Tourist Visa


3 months Single Entry Tourist Visa is issued to Chinese nationals as per the MOU on Simplifying visa procedures between Republic of India and People's Republic of China.

6 Months or 1 year Single/Multiple entry Tourist visa is issued to Foreign Applicants depends on their Nationality, Documentation & Decision taken from the Indian mission

Tourist visa applicants prepare documents As per given in the Forms/checklist in Tourist visa category and send your documents to our Beijing visa center address

Tourist Visa is issued to a foreigner whose sole objective of visiting India is tourism, recreation, sight-seeing, and for casual visit to meet friends and relatives etc. The visa is non convertible to any other Visa type. No other activity is permissible on Tourist visa.

A Tourist Visa-on-Arrival shall be granted to a foreigner

who is national of Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, Cook Islands, Djibouti, Fiji, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands,Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, USA, Vanuatu, Vietnam. whose sole purpose of visiting India is recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives etc and for no other purpose / activity.

Tourist Visa on arrival is issued with a maximum validity of 30 days with single entry facility by the Immigration officer at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata Airports and NOT at any other Immigration Check Posts (ICPs).

For further information please follow the link: Tourist Visa-on-Arrival

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 the passport
  3. Copy of the Chinese ID Card ( both sides)
  4. Copy of the air ticket for return /onward journey
  5. Undertaking from the applicant regarding financial standing stating that he/she has sufficient funds for the visit.
  6. Detailed itinerary duly signed by the applicant
  7. 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,
  8. Copy of a confirm return ticket.

    Note: Tourist visa stands valid for entry into India from the date of issuance of the visa.

Procedure for submitting a VISA application:

  1. Submission of all relevant documents mentioned in the checklist on the website is important for acceptance of the visa application at the Indian Visa Application Centre/Embassy/Consulate.
  2. 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.

    Advisory I:
    Re-entry on Tourist Visa
    There should be a gap of at least 2 months between two visits to India on a Tourist Visa on re-entry of nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Sudan, foreigners of Pakistan origin.
    In case of requirement to visit India within 2 months, special permission should be sought from the concerned Indian Embassy / Consulate.
    [Request form for re-entry]- re-entry form is shown in the attachment

    Such applications will be permitted only in emergency conditions like death/serious illness in the family, non-availability of connecting flights to return to his/her country of origin or travel to another country or any other exigent situation which can be duly justified with proper documentation.

    Where permission is accorded in such cases, registration with the local FRRO/FRO (Foreigners Registration Office) would be required within 14 days of arrival in India. The registration should be done with the FRRO/FRO concerned preferably at the first place of visit on re-entry.


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.



Download Forms

Request form for re-entry this form is applicable for nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, Bangladesh, foreigners of Pakistan and Bangladesh origin and Stateless persons

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