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EMERGENCY VISA SERVICES BEYOND OFFICE HOURS/HOLIDAYS

The High Commission of India, Brunei Darussalam is pleased to announce that with effect from Monday, 26 April 2021, the High Commission will start accepting emergency visa applications beyond office hours and on holidays for emergency travel to India.

The fee for this service will be B$ 67 plus ICWF charges of B$ 5 in addition to the Visa fee.

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Brunei Darussalam, 21 April, 2021


Important notice for holders of Brunei International Certificate of Identity (ICI)

            The High Commission of India in Brunei Darussalam would like to advise holders ofInternational Certificate of Identity (ICI) issued by the Government of Brunei Darussalam not to apply for online E-Tourist Visa for travel to India. They should apply to the High Commission for a regular Indian visa. India’s immigration authorities do not provide Electronic Tourist Visa to ICI-holders.


IMPORTANT : All Applicatns will have to record there biometrics at the time of submission of there visa applications.


All Foreign Nationals need a visa to enter India unless they hold VALID PIO (Person of Indian Origin) CARD OR OCI (OVERSEAS CITIZEN OF INDIA) CARD OR ARE HOLDERS OF DIPLOMATIC /OFFICIAL PASSPORTS OF COUNTRIES WITH WHICH INDIA HAS SIGNED WAIVER AGREEMENTS.

Since JANUARY 2012, all VISA APPLICATIONS have to be made ONLINE in the NEW SYSTEM which is available at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa only

Then, click “online visa application registration” at the bottom of the webpage. Please follow the onscreen instructions and complete the data entry followed by printing of visa application. Photo uploading should also be done at the time of data entry. In case of difficulties, photo uploading can be done later by the High Commission of India. Please make sure that all fields in the webform are filled in. The type of visa, number of entries and period of visa required should be clearly indicated.

Following documents are required to be submitted for all categories of visa: 

  • Passport: it should have a minimum validity of six months with blank page for Visa sticker.
  • Photographs: 3 latest, colour, matt (not glossy), passport size photographs depicting front pose against white background are required. One of them should be pasted in the specified place and the other 2 may be stapled with the application form. Photo Size: [5cm x 5cm] or [2” x 2”].
  • Supporting documents: The visa application should be accompanied with supporting documents for type of visa applied for.

For visa fee, please see Visa Fees section below.  Visa fee is Non-Refundable.

NOTE: These are general guidelines. In case of any other requirements the same will have to be provided by the applicant. 


Types of Visa and requirements

Tourist Visa (TV): It is issued for the purpose of sight seeing and family visit. No other activity is permissible on a TV and it is non-extendable and non-convertible. The application for the same should be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey.
  • Confirmation of hotel bookings.

A gap of minimum two months should be maintained between each visit to India.  For more information on latest guidelines on Tourist visa, click on the link http://mha.nic.in/pdfs/FAQ-TVisa311209.pdf

Transit Visa (TR) : 

It is valid for single/double entry for a maximum stay of 72 hours and issued for bona fide transit purpose only. A copy of the airline ticket needs to be enclosed.

Business Visa (B) :

  • Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey.
  • Letter of request/guarantee from the company in Brunei indicating nature of Applicant’s Business and position held in the Company.  In case the person is self employed, copy of his bank statement in original and his business card.
  • Letter of invitation from the company in India. It should clearly indicate the period of invitation. (On Company’s letter head- fax/scanned copy only/ E mail communication without signature is not acceptable).
  • Company Registration Certificate

It is granted for short visits to India for engaging in business or attending business meetings/negotiations. Stay or seeking employment under Business visa is illegal. It is non extendable and non convertible.  For more information on Business visa click on the link http://mha.nic.in/pdfs/work_visa_faq.pdf

 ‘X’ Entry Visa: 

This type of visa is granted to

  • Foreign spouse/children of Indian nationals particularly those who want to live in India. Foreigners residing in India can also invite their family (spouse and children) to stay with him/her on the basis of his/her valid Indian visa.  It can be granted for a maximum period of one year with multiple entries which is extendable in India. The following documents are required for processing the visa.
    • Marriage Certificate in case of spouse/ Birth Certificate in case of child (Original Certificates should be produced for verification alongwith copies)
    • Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey (for visits less than one year).
    • Copy of Indian passport/ copy of passport with valid Indian visa
    • Sponsorship letter from the spouse/parent for stay in India
  • Foreigners coming to India for learning Yoga/ Vedic culture in recognized institutions in India are also eligible for Entry Visa.  
  • Spouses of an OCI/PIO card holders and dependent children can also apply for Entry Visa subject to production of necessary proof.

Conference Visa (C): 

This type of visa is issued for participation in international conferences/seminars/workshops/meetings/symposia being organized by Government bodies, International organizations, public sector units and NGOs in India. The applications for this visa need to have clearance by relevant Ministries.

  • Administrative approval from nodal Ministry/ Department.
  • Clearance from Central/concerned State Government.
  • Political clearance from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Coordination Division.
  • Event clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and security clearance wherever required and accompanied by the following documents:
  • A letter of invitation from the Indian organizer of the conference.
  • A letter of recommendation from the institution in Brunei with whom the applicant is affiliated.
  • Confirmed return ticket or print out of the confirmed to and fro journey.

It is the responsibility of organizers to obtain clearances through the nodal ministries from MHA and MEA before sending invitation to foreign participants. Applicants are advised to apply well in advance and ensure that the organizers have obtained necessary approval from Government of India. 

Incomplete Applications will delay the processing and are liable to be REJECTED. So please fill in the application form carefully. All relevant information for applying for Visas is given below; Please refer to the guidelines given below before filling the application.

For visas which are not falling under the above categories, applicant may contact Consular Section for further information/requirement.

Applicable Visa Fee with effect from 01st September 2018

  •  All applicants have to pay B$5.00 towards ICWF

 

Sl. No.

Types of visas

Validity

Existing rates

ORE of March 2017

USD 1 = BND 1.41

Revised rates

ORE of April 2021;

USD 1 = BND 1.34

w.e.f. 1st April 2021

US$

B$

US$

B$

Rounded off B$

1.

Tourist visa(T)

Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry

100

142

100

134

134

More than 1year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

200

283

200

268

268

2.

Business visa(B)

Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry

120

170

120

160.8

161

More than 1year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

250

354

250

335

335

3.

Entry visa(X)

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

80

113

80

107.2

108

More than 6 months and up to 1year/Multiple Entry

120

170

120

160.8

161

More than 1year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

200

283

200

268

268

4.

Employment(E) & Project (P) visa

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

120

170

120

160.8

161

More than 6 months and up to 1year/Multiple Entry

200

283

200

268

268

More than 1year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

300

425

300

402

402

5.

Student visa (S)

Valid for the duration of course or 5 years, whichever is less/Multiple Entry

80

113

80

107.2

108

6.

Medical visa(Med) & (Med X)

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

80

113

80

107.2

108

More than 6 months and up to 1year/Multiple Entry

120

170

120

160.8

161

7.

Conference/Seminar visa (C)

Up to 6months/Single(or Multiple) Entry

80

113

80

107.2

108

8.

Journalist visa (J)

Up to 6 month/Single Entry (or Double Entry with HOM’s approval)

80

113

80

107.2

108

9.

Research visa (R)

Up to 6 month/Single Entry or Multiple Entry

80

113

80

107.2

108

More than 6 months and up to 1year/Multiple Entry

120

170

120

160.8

161

More than 1year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

200

283

200

268

268

10.

Missionary visa (M)

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

80

113

80

107.2

107

More than 6 months and up to 1year/Multiple Entry

120

170

120

160.8

170

More than 1year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

200

283

200

268

268

11.

Mountaineering visa (MX)

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

80

113

80

107.2

107

More than 6 months and up to 1year/Multiple Entry

120

170

120

160.8

161

More than 1year and up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

200

283

200

268

268

12.

Intern Visa (I)

Up to 1 year/Multiple Entry

80

113

80

107.2

108

13.

Film visa (F)

Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry(Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)

120

170

120

160.8

161

14.

Transit visa

Up to 15 days/Single or Double Entry

20

28

20

26.80

27

 3. SPECIAL VISA FEES CATEGORIES:

 

Sl. No.

Types of visas

Validity

Existing rates


ORE of March 2017

USD 1 = BND 1.41

Revised rates

ORE of April 2021;

USD 1 = BND 1.34


w.e.f. 1st April 2021


US$

B$

US$

B$

Rounded off B$

1.

Singaporean

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry (Tourist)

25

35

25

33.5

34

2.

Japan

Transit visa

1

1

1

1.34

2



All other visa

8

11

8

10.72

11

3.

Nigerian

All types of visa (For any duration)

250

354

250

335

336

4.

USA

Up to 10 years Single/Multiple Entry (Tourist visa)

160

227

160

214.40

215



Visa application fee (Additional)

20

28

20

26.80

27

5.

Russian

Single Entry

40

57

40

53.60

54



Double Entry

90

127

90

120.6

121



Multiple Entry

120

170

120

160.80

161



Transfer of valid visa

40

57

40

53.60

54

6.

U.K.Nationals

Tourist Visa up to 1 Year (S/M entry)

162

229

162

217.08

218



Tourist Visa valid for 1 Year to 5 years (Multiple entry)

484

685

484

648.56

649



Business Visa up to 1 Year (S/M entry)

242

343

242

324.28

325



Business Visa valid for 1 Year to 5 years (Multiple entry)

726

1028

726

972.84

973



Entry Visa up to 1 Year (S/M entry)

162

229

162

217.08

218



Entry Visa valid for 1 Year to 5 years (Multiple entry)

484

685

484

648.56

649



Student Visa up to 5 years (M/entry)

229

324

229

306.86

307



Medical Visa up to 1 year (M/entry)

129

183

129

172.86

173



Research Visa up to 3 years or duration of course (whichever is less)

229

324

229

306.86

307



Employment Visa up to 6 months

460

651

460

616.40

617



Employment Visa up to 1 year

500

708

500

670

671



Employment Visa more than 1 year

597

845

597

799.98

800



Employment Visa more than 1 year

597

845

597

799.98

800



Transfer of Visa

167

236

167

223.78

224



Transit Visa

88

125

88

117.92

118



Business Visa issued same day (Excluding visa fee)

215

304

215

288.1

289



Emergency Visa charges

89

126

89

119.26

120

7.

Ukrainian National

Transit Visa 15 Days (Single/Double entry)

85

120

85

113.90

114



Tourist Visa up to one year (S/D/M Entry)

100

142

100

134

134



Student Visa Less than 5 years (Multiple Entry)

85

120

85

113.9

114



Business Visa Less than 1 year (S/D/M Entry)

130

184

130

174.20

175



Business Visa 1 to 5 year (S/D/M Entry)

250

354

250

335

335



Employment Visa Less than 6 months

120

170

120

160.80

161



Employment Visa Less than one year

200

283

200

268

268



Employment Visa Less than five 5 years (S/D/M entry)

300

425

300

402

402



All other types of visas i.e Entry Visa, Conference

Visa, Employment Visa, Journalist Visa etc.

Less than 6 months

85

120

85

113.9

114



All other types of visas i.e Entry Visa, Conference

Visa, Employment Visa, Journalist Visa etc. Less than one year


130

184

130

174.20

175



All other types of visas i.e Entry Visa, Conference

Visa, Employment Visa, Journalist Visa etc.

Less than five 5 years (S/D/M entry)

200

283

200

268

268



Emergency Visa fee

85

120

85

113.9

114

8.

Sri Lankan Nationals

Transit Visa Up to 15 days (S/D Entry)

10

14

10

13.40

14



Tourist Visa 30 days

(Double entry)

15

21

15

20.10

21



Tourist Visa 30 days (Double entry)

15

21

15

20.10

21



Tourist Visa 90 days (single entry)

15

21

15

20.10

21



Tourist Visa 90 days (Double entry)

25

35

25

33.50

34



Tourist Visa 6 months (D/M entry)

25

35

25

33.50

34



Entry Visa for 1 Year (Multiple entry)

25

35

25

33.50

34



Business Visa for 30 days (Multiple entry)

25

35

25

33.50

34



Business Visa for 90 days (Single entry)


27

38

27

36.18

37



Business Visa for 90 days (Multiple entry)

40

57

40

53.60

54



Business Visa 6 months (M entry)

80

113

80

107.20

108



Business Visa for 1 year (Multiple entry)

80

113

80

107.20

108



Business Visa for 5 years (Multiple entry)

120

170

120

160.80

161



Employment Visa for 1 year (Multiple entry)

157

222

157

210.38

211



Student Visa (For institutions covered by bilateral agreement) for 1 year

43

61

43

57.62

58



Student Visa (For institutions covered by bilateral agreement) for more than one year

81

115

81

108.54

109

9.

Mozambique Nationals

Tourist Visa for Single Entry

80

113

80

107.20

108



Tourist Visa for Single Entry – Urgent

150


212

150

201

201



Tourist Visa for Multiple Entry

220

312

220

294.8

295



Tourist Visa Multiple Entry – Urgent

300

425

300

402

402



Business Visa/Employment Visa as conveyed vide Ministry's circular message dated 14.12.2015

Gratis


Gratis


Gratis



All other types visas (Except Transit and Student Up to 6 months

220

312

220

294.8

295



All other types visas (Except Transit and Student) up to 6 months (in Emergency)

300

425

300

402

402



All other types visas (Except Transit and Student) up to 1 year

300

425

300

402

402



All other types visas (Except Transit and Student) up to 1 year (In Emergency)

300

425

300

402

402



All other types visas (Except Transit and Student) up to 5 year

300

425

300

402

402



All other types visas (Except Transit and Student) up to 5 year (In Emergency)

300

425

300

402

402


4. Business visa fees to be charged from nationals of the following countries on reciprocal basis.

 

S. No

Country

UP TO ONE YEAR (IN US$)

Existing rates

ORE of March 2017

USD 1 = BND 1.41


Revised rates

ORE of April 2021;

USD 1 = BND 1.34

MORE THAN ONE YEAR UP TO FIVE YEAR (IN US$)

Existing rates

ORE of March 2017

USD 1 = BND 1.41


Revised rates

ORE of April 2021;

USD 1 = BND 1.34

Fee in B$

Fee in B$

Round off B$

Fee in B$

Fee in B$

Round off B$

1.

USA

Upto 10 years

160

227

214.4

215

160

227

214.4

215

2.

Ecuador

240

340

321.6

322

320

453

428.8

429

3.

New Zealand

130

184

174.2

175

250

354

335

335

4.

France

165

234

221.1

222

250

354

335

335

5.

Australia

215

304

288.1

289

295

418

395.3

396

6.

Czech Republic

190

269

254.6

255

270

382

361.8

362

7.

Iran

275

389

368.5

369

355

503

475.7

476

8.

Ireland

200

283

268

268

280

396

375.2

376

9.

Philippines

220

312

294.8

295

300

425

402

402

10.

Poland

145

205

194.3

195

250

354

335

335

11.

Saudia Arabia

215

304

288.1

289

295

418

395.3

396

12.

Thailand

200

283

268

268

280

396

375.2

376

13.

U.A.E.

415

588

556.1

557

495

701

663.3

664

 

Employment visa fees to be charged from nationals of the following countries w.e.f. 1st April 2021

S.

No

Country

UP TO 6 MTHS

(IN US$)

Existing rates

ORE of March 2017

USD 1 = BND 1.41


Revised rates

ORE of April 2021;

USD 1 = BND 1.34

UP TO 1 YEAR (IN US$)

Existing rates

ORE of March 2017

USD 1 = BND 1.41


Revised rates

ORE of April 2021;

USD 1 = BND 1.34

MORE THAN 1 YR UP TO 5 YR (IN US$)

Existing rates

ORE of March 2017

USD 1 = BND 1.41


Revised rates

ORE of April 2021;

USD 1 = BND 1.34

Fee in B$

Fee in B$

Round off B$

Fee in B$

Fee in B$

Round off B$

Fee in B$

Fee in B$

Round off B$

1.

Canada

150

212

201

201

200

283

268

268

300

425

402

402

2.

Ireland

160

227

214.4

215

200

283

268

268

300

425

402

402

3.

France

135

191

180.9

181

200

283

268

268

300

425

402

402

4.

Denmark

125

177

167.5

168

200

283

268

268

300

425

402

402

5.

Australia

180

255

241.2

242

220

312

294.8

312

300

425

402

402

6.

New Zealand

145

205

194.3

195

200

283

268

283

300

425

402

402

7.

Thailand

160

227

214.4

215

200

283

268

283

300

425

402

402

8.

UAE

375

531

502.50

503

415

588

556.1

588

495

701

663.3

664

9.

Israel

1000

1416

1340

1340

1040

1473

1393.6

1473

1120

1586

1500.8

1501

10.

Iran

235

333

314.9

315

275

389

368.5

389

355

503

448.9

449