About Us Visa Information

     Please read all the Information on this page before proceeding to the online visa form:
VISA INFORMATION:
     High Commission of India, Port of Spain accepts online visa applications only.  The applicant is required to fill in the on-line applications according to instructions provided. It is mandatory to upload digital photograph while filling in the application. Applications without uploaded photographs will be rejected. A print out of duly filled in on-line application with uploaded photograph is to be signed by the applicant and presented at the High Commission with all required documents(copy of passport, yellow fever vaccination card, copy of tickets(if booked)or bank statement and prescribed fees etc). 

     Mission has introduced biometric procedures with effect from 01.06.2014. Visa applicants need to be physically present at the High Commission for completing finger-printing formalities.
 Visa application can be made online in the following link:

https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html# by clicking on Regular Visa option.

WORKING HOURS:
     Visa applications will be accepted at the High Commission from 0930 hours to 1230 hours on all working days. Visa can be collected from 15:30 hours to 16:30 hours on the date specified. The High Commission is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and designated holidays.

GENERAL INFORMATION

     All applicants seeking visa need to submit the following documents:
a)   Completed Visa Application forms duly signed (one in the box provided below after photograph and another on the second page)
b)   One recent passport size color photographs(2” by 2” of size with white background)
c)   Copy of Yellow fever vaccination card.

Note: Applicant must visit with the original and old vaccination cards while travelling to India). Card issued from Health centre and clinic should be converted into International card before travelling to India. The persons who are exempted from yellow fever shot due to their age must get an exemption certificate from a registered Doctor and travel to India with old vaccination card alongwith the exemption certificate.
d)   Passport along with photo-copies of relevant pages.
e)   Additional documents depending on the kind of Visa applied for

For Third Country Nationals:
      
     Nationals other than Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada, Commonwealth of Dominica and Montserrat need to fill in a separate form meant for third country nationals and submit along with the Visa application.

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS TOBE SUBMITTED:

A.   TOURIST VISA
     Proof of assured financial standing. i.e. return ticket or bank statement.
B.   TRANSIT VISA 

  • Confirmed Air ticket indicating transit through India.
  • Visa for the destination Country 

C.   BUSINESS VISA

  • Invitation from a Company/Firm in India.
  • Copy of Certificate of Incorporation of Company/Firm in India.
  • Copy of Registration of the local Company/Firm which the applicant represents.

D.    STUDENT VISA

  • Proof of admission to recognized universities/institutions in India 
  • Letter of approval or No objection certificate from Ministry of Health for admission in Medical /Para-medical course
  • Accreditation Certificate of the Indian Institution/University
  • Duly attested Certificates of educational qualifications of the applicant
  • Proof of source of finance for study in India.

 E.   MEDICAL VISA

  • Letter from established Indian Hospital indicating name of the patient & attendants, if any, ailment, broad details of the treatment, estimated treatment time and cost   
  • Patient’s medical history and supporting reports/documents of ailment

F.    VISA FOR MEMBERS OF SPORTS TEAMS

  • Invitation from the authorized Sports Federation/Body in India.
  • Clearance from the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of Government of India

G.   CONFERENCE VISA

  • Invitation from the organization/firm/institution holding the conference/seminar/training etc. indicating duration & broad programme.
  • Clearance/Permission/Approval from relevant nodal Ministry/Agency/Body for holding stated event.

H.   EMPLOYMENT VISA

  • Firm offer of employment from the Company /Firm in India
  • Duly signed and notarized contract of employment indicating salary/remuneration
  • Proof of Educational/Professional qualification of the applicant

I.   OTHER VISAS

Consular Section of the High Commission may be contacted on +1868-2254340 and cons.pospain@mea.gov.in for details. Other conditions for visa remain the same.
Points to remember:
     The information given here is general in nature, however for specific information; you need to contact the Mission:

     Visa Processing will take minimum 3 working days from the date of submission of application at the Mission.

     Govt. of India has also introduced e-Tourist visa facilities (Window for application under this category is 120 days and stay in India under this will be allowed for 60 days). Applicant does not require coming to High Commission for this. They have to pay online after completing the visa application online in the following link:
http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa by clicking on e-TV option and follow the direction. High Commission will not entertain such applications.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FEE FOR VARIOUS SERVICES ENUMERATED BELOW HAVE BEEN REVISED AND WILL TAKE EFFECT FROM APRIL 1, 2021.

Applicants other than Citizens of Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada, Commonwealth of Dominica and Montserrat may consult the Consular Section of the High Commission to ascertain the exact Visa fee.

      Visa processing will commence after payment of fee. There will be no refund of visa fees in the event of non-issue of visa. Each visa application is considered on its merits and the Embassy may seek additional information at any stage during processing of the requests. Receipt of visa application and fees by the Embassy does not guarantee issue of visa. Visa may be declined without assigning any reason.

S.No. Type of Visa Fee in US$ ICWF in US$ Total US$ Fee in TT$ ICWF in TT$ Total TT$
1 Tourist  Up to 1 year                100                     3                103                680                  21                701
1 year to 5 years                200                     3                203            1,360                  21            1,381
2 Business Up to 1 year                120                     3                123                816                  21                837
1 year to 5 years                250                     3                253            1,700                  21            1,721
3 Entry Up to 6 months                  80                     3                  83                544                  21                565
More than 6 months and up to 1 year                120                     3                123                816                  21                837
1 year to 5 years                200                     3                203            1,360                  21            1,381
4 Employment & Project Up to 6 months                120                     3                123                816                  21                837
More than 6 months and up to 1 year                200                     3                203            1,360                  21            1,381
1 year to 5 years                300                     3                303            2,040                  21            2,061
5 Student Valid for the duration of the course or 5 years, whichever is less                  80                     3                  83                544                  21                565
6 Medical & Medical Attendant Up to 6 months                  80                     3                  83                544                  21                565
More than 6 months and up to 1 year                120                     3                123                816                  21                837
7 Conference / Seminar Up to 6 months                  80                     3                  83                544                  21                565
8 Journalist Up to 6 months                  80                     3                  83                544                  21                565
9 Research Up to 6 months                  80                     3                  83                544                  21                565
More than 6 months and up to 1 year                120                     3                123                816                  21                837
1 year to 5 years                200                     3                203            1,360                  21            1,381
10 Missionary Up to 6 months                  80                     3                  83                544                  21                565
More than 6 months and up to 1 year                120                     3                123                816                  21                837
1 year to 5 years                200                     3                203            1,360                  21            1,381
11 Mountaineering Up to 6 months                  80                     3                  83                544                  21                565
More than 6 months and up to 1 year                120                     3                123                816                  21                837
12 Intern Up to 1 year                  80                     3                  83                544                  21                565
13 Film Up to 1 year (maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)                120                     3                123                816                  21                837
14 Transit Up to 15 days                  20                     3                  23                136                  21                157
Note:
a) There is a charge towards ICWF of US$ 3 / TT$ 21 on each visa document as per Government instructions.
b) Applicants other than Citizens of Trinidad & Tobago, Grenada, Commonwealth of Dominica and Montserrat may consult the Consular Section of the High Commission to ascertain the Visa fee.
c) Applicants in Grenada, Dominica and Montserrat wishing to pay the requisite consular fee through US$ bank draft must add US$ 50 to the fee amount towards draft clearance charges.