Visa Documents


It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to take care of his / her visa requirements. Attendees who require an entry visa must allow sufficient time for the application procedure. Attendees should contact the nearest embassy or consulate to determine the appropriate timing of their visa applications.

It is recommended to apply for a visa at least 3 months in advance of the Congress.

Please send email to secretariat@icds2017inda.com for an invitation letter

Toursit Visa on Arrival

The accompanying person can apply for a tourist visa. The Indian Government is offering an option to get your Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA). Please visit their website (https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/) to decide if this is the best option for you.


Important Visa

  • TVoA is only valid for 30 days from the date of arrival in India, and you must wait to apply until 34 days prior to your trip.
  • TVoA allows two visits in a calendar year.


Documents Required:

  • Scanned first page of passport (PDF file)
  • Electronic or scanned Passport Photo (JPEG file)
  • Passport should have 6 month validity.
  • International Travellers should have a return ticket or onward journey ticket.
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) is valid for entry through 9 designated Airports i.e. Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai & Trivandrum.