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Visa general information

JURISDICTION

  • Residents in the states of São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Paraná, Santa Catarina or Rio Grande do Sul must submit their visa application to the Consulate General of India in São Paulo (www.cgisaopaulo.in).
  • The consular section of the Embassy of India in Brasilia has jurisdiction over the other states of Brazil.

DIPLOMATIC AND OFFICIAL PASSPORTS

Holders of diplomatic or official passports of the Federative Republic of Brazil are exempt from visas for travel of up to 90 days. International immunization certificate against yellow fever remains a mandatory requirement. To check the visa waiver agreement, click here.

Foreigners traveling to India, with any category of visa, are prohibited from carrying satellite phones.

“The permission required by the Government for persons wishing to visit restricted / protected areas in India is provided on the website below, with all information and form in the prescribed format to be sent together with the visa application:

https://www.immihelp.com/nri/protected-restricted-area-permit-india.html

OFFICE HOURS

Visa application request: Monday to Friday, from 9am to 11am.
Collection of visa and documentation: Monday to Friday, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

There is no need to schedule a date to request visa.

QUERIES

Access the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section.
or
Telephone: +55 (61) 3248-4006 (from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
E-mail: reception@indianembassy.org.br

Check the days when the Embassy of India will be closed on Holidays.

Electronic Visa (e-Visa)

The Government of India has offered the Eletronic Visa (e-Visa) facility to Brazilian citizens in 3 sub-categories: e-Tourist, e-Business and e-Medical visa.

(1) The following activities will be permitted under e-Tourist Visa, e-Business Visa and e-Medical Visa:

  • e-Tourist Visa : Recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, and attending a short term yoga programme.
  • e-Business Visa : All activities permitted under normal Business Visa
  • e-Medical Visa : Medical treatment, including treatment under Indian systems of medicine.

Note : A foreign national will also be permitted to club these activities provided he/she had clearly indicated the same in the application form along with requisite documents.

(2) The window for application under e-Visa stands is 120 days.

(3) Duration of stay in India under e-Visa is 60 days. In the case of e-Medical Visa, extension may be granted up to 6 months on case to case basis on merits of each case by the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO)/ Foreigners Registration Officer (FRO) concerned.

(4) On e-Tourist Visa and e-Business Visa, a foreign national will be permitted double entry. In the case of those availing e-Medical Visa, triple entry will be permitted.

(5) Grant of e-Visa will be subject to the following conditions:-

  • e-Visa will be non-extendable except in the case of e-Medical Visa as mentioned in sub-para (3) above.
  • e-Visa will be non-convertible to any other types of visa except in the following cases:
    • To ‘X’ (Entry) Visa if a foreigner who has come to India on an e-visa marries an Indian national during the validity of his/her e-Visa. This will be subject to submission of a copy of the registered Marriage Certificate and reports about their marital status which will, inter-alia, include his/her antecedents, confirmation about their living together and security clearance.
    • To Medical (MED) Visa if a foreigner falls ill after his/her entry into India rendering him/her unfit to travel and who requires specialized medical treatment provided he/she is eligible for the grant of Medical Visa and a medical certificate is obtained from a government / ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) / NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers / MCI (Medical Council of India)/ CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme) recognized hospital.
    • To ‘X’ (Entry) Visa in the case of a Person of Indian Origin who is otherwise entitled for ‘X’ (Entry) Visa.

(6) E-Visa will be provided at 5 major Indian Ports i.e. Mumbai, Cochin, Goa, Chennai and Mangalore.

‘Visa-on-Arrival’ Scheme applicable to Japanese nationals

  • Duration of stay in India on ‘Visa-on-Arrival’ for Japanese nationals is  60 days.
  • Japanese nationals availing ‘Visa-on-Arrival’ will be permitted double entry.

For more information on e-visa, please visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html

Entry airports

Citizens wishing to enter India with the Electronic Tourist Visa must necessarily arrive on one of the 24 airports or 5 seaports listed below:

Airports: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Trivandrum, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Cochin, Goa, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Gaya, Jaipur, Lucknow, Trichy, Varanasi, Calicut, Mangalore, Pune, Nagpur, Coimbatore, Bagdogra, guwahati, Chandigarh.

Seaports: Mangalore, Cochin, Mumbai, Goa, Chennai.

Eligibility criteria

  • Available only for international travelers whose only motivations are tourism, recreation, informal visits to friends or family members, medical treatment of short duration or informal business meetings.
  • The passport must be valid for at least six months.
  • Travelers must have a return ticket or a ticket to the next destinations in their journey, besides sufficient cash resources to ensure their stay in India.
  • Visitors holding a passport from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan or persons of Pakistani origin must apply for the regular tourist visa at a consulate or embassy of India.
  • This facility is not available to holders of official or diplomatic passports.

How to apply

Apply in advance: applicants must apply for the Electronic Visa at least 4 days before the date of arrival in India. Example: if you are applying for a visa on September 1st, you can choose the arrival date between September 5th and October 4th.

Upload documents and photo: During the online application process, the applicant must upload a recent frontal photo of the face, on a white background; besides the passport pages featuring the photo and the personal data (name , date of birth, nationality etc.). The request is subject to rejection if the passport and photograph entered are not readable and according to specifications.

Pay the fee: the applicant must pay the fee per passenger in addition to debit / credit cards charges. The fee must be paid with a minimum of four (4) days prior to your arrival in India. Once paid, the fee will not be refunded.

Printing: the applicant must print out and carry the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) sent by e-mail. This paper should be delivered to the competent authorities in the Indian airport of arrival. The applicant’s biometric information will be collected by the Immigration Service on their arrival in India.

Request the Electronic Visa (e-Visa) here.

For assistance with the electronic visa, the applicant must contact the Help Desk by the following ways:

HELP DESK – INFORMATION

Phone: + 91-11-24300666
E-mail: indiatvoa@gov.in

HELP DESK – PAYMENTS

SBI ePay
Phone: +91 1800221401
(10.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. IST)

Axis
Phone: + 91-22-7131-2125 / 2126
(09.30 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. IST)

Technical information

  • The site is best viewed in Mozilla Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer (version 9.0 or higher) browsers.
  • The applicant must have Adobe Acrobat Reader version 7.0 or higher installed on their computer in order to download and print the completed application form.
  • The photograph must be in JPEG format, size between 10 Kb and 1 MB. The height and width of the photo should be the same. There should be no shadows on the face or background of the photograph.

Tourist

Filled in, printed and signed form. Form is available by clicking here

Passaport valid for at least 6 months

2 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

International Vaccination Certificate against Yellow Fever

Copy of foreign passport, in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE, in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Proof of Address in the name of the applicant 

Tourist Visa Fee (visa is valid for up to 1 year / multiple entries) – R$ 390,00

Tourist Visa Fee (visa is valid for up to 5 years / multiple entries) – R$ 780,00

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.


Biometric Data

All applicants must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected. "Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ON-LINE FORM: Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.
  • PHOTO: Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.
  • PRINT AND SIGN: Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.
  • FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS: Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.
  • PROCESSING TIME: The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.
  • VISA APPLICATION STATUS: To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status Inquiry

JOURNALISTS

People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

VISA EXEMPTION

Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.

Business

Filled in, printed and signed form. Form is available by clicking here

Passaport valid for at least 6 months

Two 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

International Vaccination Certificate against Yellow Fever

• Original Introduction letter from the Brazilian company giving all the details, including responsibility for all expenses (in English).

Invitation letter from the Indian company stamped and signed.

Copy of foreign passport, in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE, in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Business Visa Fee (visa is valid for up to 1 year / single or multiple entries) – R$ 470,00

Business Visa Fee (visa is valid for up to 5 years/ multiple entries) – R$ 975,00

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.

Proof of Address in the name of the applicant 

Biometric Data

All applicants must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected."Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ON-LINE FORM: Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.
  • PHOTO: Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.
  • PRINT AND SIGN: Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.
  • FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS: Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.
  • PROCESSING TIME: The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.
  • VISA APPLICATION STATUS: To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status Inquiry

JOURNALISTS

People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

VISA EXEMPTION

Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.

Entry

Filled in printed and signed form by clicking here

Passaport valid for at least 6 months

Two 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

International Vaccination Certificate against Yellow Fever

Invitation letter / supporting documents

Copy of foreign passport in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Proof of Address in the name of the applicant 

Entry Visa Fee (valid for up to 6 months / single or multiple entries) – R$315,00

Entry Visa Fee (valid for up to 1 year / multiple entries) – R$ 470,00

Entry Visa Fee (valid for up to 5 years / multiple entries) – R$ 780,00

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.

Biometric Data

All applicants visa must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected."Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ON-LINE FORM: Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.
  • PHOTO: Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.
  • PRINT AND SIGN: Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.
  • FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS: Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.
  • PROCESSING TIME: The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.
  • VISA APPLICATION STATUS: To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status Inquiry

JOURNALISTS

People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

VISA EXEMPTION

Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.

Conference

Filled in, printed and signed form. Form is available by clicking here

Passaport valid for at least 6 months

Two 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

International Vaccination Certificate against Yellow Fever

Nominal invitation from the conference organization body

Letter from Indian Government authority (to be provided by the conference organization body)

Copy of foreign passport, in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE, in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Conference Visa Fee (visa is valid for up to 6 months) – R$ 315,00

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.

Biometric Data

All applicants must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected."Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ON-LINE FORM: Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.
  • PHOTO: Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.
  • PRINT AND SIGN: Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.
  • FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS: Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.
  • PROCESSING TIME: The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.
  • VISA APPLICATION STATUS: To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status Inquiry

JOURNALISTS

People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

VISA EXEMPTION

Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.

Student

Filled in, printed and signed form. Form is available by clicking here

Passaport valid for at least 6 months

Two 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

International Vaccination Certificate against Yellow Fever

Admission letter from the educational institution in India containing the fee structure of the course

No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Indian Ministry of Health, if the student has been accepted in medical or para-medical courses

Bank statement of the applicant or their sponsor

Copy of foreign passport, in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE, in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Proof of Address in the name of the applicant 

Student Visa Fee (valid for the duration of the course or five years, whichever is less) – R$ 315,00

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.


A Student visa  is granted to a foreigner:

(i) whose sole objective is to pursue on-campus, full time (structured) courses (including English and other language courses and vocational education) at educational institutions (Central/ State Government

Educational Institutions & Private Educational Institutions) duly recognized by statutory regulatory body and have acquired statutory authorization to conduct the course(s) complying with GST regulations.

(ii) who holds a valid passport, and a re-entry permit if that is required under the law of the country of nationality of the applicant;

(iii) who is not a persona-non-grata to the Government of India;

(v) who produces proof of admission to a full time course in a recognized educational institution in India;

(vi) who produces a letter of approval or a " No Objection Certificate" from the Ministry of Health, in case of admission in a medical or para-medical course;

(vii) who is a person of assured financial standing (A letter of support  from the parent/guardian accompanied by a bank guarantee/ certificate may be accepted for this purpose);

(viii) who produces, to the satisfaction of the Embassy, evidence of transfer of adequate funds for at least 4 months sustenance in India, or produces travelers cheques for a similar amount;

(2) Clearance of the Ministry of Home Affairs for issue of Protected Area Permit (PAP)/ Restricted Area Permit (RAP) is required if the place of study falls within the Protected/ Restricted Area.

(i) A maximum of four entries per academic year will be allowed.

 (ii) A foreign student will be permitted to change his/ her course for a maximum of three times during the currency of a Student Visa. In case of any further change in the course, the foreign national will have to obtain a fresh Student Visa from the Indian Mission/ Post abroad.

(iii) There will be no restriction with reference to the number of courses a student wants to avail of in one institution or multiple institutions, provided the institutions are recognized.

(iv) In case a foreign student wants to change a course midway and join another course, the period of validity of visa will be counted from the initial date of issue of visa."

Biometric Data

All applicants must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected. "Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ON-LINE FORM: Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.
  • PHOTO: Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.
  • PRINT AND SIGN: Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.
  • FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS: Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.
  • PROCESSING TIME: The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.
  • VISA APPLICATION STATUS: To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status Inquiry

JOURNALISTS

People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

VISA EXEMPTION

Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.

Employment

Filled in, printed and signed form. Form is available by clicking here

Passport valid for at least 6 months with at least three blank pages

Two 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

International Vaccination Certificate against Yellow Fever

Letter of employment offer

CV in English and proof of qualification (e.g. certificates, degrees, diplomas etc.)

Labor contract in English. All pages must be signed by the employee, and attested and notarized by Indian notary and Brazilian “cartório”. The “attested by” stamp with the Indian notary officer’s signature must be at every page. Copies of Labor Contract will not be accepted.

Salary must be equal or above INR 16.25 lahk per year

Undertaking addressed to the Indian Embassy, in which the company claims there is no other Indian national available with the necessary qualification or skills for the designated job

Undertaking addressed to the Indian Embassy, in which the company claims the employee will not be engaged in any other activity but that clearly described in the labor contract and Skill Shortage Confirmation Letter from the organisation as well as from National Skills and Development Agency (NSDA) from India is also required along with the application

Undertaking addressed to the Indian Embassy, in which the company ensures that all obligations before the Income Tax Department will be paid before the employee leaves India.

Undertaking addressed to the Indian Embassy, in which the company ensures that the employee will leave India before his or her visa expires.

Company’s turnover showing the annual revenue

Certificate of Incorporation of the company in India

Copy of foreign passport, in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE, in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Proof of Address in the name of the applicant 

Labor Visa Fee (valid for up to 6 months / single or multiple entries) – R$ 470,00

Labor Visa Fee (valid for up to 1 year / multiple entries) – R$ 780,00

Labor Visa Fee (valid for up to 5 years / multiple entries) – R$ 1170,00

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.

Biometric Data

All applicants must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected. "Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ON-LINE FORM: Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.
  • PHOTO: Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.
  • PRINT AND SIGN: Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.
  • FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS: Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.
  • PROCESSING TIME: The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.
  • VISA APPLICATION STATUS: To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status Inquiry

JOURNALISTS

People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

VISA EXEMPTION

Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.

Intern

Filled in, printed and signed form. Form is available by clicking here

Passaport valid for at least 6 months

International Certificate of Vaccination against Yellow Fever

Two 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

Photocopy of the passport

Letter addressed to the Indian Embassy from the concerned company/ educational institution/ non-governmental organization in India sponsoring the applicant for the internship program. It must clearly indicate the period of the internship and the salary, if applicable. The original letter must be on the company, educational institution or NGO’s letterhead, signed and stamped.

Certificate of Incorporation

Company’s turnover indicating the annual revenue

In case of internship in a company, the applicant should receive a minimum remuneration of Rs. 7.8 lakh per year

Observe:

(1) The period of visa is restricted to the duration of the internship programme or one year, whichever is less.

 (2) The intern visa will be granted immediately after completion of graduation/ post graduation but the gap between the completion of graduation/ post graduation and the commencement of the internship should not be more than two years.

(3) Visa should be granted only on the basis of a letter from the Indian company/ educational institution/ NGO concerned sponsoring the foreign national for the internship programme and clearly indicating the period of internship.

(4) In case the internship is in a Company, the foreign national being sponsored for internship should draw a minimum remuneration of Rs. 7.80 lakhs per annum. There will be no minimum salary limit in the case of internship in Educational institutions and NGOs.

(5) Intern visa will not be issued for internship in certain vital sector like Defence, Telecom, Space Technologies, Construction/ strategic Infrastructure projects, Mining, Civil Aviation, Petroleum & Natural Gas exploration, Private security agencies, Human Rights, Nuclear Energy, Environmental issues and Dams. This list will be reviewed every two years.

(6) Grant of Intern Visa to foreigners intending to pursue internship in NGOs will be subject to prior clearance.

(7) Prior clearance of the Ministry of Home Affairs shall also be obtained if the internship programme involves visits to Protected, Restricted & Cantonment areas,

(8) The foreign national will have to exit the country before the expiry of the visa. An undertaking should be obtained from the company/ organization concerned that they will ensure departure of the foreigner on completion of the internship.

(9) Earnings from internship of the foreign nationals with Indian companies/ Educational Institutions/ NGOs will be subject to the Indian Income Tax Regulations.

(10) Foreign nationals granted visa for doing internship will have to register themselves with the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO)/ Foreigners Registration Officer (FRO) concerned within 14 days of arrival in India if continuous stay is for more than 180 days.

(11) The foreign national will have to exit the country before the expiry of the visa. An undertaking from the company/organization concerned that they will ensure departure of theforeigner on completion of the internship is required to submit.

(12) the foreign national will not be allowed to take up employment in India immediately after completion of the internship programme. Conversion of the Intern visa into Employment visa or any other types of visa will not be permitted. In case the foreign national receives any offer for employment in India, he/she will have to go back to the country of his/her origin/ domicile and apply for ‘Employment Visa’ at the Indian Mission/

Grant of visa to interns sponsored by AIESEC:

If the applicant is sponsored by AIESEC, original sponsorship letters from AIESEC Brasil and AIESEC India.

(1) Grant of visa to interns sponsored by Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (AIESEC) for social or community work in NGOs and for project based work in companies/ industries will also be governed by guidelines mentioned above.

(2) In case a foreign national is in India on a Student visa and after completion of Graduation/ post-graduation, the foreign national is offered internship on the sponsorship of AIESEC, FRRO/ FRO concerned may convert the Student Visa to Intern Visa subject to fulfillment of the conditions mentioned above.

Copy of foreign passport, in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE, in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Proof of Address in the name of the applicant 

Fees

Intern Visa Fee (visa is valid for up to 1 year/ Multiple Entry) – R$ 315,00

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.

Biometric Data

All applicants must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected."Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ON-LINE FORM: Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.
  • PHOTO: Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.
  • PRINT AND SIGN: Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.
  • FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS: Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.
  • PROCESSING TIME: The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.
  • VISA APPLICATION STATUS: To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status Inquiry

JOURNALISTS

People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

VISA EXEMPTION

Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.

Research

Filled in, printed and signed form. Form is available by clicking here

Passaport valid for at least 6 months

Two 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

International Vaccination Certificate against Yellow Fever

Description of the research project

Invitation letter from the Indian company or education institute

Reference letter from the Brazilian company or education institute

Copy of foreign passport, in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE, in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Proof of Address in the name of the applicant 

Research Visa Fee (visa is valid up to 6 months / single or multiple entries) – R$ 315,00

Research Visa Fee (visa is valid up to 1 year / multiple entries) – R$ 470,00

Research Visa Fee (visa is valid up to 5 years / multiple entries) – R$ 780,00

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.

Biometric Data

All applicants must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected. "Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ON-LINE FORM: Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.
  • PHOTO: Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.
  • PRINT AND SIGN: Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.
  • FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS: Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.
  • PROCESSING TIME: The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.
  • VISA APPLICATION STATUS: To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status Inquiry

JOURNALISTS

People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

VISA EXEMPTION

Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.

Transit

Filled in, printed and signed form. Form is available by clicking here

Passaport valid for at least 6 months

Two 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

International Vaccination Certificate against Yellow Fever

Copy of tickets of entry in and exit from India

Copy of foreign passport, in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE, in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Proof of Address in the name of the applicant 

Transit Visa Fee (visa is valid for 15 days / single or multiple entries) – R$ 80,00

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.

(1)  A transit visa is not required by a foreigner passing through, in Direct transit by air, and travelling onward through India, provided He/she does not leave the specified precincts of the airport

(2)  A transit visa is not required by a foreigner who does not leave the ship while it halts at an Indian port. In case the foreigner desires to leave the ship during its halt at an Indian port, he/she may be allowed to do so on a temporary landing permit not exceeding 3 days.

Biometric Data

All applicants must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected. "Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ON-LINE FORM: Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.
  • PHOTO: Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.
  • PRINT AND SIGN: Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.
  • FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS: Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.
  • PROCESSING TIME: The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.
  • VISA APPLICATION STATUS: To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status Inquiry

JOURNALISTS

People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

VISA EXEMPTION

Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.

Journalist

Filled in, printed and signed form. Form is available by clicking here

Passaport valid for at least 6 months

Two 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

Letter addressed to the Ambassador about the project

Undertaking from the communication vehicle informing details and subjects

Undertaking regarding the payment of costs by the company

Detailed sinopse of activities in India

List of dates and locations of footages 

List and technical specifications of equipment

List of dates and locations of footages 

Copy of foreign passport, in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE, in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Proof of Address in the name of the applicant 

Journalist Visa Fee (valid for up to 6 months / single, double or multiple entries according to the Head of Mission’s approval) – R$ 315,00

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.

Biometric Data

All applicants must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected. "Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ON-LINE FORM: Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.
  • PHOTO: Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.
  • PRINT AND SIGN: Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.
  • FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS: Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.
  • PROCESSING TIME: The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.
  • VISA APPLICATION STATUS: To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status Inquiry

JOURNALISTS

People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

VISA EXEMPTION

Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.

Film

Filled in, printed and signed form. Form is available by clicking here

Passaport valid for at least 6 months

Two 5cm x 5cm pictures on a white background. Pictures must be the same as the one uploaded in the form above.

Letter addressed to the Ambassador about the project

Undertaking from the communication vehicle informing details and subjects

Undertaking regarding the payment of costs by the company

Detailed sinopse of activities in India

List of dates and locations of footages 

List and technical specifications of equipment

List of dates and locations of footages 

Copy of foreign passport, in case the applicant has dual citizenship

Copy of RNE, in case the applicant is a foreigner resident in Brazil

Proof of Address in the name of the applicant 

Film Visa Fee (visa is valid for 1 year/ Single or Multiple Entry) – R$ 470,00 (Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)

ICWF fee – Indian Community Welfare Fund (payment must be done separetely) – R$ 10,00

SEDEX fee, if you wish to send and receive your documents by post – R$ 60,00

Telex fee, in case the applicant is a foreigner or a Brazilian with dual nationality – no cost.

Biometric Data

All applicants must submit their application in person at the consular section, where their biometric data will be collected."Applicants below 12 Yrs., applicants beyond 70 Yrs., applicants holding official passport, applications holding Diplomatic passports, Applicants holding UN Passport are exempted from Biometrics enrollment  "

Payment

In person

Applicants must come in person to the consular section of the Indian Embassy in Brasilia, where they can pay the fees with cash. The amount brought to the Embassy must be exact. The ICWF amount must be brought separately.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • : Visa applications will only be accepted on electronically filled forms. As you fill out the Visa Application Form online, be sure to select “Brasil-Brasilia” in the upper left field called ‘Mission of India’. Fill in all the pages until you complete it successfully, obtaining a final web file number, which should start with the acronym BRABAV, which you must carry throughout the visa issuance process.ON-LINE FORM
  • : Online photo upload is required. Please make sure you upload an appropriate image with white background. It is advisable to take the photo in a store specialized in photographs.PHOTO
  • : Be sure to print the application form after submission online and sign in the two “Signature” fields. The first field is under your pasted photograph, on the first page, and the second field is at the end of the second page.PRINT AND SIGN
  • : Short-term visitors in Brazil, without the RNE card, may only require tourist or business visas. It may take 7 business days for these foreigners to obtain the visa. All other foreign visa applications must be submitted to the Embassy / Consulate of India in the country of the applicant’s passport. The foreigner / non-resident may apply for all visas if he/she has an RNE issued two years from the date of the visa application.FOREIGNERS / NON-RESIDENTS
  • : The Embassy of India takes you in another 3 to 4 business days to issue the visa. Certain categories of visas, such as Employment Visa, or in the case of non-resident, may take 7 business days. Cases that require approval from India may take a month or more.PROCESSING TIME
  • : To verify that the visa has been issued, visit: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/Status InquiryVISA APPLICATION STATUS

    JOURNALISTS

    People who is journalist by profession, even if they travel for tourism purposes, must apply for a journalist’s visa.

    VISA EXEMPTION

    Nationals of Afghanistan, South Africa, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Uruguay are exempt from the Tourist Visa fee.