Business visa is eligible for :
i. Foreign nationals who want to visit India to establish industrial/business venture or to explore possibilities to set up industrial/business venture in India.
ii. Foreign nationals coming to India to purchase/sell industrial products or commercial products or consumer durables.
iii. Foreign nationals coming to India for technical meetings/discussions, attending Board meetings, general meetings for providing business services support.
iv. Foreign nationals coming to India for technical meeting/discussions, attending Board meetings, general meetings for providing business services support.
v. Foreign nationals who are partners in the Business and/or functioning as Directors in the company.
vi. Foreign nationals coming to India for consultations regarding exhibitions, for participation in exhibitions, trade fairs, business fairs etc.
vii. Foreign buyers who come to transact business with suppliers/potential suppliers at locations in India, to evaluate or monitor quality, give specifications, place orders, negotiate further supplies etc. relating to goods or services procured from India.
viii. Foreign experts/specialists on a visit of short duration in connection with an ongoing project with the objective of monitoring the progress of the work, conducting meetings with Indian customers and/or to provide some high level technical guidance.
ix. Foreign nationals coming to India for pre-sales or post-sales activity not amounting to actual execution of any contract or project.
x. Foreign Trainees of multinational companies/corporate houses coming for in-house training in the regional hubs of the concerned company located in India.
xi. Foreign students sponsored by AIESEC for internship on project based work in companies/industries.
xii. Foreign nationals who are coming to India on short visits to customer location to repair any plant or machinery as part of warranty or annual maintenance contracts.
xiii. Foreign engineers/technicians coming to India for installation and commissioning of equipments/machines/tools in terms of the contract for supply of such equipment/machine/tools.
xiv. Foreign experts coming to India for imparting training for the personnel of the Indian Company.
xv. Foreign personnel deputed for providing technical support/services, transfer of know-how, services supplied for which the Indian company pays fees/royalty to the foreign company.
xvi. Foreign nationals coming as tour conductors and travel agents and/or conducting business tours of foreigners or business relating to it, etc
The deadline for issuance of visas for Russian citizenship is 5 working days (may be more than five working days it depend on Embassy).
The deadline for issuance of visas for foreigners is 10 working days (may be more than five working days depend on Embassy).
Application for submission for visa may be by applicant or through accredited travel Agency or by a Notarized Power of Attorney.
(Cash payment, Rubles).
As part of further liberalization, simplification and rationalization of visa regime in India to facilitate greater movement & interaction between the people of the two countries, multiple entry, Tourist and Business visa for a period of 5 years can be granted to the Russian nationals.
The new rates for the Visa Service charge, for all types of visa is as follows with effect from August 01st 2023.
|BLS SERVICE FEES
The Processing time is a normal processing time, however this processing time is dependent on various factors, such as city of application, place of previous issue of your old passport, your current visa status etc, and may vary from time to time. Processing time mentioned here, do not include delivery time taken by courier companies. Incomplete applications will lead to delay of processing time and applicants will need to comply with any changes in the procedure that may occur during this time.
You are requested to make your travel arrangements only after receiving relevant service. BLS/EOI/CGI will not be liable for any claims of inconvenience or penalties should applicant need to make changes to their travel plans owing to the delays and/or any inconvenience caused due to any rejections.
The normal processing time is five working days for all types of visas including Business visa provided all documents are in order. However, issuance of visa to foreign nationals is subject to procedures and will take longer.