Indian Visa: A Guide for Business Tours


Business is one of the common reasons to visit another country, which is why a simple and fast solution is introduced to obtain a business visa. Instead of going to the Indian embassy a straightforward process has been introduced all you now need to be access the web page and follow these easy steps. All the documents that are required for online application are the same as you were asked at the embassy, that is a valid passport, a scan of the information page of the passport, a recent digital photo, and debit/credit card or PayPal account. If you are applying for a business visa you need to carry an invitation letter and an additional copy of business cards but if you don't have a letter business card will be enough. Once you have collected all the documents then you can go for the next step which is to fill the Apply for an Indian visa online application form that will take a few minutes to complete. The first stage of application form requires to fill basic information such as name, gender, date of birth etc which will take about 5 minutes and second stage consist of personal information and uploading of documents mentioned before. The whole process will not take more than 15 minutes and if you need any kind of help in filling application form then a 24/7 service is available at your disposal.


People who want to conduct business activities or join a business venture with an Indian company will require to provide a letter stating the nature of the business, places to be visited, and duration of stay. Business people value time more than anything else but if you look at the pricing of Indian e visa it is not expensive. The cost of getting a visa depends on your nationality and the processing time you choose when you fill the application form. In standard processing you will get your visa within 3 days, if you want to get visa within a day then go for rush processing and if you choose super rush processing you will get your visa within 18 hours. After applying for a business visa, you will receive document through email depending upon processing time you choose. This visa is valid for 60 days from the date of arrival and you can enter twice through 24 airports and 3 seaports.

If you hold a business Indian visa and you want to extend it, you can do this for up to five years but that must be applied annually. For this, you need to show proof that your business is an indeed flourishing and gross sale or turnover is more than 1 crore annually. You need to keep in mind that business visa cannot be converted into a working visa either, it is reserved for the business purpose, related discussions, meetings, or to explore investment opportunities in India. Also, foreign nationals are not allowed to purchase/sell industrial products, consumer durable or commercial products.

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