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Indian Embassy announces rationalization of Visa fee
May 28, 2017, 12:33 pm
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The Government of India has rationalized visa fee with effect from 1 April 2017 for various types of visas as described under. The visa fee for country specific has also undergone change and a complete list new visa fee structure is available in the Website of the Embassy and CKGS, Kuwait.

Sl. No.

Visa

Fee in KD

1.

Tourist Visa (T)

Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple

Up to 5 year/Multiple Entry

 

32.000

63.000

2.

Business Visa (B)

Up to 1 year/Single or Multiple

Up to 5 years/Multiple Entry

 

38.000

78.000

3.

Entry Visa (X)

Up to 6 months/Single/Multiple

Up to 1 year/single/Multiple

Up to 5 year/Multiple

 

25.000

38.000

63.000

4.

Employment (E) & Project Visa

Up to 6 months/single or Multiple

Up to 1 year/Multiple entry

Up to 5 year/Multiple entry

 

38.000

63.000

94.000

5.

Student Visa(S)

Valid for duration of the course or 5 years, whichever is less/multiple entry

 

25.000

6.

Medical (Med) and Medical Attendant (Med X) Visa

Up to 6 months/Single/Multiple

Up to 1 year/single/Multiple

25.000

38.000

7.

Conference/Seminar Visa (C)

Up to 6 months/Single/Multiple

 

25.000

 

8.

Journalist Visa

Up to 6 months/Single (or double entry with the approval of HOM)

 

25.000

9.

Research Visa (R)

Up to 6 months/single or Multiple

Up to 1 year/Multiple entry

Up to 5 year/Multiple entry

 

25.000

38.000

63.000

10.

Missionary Visa (M)

Up to 6 months/single or Multiple

Up to 1 year/Multiple entry

Up to 5 year/Multiple entry

 

25.000

38.000

63.000

11.

Mountaineering Visa (MX)

Up to 6 months/single or Multiple

Up to 1 year/Multiple entry

 

25.000

38.000

12.

Transit Visa

Up to 15 days/single or double entry

 

7.000

2. While all Kuwait and other foreign nationals resident in Kuwait are encouraged to take Indian visa for promotion of people-to-people contact, trade and tourism, it may be noted that the Embassy is issuing tourist visa for Kuwaiti nationals up to 6 months with multiple-entry at the cost of KD 32.000. The visa fee up to one year Business visa is now KD 38.000. Those visiting India frequently are advised to take one-year business visa (instead of tourist visa with validity of 6 month) to facilitate more visits for commercial and trade purposes.

2.  All applicants may visit Passport and Visa Centres of CKGS at (a) 17 Floor, Behbahani Building, Sharq, Kuwait : Tel. No. 22440392 (e-mail: indiavisa.kuwait@ckgs.com )or ; (b) Complex Kais Alghanim, 4 Floor, Mecca Street, in front of Annod Complex, Fahaheel, Kuwait: Tel. No. 22909229 (e-mail: indiavisa.kuwait@ckgs.com). (c) Jleeb Al Shuyoukh (Abbasiya)  2nd Floor,Jleeb Al Shuyoukh Block 1,Street 1, Xcite building, Kuwait Tel. No. 24342428) (e-mail: indiavisa.kuwait@ckgs.com). CKGS’s website is http://www.kw.ckgs.in.

3. In emergency cases, Indian Embassy accepts visa applications directly at its Visa Wing from applicants and contact Visa Officer at Telephone no. 22530600/ Ext 279.

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