Web Links for Online Applications

  1. Please choose Online Registration Form (Online Passport Registration at Indian Missions/Posts for NRIs)
  2. Select office: Vietnam-Ho Chi Minh City for applying at Ho Chi Minh City.
  3. Please take print-out of the application once you have completed the online registration and submit it at the Consulate with supporting documents.

For Regular Visa https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Registration

  1. Please select country you are applying visa from: VIETNAM
  2. Please select Indian Mission: Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Please take print-out of the application once you have completed the online registration and submit it at the Consulate with supporting documents.

For e-Visa, please visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html
E-Visa application is a four-step process involving

Application online, (ii) Payment of e-Visa fee online, (iii) Receive Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) at your email ID and (iv) Print ETA and fly to India with Passport and ETA.

For availing e-Visa, obtaining ETA through above procedure is mandatory. Without ETA, the airline would not allow boarding. E-Visa applicants travelling to India on a passport other than the passport mentioned in ETA, will be allowed entry into India provided that they also carry with them the old passport on which ETA was issued.

E-visa facility is available for following five categories of visa:

  1. e-Tourist visa
  2. e-Business visa
  3. e-Medical visa
  4. e-Medical Attendant Visa, and
  5. e-Conference Visa

 The guidelines for availing e-visa are as follows:

e-Tourist Visa: e-Tourist visa can be availed for maximum one year with multiple entry. Continuous stay of a foreigner on e-Visa should not exceed 90 days. The limit for continuous stay in respect of nationals of USA, UK, Canada and Japan is 180 days.

e-Business Visa: e-Business visa can be issued upto one year with multiple entries. The continuous stay on e-Business visa should not exceed 180 days in case of nationals of all countries who are eligible for grant of e-Business Visa. However, if the intention of a foreigner is to stay beyond 180 days on e-Business Visa, the registration with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) will be required.

e-Medical Visa & e-Medical Attendant Visa: e-Medical visa can be granted for 60 days with triple entries. Two e-Medical attendant visas can be granted with one e-Medical visa.

e-Conference Visa: e-Conference visa can be granted for 30 days with single entry.

A foreigner (except those applying for e-Conference Visa) will be allowed to club activities permitted under these categories. Foreigners applying for e-Conference visa will be permitted to club the activities permitted under e-Tourist visa only.
e-visa will be provided at 28 designated international airport. It will also be provided at 5 major Indian ports, Mumbai, Cochin, Goa, Chennai and Mangalore to help tourists coming on cruise ships.

e-Visa applicants are not required to visit the Consulate. Capturing of biometrics for e-visa holders will be done on arrival at the immigration check points in India.

Caution: All foreigners are hereby notified that the only Government of India’s authorized website for applying e-Visa is:

  1. https://indianvisaonline.gov.in

There have been instances of fraudulent e-Visa websites claiming to provide e-Visa / e-Tourist visa to foreigners who want to travel to India.  Applicants are cautioned not to deal with the fake websites which claim to be genuine government websites. Government of India has not authorized any company or entity to facilitate e-visa service. All such websites are fake and are designed to dupe the applicants of their money. They may also misuse the applicant’s personal data. Some of such websites are as follows:

X  https://www.indiaonlinevisa.org
X  https://www.ivisa.com/india-visa-application
X  https://indianvisa.online/
X  https://www.e-visaindia.com/
X  https://www.evisatoindia.org.in
X  https://www.evisaindia.com
X  https://www.indianevisaservice.org
X  https://www.evisaindia.org.in
X  https://www.indiaonlineevisas.org.in
X https://www.indiaevisa.org

For OCI https://passport.gov.in/oci/
 Please choose one of the following options applicable in your case:

  1. New OCI Registration; or
  2. OCI Registration (In Lieu Of Valid PIO-Card); or 
  3. OCI Registration (In Lieu Of Lost PIO-Card); or
  4. OCI, Miscellaneous Services, etc.
  5. Please take print-out of the application once you have completed the online registration and submit it at the Consulate with supporting documents.

For Registration of Birth
Please choose “Registration of birth of a minor child at an Indian Consulate Under section 4(1) of the Citizenship Act, 1955”
For any query related to online application, please write to cons.hcm@mea.gov.in