The India Consular and Visa Application Centre (ICVAC) is the outsourced partner of the Embassy of India in Spain. In this capacity, the ICVAC is responsible for receipt of visa applications for travel to India and visa fees, submission of applications at the Embassy of India in Madrid, collecting the processed passports from the Embassy of India in Madrid, and returning passports back to applicants.
The ICPAC is managed by VFS Global Spain SL who is not involved in the process of assessment of visa applications. The assessment of visa applications is carried out by the Embassy of India, Madrid and the decision to grant or refuse a visa to India is at their sole discretion. Staff members of VFS Global Spain SL have no role or influence over the outcome of an 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 visa applicants seeking visa for India are advised to mention the purpose of their visit to India clearly in their visa application forms and apply for relevant visa only. Please check the VFS Global website before filling in online India visa form to ensure that you are applying for appropriate visa and all the requisite documents are attached when presenting the printed application at VFS Global.
It is mandatory to be present on Spanish territory at the moment of your visa application.
Please note that the validity of the visa begins from the date of issue by the Embassy of India, Madrid and not from the date of travel mentioned on your application form.
Applicants can apply for any of the below category of Visas from Spain to India based on their purpose of Travel and supporting documents as per the related checklists.