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GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR VISA APPLICATION

1. Online submission of Visa Application Forms is mandatory.

2. Please fill the Visa Application Form with care and take note of requirements of additional documentation for business or employment visas. Applications are to be submitted along with a recent coloured photograph (2x2 inches, white background).Visa applications should be submitted at the Embassy’s Application Centre.

3. Passport must have a minimum validity of six-months at the time of submission of application.

4. The visa fee charged is non-refundable regardless of the outcome of the application or the applicant withdrawing the application after submission or if the visa cannot be processed within the timeframe desired by applicants.

5. Non-Philippines nationals, who are on a short visit and not resident here should obtain a visa for India from the country of their normal residence or country of origin.

6. The validity of all visas is counted from the date of issue.

VISA APPLICATION FORM

Please visit https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/ for the online application.

ADDRESS OF EMBASSY’S APPLICATION CENTRE

Address:Unit 2702, 27th Floor, One World Place, 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City 1634, Metro Manila

Timings:
For submission of documents : 1000 hrs - 1200 hrs (No appointment needed)
For release of documents : 1500 hrs - 1600 hrs 

TIMINGS FOR SUBMISSION OF VISA APPLICATION

1000 hrs - 1130 hrs (No appointment needed)

PAYMENT OF FEES :

In order to make the consular process simpler and convenient for the applicants, the fee  for different consular services, henceforth, could be deposited directly into the Embassy of India’s METROBANK Account.
Henceforth,NO cash fee of any kind would be paid/deposited at the Embassy for any consular service w.e.f 1 April 2021.

The applicant can deposit their fee in the bank directly, prior to or on the same day of visiting the Consular office for the service. Applicants are advised not to deposit the payment more than 48 hours prior to their visit to centre.
The applicants are to deposit their documents at the Consular office only along with the fee deposition slip.
Details for depositing fee into the Embassy’s account are as follows:

  • Account name - Embassy of India
  • Subscriber/ Cardholder’s - Applicant’s name
  • Reference No - ID number
  • Subscriber No. - N/A
  • Mobile number - Applicant’s Mobile no.
  • Mode of Payment (to bank) - Cash (Cheque payment will not be permitted)
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Please note that “GREEN slips are to be used not BLUE

Launch of SU-SWAGATAM (Visit India) Mobile App.

A new integrated services Mobile App SU-SWAGATAM has been launched by the Government of India for foreign nationals intending to visit India. The new Mobile App would be available from the visa application stage till the person's exit from the country. The App is available on Google Play Store for Android users and App Store for IOS users.The App primarily aims to make the stay of foreign nationals comfortable in India.

1. Filipino nationals can apply for the Business, Medical and Medical Attendant Visas by filling in the visa applications(e-visa/regular visa) through the app. For regular visas, the applications, along with supporting documents are required to be submitted in the Embassy of India, Manila for issue of visa as per existing practices.

2. The request for Extension of visa, Residential permit, Exit permit from concerned FRRO/FRO can also be made using the app.

3. Filipino Nationals are free to use either of the options i.e the online portal or the mobile app SU-SWAGATAM for submission of visa applications and seeking e-FRRO services

4. The App also provides useful information on utility services like details of tourist places, government agencies, transport services, places of entertainment, health services, religious places, lodging, food and shopping etc.




TYPES OF VISA

1. TOURIST VISA (SIX MONTHS VALIDITY)

* Two recent colour photographs (size: 2x2 inches) showing full frontal view of face against a white background to be pasted on the application form.Photograph should not be stapled. 

* Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the contemplated stay in India with photocopy;

* Copy of the reservation itinerary (not confirmed ticket) needs to be attached with the Visa Application at the time of submission of the application.
(Note: non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until your passport with visa is in your possession);

* proof of financial standing (recent bank statement, sponsorship letter, etc.);

* accommodation arrangements / hotel bookings;

* In case of non-Filipino applicants who are not resident in Philippines, reasons for applying for visa from Manila; 

The provision relating to 2 months gap between two visits of a foreign national to India on a Tourist Visa has been reviewed by the Government.  It has been decided to lift the restriction of two-month gap on re-entry of foreign nationals coming to India except in case of nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, Bangladesh, foreigners of Pakistan origins and Stateless persons and in such a case, permission should be sought from the Head of Indian Mission in the region and registration would be required within 14 days of arrival in India with the FRRO.

VISA FEES:


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NATIONALITY

VISA FEE + BANKING CHARGES (PHP 50.00)

1

FOR FILIPINO NATIONALS

PHP 5,005.00 + PHP 50.00

2

FOR U.S. NATIONALS

PHP 5,005.00 + PHP 50.00

3

FOR SINGAPORE NATIONALS

PHP 1,365.00 + PHP 50.00

4

FOR U.K. NATIONALS

PHP 8,015.00 + PHP 50.00

5

FOR OTHER NATIONALITIES

PHP 5,005.00 + PHP 50.00


               PROCESSING TIME

1- 4 days

2. TRANSIT VISA VALID FOR 15 DAYS for SEAMAN JOINING THE VESSEL

  • 2 passport size photos
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the contemplated stay in India with photocopy
  • Seaman’s Book
  • Contract of Employment
  • Sponsorship Letter from India
  • Guarantee Letter from company in the Philippines
  • Airline Print Out with Ticket Numbers

VISA FEES:


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PROCESSING TIME

VISA FEE (SEAMAN)
+ BANKING CHARGES (PHP 50.00)

1

4 WORKING DAYS FOR FILIPINO

7 WORKING DAYS FOR OTHER NATIONALITIES

 

PHP 1,125.00 + PHP 50.00

3. TRANSIT VISA FOR OTHERS (EXCEPT SEAMAN)

  • 2  passport size photos
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the contemplated stay in India with  photocopy
  • Confirmed onward journey

VISA FEES:


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PROCESSING TIME

VISA FEE ( EXCEPT SEAMAN)
+ BANKING CHARGES (PHP 50.00)

1

3 WORKING DAYS FOR FILIPINO

6 WORKING DAYS FOR OTHER NATIONALITIES

 

PHP 1,125.00 + PHP 50.00



4. BUSINESS VISA

  • 2 passport size photographs (size 2x2 inches);
  • passport valid at least for 6 months beyond the intended date of return from India and also should have at least 2 blank pages;
  • Invitation letter from the relevant company India; or
  • sponsorship letter from the company/firm being represented in the Philippines, duly attested by Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) or Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC);
  • proof of financial standing and expertise in the field of intended business;
  • copy of air ticket or tentative airline booking;
  • appropriate visa fee.

Note: Foreign nationals with less than two years of residence in the Philippines must apply in the country of their origin.

VISA FEES:

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NATIONALITY

VISA FEE + BANKING CHARGES
(PHP 50.00)

1

FOR FILIPINO NATIONALS

 

UP TO ONE YEAR

PHP 10,830.00 +  PHP 50.00

MORE THAN ONE YEAR UP TO 5 YEARS

PHP 14,715.00 +  PHP 50.00

2

FOR U.S NATIONALS

UP TO 10 YEAR

PHP 7,920.00 +  PHP 50.00

3

FOR OTHER NATIONALITIES EXCEPT FOR 15 SPECIFIED COUNTRIES GIVEN IN ANNEXURE I

UP TO ONE YEAR

PHP 7,920.00 +  PHP 50.00

4

PROCESSING TIME:

1-4 days

5. EMPLOYMENT VISA

  • 2 passport size photos
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the contemplated stay in India with photocopy
  • Contract of Employment (original with photocopy)
  • Letter from the employer justifying the appointment of a foreigner
  • Proof of Registration of the Company under relevant provisions of the Government of India rules.
  • Documentary proof of educational qualifications and professional expertise
  • Airline Print Out with Ticket Numbers
  • Interview by the Consul

Foreign nationals with less than two years of residence in the Philippines must apply in the country of their origin.

VISA FEES:

SN

NATIONALITY

VISA FEE + BANKING CHARGES
(PHP 50.00)

1

FOR FILIPINO NATIONALS

 

UP TO SIX MONTHS

PHP 5,980.00 +  PHP 50.00

UP TO ONE YEAR

PHP 9,860.00 +  PHP 50.00

2

FOR U.S NATIONALS

UP TO SIX MONTHS

PHP 6,950.00 +  PHP 50.00

UP TO ONE YEAR

PHP 10,830.00 +  PHP 50.00

3

FOR OTHER NATIONALITIES EXCEPT FOR 15 SPECIFIED COUNTRIES GIVEN IN ANNEXURE I

UP TO SIX MONTHS

PHP 5,980.00 +  PHP 50.00

UP TO ONE YEAR

PHP 9,860.00 +  PHP 50.00

4

PROCESSING TIME:

4 working days for Filipino businessman
7 working days for other nationalities

6. STUDENT VISA

  • 2 passport size photos
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the contemplated stay in India with photocopy
  • Admission Letter from a recognized Educational Institution in India
  • Satisfactory evidence of financial support

VISA FEES:


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DURATION

VISA FEE + BANKING CHARGES
(PHP 50.00)

1

UP TO 5 YEARS

PHP 4,005.00 +  PHP 50.00

PROCESSING TIME:

1- 4 days

7. ENTRY/CONFERENCE/JOURNALIST VISAS ETC.
(INCLUDING X VISA FOR PERSON OF INDIAN ORIGIN)

  • 2 passport size photos
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the contemplated stay in India with photocopy
  • For attending Conferences/volunteering in India, a letter of invitation from the organizers of the Conference/Volunteering Institutes and approval, if any, obtained by the organizers from the Government of India for holding the Conference/volunteership to be attached. For participation in certain conferences, reference/approval therefore, require a longer processing time.

VISA FEES:


SN

NATIONALITY

DURATION

VISA FEE + BANKING CHARGES (PHP 50.00)

1

FILIPINO NATIONALS

UP TO SIX MONTHS

PHP 4,005.00 +  PHP 50.00

UP TO 1 YEAR

PHP 5,980.00 +  PHP 50.00

UP TO 5 YEARS

PHP 9,860.00 +  PHP 50.00

2

U.S. NATIONALS

UP TO SIX MONTHS

PHP 5,005.00 +  PHP 50.00

UP TO 1 YEAR

PHP 6,950.00 +  PHP 50.00

UP TO 5 YEARS

PHP 10,830.00 +  PHP 50.00

3

OTHER NATIONALITIES

UP TO SIX MONTHS

PHP 4,005.00 +  PHP 50.00

UP TO 1 YEAR

PHP 5,980.00 +  PHP 50.00

UP TO 5 YEARS

PHP 9,860.00 +  PHP 50.00

Conference Visa

For attending Conferences/volunteering in India, a letter of invitation from the organizers of the Conference/Volunteering Institutes and approvals/clearances obtained by the organizers from the Government of India for holding the Conference/ volunteership to be attached. These are: Clearance letters from the Ministry of Home Affairs; the Ministry of External Affairs; State Government/Union Territories and the Nodal Ministry that holds jurisdiction over the conference. Example, an education conference needs a clearance letter from the Ministry of Education. For participation in certain conferences, reference/approval therefore, require a longer processing time.

8. India has announced an eTourist (eTV) Visa scheme for Philippines, Federated States of Micronesia and Republic of Palau  .

The eTV scheme will facilitate travel to India for a short stay of 30 days by enabling the prospective visitor to apply for an Indian Visa from his/her home country online without visiting the Indian Mission and also pay the visa fee online. Once approved, the applicant will receive an email authorising him/her to travel to India and he/she can travel with a print out of this authorization. On arrival, the visitor has to present the authorisation to the immigration authorities who would then stamp the entry into the country. This facility is available to Foreigners whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, sightseeing, short duration medical treatment, casual business visit, casual visit to meet friends or relatives etc. and not valid for any other purpose/activities. This will allow entry into India within 30 days from the date of approval of ETA and will be valid for 30 days stay in India from the date of arrival in India. The eTV cannot be availed more than twice in a calendar year. The facility will be available at nine International airports in the country namely Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Goa.

The facility will encourage people to travel to India with short-term planning, while transiting through India and bring family members while on business visits. The information and instructions for the eTV scheme is available on the link https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html.

9. TRANSFER OF VISA

  • 2 passport size photos
  • Passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the contemplated stay in India with photocopy
  • Letter of Request for Transfer of Visa
  • Photocopy of previous visa               

VISA FEES:

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DURATION

PROCESSING TIME

1

UP TO 5 YEARS

1- 4 days

Note: Foreigners other than US nationals may contact Visa Section of the Embassy for visa fees.

Revision of visa fees for Ukraine nationals

ALL TYPES OF VISA

FEE + BANKING CHARGES (PHP 50.00)

Transit (Single/double entry)
(Duration – 15 days)

PHP 4,280.00 +  PHP 50.00

Tourist (Single/double/multiple entry)
(up to 6 months)

PHP 5,505.00 +  PHP 50.00

All other types of visas i.e. Conference, Employment, Journalist, Entry visas etc.
(up to 6 months)

PHP 4,280.00 +  PHP 50.00

All other types of visas i.e. Conference, Employment, Journalist, Entry etc.
(up to 1 year)

PHP 6,465.00 +  PHP 50.00

Student Visa
(up to 5 years)

PHP 4,280.00 +  PHP 50.00

Business Visa (Single/double/multiple)
(up to 1 year)

PHP 6,465.00 +  PHP 50.00

Business Visa (Single/double/multiple)
(up to 1 to 5 years)

PHP 12,290.00 +  PHP 50.00

All other types of visas i.e. Conference, Employment, Journalist, Entry visas etc.
(up to 5 years)

PHP 9,860.00 +  PHP 50.00

Emergency visa fee

PHP 4,280.00 +  PHP 50.00

Revision of visa fees for Nigerian nationals

ALL TYPES OF VISA

FEE + BANKING CHARGES (PHP 50.00)

Business Visa

 

 

 

PHP 12.290.00 +  PHP 50.00

Student Visa

Medical Visa

Entry Visa

Tourist Visa

Employment Visa

Conference Visa

Other Visas

Revision of visa fee for USA nationals

ALL TYPES OF VISA

FEE + BANKING CHARGES
(PHP 50.00)

Tourist Visa (only)
(Maximum of 10 years)

 

PHP 7,290.00 +  PHP 50.00