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Visa Renewal Process in India: A Comprehensive Guide

Need to renew your visa in India? LeSo's guide provides detailed steps and essential documents for renewing various types of visas for Indian nationals.

Types of Visa Renewal in India

Depending on the type of visa you hold, the renewal process may vary. Here are some common types of visa renewals:

  • Tourist Visa Renewal: For extending a tourist visa to continue your stay in India.
  • Business Visa Renewal: For extending a business visa to continue business activities in India.
  • Student Visa Renewal: For extending a student visa to continue your studies in India.
  • Employment Visa Renewal: For extending an employment visa to continue working in India.

Documents Required for Visa Renewal

Prepare the following documents to renew your visa:

  • Passport: Valid passport with the original visa.
  • Visa Renewal Form: Completed and signed visa renewal form.
  • Photographs: Recent passport-sized photographs meeting the specifications.
  • Supporting Documents: Depending on your visa type, this may include invitation letters, employment contracts, or admission letters.
  • Financial Proof: Bank statements or proof of sufficient funds for your extended stay.
  • Proof of Residence: Current address proof, such as a rental agreement or utility bill.

How to Renew Your Visa in India

Follow these steps to renew your visa:

  • Submit Application: Submit your visa renewal application online or at the FRRO (Foreigners Regional Registration Office).
  • Pay the Renewal Fee: Pay the applicable visa renewal fee through the designated payment method.
  • Attend the Appointment: If required, attend an appointment at the FRRO for verification of documents.
  • Receive Updated Visa: Upon approval, receive your renewed visa. Ensure all details are correct.

Tips for a Smooth Visa Renewal

  • Apply Early: Submit your renewal application well before your current visa expires.
  • Organize Documents: Keep all required documents ready and organized for submission.
  • Check for Updates: Stay informed about any changes in visa renewal policies by visiting the FRRO or LeSo's website.
  • Follow Instructions: Adhere to the instructions provided by the FRRO or the visa renewal portal.

For more information and assistance with renewing your visa in India, visit LeSo’s website at Safe travels!