India Business Visa

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Just a few simple steps to obtain your India Business Visa from IPV

Gather your documents

Gather your documents

Check the list of required documents needed to obtain a India Business Visa.

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Visit our office or ship your documents to us

Drop off your documents in person or ship them to us via FedEx.

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Required if shipping your order to us

After gathering all the required documents – Download and complete our Service Request form.

Download IPV Service Request Form

Provide your valid, original and signed passport. A visa is a stamp or sticker applied to the passport by the embassy or consulate, therefore the original passport is required.

  • at least six (6) months remaining validity
  • at least two (2) completely blank visa pages available

Non-U.S. passport holders, applying for any type of visa will be eligible only for Short Validity Visas not exceeding six (6) months.

Two (2) passport style photos.

  • 2" x 2" size
  • white background
  • taken within 6 months

Copy of your round-trip airline tickets, or itinerary or e-ticket, or letter of confirmation from a travel agent.

  • The itinerary must show the applicant's name, date of arrival and departure from the country, and flight information.
  • If you have not purchased your tickets, please call us (310-274-2020) to further assist you.

You must provide a copy of your driver's license or state ID.

Applicant must submit Additional Particulars Form.

Not Applicable or N/A will NOT be accepted as answers, only YES or No will be accepted.

Download Additional Particulars Form

Additional Particulars Form must be typed, handwritten forms will not be accepted.

Applicant must submit a Business Letter which includes:

  • The name of a reference/visiting firm in India.
  • Detailed explanation of the nature of business to be performed as well as duration of stay.
  • Company guarantee of financial responsibility for all travel expenses incurred by you.
  • The letter must be on company letterhead.
  • The letter must specify the visa validity and number of entries, the applicant is asking for.

Download Business Letter Template (PDF)

Applicant must submit a letter from the sponsoring organization in India on company letterhead indicating nature of applicant's business, probable duration of stay, state the validity of visa applied for, places and organizations to be visited and also a guarantee to meet maintenance expenses etc. Please do not forget to obtain from your host their Letter of Incorporation (#8).

Applicant must submit scanned copy of inviting company in India's Letter of Incorporation - a certificate issued by the Indian government confirming the company's incorporation status.

Complete the online application form. When you have completed the application, please print and sign before sending it to us along with all supporting documents.

Please note you are not applying online, only completing the application. You will need to send the printed application to us.

The application must be printed single-sided on two (2) sheets of paper, the Embassy/Consulate will not except applications printed on a single, double-sided sheet.

View our India Visa Application Guide to filling out the online application. We strongly recommend printing this guide and refer to it as you fill in the Online Application.

Go to India Visa Application Site

There may be a security warning when you click on India Visa application form. Please ignore the warning. Do not close the website. Click on the 2nd option Continue to this website (not recommended) and complete the form.


Validity of a visa is the length of period that the visa is good for, namely from the issuing date to the deadline of entering India for the bearer of the visa.

A visa becomes void once validity expires regardless of whether its entries are used or not. The visa holder should apply for a new visa if he or she intends to visit India again.

Entries are the number of times permitted to enter India during the validity of a visa. A visa becomes invalid if there is no more valid number of entries left. To use such a visa will lead to decline of entry.

Additional Info

  • A gap of two months required between visits to India of a foreign national on a Tourist Visa applies only to the nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, and Stateless persons.
  • Some nationalities can obtain the Tourist Visa at the Port of Entry.

Service Fees

12-15 business days
plus $180 Government fee

Multiple Entry
5 year validity
8-10 business days
plus $180 Government fee

Multiple Entry
5 year validity

Non-U.S. citizens may be subject to higher consular fees than U.S. citizens. Processing times may be longer.

Five year visas are issued only at the discretion of the consulate; a shorter term visa may be substituted without refund.

There is a charge of $40 to re-do/correct errors of your application online.

We accept credit cards & cash for service payments
Government fees are payable by check or money order

How to apply

Visit our office or ship your documents to us

Select the most convenient option to apply for your India Business Visa.

In Person

Drop by our office in Beverly Hills to begin processing your expedited India Business Visa.

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    Visit our office. We will check your documents for accuracy.
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    We will expedite your passport application and contact you when it's ready for pick up.
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International Passport & Visa
204 S Beverly Drive
Suite 115
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Tel: 310-274-2020
Fax: 310-274-4581

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