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Visa Processing

Guidelines for Visa Application

  • All foreign nationals entering India are required to possess a valid international travel document in the form of a national passport with a valid visa obtained from an Indian Mission or Post abroad.
  • All Individual visa seekers are requested to apply for the Indian Visa through Online application link, in order to make an application for getting the Indian visa.
  • The website to make your application is https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html

Please note that once you have submitted your online application, you will need to submit your application with required documents at Indian Mission/Visa collection centre. A full overview of the process for obtaining a visa for India can be viewed at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html

Request for Invitation Letter for Visa Processing

Procedure to request for an official "Invitation" letter for attending the conference and process the visa application for the "ICDE International conference 2017".

International delegates may need an “Invitation Letter” in order to obtain a conference visa to visit the India. We strongly advise to start the conference visa application process as early as possible! The event organisers will not be able to contact or intervene with the Embassy or Consulate offices on your behalf later.

Step1: Login to the ICDE Conference website and register as an International delegate. You are required to pay the registration fees.

Conference Registration details can be found at: Home page of conferance website

Step 2: Please send conference visa letter request on email ID visa.icde2017@scdl.net On confirmation of your conference registration, an official invitation letter will be issued to you.

The following information is required before a letter of invitation will be issued:

  1. Name as it appears on your passport
  2. Title/Position (Professor, Dr., graduate student, etc.)
  3. Institutional address
  4. Personal address
  5. Email
  6. Passport number
  7. Date of Birth
  8. You should also indicate briefly which conference track you particularly want to attend, and why?

A letter of invitation is issued solely for the purpose of assisting participants with visa applications and/or to obtain funding for their attendance at the conference. Such a letter does not imply any financial obligation on the part of the conference organisers.

All letters of invitation are generic in nature and will be signed and sent via secure PDF format that can be printed out by the delegates. No mailed (postal) letters of invitation will be sent.

Please note that in the absence of the above mentioned information, we will not be able to process your request.

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