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Transit Visa

Who can apply?

Transit Visa is meant for taking next connecting flight from India to some other destination within 72 hours. Transit visa is given with a validity period of 15 days from the date of issue. It can be single entry or double entry depending on the requirement of the applicant. The visa is non-extendable and non-convertible.

Required Documents

  1. Original passport with minimum 6 months validity and two blank pages.
  2. Visa application form, should be filled out in English at http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa, printed out and signed twice: under the photo and after the declaration.
  3. One good quality color photograph 3.5cm x 4.5cm.
  4. Copies of the relevant pages of the Internal Passport (front page, the page where the address is mentioned, the page about previously issued international passports).
  5. Copy of the photo page of the International Passport.
  6. If applicant has second valid international Passport he has to provide original copy of all pages Passport with original Passport.
  7. Copy of Seamen book.
  8. Copy of Identification of Seamen.
  9. Up and down tickets (Just a Reservation).
  10. A letter of invitation from the concerned company in India with signature and stamp.
  11. Copy of the certificate of incorporation or registration.
  1. Original letter of petition from Russian company in English.
  2. Copy of Certification of Registration with English translation (not Notary).
  3. Crew List with original stamp and signature.
  1. If the applicant has two citizenships he should have copy of second passport


Citizens of other countries should provide the following additional documents:

  1. A copy of migration card, a copy of registration certificate / visa, as well as evidence of their work in the territory of the Russian Federation for more than 2 years. If the applicant in the last two years living in Russia, you must provide copies of supporting documents (visa / registration, work permit, residence permit, etc.).
  2. Additional Form for Foreigners.



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.

(Payment in cash and Rubles).

Visa Fee Schedule

Visa Fee (April 01, 2022)

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 Visa Service Charge for the nationals of the Russian Federation and the visa fee for the remaining nationalities have been adjusted to the prevailing exchange rates. The new rates for the Visa Service Charges for all types of visas for the Russian nationals is as follows :

Entry/Type of Visa Visa Service Charge (In Rubles) ICWF (In Rubles) Service Charge by the Outsourced Agency (In Rubles) Grand Total (In Rubles)
Single Entry 4320 324 237 4881
Double Entry 9720 324 237 10281
Multiple Entry 12960 324 237 13521


Processing Time

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 5 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.

 


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