CV-Conference Visa
Please finalize your travel arrangements only after you obtain an appropriate visa. VFS / Embassy of India, Belgium will not be responsible for any inconvenience/problems faced as a result of finalizing travel plans before obtaining your appropriate visa. The decision to grant the duration of visa is made solely by the Embassy of India

Conference Visa: Please Click on (Checklist and additional forms) to Complete your online application form.

A conference visa is granted to a foreigner whose sole objective of visiting India is to attend an international conference / seminar or workshop being held in India. Normally, applicants residing in Belgium/ Luxemburg can expect to receive a conference visa within a week of receipt of visa application at the Embassy of India, Brussels. However, in certain cases, participants from certain countries might require to apply well in advance for a visa, especially when the conference is being sponsored by an NGO or private institution.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR UK PASSPORT APPLICANTS
 
(i) The visa service will be open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
(ii) Applicants will need to present themselves in person at any of the following Visa Centres:
 
Residents of Belgium:
India Visa Application Centre, 19, Avenue Emile De Mot, 1000, Brussels (Tuesday/ Thursday from 9 to 12 noon)
India Visa Collection Centre, 62 Vestingstraat, 1Floor, 2018 Antwerp (Tuesday/ Thursday from 10 to 12 noon)
 
Residents of Luxembourg:
India Visa Collection Centre, 66 Rue Des Celtes, 1318 Luxembourg (Tuesday / Thursday from 10 to 12 noon)
 
(iii) Prior appointment over telephone or in person must be made at the Visa Centre’s for submission of visa application(s).
 
(iv) Processing time for a visa is 4 to 5 weeks. Applicants are therefore advised to apply well in advance of the proposed date of travel to ensure that they get a visa in time.
 
(vi) British nationals may continue to apply directly at the High Commission of India, London through the India Visa Application Centre’s in London with no Additional service fee.