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US VISA TO INDIA: Tourist Visa to India

What is an India Tourist Visa? Do I Qualify?

Tourist Visa to India: Information & Requirements India Embassy Seal of Tripura - US Visa to India

The Tourist Visa to India is an travel document that is stamped into your passport
by the Indian Consulate / Embassy.
The Tourist Visa to India is valid for the following travel:

  • Recreation and Sight Seeing
  • Visit Family and Friends

Most India tourist visas are issued for a 120 month validity with multiple entries and
the maximum duration of stay is 180 days (6 months). Please note however that the
validity of the Indian tourist visa is at the sole discretion of the Indian Consulate / Embassy
and in some cases they may issue a shorter visa validity.
The Tourist Visa to India can not be extended nor converted.


Gather together, complete, and ship the following to US Visa to India:

1. PASSPORT: Requirements - Tourist Visa to India

Your actual, physical passport.
To be valid for the Tourist Visa to India, your passport must: Example Image of a blank U.S. Passport which is a requirement for Indian Tourist Visa application submission

  • be signed
  • contain at least two blank visa pages
  • not expire no less than 6 months beyond the date of your return to the U.S.

If your passport does not meet these requirements:

If shipped together, US Visa to India can process the passport application and the tourist visa to India application back to back.

Important Notes: The last few pages in the back of your passport are amendment and endorsement pages.
These are for U.S. State Department use only. They cannot be used for visa issuance or entry / exit stamps.
Also, a visa page must be completely clean and clear to be valid for an Indian Tourist Visa stamp.

2. PHOTO'S: Requirements - Tourist Visa to India

Two passport photo’s.
To be valid for the Tourist Visa to India, your photos must: Passport photo example image showing size and position required for submitting an Indian Tourist Visa application

  • good quality (not blurry or pixelated)
  • in color
  • 2 x 2 in size
  • not more than 90 days old
  • full frontal view with body facing completely forward
  • background plain and white

Photo’s should be taken at a reputable facility.
Suggested are Walgreen’s, CVS, or FedEx Kinko’s.

3. PROOF OF TRAVEL: Requirements - Tourist Visa to India

Proof of your intended tourist travel into India.  Image of a Flight Itinerary which is a requirement for Indian Tourist Visa application submission
This can be:

  • itinerary
  • copy of round trip airline tickets
  • e-ticket
  • letter of confirmation from a travel agent

Travel proof must show the applicant’s name, dates of arrival and departure from India, and general flight information.

4. PROOF OF ADDRESS: Requirements - Tourist Visa to India

You must provide a copy of your drivers license for residential address
verification the United States.
If you do not have a license, then also acceptable are:    Image of a Valid Drivers License which is required for proof of Consulate Jurisdiction for Indian Tourist Visa application submissions

  • a major utility bill (water, gas, electric, sewage)
  • copy of valid & current lease with landlord and tenant signatures.

Cellular or landline phone bills, credit card statements, bank statement, or cable bills
are not acceptable. Address on any ID proof document may not be a P.O. box number
and must match the address on the India online visa application form.

For New York Jurisdiction: If submitting a utility bill as proof of address, the original is required.

5. JURISDICTION: Requirements - Tourist Visa to India

The first two questions on the application for the Tourist Visa to India establish jurisdiction.
They ask for:

  • your country of application submission
  • your mission (consulate/Embassy) of application submission

The country of your submission is USA.
To identify your Mission (Consulate/Embassy), find your state below.

Houston Consulate of India Jurisdiction: Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Nebraska
Atlanta Consulate of India Jurisdiction: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virgin Islands
Chicago Consulate of India Jurisdiction: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin
San Francisco Jurisdiction: Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming
New York Jurisdiction: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont
Embassy of India in Washington DC Jurisdiction: Bermuda, Delaware, District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia
6. APPLICATION: Requirements - Tourist Visa to India
Complete, print, and sign the Online India Tourist Visa Application Form. India Online Visa Application Image required for submitting an Indian Tourist Visa application

It is strongly recommended to print our helpful step by step Tourist Visa to India
Application Guide and refer to it as you fill in the Online Indian Tourist Visa Application form.

Important Note: The India Tourist visa application form must be printed on two separate sheets of paper.
The Embassy/Consulate of India does not except applications printed back to back on a single sheet of paper.

7. PARTICULARS FORM: Requirements - Tourist Visa to India

Extra Document Icon for India Tourist Visa Pariculars form required for the Indian Tourist Visa Application Complete, print, and sign the India Tourist Visa to India Particulars form.

Important Note: Questions that are not applicable should not be left blank
but instead be filled in with “NO” or “NONE”.

8. ORDER FORM & SHIPPING: Requirements - Tourist Visa to India

Order Form Icon US Visa to India Secure Online Tourist Visa Oder FormComplete the Secure Online Order Form for the Tourist Visa to India.
This form is for:

  • payment information
  • contact information
  • printing your ship labels
  • uploading your India Tourist Visa documents for review

Please note you that you will not be charged until all your documents are received and are ready for submission.
Secure Online Tourist Visa to India Order Form – US Visa to India

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