Every person has a dream that he must visit a foreign country once and get a chance to know new things. If you want to go abroad, then you will need a visa, even the country will not allow you to enter the country without a visa. Apart from this, you will also need a passport which is easily made in India. So let's know how to fulfill the dream of traveling abroad by applying for a visa. Its complete information is something like this.

What is Visa?

Visa is a permission letter to go to any country whose full form is "Visitors International Stay Admission". You will have to take a visa for the country you want to visit. While applying for visa, you will also have to tell what type of visa you want and for how many days you want to stay. After knowing what is a visa, now let us know the types of visa.

Visa Advantages

Following are the advantages of Visa
  • 1. Can go abroad for higher education
  • 2. You can live there as per your wish.
  • 3, Can go abroad due to career option
  • 4. Can go abroad for business related work

Types of Visa

  • Non-immigrant Visa – If you want to go abroad for a long period of time, then you have to take a non-immigrant visa. We also call it non-immigrant visa.
  • Immigrant Visa – If you want to go abroad and live there, then you will have to get an immigrant visa. It is also called Pravasi Visa (Overseas).
  • Transit Visa – When one has to transit through a third country, a transit visa is applied for. Its duration is of five days.
  • Tourist Visa – If you want to go abroad, apply for a tourist visa.
  • Business Visa – If you want to go abroad for business or business then apply for Business Visa.
  • On Arrival Visa – If you go to another country then the visa which is issued before entry is called on arrival visa.
  • Student Visa – If you want to study abroad or want to do your higher education from abroad then apply for student visa.
  • Marriage Visa – If an Indian man wants to marry a foreign girl, he will invite her to his country, for which the girl will have to go to the Indian Embassy and apply for a marriage visa.
  • Immigrant Visa – If you want to go to another country and spend your life ahead, then you have to apply for Immigrant Visa.
  • Medical Visa – If you want to go abroad for health related things then you can apply for Medical Visa.

How to apply Visa?

There are two ways to apply visa which are mentioned below-
Offline - With this process one has to go to the embassy of the necessary documents to apply for the visa. The documents you have given will be checked and then you will get it, it is a long process.
Online - In the digital era, you can apply online by visiting the website of the embassy through internet. Visa will be issued after checking all your documents.

How to apply for Visa

Read the information below to know how to apply for a visa
  • 1. Select Visa Type
  • 2. Start Online/Offline Application
  • 3. Book an appointment for Visa.
  • 4. Pay for Visa
  • 5. Visit Visa Application Center
  • 6. Track Visa Application
  • 7. In this way your passport will be made.

How to apply offline for Visa?

Detailed information on how to apply for offline visa is given below
  • 1. You have to go to the embassy of the country for which you want to get visa.
  • 2. Get a visa form from the embassy of the country you want to visit
  • 3. Fill the information given in the visa form correctly
  • 4. Submit the visa form along with the required documents asked for.
  • 5. Your house will be checked after the document
  • 6. Visa is provided after completion of visa related investigation
  • 7. It is a long process.

How to apply for Visa online?

Detailed information on how to apply for visa online is given below
  • 1. Visit the official website of the embassy of the country for which you want to apply for a visa.
  • 2. Click on the Visa link given on the website.
  • 3. After this click on the option of “Apply for Visa”.
  • 4. After clicking, a new page will open which will be a visa form.
  • 5. Now fill the information asked in the visa form correctly
  • 6. After filling all the information, upload it after scanning the document.
  • 7. After uploading the documents, click on the submit button
  • 8. After this, now go to the payment option to submit the visa fee.
  • 9. After that take a print out of the receipt
  • 10. If the information given by you is found to be correct, then visa will be issued for you.

Documents Required for Visa

By the way, according to the country for which you want to get a visa, the document is required. We are going to give information about some important documents.
visa document
1. Current passport as well as old passport (if any)
2. a passport size photo)
3. visa payment receipt)
4. original interview appointment letter)

Visa Application Fee

Visa fees are charged for getting visa of any country. Each country has set different fees for visa, which we are going to give details below.

What is the E-Visa fee for all countries?

CountryFees (USD)
US75 (INR 5,625)
UK75 (INR 5,625)
China50 (INR 3,750)
France50 (INR 3,750)
Germany50 (INR 3,750)
Canada50 (INR 3,750)
Australia50 (INR 3,750)
Ireland50 (INR 3,750)
Russia75 (INR 5,625)
Switzerland50 (INR 3,750)

Visa Interview

There will be an interview in the embassy of the country you want to go to, which will confirm whether you are educated or not. And your fingerprints will also be taken at the time of interview.

How to check Visa Status?

Detailed information about how to check visa status after applying for visa is given below.
  • 1. To know the status of visa, visit the official website of the department https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/StatusEnquiry.
  • 2. After reaching the website and entering your 12 digit application ID and passport number, fill the captcha code and click on the search button.
  • 3. Your visa status will appear in front of you as soon as you click on the search button.
  • 4. If you do not know the Application ID or Passport Number, you can track your visa status in other ways by clicking on the Advance option.

Visa Applications Can Also be Rejected!

Many a times visas are rejected for the following reasons.
  • 1. Providing any false information in the application
  • 2. Whether there is any criminal record of the applicant or whether there is any case in the court.
  • 3. Is there any risk regarding his safety
  • 4. How is the applicant's relationship with his country
  • 5. He wants to settle in the country and has not applied for an immigrant or work visa
  • 6. There is no arrangement to stay in the country where he is going
  • 7. Have applied for a visa on very short notice

What is Schengen visa

A Schengen visa is a short stay visa that allows a person to stay in any area of the Schengen zone for up to 90 days for tourism or business purposes. Schengen visa is quite common in Europe. It gives a person the freedom to travel without restriction in Schengen member countries. There is also no border control in the Schengen zone.
However, if you plan to study, work or stay in one of the Schengen countries for more than 90 days, you will need to apply for a visa for the country where you will be staying.

List of 26 countries included in the Schengen Area

By signing the Schengen Agreement, 26 countries in Europe have given freedom to the traveler to roam within their borders. The countries are: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain , Sweden and Switzerland.

How to apply for Schengen Visa?

Schengen visa helps Indian citizens to visit most of the countries of Europe, this visa is valid for 6 months. The detailed information on how to apply for Schengen Visa is given below.
1. Applicant for Schengen Visa has to visit the website of Schengen Embassy
2. Submit it at the Visa Center along with all the required documents.
3. Make an appointment for a visa processing appointment.
4. Attend the Visa Interview and submit your application.
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