To attend APAN in India, interested applicants may visit https://indianvisaonline.gov.in and click on “Regular Visa Application” Tab in (Red). Please select the Visa Type as Conference Visa after filling all relevant details.
Frequently Asked Questions
This information is based on our current knowledge of visa requirements and the application process. We will update it as and when we receive new information from the Government of India.
APAN's role in the visa application process is to share information as we receive it, and to assist you by getting answers to your questions. However, all policies and decisions regarding visas are those of the Government of India alone.
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Most foreign nationals attending APAN will need a valid Conference visa. To find out if you need a visa, check the Government of India's Ministry of External Affairs website or contact your local Indian diplomatic mission.
You must meet all of these conditions:
The application process and timeline may vary from country to country. We recommend that you verify them with your local Indian diplomatic mission.
A Conference visa covers the duration of the conference plus travel time.
We advise you to apply for a Conference visa even if you hold a valid Business visa. The Government of India has assured us that your existing Business visa will remain valid even if you apply for and obtain a Conference visa.
No, a Tourist visa is not valid for APAN. You must apply for a Conference visa.
Please use your discretion on how you wish to spend your time in India before or after attending APAN. It is recommended that you check with the local Indian mission if you wish to travel early or extend your stay and combine tourism or work with APAN.
Clearance letters should already have been sent to all missions. But if your embassy requests additional documentation, contact our help desk:Contact@apan43.in.
Please contact our visa help desk (Contact@apan43.in) with your travel dates so we can advise you accordingly.