India Visa Requirements For Pakistani Citizens

Last Updated: June 25, 2015
India Visa Requirements For Pakistani Citizens

India Visa Requirements For Pakistani Citizens

Here in this post we are going to discuss India Visa Requirements For Pakistani Citizens And what documents are required to get Indian Visa, we will also discuss how to check Indian Visa online application.

What is Visa and Why We Need It?

It’s the same question that I asked my father when I was in school, that time he explained if we want to visit any foreign country so first, we take permission to enter their country, this process is called Visa, and this visa is placed in our passport.

We need visa because we are not citizens of their country, therefore we must get a visa,
Visa endorsement on a passport shows that we are allowed to enter or stay for a specified period of time in a country.

Apply For Indian Visa:-

Step 1: Online Indian Visa Form
Applicant First visit above Online Indian Visa Form link and selects the Indian Mission from where he intends to Apply for the Visa from the tab “Select Mission”, Once the form has been filled completely so press Continue. See image below for reference.


When applicant click continue after filling all Mandatory Fields in this Visa Form, so second page will be appearing (as mention in below images) where the applicant will provide complete details such as Surname, Given Name, Date of Birth, City of Birth, Country of Birth, National Id no. Religion, Visible Identification Marks, Educational Qualification, Nationality etc..

(Note: On the next screen, record your unique application identification separately.You will need this ID if you need to edit or save and return to your visa application.)

Applicant also provides Passport details like Passport No. , Place of Issue, Date of Issue, Date of Expiry, Booklet No. , Tracking No. , Previous Passport No. etc…

Applicant sees a third page after clicking “Save and Continue” and if the applicant want to just save this form and don`t want to continue right now so click “Save and Temporarily Exit” and note Temporary Application ID.
Now applicant write down all required information in page #3. if he want, so he can upload his photo through clicking “Upload Images” or clicking “Save and Continue” to directly proceed without photo upload.
Here below confirmation page, Where applicant check and verify the particulars filled in the application form.
After verifying registration details, if all details are correct press “Verified and Continue”, and if found any correction so press “Modify/Edit”


Once you verify it, click the “Print Form” button, and print the Indian visa form on two pieces of paper or you can save your application as a PDF.

There are two places to sign in this form. On the first page, make sure your signature is completely inside the box underneath your photograph and On the second page, sign at the bottom right.(as mention in image below).Do not staple your photograph to the application; use glue or paste.

On the first page children between 12-17 should sign their name. Children younger than 12 can put a thumbprint on the first page.

For all minors, the second page must be signed by both parents. If you mail in your application, it should also be notarized. If you apply in person, it does not need to be notarized.


Required Documents For Indian Visa:

Get Documents From Indian invitee :
1) Sponsorship Certificate: (for any one place to be visited): This certificate should also be countersigned by any of the following Indian government officials (DM/ SP/SDM/ Tehsildar/ BDO/ SHO/ Groups A officer of State and Central Government/ Principal of a Government college and Principal / headmaster of a Government School), who will certify that they personally know your Indian sponsor. Sponsorship certificate is mandatory for all visitor visa cases.
2) The Indian government official should also attach a self-attested copy of their photo identity card along with his/her contact number (landline preferable) along with the sponsorship certificate. 

3) Any two of these documents of the Indian invitee: passport (preferred), copy of electricity bill, telephone bill, ration card, election card, clearly mentioning the address and contact numbers.

Collect Documents Here in Pakistan:
1) Copy of CNIC (NADRA Card) along with CNIC English translation, Download CNIC English Translation Format.
2) Copy of any one utility bill, such as electricity bill/ gas bill/ landline telephone bill (as address proof)
3) In case you are employed, any one of the following:

  • For Government employees: A letter from the Head of the Department or copy of the clearance received from the competent Government authority. 
  • For private sector employees: A letter from the Organisation giving the details of designation, duration of service and address of the applicant 
  • For self-employed: A copy of the registration of the business establishment by the Government of Pakistan with English translation.

4)Polio Vaccination & Certificate Polio Vaccination & Certificate for all travellers to India from Pakistan after 30th January, 2014 is Compulsary. Download Polio Vaccination & Certificate Format

Where to Submit Documents for Indian Visa?
High Commission of India, Islamabad directly is not receiving visa application (except medical/family emergency cases), for submitting your visa application you need to take the service of the following two courier companies:(Select any one)

  1. Gerry’s International Visa Drop Box
  2. TCS Visatronics

These companies’ role is only to receive the visa applications on behalf of the High Commission of India and forward the same after checking all the required documents for visa are attached or not. Incomplete visa applications, especially without the requisite documents, will not be accepted.

Indian Visa Collection Centers:
Collect all above mention documents and visit your nearest located visa facilitation center ( Gerry’s International Visa Drop Box Or TCS Visatronics),

See Below List and Find your nearest location of Gerry’s International Visa Drop Box offices and
TCS Visatronics.

Provence Gerry’s Visa Drop Box’s offices  TCS Visatronics offices
Islamabad 14-B Sadiq Plaza Near Miraj Hotel
G-9 Markaz, Karachi Company,Islamabad
Block# 111 & T Center, Aabpara,Islamabad
Ph# 051-2607120, 2607213
Punjab Paris Road, Opposite Allied Bank Ltd,Sialkot
Ph# 052-4587707
Main TCS Office,
Khadim Ali Road,
Near Old Passport Office
Business City Plaza, Bosan Road
Near Multan Law College,
Ph# 061-6210263
958/B, Tareen Road,
061-4500941-6, Ext> 121
20/20A,Opposite Ganga Ram Hospital
Queen’s Road,
Ph# 042-36299226/36299230
58/D-1, Gulburg 111,
P-679 B Ghouri Arcade
Batala Colony, Satiana Road
Ph# 041-8729751
P-6158 West Canal Road,
Near Toyota Motors & Petrol Pump
Pipaan Wala Pull,
384-A, Beneath Pizza Hutt,
Latif Mall,  Main Market
Model Town,
Ph# 055-3847222
Sindh 43/1/D Razi Road Block 6,
Ph# 021-111-711-111 Ext:240
188-189 Humaira Center Main Sharah e faisal, Block 6,
Cont. No. 021-34391552-3,
Shop# B1,Defence Plaza
Fatima Jinnah Road,Thandi Sarrak
Ph# 022-2781368
Unit# 3, Near Public School
Junior Section Latifabad # 3
022-2100327, 034-33545017
TCS Area Office, Military Road
B-47 M.C.H.S. Opp. Red Carpet Hotel
071-5632801-3, 5632811
Shabana Lodge Hotel Shop # 7,
Main Station Road
Mirpur Khas
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Unit# LG 409,411, 411A, 496, 498, 500
Deans Trade Center, Saddar
Ph# 091-5253308
54, The Mal Near PTV Center,Peshawar
Balochistan Shop No S-9 Swiss Plaza
M.A.Jinnah Road,
Ph# 081-2826582

Office Timings of Submit Visa Application

Gerry’s Visa Drop Box’s Office Timing:

  • Monday to Friday on all Government of Pakistan working days. Application acceptance timings are from 09:00 am till 01:00 pm.

TCS Visatronics office Timing:

  • 9:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M

Processing time of Indian Visa

Processing time of India visit visa 2 months , business visa 21 days.

Check Indian Visa Status Online

For Online Visa tracking, Click Below Links

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