Visa Requirements

All Foreign delegates should ensure that they are in possession of valid Indian Visa before they start their journey to India except nationals of Nepal and Bhutan who do not require visa to enter India and nationals of Maldives who do not require visa for entry in India for a period up to 90 days (a separate Visa regime exists for diplomatic/official passport holders).

Visa type: Conference Visa
Period: Duration of the conference
Date of application: not earlier than 3 months before the start​ of the conference
Required documents: 

Letter of invitation from the conference organisers 
NOC from Ministry of Health, Home, and External Affairs. 
Delegates attending the Conference may combine tourism

Step 1

Kindly register for the conference online and we will forward your details to the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Health and Family welfare for approval and once approved, the following documents will be sent to you:
a. Invitation Letter with your details.
b. NOC from the Ministry of Health
c. NOC from the Home Affairs
d. NOC from the External Affairs

Step 2

The visitors are required to fill online Visa Application by visiting

website and visit their nearest embassy with printout of the online filled application and required travel documents.

Please apply for the Visa at the respective Indian high commission/ consulate in your country, using the above documents together with your Visa application form

As your personal details will be already approved by the Hom0.e Affairs, the Visa approval procedure should take approximately 7 business days from the application.

 It is advisable to apply for a Visa well in advance, but not earlier than 3 months before the start date of the Congress.

Accompanying persons not attending the Congress have to apply for e-Tourist Visa. In countries where e-Tourist visa is not available, accompanying persons may apply for a tourist visa.​

For any enquiry on Visa applications, you may contact:

Visa information

TThe Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for issuance of Indian visas to the foreign nationals for their visit for various purposes. This facility is granted through various Indian missions abroad.
The following links list Indian diplomatic missions overseas for information on e tourist visa and tourist visa Visa fees are non-refundable and subject to change without notice. The High Commission reserves the right on granting and deciding type/duration of visa irrespective of the fees tendered at the time of making application. Granting of Visa does not confer the right of entry to India and is subject to the discretion of the Immigration Authorities. ​

Visa Application Form:

Visa application form is available at the office of Indian Embassy in the country.

Procedure for obtaining Visa:

Visas can be applied for in person or by post at the High Commission of India based in the country from where the candidate intends to depart for India.

Requirements for Visa:

Generally the following documents are required for obtaining Indian Visa. However, the requirement may vary from country to country.
• Original passport valid for at least 6 months
• Duly completed application form (Nationals of Pakistan and Bangladesh must complete special application forms). Visa application form is available at the office of Indian Embassy in your country.
• Visa fee
• Two passport size photographs (nationals of Pakistan will require five) Supporting documents, where necessary


Conference Related Info
Name of the Event: 6th Asian-Oceanian Congress of Clinical Neurophysiology (AOCCN)
Date of the Event: 9th to 11th November 2017
Venue of the Event: NIMHANS Convention centre, Bengaluru
Name of the Organizer / Invitee:
Dr. M.Veerendrakumar
Prof. of Neurology
Organising Secretary, 6th AOCCN
Neuroscience Faculty Centre (Behind Neurocentre)
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS)
Hosur Road, Bengaluru-560029, India