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All foreign nationals entering India are required to possess a valid international travel document in the form of a national passport with a valid visa obtained from an Indian Mission. The Indian visa is issued under Government of India’s Foreigners Act. All Individual visa seekers are requested to apply for the Indian Visa through online application link http://www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/. (From July 16, 2012 hand written visa application forms are not accepted by the High Commission of India for issuance of visa.) 

For online visa application guidance please click here. Carrying Satellite Phones by foreigners into India is banned.

Warning about fake Visa Website.

It has come to the notice of the High Commission that various websites which are not authorized by the Government of India have been soliciting visa seekers to apply for Indian visa through their online portal against a service fee.

Please note that the ONLY authorized online visa application form is this weblink: - http://www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/

While applying for visa, please note that no fee is charged for filling the form or taking print-outs, visa seekers will have to pay necessary visa fee and service charge to only the authorized Outsource Service Providers (OSP) while submitting the print-out of the online visa form at the OSP’s offices, in case of Malaysia, the authorized OSP for Indian visa are the following:

1.    Indian Visa Application Centre, G-01, Straits Trading Building, No. 2, Lebuh Pasar Besar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur. Tel: 03-26922692, Fax: 03-26982692, Website: www.indiavisa.com.my , Email: kl@indiavisa.com.my

2.      Indian Visa Application Centre, No. 105, Lebuh Chulia, 10200 Penang, Tel: 04-2505000.

3.      Indian Visa Application Centre, Unit M-03, Mezz Floor (Ground Floor) Menara Tjb, No 9, Jalan Syed Mohd Mufti, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor. Tel: 07-2213305, Fax: 07-2200395, H/P: 012-3762535, E-mail: jb@indiavisa.com.my

4.     Indian Visa Application Centre,  No.120, Jalan Sultan Yussuf, 30000, Ipoh, Perak. Tel: 05 2554009.

5.     Indian Visa Application Centre,  No.2B, Jalan Temenggong, 75000 Melaka. Tel: 016 444 6467.

6.     Indian Visa Application Centre,  Suite No. 10, Second Floor, Lucky Plaza, Jalan Dato Lee Fong Yee, 70000 Seremban,  Negeri Sembilan. Tel: +606-7623136.

7.     Indian Visa Application Centre, Lot G-06, Ground Floor Wisma Sabah, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Tel: +608 8-2459000.

8.     Indian Visa Application Centre, Lot 572- 573 Section 10, Jalan Nanas  93400  Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +608 2256 155.

9.     Indian Visa Application Centre, No 25 Jalan Mahkota, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang.   Tel: +609 513 4050.

For guidelines/procedure for uploading of photos for online visa application please click here.

Non–Malaysian Foreign Visa applicants are required to submit an additional form along with the online visa application printout.  For the additional form please  click here

Visa applicants are required to complete all fields in the online visa application form correctly and accurately. Incorrect/ incomplete applications are liable to be rejected. After completing and submitting successfully the online visa application form, the printout of the form along with prescribed support documents and fees is to be submitted at one of the Indian Visa Application Center (IVAC) approved by the High Commission at following address;

1. G-01, Straits Trading Building, No 2, Lebuh Pasar Besar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur. Tel : 03-26922692, Fax: 03-26982692
Website: www.indiavisa.com.my, E-mail: kl@indiavisa.com.my

2. No. 105, Lebuh Chulia, 10200 Penang, Tel: 04 - 2505 000

3. Unit M-03, Mezz Floor (Ground Floor) Menara Tjb, No 9, Jalan Syed Mohd Mufti, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor. Tel: 07-2223325; Fax: 07-2220325; H/P: 012-3762535
E-mail: jb@indiavisa.com.my

4. No.120, Jalan Sultan Yussuf, 30000, Ipoh, Perak. Tel No: 05 2554009

5. No.2B, Jalan Temenggong, 75000 Melaka. Tel No: 016 444 6467

6. Suite No. 10, Second Floor, Lucky Plaza, Jalan Dato Lee Fong Yee, 70000 Seremban,  Negeri Sembilan. Tel No: +606-7623136

7. Lot G-06, Ground Floor Wisma Sabah, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Tel: +608 8-2459000.

8. Lot 572- 573 Section 10, Jalan Nanas  93400  Kuching, Sarawak. Tel: +608 2256 155.

9. No 25 Jalan Mahkota, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang.   Tel: +609 513 4050.

Visa application printout is required to be signed by the applicant himself/ herself.

The validity of Indian visa starts from the date of issue and not from the date of travel to India. Therefore applicants are required to apply for appropriate validity visa.

IVAC Operating hours:
  1. Submission of Visa Applications – 9am to 2pm (Monday to Friday).

  2. Time of Collection – 4:00 pm to 6:00pm

IVACs are closed on Saturday and Sunday and public holidays observed by the High Commission of India.

Visa Application Processing Period:

Malaysian Nationals: Ordinarily 3 working days

Non- Malaysian nationals: At least 5 working days for visa approval by the High Commission and 3 working days for visa stamping.

Following optional Value Added Services (VAS) are provided by the IVAC 

        
Sl.No.Value Added Services Fees (RM)
1.   Photo copying        0.50
2.  Text messages        2.00
3.  Form filling      20.00
4.  Photo booth       20.00
5. Premium lounge     50.00
6. Home delivery      50.00
7.  Courier service      20.00      (Peninsular Malaysia)
8.  Courier service      30.00      (Sabah & Sarawak)

Please note: An additional 6% GST will be charged on the Valued Added Services mentioned above

The High Commission of India does not accept visa applications at its premises, except those requesting for grant of (i) Gratis visas to Non–Malaysian Foreign Visa applicants holding official and diplomatic passports. (Malaysian nationals holding official and diplomatic passports are exempted from requirement of visa.) (ii) Gratis visas for the invitees from the Government of India/State Government bodies and (iii) Issuing of visas on Emergency basis. Those requesting for grant of gratis visas on official and diplomatic passports and on emergency basis are requested to apply for the Indian Visa through online application link. For the additional form please click here. After completing and submitting successfully the online visa application form, the printout of the form along with prescribed support documents is to be submitted at  ;

High Commission of India,  
Level 28, Menara 1 Mon’t Kiara, 
NO 1, Jalan Mont Kiara, 50480, 
Kuala  Lumpur
Tel: (00-603) 6205 2350, 6205 2351, 
6205 2352,6205 2353 & 6205 2354
Fax: (00-603) 6143 1173

Website: www.indianhighcommission.com.my    from 9.30 am to 12 noon on all  working days.
Emergency visa services are available only on working days.

Visa Fees

Visa Fees 

 

Visa Fee for Malaysian Nationals

S.No

Visa Categories

Ringgit Malaysia

1

Tourist Visa valid up to 6 months(Multiple/Double/ Single entry)

RM 188

2

Business Visa valid up to 1 year (Multiple/Double/Single entry)

RM 546

3

Business Visa valid more than 1 year up to 5 years (Multiple/Double/Single entry)

RM 904

4

Student Visa valid up to 5 years (Multiple/Double/Single entry)

RM 344

5

(i) Entry, Medical and Medical Attendant Visa valid up to 6 months (Multiple/Double/Single entry)

RM 367

 

(ii) Entry, Medical and Medical Attendant Visa valid up to 1 Year (Multiple/Double/Single entry)

RM 546

 

(iii) Entry, Medical and Medical Attendant Visa more than 1 Year up to 5 years (Multiple/Double/Single entry)

RM 904

6

Employment Visa valid up to 1 year (Multiple/Double/Single entry)

RM 546

7

Conference and Journalist Visa valid up to 6 months (Multiple/Double/Single entry)

RM 367

8

Transfer of Visa

RM 31

9

Transit Visa valid up to 15 days stay (Single entry)

RM 98

10

Research / Professional Visa valid up to 5 years (Multiple/Double/Single entry)

RM 904

11

INTERN VISA (I)   (Upto 1 year/Multiple Entry)

RM 359

12

FILM (F) VISAS Upto 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry
(Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)

RM 538

 

Note: In addition to visa fee mentioned above , RM 1.56 outsourcing agency's service charge by M/S IVS are chargeable

TABLE I

BUSINESS VISA FEES FOR NATIONALS OF FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

S.No.

Country

UP TO ONE YEAR

MORE THAN ONE YEAR
UP TO FIVE YEARs

 

RM

RM

1

Australia

972

1330

2

Czech Republic

860

1258

3

Ecuador 

1084

1442

4

France

748

1106

5

Iran

1240

1599

6

Ireland

904

1263

7

New Zealand

591

949

8

Nigeria

1128

1666

9

Philippines

994

1352

10

Poland

658

1016

11

Saudi Arabia

994

1352

12

Thailand

904

1263

13

UAE

1585

1889

14

USA

636

994

15

Ukraine

768

1072

Note: In addition to visa fee mentioned above , RM 1.56 outsourcing agency’s service charge by M/S IVS are chargeable.

TABLE II

EMPLOYMENT  VISA FEES FOR NATIONALS OF FOLLOWING COUNTRIES: 

S.No.

Country

VISA FEES

Up to 6 months

Up to one year

More than one year
up to five years

RM

RM

RM

1

Australia

815

994

1352

2

Austria

403

568

927

3

Canada

680

860

1218

4

Denmark

568

748

1106

5

France

613

792

1151

6

Israel

456

636

994

7

Iran

1061

1240

1599

8

Ireland

725

904

1263

9

Italy

479

658

1016

10

New Zealand

658

837

1196

11

Norway

412

591

949

12

Portugal

502

502

949

13

Thailand

904

904

1263

14

Turkey

540

540

994

15

UAE

1868

1868

2226

16

USA

456

636

994

Note: In addition to visa fee mentioned above , RM 1.56 outsourcing agency’s service charge by M/S IVS are chargeable.

·  Gratis Visa will be issued gratis to the nationals of Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, South Africa and Uruguay.
·  Visa fees for Sri Lankan nationals are as given below:

TABLE III


S.No.

Type of Visa

Validity

Visa fee in RM

1

Transit Visa (single/double entry)

up to 15 days

53

2

Tourist visa (double entry)

30 days

76

3

Tourist visa (single entry)

90 days

76

4

Tourist visa (double entry)

90 days

120

5

Tourist (double/multiple entry)

6 months

120

6

Entry Visa (Multiple entry)

1 year

120

7

Business Visa (multiple entry)

30 days

120

8

Business Visa (single entry)

90 days

129

9

Business Visa (multiple entry)

90 days

188

10

Business Visa (multiple entry)

6 months

367

11

Business Visa (multiple entry)

1 year

367

12

Business Visa (multiple entry)

5 years

546

13

Employment Visa (multiple entry)

1 year

712

14

Student Visa (for institutions covered by bilateral agreement)

1 year

316

15

Student Visa (for institutions covered by bilateral agreement)

more than 1 year

371

16

Student Visa (for institutions not covered by bilateral agreement)

 

371

Note: In addition to visa fee mentioned above , RM 1.56 outsourcing agency's service charge by M/S IVS are chargeable.
·  Japanese nationals: Fee RM 5.00 for transit visa and in addition RM 8.00 ICWF.Fee RM 36.00 for all other types of visa in addition RM 8.00 ICWF
·  Romanian nationals: In addition RM 34.56 Service charges and RM 8.00 ICWF will be charged from Romanian nationals for all types of India visa
·  Visa fees (Service Charges) for Russian nationals are as given below:

TABLE IV

Sl No.

Validity

Visa fees (in RM)

1

Single entry

160.00

2

Double entry

350.00

3

Multiple entry

464.00

4

Transfer of valid visa

160.00

Note: In addition to visa fee mentioned above , RM 1.56 outsourcing agency’s service charge by M/S IVS are chargeable.
·  US nationals: Visa fee for five year and 10 year validity Business visa will be RM 994.00 in addition to Visa application fee of RM 76 which is applicable to all types of visas.
·  Visa fees for UK nationals are as given below:

TABLE V


S.No.

Type of visa

Validity

Visa fee in RM

Remarks

1

Transit

Upto 3 months with up to 15 days stay

403

2

Student

Upto 5 years

1034

3

Medical

Upto 1 year

587

4

Business

Upto 6 months

1093

5

Business

Upto 2 years

3261

6

Business

Upto 5 years

3261

7

Business visa issued same day

964

Excluding visa fee

8

Employment

Upto 6 months

2069

9

Employment

Upto 1 year

2248

10

Employment

More than 1 year

2683

11

Transfer of visa

757

12

Emergency visa charges

399

For same day visa in case of death/medical emergency/Tourist

13

Tourist

Upto 6 months

734

14

Tourist

upto 2 Years

2177

15

Tourist

more than 2 Years

2177

16

Research

Upto 3 years or duration of course (whichever is less)

1034

 

Note: In addition to visa fee mentioned above , RM 1.56 outsourcing agency’s service charge by M/S IVS are chargeable.

Transfer of Visa:

When an Indian visa afixed on an old passport is required to be transferred to a new one, a service fee of RM 28.56 will be charged. Tourist visas are not transferred to new passport. Visa transfer fee is not applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, DPR Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, South Africa, Uruguay, Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan.

Eligibility Conditions and Supporting Documents for Different Visa Categories:

All visa applications should be accompanied by copy of personal particular page of the passport. Non-Malaysian applicants are required to submit copy of their last two years of Malaysian employment pass or visit pass or dependent pass while applying for visas.

Tourist Visa:

Tourist Visa is granted to a Foreigner who does not have a residence or occupation in India and whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, sight-seeing, casual visit to meet friends and relatives. No other activity is permissible on a Tourist Visa. The Mission would be issuing six months validity multiple entry Tourist visa for eligible visa applicants including Malaysian nationals. The Tourist visa will be issued with the conditions that “each stay should not exceed 45 days”. The Tourist Visa is non-extendable and non-convertible. Applicant should submit 2 colour photographs (Size 2” X 2”) with white background,Malaysian identity card (photo copy ) , flight ticket ( photo copy) ,application form duly filled and original passport.

Business Visa:

The Business Visa is granted to a foreign national who wants to visit India to establish an industrial/business venture or to explore possibilities to set up industrial/business venture, wants to purchase/sell industrial products in India.  The applicant should be a person of assured financial standing and has the expertise in the field of the intended business.  It is not granted for petty trading.  For more information on Business visa click on the link

The Business Visa must be issued from the country of origin, or from the country of domicile of the foreigner, provided the period of permanent residence of that applicant in that particular country is for more than two years. Documents required for Business Visa: Local company letter and company registration, Invitation letter from India and the company registration along with forms, two colour photos in white background ( Size 2” X 2”),Malaysian identity card (photo copy ) , flight ticket ( photo copy).

Student Visa:

Original Passport, with duly filled-in visa application form as per the student visa guidelines. Two colour photos in white background ( Size 2” X 2”), Malaysian identity card (photo copy ) , flight ticket ( photo copy) . 

Entry Visa:

Entry Visa is granted to person’s spouses and dependent family members of a foreign national coming to India on long term visas like Employment and Research etc.  It is also granted to Persons of Indian Origin, his/her spouse and dependent children subject to production of proof of the PIO status, marriage certificate (in respect of spouse) and birth certificate (in respect of children). Spouses of an OCI/PIO card holders and dependent children can also apply for Entry Visa subject to production of necessary proof.Malaysian identity card (photo copy ) , flight ticket ( photo copy)

Supporting documents:

For those married to Indian nationals, Original Indian Passport of Spouse along with a photocopy, marriage certificate and photocopy. For children of either parent being an Indian passport holder, children’s birth certificate, one of the parents’ Indian passport original and photocopy.Two colour photos in white background ( Size 2” X 2”),Malaysian identity card (photo copy ) , flight ticket ( photo copy) . 

Employment Visa:

The Employment visa is granted to foreigners desiring to come to India for the purpose of employment.  The applicant should be a skilled and qualified professional or person who is being engaged or appointed by a company, organization, industry or undertaking, etc. in India on contract or employment basis at a senior level, skilled position such as technical expert, senior executive, or in a managerial position. For more information on Employment visa click on the link

The Employment Visa must be issued from the country of origin, or from the country of domicile of the foreigner, provided the period of permanent residence of that applicant in that particular country is for more than two years. Employment contract for the company in which they will be working, Indian company registration, academic certificate, application forms. Two colour photos in white background ( Size 2” X 2”),Malaysian identity card (photo copy ) , flight ticket ( photo copy) . 

Journalist Visa

ALL foreign journalists, regardless of the purpose of their visit, should apply for a "J" (journalist) visa, for up to three months' stay in India. "Journalists" for this purpose would include a professional journalist, columnist, cartoonist,  editor, photographer, film producer or director (other than that of commercial films), a representative of a radio and/or television organization, travel writer/travel promotion photographer etc or any professional journalist/owner working for an association or a company engaged in the production or broadcast of audio visual news or current affairs programmes through the print, electronic or any other electronic form. All such applicants are required to apply along with a letter from their organization describing clearly the job title of the applicant and the nature of their work and whether they are travelling on work or as tourists.Malaysian identity card (photo copy ) , flight ticket ( photo copy) .

Foreign journalists seeking to work in Indian media organizations

Journalists or intern journalists who intend to travel to India to work in Indian media organizations should apply for Employment ‘E’ visas.

Foreign media assigned to India/to be based in India on long /permanent assignments

Correspondents/Journalists of foreign newspapers, news agencies, going to India as resident representatives should apply for a single entry ‘J’ visa valid for initial stay of three months in India. A letter from the organization which the applicant is going to represent should also be provided clearly stating the status of the applicant (whether permanent full time employee or not) and name of the person whom the applicant is going to replace in India office of the organization. Such a journalist is required to contact OSD(PR)/XP division in the Ministry of External Affairs upon first arrival in India. No change of employer is permitted while the journalist is still in India. In case the foreign journalist intends to change his/her employer, he/she is required to return to the country of origin and re-apply for issue of fresh "J" visa.

Visa application for Journalism courses:

Applications for full time courses in journalism in educational institutes/universities recognized by Government of India should apply for student visas.

Documentary related work

Prior authorization of the Indian Government is mandatory for any audiovisual reporting/ shooting of documentary films in India, regardless of their subject, category or duration.

NOTE: Visa fee once paid is non-refundable irrespective of the outcome of the visa application and duration granted. The validity of the visa begins from the date of issue by the High Commission of India and not from the date of travel on your application form.

Transfer of Visa:

The old Passport and the current passport. 

Transit Visa:

To produce confirmed air ticket for onward journey along with form and two colour photos in white background (Size 2” X 2”). 

Conference Visa: Letter of invitation from the organizer of the conference, nomination letter from Malaysian organisation along with form and two colour photos in white background (Size 2” X 2”), Malaysian identity card (photo copy ) , flight ticket ( photo copy) . 

Note:

  1. Visa fee and service fee are non-refundable. 

  2. The Mission would be issuing six months validity multiple entry Tourist visa for eligible visa applicants including Malaysian nationals. The Tourist visa will be issued with the conditions that “each stay should not exceed 45 days”.

  3. Non-Malaysian Foreigners have to produce copy of Passport, including the Malaysian visa page proving two years continuous residency in Malaysia along with the application.

  4. The validity of Indian visa starts from the date of issue and not from the date of travel to India.

  5. Applicants should apply for appropriate category of visa. Tourist visa holders found to be travelling for other purposes such as business, study or medical treatment are liable to be cancelled.

  6. If you have any specific questions related to Visa services, please click here

  7. To refer to guidelines for foreigners visiting India please click here

  8. For information on e-Tourist Visa please click  here 

  9. For baggage rules information please click  here 

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