Tourist Visa

Eligibility

3 months Single Entry Tourist Visa is issued to Chinese nationals as per the MOU on Simplifying visa procedures between Republic of India and People's Republic of China.

6 Months or 1 year Single/Multiple entry Tourist visa is issued to Foreign Applicants depends on their Nationality, Documentation & Decision taken from the Indian mission

Tourist visa applicants prepare documents As per given in the Forms/checklist in Tourist visa category and send your documents to our Beijing visa center address

Tourist Visa is issued to a foreigner whose sole objective of visiting India is tourism, recreation, sight-seeing, and for casual visit to meet friends and relatives etc. The visa is non convertible to any other Visa type. No other activity is permissible on Tourist visa.


A Tourist Visa-on-Arrival shall be granted to a foreigner

who is national of Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Cook Islands, Djibouti, Fiji, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands,Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, USA, Vanuatu, Vietnam. whose sole purpose of visiting India is recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives etc and for no other purpose / activity.

Tourist Visa on arrival is issued with a maximum validity of 30 days with single entry facility by the Immigration officer at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata Airports and NOT at any other Immigration Check Posts (ICPs).

For further information please follow the link: Tourist Visa-on-Arrival

Jurisdiction of Embassy of India, Beijing

Provinces Municipalities Autonomous Regions
  1. Anhui
  2. Gansu
  3. Guizhou
  4. Hebei
  5. Heilongjiang
  6. Henan
  7. Hubei
  8. Jiangxi
  9. Jilin
  10. Liaoning
  11. Qinghai
  12. Shaanxi
  13. Shandong
  14. Shanxi
  1. Beijing
  2. Tianjin
  3. Chongqing
  1. Inner Mongolia
  2. Ningxia
  3. Tibet
  4. Xinjiang

Required Documents

  1. Visa Application form (No column to be left unfilled) duly signed along with photograph pasted at the designated space
  2. Copy of the passport
  3. Copy of the Chinese ID Card ( both sides)
  4. Copy of the air ticket for return /onward journey
  5. Undertaking from the applicant regarding financial standing stating that he/she has sufficient funds for the visit.
  6. Detailed itinerary duly signed by the applicant

Tourist visa- Chinese Applicants
As per new notification from The Embassy, Following Documents are not required:
1) Original letter from a company or school
2) Bank guarantee certificate

Fees

All Payments are accepted in cash only, except in case of Postal Application. Payment through bank cards will not be acceptable at the India Visa Application Center.

If the applicant wants to withdraw his/her application the visa and service fee will NOT be refunded either by the Consulate nor the India Visa Application Center. The applicant in order to get the refund of the visa and service fee will have to withdraw the application on the same day of submission between 8.30 am-3 pm.

India Visa Application Center will ONLY provide FAPIAO for the service fee per application and courier fee per application if any. The India Visa Application Center will NOT be able to provide FAPIAO for the visa fee.


  1. Applicants from the below mention countries need not to pay any visa fee:

 

New Rationalised Visa Fee For All Nationals Other Than as Specified Below Between SN 32 to 46 w.e.f. 01.04.2017 ROE
6.89
SN Code Type Duration Entries Fee in $ Fee in RME ICWF Total
1 T Tourist upto 1 year S/M 100 689 18 707
2 T Tourist 1 year to 5 year M 200 1378 18 1396
3 For Afganistan, Bangladesh, DPR Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia and South African nationals:
  All types of visa 0 0
4 For Argentia nationals:
  Tourist Visas 0 0 18 18
  All other types of visa fee will be same as mentioned above at SN 5 to 30
5 For Uruguay natinals
  Tourist visa
  All other types of visa fee will be same as mentioned above at
SN 3 to 31
6 For Singapore nationals:
  Tourist visa 6 month multiple entry 25 172 18 190
  All other types of visa lee will same as mentioned above at SN
2 to 31
7 For Japanese nationals:
  All other types of visa for Japanese nationals 8 55 18 73
8 For UK nationals:
  Tourist Visa valid up to one year (single/multiple) 162 1116 18 1134
  Tourist visa valid for 1 year to five years (multiple) 484 3335 18 3353
9 For Nigerian nationals:
  All types of visa 250 1723 18 1741
10 For US nationals:
  Compulsory visa application fee for all types of visa except Tourist Visa 20 138 0 0
  Tourist visa fee upto 10 years 100 689 18 707
  All other types of visa fee will be same as applicable to other countries
11 For Ukrainian nationals:
  Tourist visa upto one year (S/D/M entry) 100 689 18 707
  All other visas (entry, conference, jouranalist etc.)
  upto 6 months 85 586 18 604
  upto 1 year 130 896 18 914
  less than 5 years ( S/D/M entry) 200 1378 18 1396
12 For Russian nationals: all types of visa
  Single Entry 40 276 18 294
  Double Entry 90 620 18 638
  Multiple Entry 120 827 18 845
13 For Srilankan Nationals
  Tourist visa 30 days (Double entry) 15 103 18 121
    90 days (Single entry) 15 103 18 121
    90 days (Double entry) 25 172 18 190
    6 months (D/M entry) 25 172 18 190
14 For Mozambique Nationals
  Tourist visa Single Entry 80 551 18 569
    Single Entry - Urgent 150 1034 18 1052
    Multiple Entry 1 220 1516 18 1534
    Multiple Entry - Urgent 300 2067 18 2085
  All other types visas (Except Transit
and Student)
up to 6 months 220 1516 18 1534
  up to 6 months (
in Emergency)
300 2067 18 2085
    up to one year 300 2067 18 2085
    up to one year (in Emerges) 300 2067 18 2085
    upto 5 year 300 2067 18 2085
    up to 5 year (in Emergenc) 300 2067 18 2085
   
15 For Pakistani Nationals
  All type of visas 10 18 28
   

Other Visa Types

New Rationalised Visa Fee For All Nationals Other Than as Specified Below Between SN 32 to 46 w.e.f. 01.04.2017 ROE
6.89
SN Code Type Duration Entries Fee in $ Fee in RME ICWF Total
1 M Missionary upto 6 month S/M 80 551 18 569
2 M Missionary 6 month to 1 year M 120 827 18 845
3 M Missionary 1 year to 5 year M 200 1378 18 1396
4 MX Mountaineering upto 6 month S/M 80 551 18 569
5 MX Mountaineering 6 month to 1 year M 120 827 18 845
6 I Intern upto 1 year M 80 551 18 569
7 F Film upto 1 year S/D 120 827 18 845
8 For UK nationals:
  Emergency visa charges 89 6I 3 18 631
9 For Ukrainian nationals:
  Emergency visa fee 85 586 18 586

Schedule of Revised Visa Fee for Ukrainian Nationals

Exchange Rate used: USS1---- RMB 8.27
Type of visa (Validity) Existing Visa Fees Revised Visa Fees
In USD RMB (mci. ICWF
contribution of RMB18)
In USD RMB (mci. ICWF
contribution of RMB18)
Tourist (Single/double/multiple Entry) (upto 6 months) 40 349 85 721+15*+65*

Schedule of Revised Visa Fee for Nigerian Nationals

Exchange Rate used: USS1---- RMB 8.27
Type of visa (Validity) Existing Visa Fees Revised Visa Fees
In USD RMB (mci. ICWF
contribution of RMB18)
In USD RMB (mci. ICWF
contribution of RMB18)
Tourist Visa
Upto 6Months- $40 349
Upto 1 Year- $65 556
Upto 5 years- $130 1094
250 2086+15*+65*

Schedule of Revised Tourist Visa Fee for US Nationals

Exchange Rate used: USS1---- RMB 8.27
Type of visa (Validity) Existing Visa Fees Revised Visa Fees
In USD RMB (mci. ICWF
contribution of RMB18)
In USD RMB (mci. ICWF
contribution of RMB18)
Tourist Visa (Maximum 10 years)
Upto 6Months- $60 515
Upto 1 Year- $85 722
Upto 5 years- $150 1260
100 845+15*+65*
  Visa Fees for other categories to remain unchanged  


Gratis visa
S.No Country Visa Fee (RMB) Visa Service charge (RMB) Total
1 Afghanistan 0 22 22+15*+65*
2 Argentina 0 22 22+15*+65*
3 Bangladesh 0 22 122+15*+65*
4 DPRK 0 22 22+15*+65*
5 Jamaica 0 22 122+15*+65*
6 Maldives 0 22 22+15*+65*
7 Mauritius 0 22 22+15*+65*
8 Mongolia 0 22 22+15*+65*
9 Nepal 0 22 22+15*+65*
10 South Africa 0 22 22+15*+65*
11 Uruguay 0 22 22+15*+65*
12 German spouses of Indian nationals and their dependent children 0 22 22+15*+65*

 

  1. Nepali nationals visiting India from China require visa. It is issued gratis.
  2. Nationals of Bhutan entering India (including from China) do not require visa.
  3. All visas to Pakistani nationals chargeable @ RMB. 23.
  4. Transfer of visa- The transfer of visa from old passport to new passport is RMB 60. (Not charged from Nationals of the countries who are given gratis visa and from Nationals of Pakistan, Nepal and Bhutan).

 

Up to 6 months Tourist visa
S.No COUNTRY VISA FEES (RMB) Visa Service charge Total
1 CHINA(PRC) 349 22 371+15*+65*
2 SINGAPORE 225 22 247+15*+65*
3 JAPAN 85 22 107+15*+65*
4 UK 1085 22 1107+15*+65*
5 RUSSIA (SE) 349 22 371+15*+65*
6 RUSSIA (DE) 763 22 785+15*+65*
7 RUSSIA (ME) 1011 22 1033+15*+65*
8 USA 515 22 537+15*+65*
8# USA 845 22 867+15*+65*
9 SRILANKA 143[1M(DE)/3M(SE] 22 165+15*+65*
225[3M(DE)6M(DE/ME)] 22 247+15*+65*
10 MOZAMBIQUE 680 (SE) 22 702+15*+65*
1838 (SE) 22 1860+15*+65*
11 OTHERS 349 22 371+15*+65*

*SE-Single Entry; DE-Double Entry; ME-Multiple Entry

 

Up to 1 year Tourist visa
S.No Country Visa Fee (RMB) Visa Service charge Total
1 JAPAN 85 22 107+15*+65*
2 RUSSIA (SE) 349 22 371+15*+65*
3 RUSSIA (DE) 763 22 785+15*+65*
4 RUSSIA (ME) 1011 22 1033+15*+65*
5 USA 722 22 744+15*+65*
5# USA 845 22 867+15*+65*
6 UK 1358 22 1380+15*+65*
7 OTHERS 556 22 578+15*+65*

 

Up to 5 years Tourist visa
S.No COUNTRY VISA FEES (RMB) Visa Service charge Total
1 JAPAN 85 22 107+15*+65*
2 RUSSIA (SE) 349 22 371+15*+65*
3 RUSSIA (DE) 763 22 785+15*+65*
4 RUSSIA (ME) 1011 22 1033+15*+65*
5 USA 1260 22 1282+15*+65*
5# USA 845 22 867+15*+65*
6 UK 4021 22 4043+15*+65*
7 OTHERS 1094 22 1116+15*+65*

*SE - Single Entry; DE - Double Entry; ME - Multiple Entry

Notes:

  1. Gratis Visa for nationals of Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, DPRK, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nepal, South Africa and Uruguay.
  2. Gratis Visa for German Spouses of Indian Nationals and their dependent Children.
  3. Nepali Nationals visiting India from China require visa. It is issued gratis.
  4. Nationals of Bhutan entering India (including from China) do not require visa.
  5. All visa of Pakistani nationals chargeable @ RMB.23.00.
  6. Fee for Medical/Medical attendant visa (up to 1 year) for UK nationals is RMB 1912.00
  7. Student Visa fee for Sri Lanka nationals (for institutions not covered by bilateral agreement) is RMB 688.00.
  8. Entry Visa fee for Sri Lanka nationals (1Y/ME) is RMB 349.00

 

Processing Time

The Processing time mentioned here is a normal processing time, however this processing time is dependent on various factors and may vary from time to time. Processing time mentioned here, do not include delivery time taken by courier companies. Incomplete applications will lead to delay of processing time and applicants will need to comply with any changes in the procedure that may occur during this time.
You are requested to make your travel arrangements only after receiving relevant service. India Visa Application Center/EOI/CGI will not be liable for any claims of inconvenience or penalties should applicant need to make changes to their travel plans owing to the delays and/or any inconvenience caused due to any rejections.

For Chinese national: Minimum 4- 5 working days

For Foreign nationals: Minimum 5- 7 working days

Note: Applications sent by post will take additional 4-5 working days for processing.

Forms

Download Forms

Request form for re-entry this form is applicable for nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, Bangladesh, foreigners of Pakistan and Bangladesh origin and Stateless persons

Online Visa Application

Additional form to be filled by all foreign nationals


Checklists

Tourist Visa Checklist Page 1

Tourist Visa Checklist Page 2