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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 : 6208 05 19910 ) ; 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 6208 05 19910
  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:

  • ALL APPLICANTS NEED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THE RETURN TICKETS AND A COPY OF VALID TRAVEL INSURANCE ALONG WITH VISA APPLICATION AND OTHER EXISTING DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS.
  • IF YOUR NAME HAS SCANDINAVIAN ALPHABETS, THEN PLEASE USE THE ENGLISH VERSION OF YOUR NAME MENTIONED IN THE LAST LINE OF THE PASSPORT. ( Ø IS OE, Æ IS AE AND Å IS AA).
  • Online Visa application form duly filled and signed by the applicant Click here.
  • Note:

    1. The application should be printed on 2 separate sheet of paper.
    2. Make Sure you filled the form correctly otherwise it will not be accepted, As BLS International are not allowed to modify any details.
    3. One recent colour passport size (about 2x2 inch) photograph in colour, showing full frontal view of face against a white background to be pasted on the application form. Photograph should not be stapled. To know more about photo specification click here.
    4. Current Valid passport with minimum of 180 days validity and two blank pages. Last two observation pages are not considered.
    5. Proof of address

    All Applicants need to submit a photocopy with proof of residence/address that matches the present address on the visa application
    Examples for Address proof: State Issued Identity cards i.e. Driving licence, Utility Bills for water, Gas, Electric, Sewage. Copy of Valid Lease, with signature of Landlord AND tenant to be provided. Do not cut any document to smaller size like Driving size, passport copy.
    Note: The following documents are not considered as address proof.

    1. Cell phone bill, credit card Statement and bank Statement.
    2. The address cannot include a P.O. Box
    3. For minors below 18 of age: Birth certificate copy or any government issued document which shows parents name, date of birth and nationality.
    4. US Born: Only birth certificates are accepted for applicants born in the US.
    5. India Born: Those born in India can use their birth certificate, old Indian passport or school leaving certificate
    6. All Others Citizens: The minor applicant not born in the US or India should submit a birth certificate or any government document from the country of origin that has parents name, date of birth and nationality. The documents must be translated into English and notarized.

    Note: Please do not submit the originals as BLS international is not responsible for any loss.

    1. For Minor below 18 of age:
    2. A copy of the vital page(s) containing the picture and signature page of both parents signed passports
    3. Visa applications for minors should contain both parent's signatures which have been duly notarized with a notary stamp and seal
    4. Applicant holding Dual Citizenship: Applicants who have dual citizenship with the US and another country must apply on their US passport, if living in the US except for applicants who hold dual citizenship with Pakistan. Pakistani citizens who have also acquired US citizenship must apply for a visa on their Pakistani passport only

    Condition and Exceptions:

    1. The only exception if applicant can prove that they have renounced their Pakistani citizenship with a copy of their renunciation certificate.
    2. Absence of Pakistani passport or an expired Pakistani passport is not considered proof of renunciation of Pakistani nationality.
    3. If applying on the Pakistani passport it is required to complete the Special Pakistan application, and submit all requirements mention in the application form
    4. Please click here for the Special Pakistan application: Pakistan.pdf
    5. For Sri Lankan Passport holders/Person of Sri Lankan origin:
      Dully Filled Sri Lankan Additional Form. Please click here to download the additional srilankan application form.
    1. for Bangladeshi Passport Holders

    Citizen of Bangladesh are required to fill special Bangladeshi form (2 copies with 2 photos). Please click here to download the additional Bangladeshi form.

    1. Confirmed return tickets for onward journey
    2. Valid visa for final destination
    3. Applicants planning to travel in the following areas in India will need to apply for a special protected / restricted area permit. Arunachal Pradesh, Parts of Himachal Pradesh, Parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Parts of Rajasthan, Sikkim and Parts of Uttarakhand. A completed Protected Area Permit Form is required. To download the form click here
    1. Non US Citizens: If you are a non-US citizen, then you must provide a copy of one of the following documents:
      • your Permanent Resident Card (both sides),
      • Employment authorization card or copy of page showing H1 / H4, L1/L2, F1/F2, J1/J2 etc.
    2. Applicants who are not citizens/residents of the USA and hold a tourist or other short-term visa for the USA should normally apply for Indian visas in the country of their permanent residence.

    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 : 6208 05 19910 ) ; 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.

    Revised Visa Fee w.e.f May 2019

    Other Viss Fees for Norway nationals

    Sl.No. Type of Visa Duration Entries Total in NOK
    [Inclusive of Basic Visa Fee +ICWF(25)+Service Provider Fee (145)
     
    01. Tourist Upto 1 Yr S/M 1090  
    ii. Tourist 1 Y to 5 Y S/M 2000  
    02. Business Upto 1 Yr S/M 1370  
    ii. Business 1 Y to 5 Y S/M 2470  
    03. Entry Upto 6 M S/M 970  
    ii. Entry 6M to 1 Y S/M 1370  
    iii. Entry 1 Y to 5 Y S/M 2170  
    04. Employment Upto 6 M S/M 1370  
    ii. Employment 6M to 1 Y S/M 2000  
    iii. Employment 1Y to 5 Y S/M 2910  
    05. Student Upto 5 Y S/M 970  
    06. Med/MedX Upto 6 M S/M 970  
    ii. Upto 1 Y S/M 1370  
    07. Conference Upto 6 M S/M 970  
    08. Journalist Upto 6 M S 1070  
    09. Missionary Upto 6 M S/M 970  
    ii. Missionary 6M to 1 Y S/M 1370  
    iii. Missionary 1 Y to 5 Y S/M 2170  
    10. Mountaineer Upto 6 M S/M 970  
    ii. Mountaineer 6M to 1Y S/M 1370  
    11. Film Upto 1 Y S/M 1370  
    12. Transit Upto 15D S/M 370  
               
    B. Other Nationals Visa Types          
    SN. Non-Norwegian Type Duration Entries Fee to be on website
    25 For Afganistan, Argentina*, Bangladesh, DPR Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, South Africa, Uruguay** and Seychelles*** nationals:  
      All types of visa 170
    26 For Singapore nationals:  
      Tourist visa 6 month multiple entry 400
      All other types of visa fee will same as mentioned above at SN 2 to 31  
    27 For Japanese nationals:  
      Transit visa 180
      All other types of visa for Japanese nationals 245
    28 For UK nationals:  
      Tourist Visa valid up to one year (single/multiple) 1720
      Tourist visa valid up to five years (multiple) 4810
      Business visa up to one year (single/multiple) 2490
      up to five years (multiple) 7120
      Visit/Entry visa up to one year (single/multiple) 1720
      Visit/Entry visa up to five years (multiple) 4810
      Student visa upto 5 years (multiple) 2270
      Medical visa upto 1 year (multiple) 1670
      Research visa upto 3 yrs or duration of course whichever is less   2270
      Employment visa upto 6 m 4420
      Employment visa upto 1 yr 4820
      Employment visa above 1 yr 5630
      Transfer of visa 1700
      Transit visa 980
      Business visa issued same day (excluding visa fee) 2170
      Emergency visa charges 990
    29 For Nigerian nationals:  
      All types of visa 2470
    30 For US nationals:  
      Tourist visa fee upto 10 years(without VAF) 1090
      Buisness visa fee from 5 to 10Y 2640
    31 For Ukrainian nationals:  
      Transit visa 15 Days (S/D) 950
      Tourist visa upto one year (S/D/M entry) 1090
      Student visa upto 5 years (multiple) 950
      Business visa- up to one year (S/D/M entry) 1370
      Employment visa upto 6 m 1270
      Employment visa upto 1 yr 2000
      All other visas (entry, conference, jouranalist etc.)  
      upto 6 months 970
      upto 1 year 1370
      Emergency visa fee 970
    32 For Russian nationals: all types of visa  
      Single Entry 570
      Double Entry 1000
      Multiple Entry 1370
      Transfer of valid visa 570
    33 For Srilankan Nationals
        Transit visa upto 15days (S/D Entry) 270
        Tourist visa 31 days (Double entry) 310
          91 days (Single entry) 310
          91 days (Double entry) 400
          7 months (D/M entry) 400
        Entry visa 1 Yr (M/Entry) 400
        Business visa 30 days (M/Entry) 400
          90 days (S/E) 420
          90 days (M/E) 540
          Upto 1Y (M/E) 900
        Employment visa 1 year (M/E) 1610
        Student visa (For insitutions covered by bilateral agreement) 1 year   570
          more than 1 year   910
        Student visa (For insitutions not covered by bilateral agreement)     910
    34 For Mozambique Nationals 170
        Tourist visa   Single Entry 91+
            Single Entry – Urgent 1540
            Multiple Entry 2180
            Multiple Entry – Urgent 2910
        Business visa/Employment visa      
      All other types visas (Except Transit and Student) up to 6 months   2180
      up to 6 months (in Emergency)   2910
          up to one year   2910
          up to one year (in Emergency)   2910
          upto 5 year   2910
          up to 5 year (in Emergency)   2910
    35 Business visa fee for nationals of following countries charged on reciprocal basis
      Country Name   upto1Y    
      USA   upto1Y   1640
      Ecuador   upto1Y   2570
      New Zealand   upto1Y   1470
      France   upto1Y   1820
      Australia   upto1Y   2320
      Czech Republic   upto1Y   2070
      Iran   upto1Y   2920
      Ireland   upto1Y   2170
      Philipines   upto1Y   2370
      Poland   upto1Y   1620
      Saudi Arabia   upto1Y   2320
      Thailand   upto1Y   2170
      UAE   upto1Y   4320
    36 Employment visa fee for nationals of following countries charged on reciprocal basis
      Country Name   upto 6 months    
      Canada   upto 6 months   1670
      Ireland   upto 6 months   1770
      France   upto 6 months   1520
      Denmark   upto 6 months   1420
      Australia   upto 6 months   1820
      New Zealand   upto 6 months   1620
      Thailand   upto 6 months   1770
      UAE   upto 6 months   3920
      Israel   upto 6 months   10170
      Iran   upto 6 months   2520
      Employment visa fee for nationals of following countries charged on reciprocal basis
      Country Name   6mts-1Year    
      Canada   6mts-1Year   2070
      Ireland   6mts-1Year   2170
      France   6mts-1Year   2000
      Denmark   6mts-1Year   2000
      Australia   6mts-1Year   2370
      New Zealand   6mts-1Year   2020
      Thailand   6mts-1Year   2170
      UAE   6mts-1Year   4320
      Israel   6mts-1Year   10570
      Iran   6mts-1Year   2920
      Employment visa fee for nationals of following countries charged on reciprocal basis
    37 Visa Fee for Pakistan Nationals for all types of Visas    
              170
    38 Visa Fee Nepal and Bhutan National for all types of visas.    
              170
    39 Visa Fee for Japanese nationals    
        Transit Visa     50
        Other Visas     115
    40   NA      
    41   Transfer of Visa     90
    42 Restricted / Protected Area Permit 315
    43 Pakistan   All types of Visas   55
        *Argentina Gratis only for TVs, BVs and Tr.V
        **Uruguay Gratis only for TVs    
        *** Seychelles Employment Visa fee at par with other nationals
    C.   Visa Fees for USA Nationals          
    Revised Viss Fees for USA nationals          
    SN. USA nationals Type Duration Entries Fee to be on website
    1 USA Entry upto 6 M S/M 1090
    2   Entry 6M to 1 Y M 1450
    3   Employment upto 6 M S/M 1450
    4   Employment 6M to 1 Y M 2180
    5   Project upto 6 M S/M 1450
    6   Project 6M to 1 Y M 2180
    7   Student upto 5 Y M 1090
    8   Medical upto 6 M S/M 1090
    9   Medical 6M to 1 Y M 1450
    10   Med Attendent upto 6 M S/M 1090
    11   Med Attendent 6M to 1 Y M 1450
    12   Conf/Seminar upto 6 M S/M 1090
    13   Journalist upto 6 M S 1090
    14   Research upto 6 M S/M 1090
    15   Research 6M to 1 Y M 1450
    16   Missionary upto 6 M S/M 1090
    17   Missionary 6M to 1 Y M 1450
    18   Mountaineering upto 6 M S/M 1090
    19   Mountaineering 6M to 1 Y M 1450
    20   Intern upto 1 Y M 1090
    21   Film upto 1 Y S/M 1450
    22   Transit upto 15 D S/M 540

    Applicant may avail the additional services (only optional) provided by BLS International AS, Norway, if required and approved rates for Value Added Services (VAS) are as below :

     

    Service type Charges approved (in NOK)
    Photographs NOK 120
    (for 4 photographs)
    SMS NOK 7 per SMS
    subject to a maximum of three SMSs.  Maximum charges NOK 20.
    Rekkomandert Postal Service (REK) NOK 200
    (for a maximum of 6 passports)
    Form Filling-E-Visa NOK 100
    Charges include document uploading also.
    Courier Insurance NOK 45
    (minimum charge) or 1% of the value of the packet, whichever is higher.
    Photocopy Service and printing NOK 3.50
    per page for B/W andNOK 5.00
    for colour print.

    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.

    Forms

    Click below mention links to download form

    Online Visa Application Click here to fill online

    Additional Telefax for Clearance Form Click here to download

    Additional For Sri Lankans Form Click here to download

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