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Passport / Visa Services  

Visa Information

Visa Information

All visa seekers are requested to apply for Indian Visa through our online visa web link: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa  External website that opens in a new window 

The instructions for filling the form can be seen at Instructions for Online Visa Application External website that opens in a new window Important technical information for filling online Indian visa application can be referred at Technical Instructions. Please note that uploading of photograph is compulsory. A print out of the submitted application form should be taken and duly signed, (at two places), be produced at this High Commission along with supporting documents and requisite fees between 0900-1130 hrs [Wednesday – 10.00 hrs – 12.30hrs] on working days to obtain a visa.

VISA FEE CHART [for Ugandan/Rwandan/Burundian nationals]

Sl.No.Visa DetailsCharges in UGX
1.Tourist Visa365,000/-
2.Student Visa290,000/-
3.Medical Visa290,000/-
4.Medical Att.290,000/-
5.Conference290,000/-
6.Entry Visa290,000/-
7.Business Visa7,000/-

Please also note that for most categories of visas, the duration of each stay in India should not exceed 180 days/the validity of visa, whichever is shorter.  In the case of visas where a longer stay is allowed (student visa etc.), registration with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office in India should be done within 14 days of arrival in India. 

Documents required for:

1. Tourist Visa:  

  • Printout of the filled-in online visa application form completed in every respect and signed by the applicant. [Please note that uploading of photograph is compulsory] 
  • 2 recent passport size photographs
  • Return air passage booking and confirmed hotel booking.
  • Current bank statement of the applicant, duly stamped by the Bank and showing the current funds in the applicant’s account’. If company bank statement is being provided, company details linking the applicant to the account should be submitted.
  • Proof of touristic nature of the visit.

 

2. Business Visa:

  • Printout of the filled-in online visa application form completed in every respect and signed by the applicant. [Please note that uploading of photograph is compulsory]
  • 2 recent passport size photographs
  • Letter of invitation from the company in India stating the name and passport number of the invitee. A copy of the letter should be sent by the Indian company from its official e-mail address (not gmail, yahoo, hotmail, rediff or other such general e-mail address) directly to the e-mail addresses – consularhcikampala.co.ug .
  • A copy of trade license or recommendation from recognized Chamber of Uganda should be sent directly from an official ID of KACITA/UNCCI/UMA to consularhcikampala.co.ug 
  • Original with a copy of the commercial registration document of the company/business in Uganda.
  • Letter from the applicant’s company or employer (in Uganda, Rwanda or Burundi) stating that the applicant (name and passport number) will be travelling to India to conduct business with the Indian company on the company’s behalf.
  • The letter from the applicant’s company or organization should specifically state that all expenses incurred during the visit will be paid/borne by it.
  • Current bank statement of the applicant, duly stamped by the Bank and showing the current funds in the applicant’s account’. If company bank statement is being provided, company details linking the applicant to the account should be submitted.

 

3. Short-term entry visa to attend seminars/conferences, etc.:

  • Printout of the filled-in online visa application form completed in every respect and signed by the applicant. [Please note that uploading of photograph is compulsory]
  • 2 recent passport size photographs
  • An invitation letter from the organizers of the seminar/conference.
  • The letter from the applicant’s company or organization.
  • Proof of funding

 

4. Student Visa:

  • Printout of the filled-in online visa application form completed in every respect and signed by the applicant. [Please note that uploading of photograph is compulsory]
  • 2 recent passport size photographs
  • Confirmed admission letter from a recognized University - signed by the International Students Advisor or the College/ Institution in India signed by the Principal.
  •  Proof of financial support from a sponsor with documentary evidence showing availability of the equivalent of 1st year college fee plus US$ 2,000/- in the bank account. The documents required are  - a letter signed by the sponsor, sponsor’s original passport with a copy of the page giving the personal details of the holder. If company bank statement is being provided, company details linking the applicant to the account should be submitted.
  • Such documentation may be subject to verification.  Students should verify, in advance, (perhaps through their Diplomatic Missions in India) the authenticity of University/College before making any payment to them.

 

5. Medical Visa:

  • Printout of the filled-in online visa application form completed in every respect and signed by the applicant. [Please note that uploading of photograph is compulsory].
  • 2 recent passport size photographs.
  • Letter from local hospital/doctor recommending special treatment in India.
  • A letter from the recognized medical institution in India stating the name, passport number and nationality of the patient and attendant/s and confirming that treatment will be provided by it.
  • Proof of availability of funds (such as bank statement, receipt of payment issued by hospital in India etc.) for such treatment. If company bank statement is being provided, company details linking the applicant to the account should be submitted.
  • The applicant should submit the full medical history.
  • Referral letters from local hospital as well as invitation letter from Indian hospital should be sent from the official email id of the hospital to consularhcikampala.co.ug

 

Please note the following when applying for a visa:

  • Passport valid for minimum 6 months beyond the date of intended   departure from India. The visa validity period may not extend beyond the passport's validity expiry date.
  • Visitors to India should hold a valid yellow fever certificate. Vaccination should have been taken at least 14 days before the date of travel
  • The Applicant should personally sign the application at the two designated places.
  • Application forms should be filled completely, correctly and legibly; incomplete and illegible forms may not be entertained.
  • Applications for minors should be accompanied by the original and of the Birth Certificate of the minor and consent letter signed by BOTH parents, along with original IDs of the parents.

 

Important Supplementary Information for All Visitors To India

  • The provisions herein are general; other provisions may apply in specific cases.
  • IT IS ILLEGAL TO USE/CARRY THURAYA AND OTHER SUCH SATELLITE     PHONES IN INDIA
  • The High Commission reserves the right to call any applicant for a   personal interview, and may ask for additional information at any stage   during the processing.
  • Submission of the application along with prescribed fees does not necessarily guarantee issue of visa.
  • The High Commission reserves the right to refuse visa to any applicant without assigning any reason, as well as to decide the duration of visa.
  • The visa fees are non-refundable, even if the application is withdrawn or the service refused.
  • Validity of all visas is counted from the date of their issue.
  • The requirements or guidelines herein, and the fees structure, are subject to change without prior notice.
  • In a case of a fraud or misbehaviour, the passport will be suitably endorsed/stamped.
  • All persons holding a long term visa (validity exceeding 180 days) are required, within 14 days of arrival in India, to get themselves registered with the nearest Foreigners Registration Office. However, for a long term Business Visa holder, registration is required only well before the 180-day period provided the planned stay in one visit is to extend     beyond 180 days, or else registration is not required at all.
  • Any person seeking a visa to India for the purpose of entering into a surrogacy arrangement must ascertain beforehand whether the law of the applicant's country permits surrogacy and will provide appropriate travel documents to the child for accompanying the surrogate parents. Entering into surrogacy arrangements under any other visa not sought for surrogacy is punishable under Indian law.

 

 
 
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