The Government of India has many types of visa options. The visa needed for the UNWGIC 2022 is the e-CONFERENCE visa. The India Ministry of External Affairs has approved this visa for UNWGIC 2022 participants. Participants who choose a different visa type may experience delays. Participants who represent other governments may need to select a different visa as appropriate.
An e-conference visa is granted to a foreigner:
e-conference visa is a category admissible under eVisa
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It’s a single-entry visa.
Thirty days (30 days) from the date of arrival in India. Extending the stay will attract a financial penalty of not less than USD 300.
For e-Conference visa, applicants of the eligible countries/territories may apply online minimum 4 days in advance of the date of arrival. Such application can be made 120 days in advance from proposed date of travel. The UNWGIC 2022 organisers highly recommend, that you apply the e-visa as soon as your travel dates are firm.
Suppose the participants are from Prior Reference Categories (PRC), which includes Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, foreigners of Pakistani origin, and Stateless persons. In that case, applications should be made at least 30 days before travel.
The Indian Missions will make a prior reference to MEA and MHA before granting conference visas to PRCs. MEA will examine the proposal with MHA clearance may be granted within four weeks. Clearance will be conveyed to the Missions and organizers of the conference. If a Mission needs clarifications about the organizers, it can also refer the case to MEA and MHA. In such cases, visas will be issued after the Mission receives the requisite clarifications.
Citizens from the following countries are eligible to apply for the Indian e-conference visa.
We suggest checking with your country's foreign affairs website for the latest requirements for traveling to India as situations may have changed. If an e-visa is not allowed, then the paper submission option may be required, which requires more time.
Citizens from all other countries not mentioned here need to apply for the traditional paper Visa at the Indian Embassy.
India has a yellow fever travel requirement for passengers that are traveling from a country affected by yellow fever.
These travelers must obtain a vaccination and are required to present a Yellow Fever Vaccination Card on arrival.
Following is a list of all the Yellow Fever affected countries, whose citizens are required to present a Yellow Fever Vaccination Card:
Note: Travelers who do not present their Yellow Fever Vaccination Card when required will be quarantined for a maximum of 6 days, after arrival.
For more information, please visit https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html