Updates and Notices

Dear Applicant(s): Indian visa application center is temporarily closed until further notice. You may write/call us in case of any query.
Emergency contact number
Guangzhou: 13335961893
Beijing: 13335977712
Shanghai: 13335970336

2020-02-02 14:30:50

Due to certain current developments, travel to India on E-visas stands temporarily suspended with immediate effect. This applies to holders of Chinese passports and applicants of other nationalities residing in the People’s Republic of China. Holders of already issued E-visas may note that these are no longer valid.
All those who have a compelling reason to visit India may contact the Embassy of India in Beijing or the Indian consulates in Shanghai or Guangzhou, as well as the Indian Visa Application Centres in these cities.

Indian Visa Application Centre in Beijing is being shifted to a new location

2016-07-13 11:30:50

Embassy of India

            The current Visa Application Centre in Beijing is being shifted to a new location w.e.f Monday, 18th July, 2016. In view of technical problems at the current IVAC, it has been decided to deliver visa services for private passports also from the Chancery premises from today till Friday (13-15 July) and if required during the beginning of next week when transition to the new Centre takes place. 

            It is requested that Ms. Lu Hongmei, local Assistant in the T & C Wing, who has experience in visa work, may be deployed at the Visa Section from today afternoon till Wednesday, 20th July, 2016.

(Vanaja K. Thekkat)
Counsellor (Culture & Visa)

Head of Chancery

Embassy of India, Beijing
Visa Section


Important Notice

The Indian Visa Application Centre in Beijing is being shifted to a new location and will be operational from new location w.e.f. 18th July 2016 (Monday). Address and contact details of the new location are as follows:

India Visa Application Centre
B-505, Xiaoyun Centre
No. 15, Xiaguangli, Chaoyang District, Beijing
(Contact Person: Mr. Mustafa Dewaswala, Tel No. 18519742215)

2. During the period from 13.07.2016 to 15.07.2016, all visa applicants (including Private Passport holders) are  requested to submit their visa applications directly in the Embassy at No. 5, LiangmaqiaoBeiJie, Chaoyang District,  Beijing, from  11.00 AM to 01.00 PM and  again from 2.00 PM to 04.00 PM.



Dr. B.R.Ambedhkar's Birthday.

2016-07-13 11:30:50

As per advice from Embassy of India, Beijing Monday, the 14th April, 2104,Embassy of India, and our visa center will be remain closed due to Dr. B.R.Ambedhkar's Birthday.


Opening of Application centre

2013-04-26 10:36:19

The India Visa Application Center, Beijing will accept visa applications in respect of ordinary passport holders from 18 March 2013. Applications submitted before 15 March 2013 may be directly collected from Embassy of India, Beijing on all working days from 1530 hrs – 1700 hrs.

Surrogacy Arrangement

2013-04-26 10:35:32

Any person seeking a visa to India for purpose of entering into a surrogacy arrangement must ascertain beforehand whether the law of Republic of India permits surrogacy and will provide appropriate travel documents to the child for accompanying the surrogate parents. Entering into surrogacy arrangement under any other visa not sought for surrogacy is punishable under the Indian law.

Gap of at least 2 months between two visits, Tourist Visa

2013-04-26 10:26:27

There should be a gap of at least 2 months between two visits to India on a Tourist Visa on re-entry of nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, foreigners of Pakistan origin and Stateless persons.