Which country visa do you need?
What is the purpose of your travel to ______________; tourism, business or visiting family or friends?
The documents differ in each case and in case of visitor visa a longer duration of stay can be shown
Each country has their own rules and regulations; for eg: Singapore visa can be applied only within 30 days of the travel date; whereas Schengen visa can be applied maximum 3 months before the travel date
Minimum passport validity should be 6 months from the date of travel or in the case of Schengen areas minimum 3 months from the date of return to India
Different countries have different visa validity and stay periods
Thailand, Bhutan, Cambodia, Maldives, Macau, Indonesia, Iraq, Nepal, Laos, Jordan, Mauritius, Seychelles, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, Ecuador, Bolivia, St. Lucia, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, El Salvador, Fiji, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tuvalu, Palau
Some countries will allow you get visa on arrival like Mexico; while other countries you can apply for an eVisa like Turkey
No, as per general rule your cannot apply for the visa of a third country in the country where you are travelling as a tourist
Some countries like the UK, personal appearance is mandatory every time you apply for the visa. However, some countries like the Schengen areas, it is mandatory to appear personally once every five years
If applying for US visa for the first time, interview with the US Visa Officer is mandatory if the age is above 14 years. Or if the previous visa was issued out of India
As per general rule, visa has to be applied in the country of residence irrespective of nationality
Passport, photos, bank statement , ITR, hotel bookings, tickets and documents related to occupation
Normally visas are not rejected if all documents are in proper order; however, the general reasons for rejection could be related to age, employment status, purpose of travel, incomplete documentation etc
Financial documents are needed to prove your financial standing to show that you are capable of undertaking the journey and return back to India
Processing time will differ from country to country; for eg: Singapore will take about 5 working days, while Malaysia takes about 3 working days