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VISA/OCI/PASSPORT/CONSULAR SERVICES
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VISA/OCI/PASSPORT/CONSULAR SERVICES
M/S VFS Global, Embassy's outsourced service provider is accepting applications for Visa (in all categories except tourist visas), OCI, Passport and Consular services by post starting November 18, 2020.


OTHER CONSULAR SERVICES
The Embassy of India, Paris will continue to provide the following Consular services directly at the Consular Wing of the Embassy:-

  1. Attestation of Power of Attorney/Affidavit
  2. Affidavit of Celibacy (Bachelorhood certificate)
  3. Life Certificate
  4. Sworn Affidavit
  5. Transportation of mortal remains to India
  6. Transportation of Ashes to India

Prior appointment may be sought before visiting the Embassy
IMPORTANT
Those who wish to avail any of the services mentioned above will have to make a request on the following email address. Appointment schedule will be confirmed by return mail:-
oci.paris@mea.gov.in
copy to:cons.paris@mea.gov.in

For more information please visit the link below:-
www.eoiparis.gov.in/page/other-consular-services/


The following services will continue to be accepted ONLY at VFS (by post):-

  1. Birth Certificate.
  2. Coutume certificate (Required by the Marie for marriage or for giving name to the new born child).
  3. Concordance certificate (issued to justify discrepancy between name on passport and Indian birth certificate.
  4. NRI certificate
  5. Legalization/attestation of civil documents/commercial documents or any other documents. These documents needs to be apostilled from the courd’appel if they are French documents and from the Indian Ministry of External Affairs in India if they are Indian documents.

For more information please visit the following link :-
https://www.vfsglobal.com/india/france/English/passport_related_consular_services.html


VISA CATEGORIES ALLOWED FOR ENTRY INTO INDIA
1 All existing visas granted to foreigners, except tourist visas, E-visas (all categories) and medical visa (including medical attendant) have been restored.
2 If the validity of such visa has expired, the foreign national may obtain fresh visa of appropriate category/sub category from the Embassy of India in Paris.

3
Foreign nationals intending to visit India for medical treatment in emergencies may apply for medical visa (including medical attendants).

4 Foreign nationals intending to visit India due to any family emergency may apply for Entry (X-Misc) visa. However, grant of visa will be subject to merit and nature of emergency. 
APPLICATION PROCESS
Foreign nationals who wish to apply may fill the visa form available on the following website:-

www.indianvisaonline.gov.in

Visa application form alongwith requisite documents may be submitted by post at the outsourced agency:- 

India Consular Passport and Visa Application Centre (ICPVAC) 
VFS Global
16 Boulevard du General Leclerc
92110 Clichy, 6th Floor 
France
Detailed information is available at the agency’s website:-
www.vfsglobal.com/india/france/English/index.html