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Visa / Visa Form

New E-Tourist Visa:

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E-Tourist visa has been introduced for Hungarian Passport holders with effect from 15.08.2015 and holders of Bosnia and Herzegovina passports with effect from 26.02.2016. This facility is in addition to the existing Regular Visa services (see below). For more information about E-Tourist Visa (cTV) click here.

Hírek: Új E-tourista vízum kerül bevezetésre 2015 augusztus 15-től. További információkért kattintson ide.


notice alertNotice 27th Sept 2016: Advisory for e-tourist VISA Applicants


notice alertNews: New appointment calendar system for Visa, Passport and Consular services has been introduced on 15th December 2015. For more information click here.

Hírek: Új időpontfoglalási rendszer lett létrehozva a vízum, útlevél és egyéb konzuli ügyek intézésre 2015 december 15-től. További információkért kérem kattintson ide.

 



REGULAR VISA SERVICES (Before coming Embassy please book your appointment online through Embassy’s website on Visa/Passport section.)

A vízum kérelmezőket kérjük, hogy 2012 június 28-tól az új hivatalos központi webloldalon kérvényezzék vízumukat: http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa Miután online benyújtották a vízumkérelmet, kérjük, hogy azt kinyomtatva 24 óra múlva a következő munkanapon (hétfő-csüt) hozzák magukkal a Követségre. Ezúton szeretnénk felhívni figyelmüket arra, hogy Követségünk nem vállal felelősséget a vízum feldolgozásának időigénye miatt bekövetkezett esetleges utazási késésekért. Ezért kérjük, hogy a vízum igényüket időben legyenek szívesek beadni!  Továbbá szeretnénk felhívni a figyelmüket arra, hogy a vízum érvényességének időtartama a beadás időpontjától indul.
Továbbá szeretnénk figyelmükbe ajánlani, hogy bankkártyás fizetést nem áll módunkban fogadni. Csak előre kiszámolt készpénzben (forintban) tudjuk átvenni a szolgáltatások összegét. Szíves megértését köszönjük! Lakcímkártya és személyi igazolvány fénymásolat is szükséges!


REGULAR VISA SERVICES  (Before coming Embassy please book your appointment online through Embassy’s website on Visa/Passport section.)

Please note that the Embassy has introduced an online regular visa system. Applicants are requested to visit http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa to apply for visa w.e.f. from 28-06-2012. Once application has been submitted online, a printout is to be taken of the same and brought to the Embassy after 24 hours with the required document and original passport. Embassy of India in Budapest cannot be held responsible for any delays in travel due to the time of processing (mentioned below) of Visa application. Therefore you are kindly requested to submit your visa applications in time! Please also note that the validity of VISA will start from the date of application submission in Embassy and NOT from the date of travel. 
Furthermore we would like to inform you that bank cards (VISA/MASTERCARD/etc) are not accepted and payment should be done in cash in Hungarian Forints in a pre-calculated amount. Thank you for your understanding!


Visa Services Offered & Fee Structure


Tourist Visa
Documents required Filled online application form
– 2 photographs (5×5 cm, one to be pasted in VISA Application form, and one attached with the Application. Please ensure that photographs are of good quality on hard paper photo card).
– Confirmed both-way air ticket with one copy- Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Photocopy of Confirmed Hotel Booking in India. (If the person will stay in India  with friends/family members then Invitation letter and Copy of passport/Address certificate of Indian person should be enclosed.)
Processing time (For Hungarian Nationals) minimum 3 working days-Applicants are advised to apply at -least 7 working days prior to departure
For Foreign Nationals 15 working days
Fee HUF16450/- single entry upto six months
Notes: Normally single entry visa will be issued, in case double entry visa is required please attach proof of visit to neighbouring countries of India, during the tenure of visa.

Business Visa
Documents required Filled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Invitation letter from concerned Indian business company/organization
– Employment Certificate from Hungarian Company
– Confirmed both-way air ticket with one copy- Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Photocopy of Confirmed Hotel Booking in India (If the person will stay in India  with friends/family members then Invitation letter and Copy of passport/Address certificate of Indian person should be enclosed.)
Processing time (For Hungarian Nationals) minimum 3 working days-Applicants are advised to apply atleast 10 days prior to departure
For Foreign Nationals 15 working days
Fee HUF 44950/- Up to long term One-year Business Visa (Please note that the Visa fee may vary for Citizen other than Hungarian and Bosian.)

Conference Visa
Documents required Filled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Invitation letter (by name) from Indian organizers- Employment Certificate from Hungarian Organization- MHA & MEA’s Clearance letter for the conference.
– Confirmed both-way air ticket with one copy
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat- Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolvány másolat- Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of Hotel Booking in India
Visas for international conferences, or on certain subjects, as decided by the Government of India from time to time, can be issued only after clearance for the said conference is received from various agencies of Government of India.–Conference Visa will be granted to Hungarian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian are advised to apply Conference visa from their native country.
Processing time Minimum 3 weeks
Fee HUF 30150/-

Employment  Visa
Documents required Filled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– An appointment letter,
– contract letter,
– applicant’s resume
– proof that the organization offering employment is registered in India are required.
– Duration of visa would depend on the period of the contract.
– Letter of introduction & No-objection from Hungarian Organization
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat- Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of accommodation in India
– Employment Visa will be granted to Hungarian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian are advised to apply Employment visa from their native country.
Processing time Minimum 6 weeks
Fee HUF 44950/- (valid up to one year) (Please note that the Visa fee may vary for Citizen other than Hungarian and Bosian.)

Transit Visa
Documents required Filled Visa Form
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Valid visa for destination after India
– Confirmed onward air tickets
– Application not before one week of departure.
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat- Photocopy of Passport
Processing time 3 working days
For Foreign Nationals 15 working days
Fee HUF 7950/-

Student Visa
Documents required Filled Visa Form
– 3 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Original Provisional admission letter from concerned recognized educational institution in India
– duly attested Educational Transcripts
– Financial guarantee from parents/legal guardians of applicant
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat- Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of accommodation in India
Processing time 3 weeks
Fee HUF 29850/-

Research Visa
Documents required – 4 sets of filled in Research Visa Form
– 4 photographs, photocopy of passport (please see Tourist Visa)
– 4 sets of enclosures Affiliation Certificate from concerned recognized Indian institution- Approval of Ministry of Human Resources Development (Department of Education), New Delhi, should accompany the visa application. The validity of the visa would coincide with the research period.
– Project details
– itinerary
– Provisional admission letter
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat- Photocopy of Passport
– Photocopy of accommodation in India
Processing time approximately 3 to 6 months
Fee HUF 44950/- up to one year
HUF 74650/- more than one year

Journalist Visa
Documents required Journalist visa is given to professional journalists and photographers for up to three months’ stay in India. (If you are intending to make a documentary in India, kindly contact Information/Culture Wing of the Embassy)

– Resume with letter of introduction from Hungarian Organisation
– Journalist Visa will be granted to Hungarian Nationals only and nationals other than Hungarian are advised to apply Journalist visa from their native country.
– 2 photographs (please see Tourist Visa)
– Photocopy of Identity Card/Személyigazolyány másolat
– Photocopy of Address Card/Lakcímkártya másolat
– Photocopy of Hotel Booking in India

Processing time 6 weeks
Fee HUF 30150/-

Transfer Visa
Transfer of long term issued Visas from old to new passports.
Processing time 3 working days.
Fee HUF 2800/-

Notes:
i) Non-Hungarian Nationals, holding Hungarian Residence Permits applying for tourist or short term visas should submit an additional HUF 2800/- for reference to be made with the Indian Mission in their countries of origin/permanent residence (Processing time: 15 working days)
ii) Fee mentioned is for Hungarian and Bosnian Nationals only, and for other Nationals it may vary.
iii) One Photograph should be pasted on application forms and all other required documents should be stapled in one bunch along-with the application form. Second photo to be attached with a clip. Loose documents will not be accepted.
iv) Please put your signature properly in two places: one below the photograph, and another at the end of the application.
v) For types of visa not mentioned above please contact Consular Department of the Embassy
vi) Emergency visas are granted in case of a genuine emergency like death or illness of a blood relation, subject to production of proof and confirmed air tickets. The charges for issuing an emergency visa will be HUF4620/- in addition to visa fees as applicable. You may wish to enquire from the concerned officer about arrangements for such emergency service. The decision of the Consular Officer in this matter shall be final.
vii) Fee charged will not be refunded in any case including refusal of the visa.
viii) Original passport valid for at least six months with at least two blank pages should be accepted.

IX) Carrying satellite phones by foreigners into India is banned.

Visa Section Working Hours

Monday-Thursday

Submitting of Application: 1000 to 1200 hrs

Collection of Visa: 1600 to 1700 hrs


Remarks: Care has been taken to provide updated information. However, the above information/requirements can change from time to time. Processing time refers to the number of working days required for a normal visa application.


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