People of Indian origin possessing foreign nationality will be issued “Entry Visa X” ONLY.
Satellite telephone services are not permitted in India and therefore handsets of Thuraya, Irridium and other such satellite operators are not allowed in India. In case those visiting India are found to be in possession of any of these sets, these would be seized and the holder could be prosecuted under Section 6 of Indian Wireless Act and Section 20 of Indian Telegraph Act.
Biometric Enrolment: All applicants for Indian Visa need to visit the local Indian Visa application centre in Vienna i.e. the premises of M/s BLS International Services to enrol their biometrics details w.e.f January 16, 2017.
Mandatory Biometric Enrolment & Interview
Biometric enrolment is mandatory for issue of any visa of long term beyond one year. The applicant would also be required to come to the Mission for an interview with the Consular officer.