Business Visa

Issue of Visas to applicants from Colombia and Ecuador.

Only Visa applications complete in all respects, with the prescribed. Fees, as per the guidelines for the visa category being applied for would be accepted and processed.

Incomplete applications would be accepted but will be processed only when complete in all respects. The Embassy will not be responsible for delay in processing/issue of visa due to receipt of incomplete applications.

Embassy of India informs to Applicants that Visa period starts from the date documents are submitting at the Embassy and not from the estimated date of travel. Visa period is according to the information provided in the Application Form and at Consul’s discretion.

 

GUIDELINES FOR TOURIST VISAS AND CURRENT RATES

 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS IN COLOMBIA

LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE SENT TO: Embajada de la India Calle 116 # 7-15 Int.2. Of.301 Torre Cusezar, Santa Bárbara de Bogotá, Colombia 

  1. The passport with a minimum validity of one (1) Year with at least three continuous blank pages
  2. Duly filled application form with signatures and photo uploaded. White background photo uploaded into the system. White background photo 5x5cm pasted to the form. It has to be signed on both pages (in the 2 spaces required) (On-line application form)
  3. Letter of Invitation from the company in India. Including address and signature of representative.
  4. Submit all or at least one of the following documents from Indian company:
    • Certificate of Incorporation
    • Registration Under companies Act
    • Proof of registration under State Industrial Department
    • Export Promotion Council
  5. Letter of Colombian company, indicating post and purpose of the visit to India
  6. Personal bank statements of the past three months with a minimum balance of $ 2,000,000 COP
  7. In case, your company/spouse/parents will be responsible for your expenses, please attach a notarize letter stating responsibility for trip expenses along with the copy of the birth registration, marriage certificate.
  8. Flight reservation or copy of air ticket.
  9. Copy of International Yellow Fever vaccination certificate.
  10. Signed Consent Format (Download here)
  11. Applicant with dual nationality must attach copy of the non- applying passport (Please note that the applicant can choose the passport to apply with)
  12. Original bank deposit slip

PAYMENTS IN COLOMBIA

  • Bank name: Helm Bank
  • Bank account holder: Embajada De la India
  • Account number: NO. 007-396-807
  • Account type: Current account

Note 1: To return Passport outside Bogotá in Colombian territory Applicants can deposit additional $ 15,000 pesos and make a note with the address (including ZIP code www.codigopostal.gov.co) to which Applicants want to get their passport back.

Note 2: Remember visa period will be effective from the date documents are submitted to the Embassy and NOT from the expected date of journey.

 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS FROM ECUADOR

LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE SENT TO: Embajada de la India Calle 116 # 7-15 Int.2. Of.301 Torre Cusezar, Santa Bárbara de Bogotá, Colombia 

  1. The passport with a minimum validity of one (1) Year with at least three continuous blank pages
  2. Duly filled application form with signatures and photo uploaded. White background photo uploaded into the system. White background photo 5x5cm pasted to the form. It has to be signed on both pages (in the 2 spaces required) (On-line application form)
  3. Letter of Invitation from the company in India. Including address and signature of representative.
  4. Submit all or at least one of the following documents from Indian company:
    • Certificate of Incorporation
    • Registration Under companies Act
    • Proof of registration under State Industrial Department
    • Export Promotion Council
  5. Letter of Colombian company, indicating post and purpose of the visit to India
  6. Personal bank statements of the past three months with a minimum balance of $ 2,000,000 COP
  7. In case, your company/spouse/parents will be responsible for your expenses, please attach a notarize letter stating responsibility for trip expenses along with the copy of the birth registration, marriage certificate.
  8. Flight reservation or copy of air ticket.
  9. Copy of International Yellow Fever vaccination certificate.
  10. Signed Consent Format (Download here)
  11. Applicant with dual nationality must attach copy of the non- applying passport (Please note that the applicant can choose the passport to apply with)
  12. Original bank deposit slip 

PAYMENTS FROM ECUADOR

  • Bank transfer payment 
  • Bank name: HELM BANK
  • Account number in USD: 1516
  • HOLDER / BENEFICIARY: India Embassy in Bogota
  • Beneficiary Address: Calle 116 no 7-15 of 301 Bogotá, Colombia Beneficiary Bank Name Helm Bank Colombia (Banco CorpBanca)
  • Address Beneficiary Bank in Colombia: Carrera 7 No. 27-18, Bogotá Colombia
  • Swift Code Beneficiary Bank in Colombia: BCTOCOBB
  • Intermediary Bank: Citibank, New York
  • Swift code: CITIUS33
  • ABA: 02100008

Note 1: All interbank and commissions fees must be covered by Visa Applicant. Intermediary bank usually charges between USD20 to USD $ 50 for fee commission.

Note 2: Payment for returning documents by DHL is optional USD $ 50 for every 2 passports (payment by bank transfer). Applicant’s address should be included in the application including ZIP code (www.codigopostal.gob .ec).

Another option to get Applicant’s passport back is through Applicant’s request for a "collection service" in DHL offices in Ecuador.

Note 3: Remember visa period will be effective from the date documents are submitted to the Embassy and NOT from the expected date of journey.

Another option to get Applicant’s passport back is through Applicant’s request for a "collection service" in DHL offices in Ecuador.

Note 4: Remember visa period will be effective from the date documents are submitted to the Embassy and NOT from the expected date of journey.

 

COLOMBIAN AND ECUADORIAN CITIZENS APPLYING FOR 5 YEAR VISA

In accordance with the liberalization of visa regime, the Colombian and Ecuadorian tourists and Businessmen can now apply for long term visa up to 5 years. As per the initiative of the Government towards Digital India, these visas will be supported by Biometric collection. Such applicants will have to come personally at the Embassy in Bogota for giving their biometric prints. The detailed guidelines in this regard are as follows:

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS IN COLOMBIA

LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO PRESENT DIRECTLY IN PERSON AT THE EMBASSY.

Calle 116 # 7-15 Int.2. Of.301 Torre Cusezar, Santa Bárbara de Bogotá, Colombia 

1.     Applicant must come to the Embassy to provide its photo and finger prints through biometric system

2.     The passport with a minimum validity of one (1) Year with at least three continuous blank pages

3.     Duly filled application form with signatures and photo uploaded. White background photo uploaded into the system. White background photo 5x5cm pasted to the form. It has to be signed on both pages (in the 2 spaces required) (On-line application form)

4.     Letter of Invitation from the company in India. Including address and signature of representative.

5.     Submit all or at least one of the following documents from Indian company:

§      Certificate of Incorporation

§      Registration Under companies Act

§      Proof of registration under State Industrial Department

§       Export Promotion Council

6.     Letter of Colombian company, indicating post and purpose of the visit to India

7.     Personal bank statements of the past three months with a minimum balance of $ 2,000,000 COP

8.     In case, your company/spouse/parents will be responsible for your expenses, please attach a notarize letter stating responsibility for trip expenses along with the copy of the birth registration, marriage certificate.

9.     Flight reservation or copy of air ticket.

10.   Copy of International Yellow Fever vaccination certificate.

11.   Signed Consent Format (Download here)

12.   Applicant with dual nationality must attach copy of the non- applying passport (Please note that the applicant can choose the passport to apply with)

13.   Original bank deposit slip 

 

PAYMENTS IN COLOMBIA

  • Bank name: Helm Bank
  • Bank account holder: Embajada De la India
  • Account number: NO. 007-396-807
  • Account type: Current account

Note 1: To return Passport outside Bogotá in Colombian territory Applicants can deposit additional $ 15,000 pesos and make a note with the address (including ZIP code www.codigopostal.gov.co) to which Applicants want to get their passport back.

Note 2: Remember visa period will be effective from the date documents are submitted to the Embassy and NOT from the expected date of journey.

 

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS FROM ECUADOR

LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO PRESENT DIRECTLY IN PERSON AT THE EMBASSY.

Embajada de la India Calle 116 # 7-15 Int.2. Of.301 Torre Cusezar, Santa Bárbara de Bogotá, Colombia 

1.     Applicant must come to the Embassy to provide its photo and finger prints trough biometric system

2.     The passport with a minimum validity of one (1) Year with at least three continuous blank pages

3.     Duly filled application form with signatures and photo uploaded. White background photo uploaded into the system. White background photo 5x5cm pasted to the form. It has to be signed on both pages (in the 2 spaces required) (On-line application form)

4.     Letter of Invitation from the company in India. Including address and signature of representative.

5.     Submit all or at least one of the following documents from Indian company:

§       Certificate of Incorporation

§      Registration Under companies Act

§       Proof of registration under State Industrial Department

§       Export Promotion Council

6.     Letter of Ecuadorian  company, indicating post and purpose of the visit to India

7.     Personal bank statements of the past three months with a minimum balance of $ 1,000 USD

8.     In case, your company/spouse/parents will be responsible for your expenses, please attach a notarize letter stating responsibility for trip expenses along with the copy of the birth registration, marriage certificate.

9.     Flight reservation or copy of air ticket.

10.   Copy of International Yellow Fever vaccination certificate.

11.   Signed Consent Format (Download here)

12.   Applicant with dual nationality must attach copy of the non- applying passport (Please note that the applicant can choose the passport to apply with)

13.   Copy of Bank transfer 

PAYMENTS FROM ECUADOR

  • Bank transfer payment 
  • Bank name: HELM BANK
  • Account number in USD: 1516
  • HOLDER / BENEFICIARY: India Embassy in Bogota
  • Beneficiary Address: Calle 116 no 7-15 of 301 Bogotá, Colombia Beneficiary Bank Name Helm Bank Colombia (Banco CorpBanca)
  • Address Beneficiary Bank in Colombia: Carrera 7 No. 27-18, Bogotá Colombia
  • Swift Code Beneficiary Bank in Colombia: BCTOCOBB
  • Intermediary Bank: Citibank, New York
  • Swift code: CITIUS33

§       ABA: 02100008

Note 1: All interbank and commissions fees must be covered by Visa Applicant. Intermediary bank usually charges between USD20 to USD $ 50 for fee commission.

Note 2: Remember visa period will be effective from the date documents are submitted to the Embassy and NOT from the expected date of journey.

Note 3: With Ecuadorian passport. Fee for Business Visa for 5 years in Colombian pesos is COP $1.066.000. Applicant should present original deposit slip.

 

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