About Us Transfer of Long Term Indian Visa to New Passport

For transferring a long term visa from an old passport to a new passport, applicants are required to submit the old passport which holds the valid Indian Visa and the current valid passport. Existing Indian visa should be valid for more than 30 days on the day you apply for Transfer of visa.

NB: 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.

    1. Filling up of Online Application Form

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

  • Complete form carefully to ensure entries such as passport no, name, date of birth etc. are correct.

  • Take a printout of completed form.


      1. Euros and 3 Euros payable by two separate crossed postal order/bank drafts, drawn in favour of Embassy of India, Dublin.

2. Submission of Application and Documents to Embassy

Submit the following documents either at Embassy or send by post to Embassy of India, 69 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin-4, Ireland.

  • The above printed application form.

  • Two separate postal order/bank drafts as above required.

  • One passport size photograph with white background.

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.

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

Processing time:

  • Irish passport holders: If application is complete in all aspects it usually takes 2 working days from the date of submission in the Embassy.

  • 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 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. (Except holidays).

For any further query please write or call:

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

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

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