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Consulate General of India, Geneva

Visa Services provided by the Consulate General of India

 

Visa services in the Consulate General of India, Geneva are rendered only to those residing in the Cantons of Geneva, Vaud, Valais and Neauchatél of Switzerland.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE    |    VISA NOTICE

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR INDIAN VISA

All visa applicants are advised to directly contact Consulate General of India, 9 Rue du Valais, Geneva or visit our website http://pmindiaun.gov.in/ for details on submitting of visa applications and visa fees.

Kindly note the following prior to applying for visa

  1. Applicants living in French speaking part of Switzerland (Geneva, Neuchatel, Valais and Vaud Cantons) can apply in Consulate General of India, Geneva.  Others living in other parts of Switzerland can apply only at Embassy of India, Bern.
  1. Applicants living in France, even if staying in regions immediately surrounding Geneva can only apply in Indian Missions in France OR Visa application center LYON at Immeuble Danci B21 Avenue George Pompidou LYON Cedex. Nearest metro station is LYON Part Disc.
  1. The diplomatic / official / UN passport holders may also submit their visa application to Consulate General of India Geneva directly after having filled in available forms at http://pmindiaun.gov.in/
  1. All visa applicants must ensure uploading of photograph while applying online.  The print copy of the visa application may be deposited along with two photographs (5cm x 5cm) and other documents depending upon the type of visa applied. 
  1. Determining the duration of validity of each visa to be issued and number of places to be allowed will be entirely at the discretion of the Consulate General of India. Applicants who wish to seek a longer duration visa shall first consult the Consulate General before depositing their fees, as fees once paid will not be refunded.
  1. Visas are valid from the date of issue of visa and the Consulate General will not entertain requests for retaining the passports in the Mission and issue visas at a later date to suit the travel requirements. Applicants are expected to file applications keeping the above in view.
  1. Right of issue of visa rests with the Consulate General of India. Receipt of application and fees does not necessarily ensure grant of visa.
  1. Even if a visa is issued, the authority to grant entry into India at the port of arrival entirely rests with the immigration authorities.
  1. It will be the responsibility of the applicant to check if correct particulars are entered in the visa, including name, type and duration of visa, passport number etc. on receipt of the visa before traveling
  1. Passports accompanying visa applications must have a minimum validity of six months and at least two blank pages.
  1. Those attending Conferences, visiting India for Research, Studies etc. should consult the Consulate General before applying.
  1. Applicants seeking to visit restricted / protected areas should consult the official of Consulate General.
  1. Change of purpose of visit is strictly prohibited. Applicants are encouraged to obtain the correct and appropriate visa before traveling.

Timing:

Application Submission  : 0915 – 1230 Hrs
Collection of documents : 1630 – 1730 Hrs
Phone Number: 022-9068686

Permanent Mission of India UBS bank account No. 0240-401506 03D (IBAN: CH16 0024 0240 401 506 03D) with an additional consular surcharge of CHF2/- in another UBS account No. 240-401506 01N (IBAN: CH05 0024 0240 401 506 01N).

TYPES OF VISA WITH FEE DETAILS

Business visa

Tourist Visa

Conference Visa

Employment Visa

Journalist Visa

Study Visa

Medical Visa

Entry Visa

Transit Visa

Transfer of Long Term Visa