About Us Visa Application Procedure

1. Applicants may please note, all visa applications have to be filled online at link given below: 


2. Check list for making a visa application:

  • The original passport valid for more than 6 months from the date of submission of application with minimum of 2 blank pages. 
  • Two passport –size photograph with front view against light background, not older than six months.(one to be pasted on the application and the other to be attached)

3. More information on photo specifications for visas can be found at: userfiles/file/Photo%20Specifications-1.pdf

4. The guidelines/procedure of uploading of photos are available at: www.indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/VSS_IMAGE.pdf

5. Visa fees must be paid directly to the Embassy of India to Sweden and Latvia in Stockholm:

Payment of fees For Visa Services

The Embassy does not accept cash/cheque at the visa counter. Applicants are requested to pay fee for the service requested through BANK-GIRO only and enclose a copy of the proof of payment along with the application documents.


Bank details for Latvian residents:                              

Bank details for Swedish residents:

SEK Account: 5277 1103 311
IBAN No: SE10 5000 0000 0527 7110 3311
BENEFICIARY'S NAME : Embassy of India

Bank Giro No. 5816-4930  

  • Other documents depending upon the purpose of your visit (Refer to Types of Visa).
  • Visa clearance form and copy of personbevis (for non-Swedish or non-Latvian passport holders or if you hold a Pakistani passport/ Stateless/Travel document).
  • Self addressed envelope without any stamp. (for postal applications)

6. For all visa information or queries contact Embassy of India to Sweden & Latvia at 0868432100 (Lines open between 13.30 to 3.30) or

by email at  visa.stockholm@mea.gov.in

7. The Embassy takes 3-4 working days to issue all types of visas for Swedish and Latvian passport holders, provided application forms are complete in all respects. During peak season (mid-August to mid-January), 4-7 working days may be required for Swedish and Latvian passport holders. 

Note: It may take minimum 45-50 days for Pakistani origin/Pakistani passport holders, and 30-40 days for Swedish alien passport and Swedish travel document holders, after uploading the application for clearance from concerned authorities


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