The India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre is the outsourced partner of the Embassy of India in the Netherlands. In this capacity, the India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre is responsible for receipt of visa applications for travel to India and visa fees, submission of applications at the Embassy of India in the Hague, collecting the processed passports from the Embassy of India in The Hague, and returning passports back to applicants.
The India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre is managed by VF Services Netherlands Limited 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, The Hague and the decision to grant or refuse a visa to India is at their sole discretion. Staff members of VF Services Netherlands Limited 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 the VFS Global.
It is mandatory to be present in the Netherlands 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, The Hague and not from the date of travel mentioned on your application form.
Applicants can apply for any of the below category of Visas from the Netherlands to India based on their purpose of travel and supporting documents as per the related checklists.