Visa Guidelines

 Foreign Nationals desirous of coming into India are required to possess a valid passport of their country and a valid Indian Visa.


Type of Visa: Conference Visa
Period: For the duration of the conference or seminar

Foreign passengers should ensure that they are in possession of valid Indian Visa before they start their journey to India except nationals of Nepal and Bhutan who do not require visa to enter India and nationals of Maldives who do not require visa for entry in India for a period up to 90 days (a separate Visa regime exists for diplomatic/official passport holders).

The Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for issuance of Indian visas to the foreign nationals for their visit for various purposes. This facility is granted through various Indian missions abroad.

Visa fees are non-refundable and subject to change without notice. The High Commission reserves the right on granting and deciding type/duration of visa irrespective of the fees tendered at the time of making application. Granting of Visa does not confer the right of entry to India and is subject to the discretion of the Immigration Authorities.

Visa Application Form:
Visa application form is available at the office of Indian Embassy in the country.

Procedure for obtaining Visa:
Visas can be applied for in person or by post at the High Commission of India based in the country from where the candidate intends to depart for India.

Invitation Letter for Visa Purposes:
Please send email to if you require invitation letter from the conference organizers for visa purposes.  Invitation letters will be provided only for delegates attending the conference. Spouse of a delegate, if accompanying the delegate to India, would need to apply for tourist visa.



Delegates from Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, Foreigners of Pakistani Origin and Stateless persons
We need to obtain prior and specific approval for attendees who are from Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, foreigners of Pakistani origin and Stateless persons; Those who are in this category, please approach conference secretariat at the earliest, but before 90 Days from the conference date 



International Delegates: It is preferred that you stay @ Conference venue (Hotel Shangri-La).

 There are  limited rooms available at the indicated rates. After that it would be subject to availability.  Above rates are inclusive of breakfast and All Hotel Taxes. Room check-in / check-out time is 14:00 / 12:00 hrs. In case of early arrival, rooms to be booked from previous day for immediate occupancy. Rooms will be allotted on a "first come first serve basis" and are subject to availability at the time of booking. Taxes will be applicable as per government mandate, any change would be updated and the room occupant would be liable to pay. For booking & enquiry, please send email to  (Attn:  Mr Narinder Singh) 

Hotel Shangri-La

  • Conference Venue
  • Single - INR 10,880 
  • Double - INR 12,160
  • Rates are  Inclusive of Breakfast and  all  hotel Taxes