High Commission of India

Transit Visa Visa Services

Transit Visa

A passenger intending to transit through India may apply for a transit visa for the sole purpose of enabling him/her to travel through India to a destination outside India.

Transit Visa for India is NOT required if a person is not leaving the flight or the designated transit area of Indian airports, where it does not involve crossing the Indian Immigration. Transit Visa is needed if a person is required to cross the Indian immigration or going to leave the designated transit area of the airport or going from the international to domestic terminal of any Indian airport or if he/she is having a short stay in India for up to 72 hours en-route to another foreign destination. Applicant should have a confirmed air ticket for the onward journey before applying for Transit Visa.

A transit visa will ordinarily be valid for a period of 15 days with maximum stay of 3 days/ single journey.

Documents required: 

  • 1. Print out of the online application form duly signed.

  • 2. One latest colour photograph with white background (size 2”x 2”).

  • 3. Original passport with validity of at least 6 months (Minimum 2 blank pages should be available to stamp the visa).

  • 4. Photocopy of passport bio-page and IC copy (NRIC, EP, S Pass or WP)

  • 5. Proof of confirmed reservations for onward journey from India.

Where to apply: Authorised Visa Application Centres

Visa fees : Click here