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General Information

  1. A complete online application form filled, printed, signed and with a valid photo glued.
  2. Copy of payment must be attached to the Online application form If paid via bank transfer ( Nordea Bank, Account Number : 6011.08.13131) ; or else you may pay via credit/bank card at our office at the time of submission. (A surcharge is applicable if paying with Credit/Bank Cards)
  3. Your passport must be valid for minimum 6 months from the date you arrive back from India. All Non-Norwegians (i.e. foreign passport holders) should submit the copy of their residence permit. If an applicant holds dual nationality, then he/she should submit preferably both the passports. If not, should at least submit copy of the second passport. (First & last page, visa pages)
  4. Note that your passport at the time of submission must hold at least two empty adjacent pages.
  5. Attach the Bank Kvittering for applicable visa fees + kr 195 Rekkomandert postal charges (This charge is applicable if you want us to send the Passport back to you via Rekkomandert post. We send one Passport in one envelop only). The payment has to be be made in our bank account 6011.08.13131
  6. Please note that all incomplete applications will be returned at the expense of the applicant without processing, together with an informative document.

NOTE:

  1. It has been brought to Government of India's notice that some foreigners are carrying satellite phones with them while coming to India on tourist visa. These foreigners were intercepted and their satellite phones were seized.
  2. As per the existing rules and regulations of Government of India, carrying satellite phones by foreigners into India is banned.
  3. Travellers to India are advised to take note of this to avoid any inconvenience later.

NOTE: Normally it takes minimum 3-6 working days to process visas for ethnic- Norwegian nationals and for applicants who are not ethnic Norwegian (i.e. are originally from another country, hold a previous nationality or born in a foreign land), an additional 5 working days processing time is required. Note that such applicants are to fill, Telefax for Visa Clearance in addition to the Online application form.

Normally it takes minimum 3-6 working days to process visas for ethnic- Norwegian nationals and for applicants who are not ethnic Norwegian (i.e. are originally from another country, hold a previous nationality or born in a foreign land), an additional 5 working days processing time is required. Note that such applicants are to fill, Telefax for Visa Clearance in addition to the Online application form.

Documents Required

  1. Online Visa application form duly filled and signed by the applicant Click here.
  2. Passport (passport must be valid for minimum 6 months from the date you arrive back from India. Note that your passport at the time of submission must hold at least two empty pages). All Non-Norwegians (i.e. foreign passport holders) should submit the copy of their residence permit. If an applicant holds dual nationality, then he/she should submit preferably both the passports. If not, should at least submit copy of the second passport (First & last page, visa pages).
  3. Photograph (colored with white background and 50 * 50 mm in size) click here
  4. Telefax for visa clearance for non ethnic Norwegian (birth place indifferent country or holds previous nationality or has different nationality)
  5. Visa fees (you can pay by credit card at our office or a bank transaction receipt)
  6. An invitation letter from the Indian company mentioning the duration and purpose of travel.
  7. A Guarantee letter from the Norwegian company mentioning that the company will take care of the expenses arising out of the travels to India, as well with the duration of the visit.

Note: APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT HOLD NORWEGIAN PASSPORTS, ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THE PROOF OF RESIDENCE, SUCH AS, RESIDENCE PERMIT CARD ISSUED BY UDI/ CONFIRMATION OF REGISTRATION (FROM SKATTETATEN)(THIS IS BOATTEST IN ENGLISH VERSION)/ REGISTERING BEVIS FOR EEA CITIZENS ISSUED BY THE POLICE. THIS IS A MANDATORY DOCUMENT THAT THE EMBASSY REUIRES AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION.

Processing Fee

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  1. Telex form for Visa clearance should be submitted along with online visa application by Non-ethnic Norwegian applicants.
  2. The Sri Lankan National form is to be filled by persons of Sri Lankan origin.
  3. When an applicant has an Indian father/ spouse, then it is important then he/she will have to provide the necessary documents such as Copy of PIO Card etc... alongwith the Online application form.
  4. Missionary Form in addition to the Online visa application form is to be filled by those who visit India on missionary purposes.
  5. Payments can either be made through bank transfer (Nordea Bank, Account Number : 6011.08.13131) ; or else you may pay via credit/bank card at our office at the time of submission. (A surcharge/gebyr is applicable if paying with Credit/Bank Cards. PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT ACCEPT CHEQUES/AMEX/DINERS).
  6. For easy and convinient tracking of Your Passports and delivery, you can order for sms alerts for a Nominal cost.
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Revised Visa Fee w.e.f April 1,2017

Viss Fees for Norway nationals

SN Type Duration Entries Fee to be on website
1 Business upto 1 Y S/M 1340+45*+115+195*

Other Nationals Visa Types

SN Type Duration / Entries Fee to be on website
2 For Afganistan, Argentina*, Bangladesh, DPR Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, South Africa, Uruguay** and Seychelles*** nationals:   
  All types of visa   140+45*+115+195*
3 For Singapore nationals:     
  All other types of visa fee will same as mentioned above at SN 2 to 31    
4 For Japanese nationals:     
  All other types of visa for Japanese nationals   215+45*+115+195*
5 For UK nationals:    
  Business visa up to one year (single/multiple) 2460+45*+115+195*
  up to five years (multiple) 7090+45*+115+195*
  issued same day (excluding visa fee) 2140+45*+115+195*
  Emergency visa charges   960+45*+115+195*
6 For Nigerian nationals:     
  All types of visa   2440+45*+115+195*
7 For US nationals:     
  Buisness visa fee upto 1 year 1440+45*+115+195*
  Buisness visa fee from 5 to 10Y 2610+45*+115+195*
8 For Ukrainian nationals:     
  Business visa up to one year (S/D/M entry) 1340+45*+115+195*
  All other visas (entry, conference, jouranalist etc.) upto 6 months  940+45*+115+195*
  upto 1 year 1340+45*+115+195*
  Emergency visa fee 940+45*+115+195*
9 For Russian nationals:    
  All types of visa Single Entry 540+45*+115+195*
  Double Entry 970+45*+115+195*
  Multiple Entry  1340+45*+115+195*
  Transfer of valid visa   540+45*+115+195*
10 For Srilankan Nationals    
  Business visa 30 days (M/Entry) 370+45*+115+195*
  90 days (S/E) 390+45*+115+195*
  90 days (M/E) 510+45*+115+195*
  Upto 1Y(M/E) 870+45*+115+195*
11 For Mozambique Nationals 140+45*+115+195*
  Business visa    
  All other types visas (Except Transit and Student) up to 6 months 2150+45*+115+195*
    up to 6 months ( in Emergency) 2880+45*+115+195*
    up to one year 2880+45*+115+195*
    up to one year (in Emergency) 2880+45*+115+195*


SN Country Name Duration / Entries Fee to be on website
12 Business visa fee for nationals of following countries charged on reciprocal basis
  USA upto1Y  1440+45*+115+195*
  Ecuador upto1Y  2540+45*+115+195*
  New Zealand upto1Y  1440+45*+115+195*
  France upto1Y  1790+45*+115+195*
  Australia upto1Y  2290+45*+115+195*
  Czech Republic upto1Y  2040+45*+115+195*
  Iran upto1Y  2890+45*+115+195*
  Ireland upto1Y  2140+45*+115+195*
  Philipines upto1Y  2340+45*+115+195*
  Poland upto1Y  1590+45*+115+195*
  Saudi Arabia upto1Y  2290+45*+115+195*
  Thailand upto1Y  2140+45*+115+195*
  UAE upto1Y  4290+45*+115+195*
13 Visa Fee for Pakistan Nationals for all types of Visas
      140+45*+115+195*
14 Visa Fee Nepal and Bhutan National for all types of visas.
      140+45*+115+195*
15 Visa Fee for Japanese nationals
  Other Visas   215+45*+115+195*
16 NA    
17 Restricted / Protected Area Permit   415+45*+115+195*
18 Pakistan All types of Visas 155+45*+115+195*
  *Argentina Gratis only for TVs, BVs and Tr.V  
  **Uruguay Gratis only for TVs  
  *** Seychelles Employment Visa fee at par with other nationals  

 

Please Note Nok 45* is Optional for SMS Charges

Please Note Nok 195* is Optional for Post Charges

Postal Charges

Rekkomandert post charges : Kr. 195,- per person per Passport. Please pay this amount in our bank account 6011.08.1313 together with the Visa fees. You can pay the Visa fee and postal charges together as one payment.

Express/Overnight post : Please contact us for Express post charges.

We do not send Passports back in normal posts.

Please do not send us stamps or envelops.

Processing Time

Minimum 6 working days from the date of application submission

For postal applications (who send their applications by post) minimum 10 working days over and above the normal processing time of 6 working days.

For non-Norwegian (i.e. are originally from another country, hold a previous nationality or born in other country) will take an additional 5 working days for processing. There is also additional processing fee of NOK 50 for the Visa Clearance.

Note: Applicants are to fill Telex form and in addition to the Online application form.

Other information

Acceptance of the visa application does not guarantee issue of visa. The issue of visa, its type and duration are determined on the merits of each case. The Indian Embassy issues visa at their discretion. Get your visa confirmation before booking your flight. We are not responsible for delays.

Note: Indian visas are valid from the date of issued by the Embassy, not from the date of entry into India.

Please make sure that you correctly specify the category of visa applied for, depending on the purpose of your visit. Activities in India incompatible with the category of the visa may result in immediate revocation of the visa.

If you wish to cancel your application or are in need to withdraw your passport please allow for a 12 hr handling period.


Note: The Processing time mentioned above is a general processing time however this processing time is dependent on various factors and may vary from time to time.
Processing time mentioned above, do not include time taken by courier companies to deliver the passport. Incomplete/ Incorrect applications will increase the processing time and applicants will need to comply with any changes in the procedure that may occur during this time.
Visa Application Center 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.

Forms

Click below mention links to download form

Online Visa Application Click here to fill online

Additional Telefax for Clearance FormClick here to download

Additional For Sri Lankans FormClick here to download

Checklist Business Visa Norway Click here to download

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