Visa Services Consular Services

ALL VISA APPLICANTS ARE REQUESTED TO SUBMIT THEIR VISA APPLICATIONS AT THE INDIAN VISA APPLICATION CENTRE LOCATED AT ROOM NO. J12, 10TH FLOOR, SHANGHAI MART BUILDING, 2299, YAN’AN WEST ROAD, SHANGHAI WITH EFFECT FROM JUNE 25, 2018

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:

India Visa Application Center, Shanghai

Room J12, 10th Floor,
Shanghai Mart Exhibition Hall,
2299, Yan’An West Road,
Changning District,
Shanghai - 200366
Helpline No: 021- 52556275 (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 22 (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.

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. Tourist Visa
  2. Business Visa
  3. Employment Visa
  4. Project Visa
  5. Conference Visa
  6. Journalist Visa
  7. Student Visa
  8. Research Visa
  9. Medical Visa
  10. Transit Visa
  11. Intern Visa
  12. Sports Visa
  13. Film Visa
  14. Entry Visa

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