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For Myanmar Passport holders, Visa is issued on gratis basis with effect from September, 2017.

General Information

1. In case of non-Myanmar passport holders, visas will be issued after 72 (Seventy Two) hrs (working days only) of submission of application subject to clearance from Indian Embassy in country of origin of applicant. The applicants( with valid Myanmar Visa) are required to mention clearly  in the visa application form  the intended the port of entry and exit.

2. Myanmar Diplomatic and Official passport holders are exempted from visa requirements if their period of stay/visit in India does not exceed more then 90 days after date of entry into India.

3. Applicants who have been granted Student/Resaerch/Medical/Employment visas have to comply with registration formalities at the nearest Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) with in 14 days of their arrival in India. List of FRRO office in India can be downloaded from the following link:FRRO Offices

4. Applicants who have been granted long term visas (i.e more than 180 days), also have to register with the nearest FRRO office, if their stay in India is likely to exceed more than 180 days.
Failure to register will attract a penal fee of US $ 30
(As per the RBI’s Notification No.16, dated May 3 ,2000,the payments can be made in Rupees by Foreign nationals during their visits to India).

5. As per the latest guidelines issued by the Department of Telecommunications (DOT), Government of India, illegal use of Thuraya Satellite Phone is not permitted in India. Unauthorized use violates section 4 of Indian Telegraphic Act 1885 and the violator can be penalized and the device would be detained/confiscated as per the existing procedures till the time the holder of the device is able to produce a license issued by the DOT.

6. All enquiries relating to visa may be addressed to

(a) Assistant Consular Officer, Embassy of India, Yangon at:
Telephone No: +95-01-391219 Ext: 130
Fax No. : 250164
Email : cons.yangon[at]mea[dot]gov[dot]in

(b) Assistant Consular Officer, Consulate General of India, Mandalay at:
Telephone No: +95-02-81019
Fax No. : +95-02-80366
Email : cons.mandalay[at]mea[dot]gov[dot]in

As per the existing guidelines of Ministry of Home Affairs, carrying satellite phones by foreigners into India is banned. 

e-Tourist Visa (eTV)

e-Tourist Visa (eTV)

 e-Tourist Visa Facility is available for nationals of following countries/territories
Albania, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Island, Chile, China, China- SAR Hongkong, China- SAR Macau, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d'lvoire, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Island, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu, Vatican City-Holy See, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


1 International Travellers whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation , sight seeing , casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit.

2 Passport should have at least six months validity.

3 International Travellers should have return ticket or onward journey ticket,with sufficient money to spend during his/her stay in India.

4 International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.

5 Not available to Diplomatic/Official Passport Holders.

6.Not available to individuals endorsed on Parent's/Spouse's Passport i.e. each individual should have a separate passport.

7 Not available to International Travel Document Holders.

For more information click on the following link: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html


Visa Office Hours-09:30 Hours to 1100 hrs(Monday to Friday) 

Visas are issued to all Myanmar Passport Holders and Foreign Nationals intending to visit India.

For Myanmar Passport Holders, visa is issued on gratis basis with effect from September, 2017.

Download : Visa Fee Chart

General requirements for Visas are:

i) Apply for visa online at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/ and submit the printed visa application obtained

For online application please note the following:

1. photo of the applicant to be uploaded

2. Surname not required for Myanmar Citizens

Please make sure that Passport No,Type of Visa, Duration of Visa and No of Entry columns are filled accurately in the online application form.

The piligrimage groups will need to accompanied by local representative when they come to the Embassy to give Biometric ID.

ii) Two recent passport sized photographs and photocopy of passport (1 set)

iii) Minimum passport validity of six months.

iv) At least one blank page in the passport for affixing visa sticker.

v) All Visa charges are payable in US dollars only.

vi)All non Myanmar Nationals are requested to check with the Visa Section for additional requirements and visa fee.(especially US,  UK  & Japan Nationals)

vii) Issue of visa is solely dependent on availability of high speed internet connection and cannot be expedited for any reason  particularly issued departure flight tickets of visa applicants

 viii)Please note that if there is a  mistake in Passport No or name while submitting the hard copy of the visa application at the visa  counter it cannot be amended by the visa desk and the visa applicant would have to submit a new visa application online again with the amendment and then submit the hard copy of the visa application at the visa counter. Kindly also note that the visa fee once collected for the visa application with  incorrect name and/or passport no. cannot be refunded or transferred for the new visa application due to file system limitations.

Additional Requirements for specific visas:

Tourist Visa

Return Air Tickets of journey.

Business Visa

A letter of invitation from Indian company inviting the applicant and documentary
evidence of local business

Research Visa

a) A letter indicating approval of research project by the concerned university in India.
b) An undertaking from a sponsor in India that he will bear all expenses in case of
necessity and a bank statement to prove sufficiency of funds for providing guarantee.

Student Visa

a) Documents certifying confirmed admission in Indian educational institution.
b) An undertaking from a sponsor in India that he will bear all expenses in case of
necessity and a bank statement to prove sufficiency of funds for providing guarantee.

Medical Visa

A medical certificate from local doctor certifying requirement for medical treatment in
India or a letter from Medical institution in India certifying that applicant is undergoing
treatment in India.

Employment Visa

A letter of appointment from the Indian employer and certificate that employment is
being offered to the applicant to utilize special skills not available in India.

Conference Visa

The conference should be organized by a government Ministry/Department/
Undertaking and has the clearance of Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of
Home and concerned State Government.


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