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Use of Thuraya/Irridium Satellite phones is banned in India. Unauthorised use of such phones will lead of confiscation of the same and will attract prosecution as per relevant laws governing use of satellite phones in India. Visitors are advised not to carry/use satellite phones during their visit to India.
Ấn Độ cấm sử dụng điện thoại vệ tinh Thuraya/Irridium. Người sử dụng trái phép loại điện thoại này sẽ bị tịch thu điện thoại và khởi tố theo luật pháp liên quan đến việc sử dụng điện thoại vệ tinh tại Ấn Độ. Vì vậy, du khách khi đến thăm Ấn Độ không nên mang theo hay sử dụng điện thoại vệ tinh.
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The Consular Wing of the Embassy of India, Hanoi can be contacted for the following services:
  • Visa services for all foreign passport holders (Please note that Diplomatic, Official and UN passports should be accompanied by Note Verbale)  
  • All services relating to Indian passports
  • All services relating to OCI (Overseas Citizens of India) Cards
  • All services relating to Emergency Certificates and Identity Certificates
  • Police Clearance Certificates
  • Registration and issue of Birth and Death Certificates and Registration of Marriage.
  • Attestation of documents
  • Swearing in of Oaths / Affidavits / Power of Attorney etc.

NOTICE:

From 23 May 2016 all applicants seeking Consular Services (Visa, Renewal of Passport, OCI & Other Services) from the Embassy are required to obtain online appointment from the “Online Portal for Consular Services” on the Home Page of Embassy’s website

Important Information:
  • Any Vietnamese national seeking visa to travel to India for the purpose of entering into a surrogacy arrangement must ascertain beforehand whether the law of Vietnam permits surrogacy and will provide appropriate travel documents to the child for accompanying the surrogate parents. Non-disclosure of surrogacy arrangements while applying for visa is punishable under Indian law.
  • India allows import of two pet animals as baggage only to persons transferring their residence to India after two years of continuous stay abroad, subject to production of the required health certificate from the country of origin and examination of pets by the concerned Quarantine Officer in India. 
  • Visa applicants are advised not to illegally carry / use satellite phones in India.

Implementation of Biometrics for Issuance of Visa

 In keeping with extant regulations of the Government of India, the Embassy of India, Hanoi has put in place necessary arrangements for biometric enrolment and authentication for issuance of Visas. It is brought to the notice of all the visa applicants that starting from May 2, 2018, enrollment of biometrics is mandatory. All the visa applicants in the age group from 12 - 70 yrs have to appear in person at the Visa section of the Embassy along with their visa applications for the purpose.

With the implementation of Biometric enrollment at the Embassy of India, Hanoi, the applicants would be granted multiple entry tourist visa/business visa for five years as a default option. Grant of 5-year tourist visa will be with the stipulation that continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 90 days. Grant of 5-year Business visa will be with the stipulation that continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days. On specific cases/requests, where requirements is for a shorter period, the period of visa can be curtailed.

Notice: Use of Thuraya /Iridium Satellite phones is banned in India. Unauthorised use of such phones will lead of confiscation of the same and will attract prosecution as per relevant laws governing use of satellite phones in India. Visitors are advised not to carry/use satellite phones during their visit to India.