Research Visa


  1. Applicable for foreign research scholars who desire to undertake research in India.
  2. Applicable for Professors, teachers and scholars who are invited as visiting faculty by an Indian Institute/University.


Jurisdiction of Embassy of India, Beijing

Provinces Municipalities Autonomous Regions
  1. Anhui
  2. Gansu
  3. Guizhou
  4. Hebei
  5. Heilongjiang
  6. Henan
  7. Hubei
  8. Jiangxi
  9. Jilin
  10. Liaoning
  11. Qinghai
  12. Shaanxi
  13. Shandong
  14. Shanxi
  1. Beijing
  2. Tianjin
  3. Chongqing
  1. Inner Mongolia
  2. Ningxia
  3. Tibet
  4. Xinjiang

Required Documents

  1. Visa Application form (No column to be left unfilled) duly signed along with photograph pasted at the designated space
  2. Copy of passport
  3. Copy of Chinese ID Card
  4. Original Letter of Admission from the Indian Institute / University
  5. Recommendation Letter from the Institute / University of the applicant
  6. Six sets of duly completed Form for Research Visa
  7. Other documents as specified in the Checklist.
  8. Bank Guarantee Certificate of minimum amount of RMB 1,00,000 or last 6 months of bank statement showing a minimum balance of RMB 1,00,000.


All Payments are accepted in cash and Alipay only. Payment through bank cards will not be acceptable at the India Visa Application Center.

To know your visa fee, please refer to visa fee calculator on the menu page.