Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an India Visa for Irish Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual signed passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond entry date
    • Not be damaged in any way

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide one colour, passport type photograph that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 50 mm by 50mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Business Introduction Letter

    You must provide an original Business Introduction Letter from the applicant's Irish employer. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a Irish postal address. Use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided at https://visacentral.ie/forms?formname=Business%20Introduction%20Letter%20Sample.pdf to complete your letter.

    Note that most consulates require the Business Cover Letter to be dated within one month of application submission.

    In addition to the language provided in the sample, your Business Introduction Letter must:
    • Specify the exact nature of the business activities during your stay
    • Specify the agenda and all attending parties if the activities include business meetings
    • Specify that the Company takes full financial responsibility for the applicant

     

  4. Letter of Invitation

    An original letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed in the original 

  5. Letter of Authorisation

    A letter of authorisation, permitting VisaCentral to represent the applicant is required. This letter must include the first name and last name of the VisaCentral representative who will submit the application. A sample letter of authorisation can be found within the VisaCentral Application Pack

  6. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed visa application forms. The form must: 


    Once printed, the visa application form must be signed twice by the applicant.  Once on the first page and once on the second page in the signature sections. The signature must match the signature on the applicant´s passport.

  7. Supplementary Form

    One fully completed and signed supplementary form for business travellers

  8. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Confirmation included in this kit.

  9. 5 Year Visa Applicants

    Applicants requesting a 5 year multiple entry visa must:

    • Submit a letter stating the reason for a 5 year visa being required
    • Submit a Business Introduction Letter and Letter of Invitation stating the validity of the visa
    • Submit a Business Introduction Letter stating the number of planned visits
    • Submit photocopies of more than two previous visas
    • Submit bank statements

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an India Visa for Irish Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual signed passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond entry date
    • Not be damaged in any way

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide one colour, passport type photograph that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 50 mm by 50mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photo should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples

  3. Letter of Authorisation

    A letter of authorisation, permitting VisaCentral to represent the applicant is required. This letter must include the first name and last name of the VisaCentral representative who will submit the application. A sample letter of authorisation can be found within the VisaCentral Application Pack

  4. Visa Application Form

    One fully completed and signed visa application forms. The form must: 


    Once printed, the visa application form must be signed twice by the applicant.  Once on the first page and once on the second page in the signature sections. The signature must match the signature on the applicant´s passport.

  5. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Confirmation included in this kit.

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