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VISA GOES DIGITAL

The High Commission of India, Brunei Darussalam is pleased to announce that with effect from 26 January 2022, all visa applicants need to directly upload the visa supporting documents “online” at the time of filling-up visa application forms for early processing and to avoid inconvenience to the visa applicant.

The visa applicants can now fill their visa application and upload all the supporting documents online. However, they will have to submit hard-copiesof all the uploaded documents along with the print of application to the High Commission for processing of their visa application. The visa applicants are advised that they will not be able to complete visa application submission process without uploading the required supporting documents.

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19 January 2022


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.

Visa fee revision w.e.f. 1st April 2022

Sl. No.

Types of visas

Validity

Existing rates
ORE of April 2021;
USD 1 = BND 1.34
INR 1 = BND 0.0184

Revised rates
ORE of April 2022;
USD 1 = BND 1.35
INR 1 = BND 0.0176
w.e.f. 1st April 2022

US$

B$

US$

B$

Rounded off B$

1.

Tourist visa(T)

Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry

100

134

100

135.22

136

 

 

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

200

268

200

270.44

271

2.

Business visa(B)

Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple Entry

120

161

120

162.26

163

 

 

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

250

335

250

338.05

339

3.

Entry visa(X)

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

80

108

80

108.18

109

 

 

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

120

161

120

162.26

163

 

 

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

200

268

200

270.44

271

4.

Employment(E) & Project  (P) visa

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

120

161

120

162.26

163

 

 

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

200

268

200

270.44

271

 

 

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

300

402

300

405.66

406

5.

Student visa (S)

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

80

108

80

108.18

109

6.

Medical visa(Med) & (Med X)

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

80

108

80

108.18

109

 

 

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

120

161

120

162.26

163

7.

Conference/Seminar visa (C)

Up to 6months/Single(or Multiple) Entry

80

108

80

108.18

109

8.

Journalist visa (J)

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

80

108

80

108.18

109

9.

Research visa (R)

Up to 6 month/Single Entry or Multiple Entry

80

108

80

108.18

109

 

 

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

120

161

120

162.26

163

 

 

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

200

268

200

270.44

271

10.

Missionary visa (M)

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

80

107

80

108.18

109

 

 

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

120

170

120

162.26

163

 

 

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

200

268

200

270.44

271

11.

Mountaineering visa (MX)

Up to 6 months/Single or Multiple Entry

80

107

80

108.18

109

 

 

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

120

161

120

162.26

163

 

 

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

200

268

200

270.44

271

12.

Intern Visa (I)

Up to 1 year/Multiple Entry

80

108

80

108.18

109

13.

Film visa (F)

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

120

161

120

162.26

163

14.

Transit visa

Up to 15 days/Single or Double Entry

20

27

20

27.04

28


SPECIAL VISA FEES CATERGORIES: w.e.f. April 1, 2022.

Sl. No.

Types of visas

Validity

Existing rates

 

ORE of April 2021;

USD 1 = BND 1.34

INR 1 = BND 0.0184

 

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

34

25

33.81

34

 

2.

Japan

Transit visa

1

2

1

1.35

2

 

 

 

All other visa

8

11

8

10.82

11

 

3.

Nigerian

All types of visa (For any duration)

250

336

250

338.05

339

 

4.

USA

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

160

215

160

216.35

217

 

 

 

Visa application fee (Additional)

20

27

20

27.04

28

 

5.

Russian

Single Entry

40

54

40

54.09

55

 

 

 

Double Entry

90

121

90

121.7

122

 

 

 

Multiple Entry

120

161

120

162.26

163

 

 

 

Transfer of valid visa

40

54

40

54.09

55

 

6.

U.K.Nationals

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

162

218

162

219.06

220

 

 

 

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

484

649

484

654.47

655

 

 

 

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

242

325

242

327.23

328

 

 

 

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

 726

973

 726

981.7

982

 

 

 

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

162

218

162

219.06

220

 

 

 

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

484

649

484

654.47

655

 

 

 

Student Visa up to 5 years (M/entry)

229

307

229

309.66

310

 

 

 

Medical Visa up to 1 year (M/entry)

129

173

129

174.43

175

 

 

 

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

229

307

229

309.66

310

 

 

 

Employment Visa up to 6 months

460

617

460

622.02

623

 

 

 

Employment Visa up to 1 year

500

671

500

676.1

677

 

 

 

Employment Visa more than 1 year

597

800

597

807.27

808

 

 

 

Employment Visa more than 1 year

597

800

597

807.27

808

 

 

 

Transfer of Visa

167

224

167

225.82

226

 

 

 

Transit Visa

88

118

88

118.99

119

 

 

 

Business Visa issued same day (Excluding visa fee)

215

289

215

290.72

291

 

 

 

Emergency Visa charges

89

120

89

120.35

121

 

7.

Ukrainian National

Transit Visa 15 Days (Single/Double entry)

85

114

85

114.94

115

 

 

 

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

100

134

100

135.22

136

 

 

 

Student Visa Less than 5 years (Multiple Entry)

85

114

85

114.94

115

 

 

 

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

130

175

130

175.79

176

 

 

 

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

250

335

250

338.05

339

 

 

 

Employment Visa Less than 6 months

120

161

120

162.26

163

 

 

 

Employment Visa Less than one year

200

268

200

270.44

271

 

 

 

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

300

402

300

405.66

406

 

 

 

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

Visa, Employment Visa, Journalist Visa etc.

Less than 6 months

85

114

85

114.94

115

 

 

 

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

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

 

130

175

130

175.79

176

 

 

 

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

268

200

270.44

271

 

 

 

Emergency Visa fee

85

114

85

114.94

115

 

8.

Sri Lankan Nationals

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

10

14

10

13.52

14

 

 

 

Tourist Visa 30 days

(Double entry)

15

21

15

20.28

21

 

 

 

Tourist Visa 30 days (Double entry)

15

21

15

20.28

21

 

 

 

Tourist Visa 90 days (single entry)

15

21

15

20.28

21

 

 

 

Tourist Visa 90 days (Double entry)

25

34

25

33.81

34

 

 

 

Tourist Visa 6 months (D/M entry)

25

34

25

33.81

34

 

 

 

Entry Visa for 1 Year (Multiple entry)

25

34

25

33.81

34

 

 

 

Business Visa for 30 days (Multiple entry)

25

34

25

33.81

34

 

 

 

Business Visa for 90 days (Single entry)

27

37

27

36.51

37

 

 

 

Business Visa for 90 days (Multiple entry)

40

54

40

54.09

55

 

 

 

Business Visa 6 months (M entry)

80

108

80

108.17

109

 

 

 

Business Visa for 1 year (Multiple entry)

80

108

80

108.18

109

 

 

 

Business Visa for 5 years (Multiple entry)

120

161

120

162.26

163

 

 

 

Employment Visa for 1 year (Multiple entry)

157

211

157

212.3

213

 

 

 

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

43

58

43

58.14

59

 

 

 

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

81

109

81

109.53

110

 

9.

Mozambique Nationals

Tourist Visa for Single Entry

80

108

80

108.18

109

 

 

 

Tourist Visa for Single Entry – Urgent

150

 

201

150

202.83

203

 

 

 

Tourist Visa for Multiple Entry

220

295

220

297.49

298

 

 

 

Tourist Visa Multiple Entry – Urgent

300

402

300

405.66

406

 

 

 

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

Gratis

Gratis

Gratis

 

Gratis

 

 

 

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

220

295

220

297.49

298

 

 

 

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

300

402

300

405.66

406

 

 

 

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

300

402

300

405.66

406

 

 

 

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

300

402

300

405.66

406

 

 

 

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

300

402

300

405.66

406

 

 

 

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

300

402

300

405.66

406


Business visa fees to be charged from nationals of the following countries w.e.f. 1st April 2022


S. No

Country

UP TO ONE YEAR (IN US$)

Existing rates
ORE of April 2021;
USD 1 = BND 1.34
INR 1 = BND 0.0184

Revised rates
ORE of April 2022;
USD 1 = BND 1.35
INR 1 = BND 0.0176
w.e.f. 1st April 2022

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

Existing rates
ORE of April 2021;
USD 1 = BND 1.34
INR 1 = BND 0.0184

Revised rates
ORE of April 2022;
USD 1 = BND 1.35
INR 1 = BND 0.0176
w.e.f. 1st April 2022

Fee in B$

Fee in B$

Round off B$

Fee in B$

Fee in B$

Round off B$

1.

USA
Upto 10 years

160

215

216.35

217

160

215

216.35

217

2.

Ecuador

240

322

324.53

325

320

429

432.71

433

3.

New Zealand

130

175

175.79

176

250

335

338.05

339

4.

France

165

222

223.11

224

250

335

338.05

339

5.

Australia

215

289

290.72

291

295

396

398.9

399

6.

Czech Republic

190

255

256.92

257

270

362

365.1

366

7.

Iran

275

369

371.86

372

355

476

480.03

481

8.

Ireland

200

268

270.44

271

280

376

378.62

379

9.

Philippines

220

295

297.49

298

300

402

405.66

406

10.

Poland

145

195

196.07

197

250

335

338.05

339

11.

Saudia Arabia

215

289

290.72

291

295

396

398.9

399

12.

Thailand

200

268

270.44

271

280

376

378.62

379

13.

U.A.E.

415

557

561.17

562

495

664

669.34

670


Employment visa fees to be charged from nationals of the following countries w.e.f. 1st April 2022


S.
No

Country

UP TO 6 MTHS
(IN US$)

Existing rates
ORE of April 2021;
USD 1 = BND 1.34
INR 1 = BND 0.0184

Revised rates
ORE of April 2022;
USD 1 = BND 1.35
INR 1 = BND 0.0176
w.e.f. 1st April 2022

UP TO 1 YEAR (IN US$)

Existing rates
ORE of April 2021;
USD 1 = BND 1.34
INR 1 = BND 0.0184

Revised rates
ORE of April 2022;
USD 1 = BND 1.35
INR 1 = BND 0.0176
w.e.f. 1st April 2022

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

Existing rates
ORE of April 2021;
USD 1 = BND 1.34
INR 1 = BND 0.0184

Revised rates
ORE of April 2022;
USD 1 = BND 1.35
INR 1 = BND 0.0176
w.e.f. 1st April 2022

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

201

202.83

203

200

268

270.44

271

300

402

405.66

407

2.

Ireland

160

215

216.35

217

200

268

270.44

271

300

402

405.16

106

3.

France

135

181

182.55

183

200

268

270.44

271

300

402

405.16

406

4.

Denmark

125

168

169.03

170

200

268

270.44

271

300

402

405.16

406

5.

Australia

180

242

243.4

244

220

312

297.44

298

300

402

405.16

406

6.

New Zealand

145

195

196.07

197

200

283

270.44

271

300

402

405.16

406

7.

Thailand

160

215

216.35

217

200

283

270.44

271

300

402

405.16

406

8.

UAE

375

503

507.07

508

415

588

561.17

562

495

664

669.34

670

9.

Israel

1000

1340

1352.2

1353

1040

1473

1406.3

1407

1120

1501

1514.47

1515

10.

Iran

235

315

317.77

318

275

389

371.86

372

355

449

480.03

481