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Conference Visa is issued to attend International Conference, Seminar or Workshop in India. It is usually issued for duration of the conference. It may be issued to delegates if they are able to produce an invitation to a conference/seminar/workshop being organized in India by a Ministry or Department of the Government of India, State Governments, Public Sector Undertakings, Central Educational Institutions, Public Funded University or an organization owned and controlled by the Government of India or State Government, UN or its specialized agencies and reputed NGOs.
If organized in India by private companies, the applicant should apply for the shortest duration Conference visa available. If approved, a 3-month single entry Conference visa will be granted.
Requirements for Conference Visa:
- Letters of Invitation: from the organizer of the conference/seminar/workshop in India as well as from the organization in the USA, which nominated the applicant to attend, the conference must be included.
- Additional Conference Form: A participants from Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, foreigners of Pakistani origin and Stateless persons should fill out the additional conference form. To download the additional conference form click here.