签证服务 Consular & Visa Services

Visa Services

General Information

1. The Consulate General of India, Shanghai issues tourist, business, employment, student, entry and other types of visas to Chinese nationals and to the nationals of other countries. The initial step is to fill the visa application form and submit along with the required documents/fees.

2. Visa applications are accepted directly from the applicants as well as through their representatives, including travel agents.

3. Those holding Diplomatic/Official/Public Affairs Passports should submit their visa applications at the Consulate between 0930 hrs to 1200 hrs on working days.

4. All other Visa applicants are to be submitted at:

Indian Visa application Centre,

Hengtong International building,

5th Floor, No 855,

Changning road,

Changning district,

Shanghai.

新地址:  印度签证中心, 上海市长宁区长宁路855号亨通国际大厦5楼

Helpline No: 17319036284 (for queries, please contact between 1400 - 1600 hrs)
E-mail ID: info.sh@blsindia-china.com
Website: https://shanghai.blsindia-china.com/

Timings (Monday to Friday)

  • Submission of visa applications:         0900 hrs – 1500 hrs
  • Collection of passports:                        0900 hrs – 1730 hrs
  • Call Centre and Information Desk:    0900 hrs – 1730 hrs

A service charge of RMB 32.01 (inclusive of taxes) per application will apply in addition to regular visa fees.

Important Note:

The India Visa Application Centre provides visa application support service onlyand they have no power or influence over the outcome of an application. The decision to issue or refuse a visa is made solely by the officers at the Consulate General of India, Shanghai. Shanghai India Visa Application Centre staff will provide visa information, but they cannot and will not offer immigration advice. If India Visa Application Centre staff claims to be able to influence your application, you should notify in writing to the Consular Wing at the Consulate General of India, Shanghai.

Important information: In view of the COVID pandemic visa services have been modified to take into account health advisory. Detailed guidelines are here.

Advisory I:

Exemption from requirement of visa by diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders of certain countries.

https://mea.gov.in/bvwa.htm

Advisory II:

Prohibition on the use of satellite phones in India

Use of satellite phones is banned in India; unauthorized possession & use is a punishable offence. All foreigners visiting India are advised not to carry any kind of satellite telephone into India.

Information on Various Types of Visas and documentation required

I. Visa for Chinese Nationals

  1. Diplomatic visa/Official visa
  2. Tourist Visa
  3. Business/Sports Visa
  4. Employment/Project Visa
  5. Conference Visa
  6. Journalist Visa
  7. Student/Research/Intern Visa
  8. Medical Visa
  9. Transit Visa
  10. Film Visa
  11. Entry Visa
  12. Visa Fee and Charges

II. Visa for Nationals other than Chinese:

  1. Additional Form required to be filled by Foreign Nationals
  2. Request form for travel to India on tourist visa within 2 months of last exit from India