January 15, 2017

Q. Is online visa application mandatory for all foreign nationals?

Ans: Yes, online visa application is mandatory for all foreign nationals with effect from August 17, 2010.

Q. After registering online, where do I submit the visa application?

Ans: Bangladeshi nationals residing in Dhaka must apply at Indian Visa Application Centre- Dhaka ( Jamuna Future Park ) , Khulna must apply at IVAC, Khulna , Barisal Divisions must apply at IVAC Barisal, Mymensingh must apply at IVAC, Mymensingh, Jessore division must apply at IVAC, Jessore and those residing at Sylhet Division must apply at IVAC, Sylhet and those residing at Chittagong Division must apply at IVAC, Chittagong and those residing at Rajshahi Division must apply at IVAC, Rajshahi respectively. Other foreign nationals may apply at Indian Visa Application Centre- Dhaka ( Jamuna Future Park ) or Indian Visa Application Centre Chittagong. Applicants from Satkhira, Brahmanbaria, Noakhali, Comilla, Thakurgoan and Bogura can apply at their own districts Indian Visa Application Centre.

Q . How many online applications and photographs are required to be submitted by an applicant?

Ans: Only one application and one recent color photograph are required to be submitted.

Q- Do I have to submit the application at IVAC at the time given in the online application or anytime between 0800 hrs to 1700 hrs.

Ans: You have to submit the visa application form with passport at the given date & time indicated in the online payment slip.

Q. I made a mistake while filling up the online application. Is it possible to make corrections online?.

Ans:. No, there is no possibility of making corrections online. You need to apply again.

Q. I registered online. What should I do to get a date of appointment?

Ans:. All categories of Indian visas are accepted on a walk in basis. No need to take an appointment date.

Q. I registered online. But I could not take a print out of the online application. How can I get a printout of the online application?

Ans: Please log on to Reprint option on top right corner of the online application. Please fill in web file number and date of birth and take a print out of online application.

Q. I plan to travel to India, but am yet to firm up the dates. Can I apply online for different dates?

Ans: All categories of Indian visas are accepted on a walk in basis.

Q. By mistake I selected Chittagong instead of Dhaka online. Can I still submit the application at IVAC, Dhaka?

Ans: No, online applications registered in Chittagong cannot be accepted in Dhaka and vice-versa.

Q. I could not submit the documents on the date of submission. Can I submit the documents anytime after the date of submission?

Ans: No, You will have to submit the documents on the date of submission given in online application.

Q. Whom should I contact to know the status of my visa application.

Ans: Please get in touch with the IVAC where you had submitted the visa application through telephone, fax or e-mail. You must mention your Sticker No. or Passport Number while making enquiries. For contact details of IVAC, please click here (On