Visa


Online Submission of Visa Application Form has been made mandatory w.e.f. 18th October 2012 at Embassy of India, Astana & 29th October 2012 at Representative Office of India (RoI), Almaty.

Please fill the Online Visa Application Form with care and take note of requirements of additional documentation for business or employment visas. 

Visa can be obtained at the Embassy in Astana (Tel: 7172-925 700-703) or the Representative Office of India in Almaty (Tel: 727-2784455).  Embassy/ROI do not have facilities for processing postal applications.  Applicants must make own arrangements to submit applications at the Visa Counter and collect passports back.

All Visa seekers for India are advised that while visiting India they should abide by the Law of the land and refrain from contracting Muttah marriage or indulge in sex tourism. Indulgence in any such unlawful or undesirable practice will be dealt with strictly. All foreign visitors to India may kindly note that there is a ban on carrying satellite phones into India.


Tourist Visa

1.      Log on to https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa and complete the online application form after carefully going through the instructions listed on the webpage.

2.      Print out the completed Application Form and attach two passport size coloured photogaphs ( 2 inch x 2 inch - white background).

3.      Passport with at least eight (8) months validity.

4.      Documentary proof of availability of sufficient funds.

5.      Letter of employment from employers (stating since when working in Kazakhstan, profession, etc.)

6.      Photocopy of ticket and passport.

 

Tourist Visa fee valid up to six months(Validity of visa / duration would be at the discretion of the Embassy/RoI )

Kazakh nationals – KZT 15,400 + 800

Other nationalities – to be checkedthe Embassy/ROI as the Visa fees vary in terms of bilateral agreements.

 

Tourist Visa fee valid upto one year(Validity of vis/duration would be at the discretion of the Embassy/RoI )

Kazakh nationals – KZT 25,100 + 800


Other nationalities- to be checked with the Embassy/ROI as the Visa fees vary in terms of bilateral agreements.

 

Business Visa

1.      Log on to https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa and complete the online application form after carefully going through the instructions listed on the webpage.

2.      Print out the completed Application Form and attach two passport size coloured photogaphs ( 2 inch x 2 inch - white background).

3.      Passport with at least 1 year validity.

4.      Documentary proof of availability of sufficient funds.

5.      Letter of invitation from an Indian company/Chamber of Commerce
Business letter from applicant’s Company in Kazakhstan.

6.      Photocopy of ticket and passport.

 

Business Visa fee valid
upto 1 Y

Kazakh nationals –KZT 46,200 + 800

Other Nationalities - to be checked with the Embassy / ROI as Visa fees vary in terms of bilateral agreements.

Student Visa:

1.      Log on to https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa and complete the online application form after carefully going through the instructions listed on the webpage.

2.      Print out the completed Application Form and attach two passport size coloured photogaphs ( 2 inch x 2 inch - white background).

3.      Admission letter from a recognized Indian College/University.

4.      Documentary proof of availability of sufficient funds for study in India.

5.      Passport with validity of more than the period of study in India.

6.      Photocopy of ticket and passport.

Visa fee for student visa valid for the duration of the course or five years, whichever is less

Kazakh nationals – KZT 28,900 +800


Other nationalities - to be checked with the Embassy/ROI as Visa fees vary in terms of bilateral agreements.



Transit Visa

Transit Visa for 15 days only (single or double entry): for onward travel to a 3rd country:

1.      Log on to https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa and complete the online application form after carefully going through the instructions listed on the webpage.

2.      Print out the completed Application Form and attach two passport size coloured photogaphs ( 2 inch x 2 inch - white background).

3.      Photocopy of tickets for further destination and copy of passport.

4.      Passport with at least eight (8) months validity.


 

Visa fee for Transit Visa

Kazakh nationals – KZT 7,700 + 800

Other nationalities - to be checked with the Embassy/ROI as Visa fees vary in terms of bilateral agreements.


Other Type of Visas

1.      Log on to https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa and complete the online application form after carefully going through the instructions listed on the webpage.

2.      Print out the completed Application Form and attach two passport size coloured photogaphs ( 2 inch x 2 inch - white background).

3.      Passport with at least 1 year validity.

4.      Documentary proof of availability of funds.

5.      Letter of invitation for attending Conference / Meeting / Course etc in India

6.      Photocopy of ticket and passport.


 

Visa fee for other types of visasvalid up to six months

Kazakh nationals – KZT 30,800 +800


Other nationalities - to be checked withEmbassy/ROI as Visa fees vary in terms of bilateral agreements.

 

Visa fee for other types of visas
valid upto one year

Kazakh nationals – KZT 46,200 + 800


Other nationalities - to be checked withEmbassy/ROI as Visa fee varies in terms of bilateral agreements.

 

Acceptance of Visa applications :

Embassy of India, Astana : All Working days from 1000 – 1300 hrs
ROI, Almaty : All working days from 1000 - 1300 hrs

 

Note :   The Validity / Duration of visa to be granted to foreign nationals will be discretion of the Embassy / RoI, which would depend upon the actual requirement / stay of applicant in India and the relevant documents submitted by him.




INSTRUCTIONS/INFORMATION FOR OBTAINING INDIAN VISA:


1.         Requirement of Liquor Permits for foreign tourists/NRIs visiting Gujarat, India:

 All foreign tourists/NRIs who intend to visit the State of Gujarat in India are hereby informed that the purchase of liquor in Gujarat is prohibited without a valid Liquor Permit. If any foreign tourists/NRIs wish to procure liquor during their visit to Gujarat, they are required to obtain Liquor Permit from the following authorities:

i.          Visa issuing officer of the concerned Embassy;

ii.         The Director of the Government of India, Tourist Office in Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi or Madras; or

iii.        The Assistant Director of the Government of India, Tourist Office in Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi or Madras.

2.         In addition to the above, an application for Liquor e-permit may also be made on Gujarat Prohibition Website : www.eps.gpeonline.co.in.  After arrival in India, foreigners/NRIs are required to show original documents like passport in the liquor shop along with the receipt of the online submission of the request and liquor will be issued on payment.



OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

Visa support for Indian nationals:

To facilitate the visit of representatives of Indian business firms from India to Kazakhstan for business purpose, it is suggested that they may approach the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in India, 61 Poorvi Marg. Vasant Vihar, New Delhi (phone: (91-11) 41669464, 41669465, fax: (9111) 41669467,  (website:www.kazind.com) directly or through reputed Chambers of Commerce based in India or Min. of Commerce, Govt. of India.

For business firms located in Kazakhstan to invite any Indian national to Kazakhstan for business or other purposes, they may approach the Visa Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Govt. of Kazakhstan, Astana (Phone: +7-7172 -720119 & 720194,
Almaty (Phone: +7 727-2720311) for issuing visa approvals to the Indian nationals.


List of companies/organizations in Kazakhstan offering visa facilitation services

1. Association of Entrepreneurs of Special Economic Zones

Address: Kazakhstan,010000, Astana, 13, Dostyk street,

Nursaya-2,office – 205

Tel/Fax : +7 7172 70 49 75

Mob : + 7 771 101 60 60

E-mail : Elmira.ad@gmail.com

Skype address : elmira9777

2. Eurasia Events

Mr. Kairbolat Sahmetov, Director

Address : Kazakhstan, Astana, 24/1,Abaya street,

Business center – Argymak, 5th floor, office-52

Tel : + 7 777-7777-239

Fax : +7 7172 32 26 90

Mob : + 7702 790 36 43

+7 702 111 39 39

E-mail : info@eurasiaevents.com