Indian Visa Requirements For Pakistani Citizens

Indian Visa Requirements For Pakistani Citizens

Indian High Commission in Islamabad, Pakistan

Indian Tourist Visa Requirements:

Indian High Commission has announced the visa drop box facility through 2 designated courier companies.

1- TCS

  • Covering letter –Any one of the following 3 
  • 1- For Employees working in the Government, a letter from either the Head of the Department or a copy of the clearance received from the Government of Pakistan/Provincial Government.
  • 2- For an employee in the private sector, a letter from the organization giving the details of designation, duration of service and address of the applicant
  • 3- For a self-employed businessman, a copy of their Registration Certificate with the Government along with an English translation if not in English.
  • An affidavit from relative/host in India indicating a willingness to bear the responsibility of the visit. Address and telephone number of the host must be clearly indicated
  • Documents such as electricity bill, telephone bill, ration card, Election I-card of the relative/host in India identifying clearly the address (any two)
  • 4 recent passport size photographs (6 for double & 8 for multiple photographs are required-white/blue background non-glossy paper)
  • Copy of Nadra card along with English translation clearly indicating the address.
  • Copy of the electricity bill/gas bill/landline telephone bill (Any two)
  • At the time of submission copy of “B” from-Nadra-computerized is required(in case of accompanying children)
  • Visa Fee: Rs. 515/-
  • Service charges: Rs. 500/-
  • 3 Visa application forms with an Original Signature. (1 additional photocopy & no correction permitted)
  • All previous passports are required.(not necessary if the applicant has traveled on the present passport to India)

Indian Business Visa Requirements:

  • Covering letter of the firm
  • Invitation letter from sponsor (1 copy should be faxed directly to the Embassy)
  • Copy of Letter of Credit/correspondence with the company in India
  • 3 recent passport size photographs (5 for double & 7 for multiple photographs are required-white/blue background non glossy paper)
  • Bank Statement of the last 6 months.
  • Copies of NTN, Chamber’s Certificate, Import Export License and Company Registration, Recommendation of the Chamber of Commerce addressed to the “Indian High Commission Islamabad”.
  • Copy of Nadra card along with English translation clearly indicating the address.
  • At the time of submission copy of “B” form-Nadra-computerized is required(in case of accompanying children)
  • Visa Fee: Rs. 515/-
  • Service charges: Rs. 500/-
  • 3 Visa application forms with an Original Signature. (1 additional photo copy & no correction permitted)
  • All pervious passports are required.(not necessary if the applicant has travelled on the present passport to India)

Other then Pakistani nationals:

  • 2 visa application forms in original
  • 2 passport size photographs
  • 2 references in India with an Invitation
  • Pakistan Origin Card (if available)
  • Visa Fees : USA PP Rs. 5200/- ; other foreign nationals PP Rs. 4400/-
  • Service charges: Rs. 500/-
    Processing time for Tourist Visa   2 months (Appointment to be taken from TCS before submission)
  • Business Visa  20 to 25 days

Forms have to be printed on A5 paper.

  • /TCS Timings: Monday to Friday from 09:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   02:30 a.m. to 04:30 p.m.
  • Saturday from  09:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.  

Note:

W.e.f. 15th Jan 2008, visa application forms which are hand written will not be accepted. Visa forms should be typed in capital letters. Additionally applicants are required to keep a recent passport size photograph (which was attached with the visa application form) with them while travelling to India. This photograph will be shown at the passport & immigration office in India.

REQUIRED INFORMATION FOR INDIAN VISA PROCESSING

  • Home Address & Telephone No.
  • Approximated Date of Migration from India to Pakistan (after 01st March 1947)
  • Address in India before Migration

Indian High Commission in Islamabad, Pakistan Contact Information

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