Entry Visa
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An entry visa is given for specific purposes to foreign nationals for voluntary or for any other purpose not covered specifically under any of the other visa categories and foreign nationals of Indian origin, his/her spouse and dependent children visiting relatives.

NB: a) For visa to be processed, passport should be valid for at least 180 days or more. The passport must have at least two blank pages and should not be mutilated /damaged /tampered in any manner.

b) Registration with Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) is required within 14 days of arrival in India if the stay is more than 180 days

  1. Filling up of Online Application Form

  • Regular Visa Application to be filled online using the website https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/ .

  • Complete form carefully to ensure entries like (passport no, name, date of birth etc. are correct)

  • Take a printout of completed form.

Fee

  • Please click for visa fee structure here.

  • Fee is payable by two separate crossed postal order/bank drafts in Euro, drawn in favour of Embassy of India, Dublin as per visa fee structure.

  • Visa fee once deposited shall not be refunded.

2. Submission of Application and Documents to Embassy

Submit the following documents either at Embassy or send by post to Embassy of India, 6 Leeson Park, Dublin 6, Ireland.

  • The above printed application form.

  • Two separate postal order/bank drafts as above.

  • One passport size photograph with white background .

  • For Voluntary work: Invitation letter from the organization/agency based in India and a letter from the concerned institute in Ireland for persons going for voluntary work.

  • For Foreign Nationals of Indian Origin and their spouse and children:

  • Foreign nationals of Indian Origin should attach Copy of previous Indian Passport/ Renunciation Certificate.

  • In respect of spouse: Marriage certificate, OCI card and Indian Passport of Husband/Wife

  • In respect of children: Birth certificate, OCI card / Indian passports of parent/parents. Applications of children of Indian origin have to be signed by both parents if the child is to travel alone or with only one parent.

  • Proof of residence in Ireland e.g. utility bill or bank statement (for non-Irish passport holders).

NB: (a) Before applying to the Embassy, please ensure all the above documents and appropriate fee have been attached with the application.

(b)To receive the passport by post, applicants are required to provide a self-addressed registered envelope (tamper proof envelope only) for Embassy to return documents after processing.

(c)Acceptance of visa application does not automatically guarantee grant of a visa. The visa application may be accepted, modified and refused by the Embassy in its full right. Decision of the Embassy of India, Dublin in the matter shall be final.

Document submission time: Monday to Friday between 9.30 a.m. and 12.00 noon (Except holidays)

Processing time:

  • Each visa application is processed individually by the Embassy. As a result processing times may vary between applications.

  • Irish passport holders: If application is complete in all aspects it usually takes 2 working days from the date of submission in the Embassy or same day on the payment of additional emergency visa fee 50 Euros.

  • Non-Irish passport holders: 5 working days from the date of submission in the Embassy.

3. Collection procedure:

Visa can be collected either personally by the applicant or by third party on presentation of authorisation letter signed by the applicant and with receipt.

Documents collection time: Monday to Friday between 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m (Except holidays).

For any further query please write or call:

Email ID: visa.dublin@mea.gov.in.

Tel No. +353-01-4966787 1400 hrs to 1600 hrs(Except holidays)*

*For holidays information please click:

http://www.indianembassydublin.gov.in/eoi.php?id=holidays.



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