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With immediate effect the applicants are requested to apply visa on line at the below given link
https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa

NOTICE 

            It is hereby notified for all concerned that the visa fee for all categories have been revised and new visa fee will be charged w.e.f. 1st April 2017 

REVISED VISA FEE STRUCTURE (Effective from 01/04/2017)

Sr. No.

Types of Visa

Duration / Entries / Validity

Fees in US$

1.

Tourist Visa (T)

Up to 1 year  (Single/Multiple Entry)

US$ 100.00

 

Tourist Visa (T)

More than 1 year and up to 5 years

(Multiple Entry)

US$ 200.00

2.

Business Visa (B)

Up to 1 year (Single/Multiple Entry)

US$ 120.00

 

 

Business Visa (B)

More than 1 year and up to 5 years

(Multiple Entry)

US$ 250.00

3.

Entry Visa (X),

Research Visas (R)

Missionary Visas (M)

Up to six months

(Single/Multiple Entry)

US$ 80.00

 

Entry Visa (X),

Research Visas (R)

Missionary Visas (M)

More than six months and up to 1 year

(Multiple Entry)

US$ 120.00

 

Entry Visa (X),

Research Visas (R)

Missionary Visas (M)

More than 1 year and up to 5 years

 (Multiple Entry)

US$ 200.00

4.

Employment (E) and

 Project (P) Visas

Up to six months

(Single/Multiple Entry)

US$ 120.00

 

Employment (E) and Project (P) Visas

More than six months and up to 1 year

(Multiple Entry)

US$ 200.00

 

Employment (E) and Project (P) Visas

More than 1 year and up to 5 years

 (Multiple Entry)

US$ 300.00

5.

Student Visa (S)

Valid for the duration of the course or 5 years, whichever is less

 (Multiple Entry)

US$ 80.00

6.

Medical Visa (MED) & Medical Attendant Visas (MED X)

Up to six months

(Single/Multiple Entry)

US$ 80.00

 

Medical Visa (MED) & Medical Attendant Visas (MED X)

More than six months and up to 1 year (Multiple Entry)

US$ 120.00

7.

Conference/Seminar Visas (C)

Up to six months (Single/Multiple Entry)

US$ 80.00

8.

Journalist Visas (J)

Up to six months

(Single Entry) (or Double Entry with HOM’s approval)

US$ 80.00

11.

Mountaineering Visas (MX)

Up to six months (Single/Multiple Entry)

US$ 80.00

 

Mountaineering Visas (MX)

More than six months and up to 1 year (Multiple Entry)

US$ 120.00

12.

Intern Visas (I)

Up to 1 year (Multiple Entry)

US$ 80.00

13

Film Visa (F)

Up to 1 year (Single/Multiple Entry)

US$ 120.00

14.

Transit Visas

Up to 15 days  (Single/Double Entry)

US$ 20.00

ICWF fee with all the services – US$3.00 

Bank charges of US$5.00 will be charged extra if the fee is to be paid in bank draft/banker’s cheques.

INFORMATION ON VISAS 

The Embassy of India, Paramaribo issues Tourist / Student / Business / Employment and other types of visas to applicants who are residents of Suriname, Barbados, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent & Grenadines. Visas to the nationals of the above-mentioned countries are generally issued same day. The nationals of other countries can normally obtain a visa in 3-4 working days subject to fulfillment of Consular requirements. 

All applicants are required to apply in the prescribed application form along with two recent passport size photographs, passport in original along with relevant documents as per visa requirement and prescribed service fee. Passport must be valid for a minimum period of six months. 

Tourist Visa

Visa application form should be filled in English. One photograph to be pasted on each visa application form and a photo to be attached. Visas can also be issued to applicants, who are not residents of Suriname and hold other passports. Applicants under this category are required to pay an additional fee of US $ 10/-in addition to the fee prescribed, for their respective nationalities under the bilateral agreements. 

Business Visa

One visa application form along with two photographs, invitation letter from Indian company for business and some document about the applicant's company or business interest should be submitted for business visas. 

Transit Visa

Transit visas are also required to be obtained before departure, as Transit visas for brief halts in India (up to 15 days) en-route to other destinations, cannot be obtained from Immigration counters at airports in India. 

E-Tourist visa

E-tourist visa (e-tv) scheme has been extended to the nationals of Suriname, Barbados, St. Lucia and St. Vincent & Grenadines. For details, please visit e-tv website – www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html

Student Visa

Student visas can be obtained on furnishing proof of admission to recognized / reputed universities / institutions in India for the duration of the course of study. One visa application form with two photographs and the admission letter from the concerned institute / school / college are to be submitted.

Visa for study in Yoga, Vedic Culture, Indian System of Music, Dance, etc.

Visa to foreigners to pursue studies in yoga, Vedic culture, Indian system of music, dance, etc., in recognized Indian institutions is issued on production of admission letters from recognized Indian institutions. 

Other Visas

Applicants seeking visas for Research, attending International Conference and seminars held in India, film shooting, to visit spouses/near relatives of persons working / employed in India, etc., are required to submit relevant documents along with their visa applications. Other conditions for visa remain the same. 

VISA FEE

Each visa application is considered on its merits and the Embassy may ask for additional information at any stage during processing of the application. The fact that an application for visa has been made does not guarantee that visa will be issued. The Embassy reserves the right to refuse visa. The visa fees once paid cannot be refunded, even when visa is refused. Revised Visa fee effective from April 1, 2017 may be seen on the top of this page. 

Please add US$03 as ICWF charge with all sorts of payment and US$05 as bank draft/banker’s cheque charge if you pay through bank draft or banker’s cheque.  

Enclose return airway bill along with your application in case you do not reside in Paramaribo and you are sending your application via courier service. 

For the nationals of Suriname, Barbados, St. Lucia and St. Vincent & the Grenadines, the visa fee will be as per the Revised Visa Fee Structure given at the top of this page. 

For Business visas and employment visas, the fee for the nationals of a number of countries is higher on reciprocal basis. The same may be seen at ANNEXURE 1 and ANNEXURE 2 

VISA FORMS

Visa forms may be downloaded after filling the form online from the website https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa 

This is to bring to the notice of the public that Government of India has introduced additional consular fee of US$ 3.00 for each passport/visa/OCI/Attestation/Misc. Consular Services application as contribution towards Indian Community Welfare Fund. The charges are effective from May 14, 2010. 

Applicants are advised to add US$03 as ICWF charge with all types of services and US$05 as bank draft/banker’s cheque charge to the banker’s cheques/drafts for fee drawn in favour of Embassy of India, Paramaribo. 

WORKING HOURS

Visas applications can be submitted at the Consular section of the Embassy of India, Paramaribo from 9.00 AM to 12.00 PM on all working days. Visas can be collected from the same place on the specified dates from 3 PM to 4 PM. Embassy does not work on Saturdays, Sundays and a few other holidays. 

WHERE TO OBTAIN VISA

Visa can be obtained from the Embassy of India at the following address:

Embassy of India

Dr. Sophie Redmondstraat 239

PO Box 1329, PARAMARIBO

Telephone No : (597) 498344

Fax No : (597) 491106

Email: india@sr.net, consular.paramaribo@mea.gov.in

Web: www.indembassysuriname.com

Address: Embassy of India, Dr. Sophie Redmondstraat 239,
PO Box 1329, Paramaribo,Suriname.
Working hours: 0800 to 1630 hours (Monday to Friday)
Telephone Number: (0597) 498344/531448/531449
Fax Number: (0597) 491106/499382
Email : india@sr.net

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