Important Notice



-“It has come to notice that some visa seekers are being duped by certain websites that lure them to pay visa fee online illegally. This is to clarify that the Embassy has not authorized any website to collect visa fee online. All the visa fees are to be paid by the applicants in cash at the counter at the Indian Consulate, 3, Abu El Feda St., Zamalek, Cairo while submitting the visa application. This is to caution all visa seekers to remain vigilant and not fall prey to online cheating.”



- Amendments to PIO card scheme 

1- Henceforth validity of the PIO card will be for lifetime.

2- PIO cards issued prior to 30 September, 2014 shall be deemed to be valid for lifetime provided the holder has valid passport.

3- PIO card holders are exempted from registration with concerned Foreigners Regional Registration Office.


- Visa on Arrival for Indian Tourist Groups .. published on 14/9/2014


- Advisory for families staying and travelers visiting / returning after visiting West African Countries affected with Ebola Virus Disease