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General Visa-related information 签证相关信息

All foreign nationals entering India are required to possess a valid international travel document in the form of a national passport or UN Laissez Faire with a valid visa obtained from an Indian Mission or Post abroad. Nationals of Bhutan and Maldives are, however, exempted from this requirement. 所有进入印度的外国公民必须持有本国护照形式的有效国际旅游文件,或持有联合国通行证并从印度驻外使领馆获得有效签证。但是,不丹和马尔代夫公民免予此项要求。

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1. The Consulate General of India, Guangzhou issues tourist, business, employment, student, entry and other types of visas to Chinese nationals and to the nationals of other countries. The initial step is to fill the online visa application and submit a hard copy along with the required documents/fees at Indian Visa Application Centre (IVAC). 印度驻广州总领事馆向中国公民和其他国家公民签发旅游、商务、工作、学生、入境和其他类型的签证。第一步是填写网上签证申请,在印度签证中心(IVAC)递交打印件以及所需文件和费用。



2. All visa applicants seeking visas to visit India [except those holding diplomatic/official/public affairs passports] are requested to submit their visa applications at the India Visa Application Center (address given below) 所有印度签证申请人[除了外交/公务/公务普通护照]必须在印度签证中心递交签证申请(地址如下):

India Visa Application Center Address 印度签证中心地址: 

广州市天河区 天河北路30 时代广场东座 111110

Room 111011 Floor,East Tower,Time Square, NO.30 Tianhebei Road,Tianhe District,Guangzhou

Tel : 020-38843689 / 38828731

Inquiries Email咨询邮箱 : info.bj@blsinternational.net  


0830 hrs - 1500 hrs: Submission of visa applications 递交签证申请
0830 hrs - 1730 hrs: Collection of passports 收集护照
0830 hrs - 1730 hrs: Call Centre and Information Desk 呼叫中心和信息台

A service charge of RMB 22 (inclusive of taxes) per passport will apply in addition to regular visa fees (Fee Schedule in English). 除了常规签证费用之外,每本护照的服务费为22元人民币(含税)。(Fee Schedule in Chinese)

3. The India Visa Application Centre provides visa application support service only. Staff members of Visa Application Centre have no power or influence over the outcome of an application. The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made solely by the officers at the Consulate General of India, Guangzhou. India Visa Application Centre staff will provide visa information, but they cannot and will not offer immigration advice. If India Visa Application Centre staff claims to be able to influence your application, you should notify in writing the Head of Visa Services at the Consulate General of India, Guangzhou. 印度签证中心只提供签证申请支持服务。签证中心的员工不能控制或影响申请结果。只有印度驻广州总领事馆官员有权决定签发或拒发签证。印度签证中心员工提供签证信息,但不能也不会提供移民建议。如果印度签证中心员工声称能够影响申请结果,请写信告知印度驻广州总领事馆签证服务处的负责官员。

4. Passport of all applicants should be valid for a minimum period of six months.所有申请人的护照有效期必须至少为六个月。

5. Please visit website https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/. Click on “Online Visa Application” tab on the Home page of the website and complete the online application form giving all the details required.All applications need to be completed and signed by the applicant himself. Incomplete application will not be accepted. Applications can be submitted in person or can be sent through representatives. 请登入 https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/。点击该网站主页的 “Online Visa Application”,填写所有要求的细节,完成网上申请。所有申请须由申请人本人完成并签名。不完整的申请恕不接受。申请递交可由本人或通过代表完成。

6. Applicants from the Provinces of Anhui, Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi and Municpalities of Beijing, Tianjin, Chongqing and Autonomous regions of Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Tibet and Xinjianghave to apply for visas to India at the Embassy of India, Beijing (diplomatic, service and public affairs passport holders) and at the Indian Visa Application Centre(ordinary passport holders) in Beijing. 安徽、甘肃、贵州、河北、黑龙江、河南、湖北、江西、吉林、辽宁、青海、陕西、山东和山西省、北京、天津和重庆市、以及内蒙古、宁夏、西藏和新疆自治区的申请人必须在印度驻北京大使馆(外交、公务和公务普通护照)和北京的印度签证中心(普通护照)申请印度签证。

7. Applicants from the provinces of Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Shanghai municipality have to apply at the Consulate General ofIndia, Shanghai (diplomatic, service and public affairs passport holders) and at the Indian Visa Application Centre (ordinary passport holders) at Shanghai.浙江和江苏省及上海市的申请人必须在印度驻上海总领事馆(外交、公务和公务普通护照)和上海的印度签证申请中心(普通护照)申请印度签证。

8. However, if applicants from the provinces mentioned in Paras 6 and 7 reside in any of the Provinces falling under the jurisdiction of the Indian Consulate in Guangzhou, they can apply at the Visa Application Center in Guangzhou. 但是,第6和第7条中所提及省份的申请人如果居住在印度驻广州总领事馆所辖的任一省份,可在广州的签证中心申请。  
Website网址: https://blsindia-china.com/guangzhou/ 

Note: Please note that the period of validity of visas granted by Indian Missions / Posts worldwide begins on the day the visa is issued and not from day the visa recipient enters India. 注意:印度全球驻外使领馆签发的签证有效期始于签发当天,而非签证接收人进入印度的当天。

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Checklist of documents required to be submitted along with Visa applications for various categories of visa
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Visas for Diplomatic/Official/Public Affairs Passport holders 外交/公务/公务普通护照持有人签证

 Holders of Diplomatic, Official and Public Affairs passports are requested to file their applications directly with the Indian Consulate in Guangzhou. The procedure is as follows 外交、公务和公务普通护照持有者请直接向印度驻广州总领事馆递交申请。程序如下:

1. Please visit website https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/. Click on “Online application link” tab on the Home page of the website and complete the online application form giving all the details required 请进入网站 https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/。点击主页的“Online application link”一栏,详细填写所需信息,完成在线申请。

2. Please carefully note down the Temporary Application ID number (15 characters) consisting of numbers and alphabets, which will be displayed immediately on the Government of India Visa Online application form. This can be saved to retrieve your application and continue in case you wish to complete part of the application later 请仔细记下包含数字和字母的临时申请编号(15个字符)。该编号将即刻出现在印度政府签证在线申请表格里,可以保存。如果您希望稍后再完成申请,可用该编号恢复申请表格,继续填写。

3. Complete the application online. You will receive a Web Reference Confirmation Number. The completed Government of India Visa Application form will open up in PDF format at this stage. Save the form and print out the same for submission to the Indian Consulate, Guangzhou 在线完成申请。之后,您将收到一个网上参考确认号。印度政府签证申请表格完成后将以PDF形式打开。保存该表格并打印出来,以备递交印度驻广州总领事馆。

4. When filing the Online Form, please do ensure that all details entered are accurate. The option to edit text is not available once the form has been saved and printed. In such a case, a new form need to be filled again with all correct information entered 填写在线表格时,请确保所有录入的信息是准确的。表格一旦保存并打印,信息将无法编辑。这种情况下,需要再次填写新的表格,录入所有准确的信息。

5. You can use either an Ink-Jet or Laser printer to print the completed Visa Application Form once you have submitted online 网上提交签证申请表后,您可使用喷墨或激光印刷机打印。

6. This site is best viewed in Internet Explorer (Windows) version 8.0 and above 使用IE浏览器(Windows8.0或更高版本浏览本网站效果最佳。

7. You must also have Adobe Acrobat Reader version 7.0 or a higher version installed on your PC in order to download and print the completed application form 为了下载、打印填写完成的申请表格,必须在您的电脑上安装7.0或更高版本的PDF阅读器Adobe Acrobat Reader

8. Once you have completed your online application form, please save, print and sign and present it along with the supporting documents and passport to Indian Consulate in Guangzhou 完成在线申请表格后,请保存、打印并签名,与其他证明文件和您的护照一起递交至印度驻广州总领事馆。

9. Submission of all relevant documents mentioned in the checklist on the website is important for acceptance of the visa application at the the Indian Consulate in Guangzhou 请务必向印度驻广州总领事馆递交本网站清单里提及的所有相关文件。

10. It is a mandatory requirement to ensure that your photo is 2 inch x 2 inch (51mm x 51mm) in size with white background. Photos which do not meet this specification will not be accepted您的照片必须为白底,尺寸为2英寸×2英寸(51mm×51mm),这是强制要求。不符合要求的照片恕不接受。

11. In case of any difficulty in filling up of visa application forms, applicants may please call our visa helpline number 00-86-20-8550-1501 填写签证申请表格如遇困难,申请人可拨打我们的签证协助电话00-86-20-8550-1501

Visa submission timings 签证递交时间:

1600 hours - 1700 hours: Collection of passports (as per the date indicated in your receipt) 收集护照(根据您收据里注明的日期)0930 hours - 1200 hours: Submission of visa applications 递交签证申请

Note 请注意: Please note that the period of validity of visas granted by Indian Missions / Posts worldwide begins on the day the visa is issued and not from day the visa recipient enters India 由印度驻外使领馆签发的签证有效期始于签发当日,而非签证接收者进入印度当日


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Visa Exemption免签

List of countries with which bilateral agreements on exemption from requirement of visa by diplomatic, official/service and ordinary passport holders are currently in force can be viewed at : 



Ban on carrying satellite phones to India by foreigners

This is to inform all concerned including foreigners visiting India that satellite telephone services are not permitted in India. Unauthorized use of handsets of Thuraya, Iridium and other such satellite operators are not permissible under Indian law. People, including visitors to India, found to be making use of satellite telephone services will be prosecuted and all sets found in possession of any individual will be seized.

Visa for commissioning surrogacy

Any person seeking a visa to India for the purpose of entering into a surrogacy arrangement must ascertain beforehand whether the law of that country permits surrogacy and will provide appropriate travel documents to the child for accompanying the surrogate parents. Entering into surrogacy arrangements under any other visa not sought for surrogacy is punishable under Indian law.

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