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Introductory Information

VISA SERVICE: General Information

Indian Visa Service Centre (IVSC)
House No.296, Kapurdhara Marg, Kathmandu
(Adjacent to Indian Embassy, Kathmandu)
Tel: 009771-4001516, Fax: 009771-4001517
E-Mail: visa.india@nsbl.com.np, Website: http://nepalsbi.com.np/content/indian-visa-service-center-ivsc.cfm 

WORKING HOURS

GUIDELINES FOR APPLYING & OBTAINING MANDATORY ONLINE VISA

Information regarding Online Visa Application is also available at the website of Indian Visa Service Center, Kathmandu - http://nepalsbi.com.np/content/indian-visa-service-center-ivsc.cfm  
Note:

On first day of visit to the IVSC

Important Notice for Agents

THE ONLINE VISA APPLICATION - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
Question:  What information will I need to complete the application?
Answer: Information needed on the India Visa Application is as under:

Question: What do I choose for Indian Mission?
Answer: Your Indian Mission is the location of the processing site where you will submit your application.

Question: What do I enter if I don’t have a 'Citizenship or National ID number'?
Answer: Please enter 'NA'. Do not enter your social security number, insurance number or driver's license number.

Question: There is no place for me to enter my middle name. Where do I type it in?
Answer: Enter your middle after your first name in the Given Name field.

Question: I am an unemployed adult. What can I enter under 'Profession'?
Answer: Choose 'Other' and in the 'Employer Name and Address' field, please enter 'None'.

Question: I am completing a form for my baby who does not have a profession. What can I enter?
Answer: Choose 'Other' and in the 'Employer Name' field, please enter 'NA minor child'. If you child is going to school, please choose 'Student' under profession.

Question: The options under 'Profession' does not include my job. What can I do?
Answer: You have the option to choose 'Other' and in the 'Designation/Rank' field, specify your job title.

Question: How do I answer 'Any other valid Passport/Identity Certificate(IC) held?'.
Answer: If you possess any other passport, travel document or Identity Certificate that is valid and issued to you by the country of your current nationality or any other country, answer yes and provide the required details in the specific columns provided for this. If not, answer no.

Question: I am not comfortable disclosing my religion. What can I do?
Answer: You have the option to choose 'Others' and in the field below that, enter NA.

Question: If I completed the online application, but I did not print copy of my application, what should I do?
Answer: We suggest you check your email with our Online Visa Registration Details from the Indian government website webmaster. This email will contain your Web File Number. Choose continue with registration and on the next page, choose the grey 'RePrint' button on upper right hand corner of the screen. If you continue to encounter issues, you are allowed to complete a new online application.

Question:  What can I do if I am having trouble completing the online visa application?
Answer:  Please verify that Javascript and cookies are enabled on your computer. Also check that the date/time on your computer is set correctly. If the date/time is set in the future, this can result in not being able to advance past the first page in some browsers.

Question:  Can I save my application, and come back to it later?
Answer: When you begin an application online, you will be provided with a Temporary Application ID which is usually 15 alphanumeric digits. Using this Application ID and temporary password, you will have up to seven days to complete your application. You can resume a partially completed application by going to the online India visa application, choose "Continue Registration". On the following page in the upper right hand corner, enter your Temporary Application ID number and choose "Go". Please remember that if you do not complete your application within seven days, your application will be deactivated and you will have to start a new application.

Question:  Is there a different version of the application that can be faxed or emailed to me?
Answer: You must use the online application form. The form is bar coded and will store your information securely for faster processing. No handwritten application forms will be accepted.

Question:  I made a mistake on my visa application, how should I correct it?
Answer: Mistakes made on your online visa application cannot be corrected after you press ‘SAVE’ option. Please ensure that all information is complete and that passport information is entered exactly as shown on your passport.
If you continue to encounter issues, you are allowed to complete a new online application.
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BRIEF INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS ON VARIOUS CATEGORIES OF VISA:
Documents required for all type of Visa:

I  TOURIST VISA (TV):

I eTourist Visa (eTV)
Please click on the link for the official website regarding e Tourist Visa (eTV) –
https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html

II BUSINESS VISA (BV):
It is mandatory for Business Visa applicant to be a resident in Nepal for at least 2 years

III STUDENT VISA (SV):

IV EMPLOYMENT VISA (EV)
It is mandatory for an Employment Visa applicant to be a resident in Nepal for at least 2 years

V TRANSIT VISA (TRV)

VI RESEARCH VISA (RV)

VII CONFERENCE VISA (CV)
Following Documents are required to be attached along with the application for a Conference Visa:

VIII JOURNALIST VISA (JV)

IX ENTRY VISA (XV)

X MEDICAL VISA (MV) & MEDICAL ATTENDANT VISA (MXV)
Applicants going to India for medical treatment need to submit the following:

REGISTRATION OF FOREIGNERS IN INDIA
It is necessary when a foreigner intends to stay in India continuously for a period beyond 180 days. It is mandatory in respect of foreigners visiting India on Student/Employment/Research/Entry/Medical/Medical Attendant Visas.

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