Normal visa procedure
If you travel on a passport other than that of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Iraq,
Pakistan or Sudan, and you are not of Pakistani origin, your visa application will
require the following documents.
You will require the necessary form(s) that may be obtained from the nearest
Indian consulate (or the one whose jurisdiction includes your address). Fill
out the form(s) and enclose things such as photographs, application fee, etc.,
the instructions accompanying the form(s).
The scanned Invitation Letter sent to you. In order to get this letter, go to
Download this Invitation Letter template, which will appear as
Fill out your title, name and address where indicated in red. Save the ﬁle as
For example, if your name is John Doe, save the ﬁle as
Email this ﬁle as an attachment to
It is unlikely that anything else will be required. However, if the consulate
requires, you may need to enclose hard-copies of the following supplementary docu-
The AMES 2012 Summary Information.
The Clearance from Ministry of Home Aﬀairs (MHA).
The Clearance from Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). This
is the nodal ministry in charge of education.
These supporting documents may be downloaded from
This should be suﬃcient to obtain a visa. Please do this procedure as soon as
possible, so that, in the event of a problem, we have suﬃcient time to iron it out.