Visa and Transit Visa Requirements
Non-Indian Citizens :
Non-Indian nationals need a visa for India.
For more details on obtaining an Indian Visa, visit:
Indian passport holders do not need a Visa
for entering India. A Visa might be required if a stop
is being taken in a country for more than 24 hours en
route to India.
Transit Visa for Indian Citizens
Indian passport holders may need a Transit
Visa while transiting through Europe.
The Transit Visa requirements are also applicable to
Indian citizens traveling without a valid US visa (to
India) or on Advance Parole.
We recommend all Indian passport holders check with
the airline they are flying on the Transit Visa requirements
for the country they are transiting though before the
The countries that have strict Transit Visa
rules include United Kingdom, France, Germany and Canada.
For more details on obtaining a Transit
United Kingdom: http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk or http://www.britainusa.com
A Transit Visa may be required even if the
- Does not leave the airport.
- Does not change aircrafts.
- Does not have a halt of more than 24 hours.
Obtaining a Transit Visa may take from 1-15 days and
is at the discretion of the Embassy of the country being