ORIGINAL PASSPORT
VISA FEE RECEIPT - Bankgiro No: 5816-4930 – IF SENT BY
POST. NO CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.
(Valid for six months and with two blank pages)
ONE RECENT PASSPORT SIZE PHOTO-SHOWING FACE FROM
RETURN SELF-ADDRESSED REK STAMPED ENVELOPE
FRONT.
(If Passports are to be posted back)
VISA CLEARANCE FORM & PERSON BEVIS– IF YOU DO NOT
BUSINESS REFERENCE LETTERS FOR BUSINESS VISAS
HOLD SWEDISH OR LATVIAN PASSPORTS
PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS AT END OF FORM
TO BE FILLED BY VISA APPLICANT IN ENGLISH
1.
Complete Name (in CAPITALS) Mr/Mrs/Ms______________________________________________________________
2. Previous Name, if any_____________________________________________________________________________
3. Nationality (Original)________________________Nationality (Present)______________________________________
If you do not have Swedish or Latvian passports please fill telex form also
4. Civil Status: (Married or Single)_________________Name of father/husband_________________________________
5. Place of Birth (City and Country)_______________________________Date of birth ___________________________
6. Present Home address: Street________________________City______________ZIP:___________Country_________
9.
If we need more information: Phone No:______________________________Mobile__________________________
Fax____________________Email :_________________________________________________________________
7. Occupation: _________________________ Name of Organization__________________________________________
8.
Passport Number
Date of Issue
Date of Expiry
Place of Issue and Issuing authority
9. OBS: Please see Fee Schedule. Individual cheque payments are not accepted
Visa fee - amount paid SEK__________
Date of Payment______________
BankGiro
/ Internet
Please attach payment receipt or
Cash (only at counter in Embassy) (Credit
Printout of internet payment confirmation
Cards NOT accepted)
10. Number of entries required:
Single
Double- Please give reasons
Multiple- Please give reasons
11. Purpose of visit:
Tourist
Business
Employment
Visit family & friends
Other:
12. VISA IS REQUIRED FOR: SIX MONTHS/ONE-YEAR/FIVE-YEARS: OBS: Visas are valid from date of issue)
EMBASSY OF INDIA, STOCKHOLM
VISA APPLICATION FORM
Please staple one recent
Adolf Frederiks Kyrkogata 12, Box 1340, Stockholm-11183,Tel: (08) 107008,
Fax: 248505 consular@indianembassy.se, visapassports@indianembassy.se
passport size photo in this
Bankgiro: 5816-4930 Timings for giving applications: 9-12 hrs, Collection of passports: 16-
space.
1700 hrs Telephone enquiries: 1430-1530 hrs
CHECKLIST FOR VISA APPLICATIONS
ORIGINAL PASSPORT
VISA FEE RECEIPT - Bankgiro No: 5816-4930 – IF SENT BY
POST. NO CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.
(Valid for six months and with two blank pages)
ONE RECENT PASSPORT SIZE PHOTO-SHOWING FACE FROM
RETURN SELF-ADDRESSED REK STAMPED ENVELOPE
FRONT.
(If Passports are to be posted back)
VISA CLEARANCE FORM & PERSON BEVIS– IF YOU DO NOT
BUSINESS REFERENCE LETTERS FOR BUSINESS VISAS
HOLD SWEDISH OR LATVIAN PASSPORTS
PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS AT END OF FORM
TO BE FILLED BY VISA APPLICANT IN ENGLISH
1.
Complete Name (in CAPITALS) Mr/Mrs/Ms______________________________________________________________
2. Previous Name, if any_____________________________________________________________________________
3. Nationality (Original)________________________Nationality (Present)______________________________________
If you do not have Swedish or Latvian passports please fill telex form also
4. Civil Status: (Married or Single)_________________Name of father/husband_________________________________
5. Place of Birth (City and Country)_______________________________Date of birth ___________________________
6. Present Home address: Street________________________City______________ZIP:___________Country_________
9.
If we need more information: Phone No:______________________________Mobile__________________________
Fax____________________Email :_________________________________________________________________
7. Occupation: _________________________ Name of Organization__________________________________________
8.
Passport Number
Date of Issue
Date of Expiry
Place of Issue and Issuing authority
9. OBS: Please see Fee Schedule. Individual cheque payments are not accepted
Visa fee - amount paid SEK__________
Date of Payment______________
BankGiro
/ Internet
Please attach payment receipt or
Cash (only at counter in Embassy) (Credit
Printout of internet payment confirmation
Cards NOT accepted)
10. Number of entries required:
Single
Double- Please give reasons
Multiple- Please give reasons
11. Purpose of visit:
Tourist
Business
Employment
Visit family & friends
Other:
12. VISA IS REQUIRED FOR: SIX MONTHS/ONE-YEAR/FIVE-YEARS: OBS: Visas are valid from date of issue)
13. Date of Departure from Sweden__________________Period of stay in India (Dates):________________________
14. Places to be visited in India ______________________________________________________________________
15. Dates/years of previous visits to India______________________________________________________________
Reason for visiting India frequently________________________________________________________________
16. Whether visa was refused earlier: YES / NO
17. City from which you will take a connecting flight to India ________________________________________________
18. City of first entry into India_________________
City of departure from India_______________________________
19. Name, address and telephone number of contact persons
In India________________________________________________________________________________________
In Sweden______________________________________________________________________________________
TO BE SIGNED BY APPLICANT
I shall utilize my visit to India for the purpose for which visa has been applied and on arrival in India, shall not try
to obtain employment or set up a business or extend my stay for other purposes. I fully understand that if any of the
above information is found to be incorrect or if information is withheld, visa can be cancelled any time.
(Signature of applicant)
Name of applicant____________
Date_______________________Place______________________
***********************
Visa Information
All those who do not hold Indian Passports, need a visa to enter India. A visa for India is valid only for
India and not for any other country. Even children need to apply for a visa for visa, by filling up the visa
form and paying visa fee. Even if the child’s name is included in the parent’s passport and the child does
not hold a separate passport, they must fill the form, pay fee and complete other formalities.
Following categories of applicants may contact Embassy before applying:
PAKISTANI, AFGHAN, SRI-LANKAN, CZECH AND
Those
applying
for
SLOVAKIAN NATIONALS- even those holding Swedish
Journalist Visa
passports
VISA FEE
TYPE AND PERIOD OF VISA
SWEDISH
FOREIGN and
AMERICAN
AND
LATVIAN
ALIENS PASSPORTS
PASSPORTS
PASSPORTS
Tourist Visa and visa upto six
440
490
710
months*
ONE YEAR VISA – FOR BUSINESS
710
760
980
AND EMPLOYMENT ONLY
FIVE YEAR VISA-ONLY FOR INDIAN
1420
1470
1690
2
ORIGIN NATIONALS
Student visa
820
870
1090
Transit VISA(Not for tourist
110
160
380
purpose) - 15 days from date of
ISSUE (Single/Double entry)
Transfer of Visa
55
55
55
*Tourist Visa is valid for six months only
The following Passport holders will pay only SEK50 AS VISA FEE:
Afghanistan
Jamaica
Mauritius
Argentina
Mongolia
Poland
Bangladesh
Maldives
South Africa
Uruguay
SPECIAL VISA FEES
RUSSIAN NATIONALS -
SEK440
ROMANIAN NATIONALS - SEK60
SRI LANKANS- SEK525 – for Single Entry Tourist Visa
SEK555 – for Double entry Tourist Visa
Japanese nationals – SEK55 – For Transit Visa, SEK140 – For all other Visas
Payments: Fee payment receipt must accompany all applications. Cash should not be sent by post. At the
counter in Embassy, visa fee can be paid in cash when you apply. NO CHEQUE OR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.
Internet payments can be made to Embassy’s bankgiro number 5816-4930- PLEASE ATTACH PRINTOUT OF
INTERNET PAYEMNT WITH VISA APPLICATION FORM. Internet payments, applications are processed after
our bank confirms payment. VISA FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE.
Processing time for issuing visas: If visa applications are complete and payment is confirmed, visa is
granted between two-five days. Sometimes applicants are asked to give additional documents or to come to
the Embassy for interview. Depending on duration and purpose of visit to India applications are sometimes
sent to India. In such cases, processing time is between two-four months. Embassy is not responsible for
any delay, if application form is incomplete or if payment is not confirmed. From October to March
processing time is longer.
Validity of visas: Visa sticker/stamp, which is put on one of the pages of your passport by the Embassy
gives information regarding the type of visa which has been given to the applicant. Issue of visa DOES
NOT guarantee the right to enter India. Final authority to allow entry into India lies with immigration
authorities at the airport or place of entry in India. Visas are valid from date of issue. A visa for India is
valid ONLY for entry and travel within India. Although applicants seek visas ranging from six months to five
years, duration of visa granted varies, depending on rules of Government of India and discretion of the
Embassy.
Application forms: Latest visa application forms can be downloaded from the Embassy homepage or
collected from the Embassy. Old visa application forms will not be accepted. All entries in the form must
be completed. Applications can be submitted in the Embassy between 0900-1200 hrs from Monday to
Friday. In addition to visa application form, additional forms have to be completed by persons who DO NOT
HOLD
SWEDISH
OR
LATVIAN
PASSPORTS,
FOR
RESEARCH
VISA,
JOURNALISTS
VISITING
FOR
PROFESSIONAL REASONS, VISITS TO RESTRICTED AND PROTECTED AREAS.
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Foreign nationals: Those who do not hold Swedish/Latvian passports are to complete the Visa application
form and the VISA CLEARANCE FORM(and pay an extra fee of SEK50). Processing time is FOUR DAYS from
the date the application is received.
Indian nationals: Even those of Indian-origin, need a visa for India, if they do not hold an Indian passport.
Indian-origin nationals, can get a five-year visa, if they submit their familibevis, previous Indian passport or
other proof of Indian-origin. Visa fee is similar to that if other applicants. Indian-origin persons can also
apply for a Person of Indian Origin Card, which allows them to enter India for 15 years, without a visa.
Please check the link PIO Card, on our homepage for more information
Applications sent by post: Incomplete applications will be sent back without visa. Please use registered
post to send passports to Embassy.
Visa fee can be paid through internet or bankgiro. For internet
payments, it takes four days to ISSUE visas because we wait for confirmation regarding payment. PLEASE
DO NOT SEND CASH BY POST.
Please enclose a self-addressed return REK envelope with postage if
Passports are to be posted back. Embassy will not be responsible if passports posted back to applicants do
not reach them.
Enquiries about visa applications: Telephone enquiries about status of visa applications can be made
between
1430-1530
hrs
from
Monday
to
Friday.
Applicants
can
also
write
in
English
to
consular.indianembassy@chello.se
Collection of Passports: Once visa is given Passports can be collected from Reception in Embassy between
1600-1700 hrs from Monday to Friday. If applicant cannot collect passports from Embassy, they must send
with application a self-addressed REK envelope with return postage. If passports are not collected the
Embassy CANNOT SEND THEM BY POST, unless return postage is provided. Applicants may check at the
Embassy whether visa stamp has correct entries of applicant and visa.
Children of all ages are to submit visa application form, passport, photo, pay normal visa fee to get a visa
(even if their names are included in their parent’s Passport).
Restricted and Protected areas: the Government notifies certain areas in India as protected and restricted
areas Applicants who want to visit such areas must also fill the restricted area permit form.
Transfer of visas: If applicant has a valid visa on an old/damaged passport, visa can be transferred to a
new passport on payment of SEK55.
NOTE: If period of visa is over 180 days, all foreigners have to register with Foreigners Regional
Registration Officers/Foreigners Registration Officer (FRRO) within 14 days of first arrival in India. Pakistani
nationals are to register within 24 hours of arrival and Afghan nationals within 7 days of arrival,
irrespective of period of visa. There is a fine of US$ 30 for failure to do so.
Payments: Fee payment receipt must accompany all applications. Cash should not be sent by post. At the
counter in Embassy, visa fee can be paid in cash when you apply. NO CHEQUE OR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS.
Internet payments can be made to Embassy’s bankgiro number 5816-4930- PLEASE ATTACH PRINTOUT OF
INTERNET PAYMENT WITH VISA APPLICATION FORM.
In case of Internet payments, applications are
processed after the bank confirms payment. VISA FEE IS NON-REFUNDABLE.
FEE SCHEDULE
ADDITIONAL PAPERS TO BE GIVEN WITH VISA APPLICATION
Type of visa
Duration
Purpose of visit
Supporting documents
Adoption
Three
to
six
To adopt a child
Letter from either ‘Adoptions Centrum’,
months
from India
‘Adoptions
for
All’
or
the
‘Family
Association for Inter-country Adoption’
(Swedish
organizations
authorized
for
inter-country adoption)
4
Indian
Origin
Maximum of five
To visit family in
Famili bevis or copy of old Indian passport
nationals
years
India
Tourist
Valid
for
a
Tourism
or
to
Copy of flight bookings or flight tickets.
maximum of six
visit family and
Complete addresses of contact persons in
months
from
friends
India if purpose is to visit family and
date of issue of
friends.
visa
It
is
not
possible
to
extend.
Business
Six months to a
Related
to
A signed letter from the company in
year
business
Sweden on the company letterhead, giving
promotion,
company profile, position of applicant,
discussions etc
purpose and dates of visit, guarantee of
costs to be incurred during the trip.
Invitation letter from the Indian business
counterpart,
with
name
of
applicant,
purpose and dates of visit.
Employment
Maximum period
For
those
who
Signed
employment
contract,
which
of one year. Can
will be employed
gives details of employment, durations
be
extended
in
and
resident
in
and terms and conditions.
India
India
Journalist visa
Maximum of one
For
journalism,
Detailed letter from the Swedish media
year
photography,
agency/ company with an introduction
filming etc
about the journalist, purpose, dates of
visit etc. Fill a separate application form
(if you wish to film in India) and submit
List of equipment to be carried to India
Student
Depends
on
For those who are
Admission letter from recognized Indian
duration of the
admitted
to
an
Institution in the name of applicant, giving
course
Indian
dates and title of course.
College/university
Social
or
Depends on the
For those who are
Letter from Swedish institution giving
voluntary
work
nature
of
visit
traveling
on
profile of organization, purpose and dates
visa
and
documents
behalf
of
Non-
of visit, and a brief description of their
given to Embassy
Governmental
work in India,
Processing
time
Organizations
is between two to
(NGO)
or
who
Letter of invitation from the institution in
four months
have an invitation
India mentioning the name of applicant,
from
NGOs
in
purpose and dates of visit, program in
India
India and organization’s work in India.
Yoga training
Maximum of six
For learning yoga
Letter of invitation from yoga institution in
months
India, in the name of applicant, dates and
purpose of stay etc.
Transit visa
Valid for double
Changing
flights
Copy of confirmed tickets for onward
entry into India
and traveling to
journey
for fifteen days
another
country
from the date of
and
NOT
for
issue. It is not
tourism
or
extendable.
business.
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