Information and advice on Indian visas and the steps you must take to obtain them.

India Transfer Of Valid Visa

  1. Passport – Your current signed Passport with a minimum of 6 months validity beyond your intended stay and at least two blank visa pages, together with and your previous signed passport which has the original Indian Visa.
  2. India Visa Application Form – Submit online visa application form plus one copy.  Complete the online application accurately, answering all questions carefully.  Improperly completed India visa application forms will be rejected by the Indian Consulate. No manual change is allowed once the application is printed. You must provide full details of the references in India and USA on the application for further assistance read the application Guidance. The online Indian visa application form requires a signature on both pages – sign under the photo on the first page and at the bottom of the second page.   Make a photocopy of the signed application.
  3. India Particulars Form – Complete and sign this form.
  4. Dual Citizenship : Applicants who have dual citizenship with the US and another country must apply on their US passport, if living in the US except for applicants who hold dual citizenship with Pakistan. Pakistani citizens who have also acquired US citizenship must apply for a visa on their Pakistani passport only.
  5. Photographs – Two identical color passport size photographs, 2”x 2”, on a white background, full face, no shadows, fully developed and no glasses.
  6. Proof of Residence – a clear photocopy of your driver’s license or a recent utility bill (gas, electricity and water) – the address on this document must match your address on the application form. For minors a parent/guardian’s proof of residence may be submitted.
  7. Proof of Departure: A copy of round trip airline ticket issued by the travel agents or, the airline.
  8. Proof of Status – Non US citizens must submit proof of legal status in USA. This would be either a copy of their permanent residence card/green card (front and back), original and copy of their Employment authorization card, or copy of the page in their passport showing their long term valid US visa.
  9. Payment: Pay all the fees with one cashier’s check or money order payable to Global VIP Services. The total payment will cover: Consular Fee(s), our Service Fee and Return FedEx Fee.
    • Consular fees – $60.
    • Service Fee –  $99.
    • FedEx Fee – 2 way shipping fee is $78 for visas processed in San Francisco and the visa package less than 0.50 lb in weight.
  10. Processing Time – Processing time is 20 business days.
  11. Order Form – Complete and sign Global VIP Services Order Form and send it with all the above mentioned items via Overnight FedEx to our FedEx address given on the Order From.


  • Minors: Birth certificate copy or any government issued document which shows parents name, date of birth and nationality is required. US Born: Only birth certificates are accepted for applicants born in the US. copies of parents’ passports must also be submitted.
    Indian Born: Those born in India can use their birth certificate, old Indian passport or school leaving certificate
  • Visa Validity – Visas are valid from the date of Issue for the period applied for by the applicant.
  • Jurisdiction – We provide Indian visa service for applicants who are residents of: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and Territory of Guam.