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Transit Visa

Who can apply?

Transit Visas are issued for transiting through India. It is valid for 15 days from the date of issue of the Visa. Applicant is permitted to stay for only 72 hrs in transit. Transit Visa must be obtained before departure. Transit Visas can't be obtained from immigration counters at ports of entry in India. Evidence of confirmed onward travel to a destination outside India is required. Passengers having a connecting flight for onward journey and who do not intend to leave the airport or pass through the Immigration do not need a Transit Visa.

Required Documents

Transit visas are issued for transiting through India. It is valid for 15 days from the date of issue of the Visa. Applicant is permitted to stay for only 72 hrs in transit. Transit Visa must be obtained before departure. Transit Visas can't be obtained from immigration counters at ports of entry in India. Evidence of confirmed onward travel to a destination outside India is required. Passengers having a connecting flight for onward journey and who do not intend to leave the airport or pass through the Immigration do not need a Transit Visa. Following documents are to be submitted along with visa application form:

  1. One printed copy of the online visa application form duly signed on both pages
  2. One recent photograph as per photo specifications
  3. Original passport with at least two blank pages and minimum 6 months validity
  4. Copy of profile page of passport. If applicant is holding dual/multiple nationality, copy of profile page of all passports
  5. Copy of Hong Kong/Macau ID for residents and copy of valid HK/Macau visa for non residents
  6. Copy of confirmed tickets of onward journey from India.
  7. Recommendation and invitation letters from the shipping companies in Hong Kong/India stating details of 'joining' the concerned vessel (for seaman only)
  8. Self undertaking as per Form-II regarding use of satellite phone
  9. General self undertaking as per Form-III

Processing Time

Processing time : For Non HK Passport holders Min 7-10 working days . For HK Passport holder 5-6 working days

Visa fee schedule

NOTE: At Indian Visa, Passport and Consular Services Hong Kong, We DO NOT ACCEPT 1000 (One Thousand) HKD NOTE.

Fee Schedule for Transit Visa

(Visas are normally issued for duration of 7/15 days –single entry.)

  1. BLS service charges: HKD 47
VISA FEE SCHEDULE FOR ALL NATIONALITIES OTHER THAN AS SPECIFIED BELOW IN S.NO.  14 to 28
SN Type Duration Entries Visa Fee in HKD (including ICWF HKD24/-)
1 Missionary upto 6 M S/M 642
6M to 1 Y M 950
1Y to 5Y M 1567
2 Mountaineering upto 6 M S/M 642
6M to 1 Y M 950
3 Film upto 1 Y S/M 850
4 Transit upto 15 D S/M 179
5 For Afghanistan, Argentina (restricted to tourist, business and transit visa only) , Bangladesh, DPR Korea, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, South Africa and Uruguay (restricted to tourist visa only)  nationals:
  All types of visa (except restiction as mentioned above) 24
6 For Pakistani nationals:
  All types of visa 35
7 For Singapore nationals:
  For all other types of visas, general visa fee will be applicable
8 For Japanese nationals:
  Transit visa 32
  All other types of visa for Japanese nationals 86
9 For UK nationals:
  Transit visa 703
  Emergency visa charges 687
10 For Nigerian nationals:
  All types of visa 1953
11 For US nationals:
  Compulsory additional visa application fee for all types of visa (except Tourist and Business visas) 155
12 For Ukrainian nationals:
  Transit visa 15 Days (S/D) 680
  All other visas (entry, conference, journalist etc.)
  Up to 6 months 680
  Up to 1 year 1027
  less than 5 years 1567
  Emergency visa fee 656
13 For Russian nationals: All types of visa
  Single Entry 333
  Double Entry 719
  Multiple Entry 950
14 For Sri Lanka Nationals
15 For Mozambique Nationals
All other types visas (Except Transit and Student) up to 6 months 1721
up to 6 months ( in Emergency) 2338
up to one year 2338
up to one year (in Emergency) 2338
Up to 5 year 2338
up to 5 year (in Emergency) 2338
16 Seychelles (all types except Employment/ Work Visa) 24
17 Myanmar nationals (all types of visa) 0
18 Business visa fee for nationals of following countries  
Country Name up to 1yr up to 5yrs  
Australia 1683 2300  
Czech Republic 1494 2107  
Ecuador 1876 2493  
France 1297 1953  
Iran 2146 2763  
Ireland 1567 2184  
New Zealand 1027 1953  
Philippines 1721 2338  
Poland 1143 1953  
Saudi Arabia 1983 2300  
Thailand 1567 2184  
UAE 3225 3843  
USA 1104 1953  


Remarks

Applicants who are not residents or who have not completed two years of residence in HK or Macau are required to fill in the Personal Particulars Form in addition to the Visa application form.

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