About Us Employment Visa

The information and documents required for applying Employment Visa

Please make sure to read all the general information (CLICK HERE) before applying for Visa

List of documents required: 

  1. Original Passport with a minimum validity of one (1) Year with at least three continuous blank pages
  2. Filled Application Form with signatures, 2 photos (pasted and uploaded). (On-line application form)
  3. Original Employment contract with signatures of the employer and employee. The contract must also carry the stipulation of a minimum annual salary of USD $ 25.000 or its monthly equivalent. The details of salary breakup, the responsibilities of the Employee and other benefits provided by the company if any, should be clearly mentioned.
  4. Only notarized certifications originating in India will be accepted.
  5. Company profile in brief. The details of the company, the break-up of foreign employees to Indian Employees, the break-up of countries from which the company is hiring foreign Employees, details of the previous employees hired from Colombia/Ecuador if any, copies of the proof of salaries paid to the foreign employees recently with acknwoledgement from the Employee should be provided.  
  6. One of the following documents to be attached: (Fresh) Certificate of Incorporation/Registration Under companies Act/Proof of registration under State Industrial Department/Export Promotion Council
  7. Certificates for educational qualification and professional expertise in the area of applyig job. 
  8. Personal bank statements (past 3 months) with a minimum balance of COP $ 6.000.000 / USD $ 2.000
  9. Flight reservation or itinerary etc
  10. Copy of International Yellow Fever vaccination certificate. People traveling to India must present their International Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate irrespective of the age (only children below 6 months are exempted). This certificate can be current or expired. Not having this requirement exposes the Applicant to be returned or quarantined in a health center. The Embassy of India will not be responsible in case some person is detained by the Migratory Authorities due to lack of Yellow Fever Vaccination certificate. No letters from Doctors/organizations recommending for such exemptions are entertained.
  11. Signed Consent Format Signed Consent Format
  12. Original bank deposit slip/Copy of bank transfer
  13. Documents certifying stay in Colombia/ Ecuador is more than 2 years (For foreigners)
  14. Copy of  the National Identity Certificate for each Applicant (For foreigners)
  15. Applicant with dual nationality must attach copy of the non- applying passport (Please note that the applicant can choose the passport to apply with)
  16. To return Passport outside Bogotá, Applicants have to deposit additional fee and make a note with the address (including ZIP code http://codigopostal.gov.co/ for Colombia / www.codigopostal.gob.ec for Ecuador) to which Applicants want to get their passport back. (Due to COVID applications for all services are being accepted/sent only through DHL, so everyone has to pay for DHL separately) 

Note: If the family members of the Employee are also applying for the Visa, they should for Employment Visa as well under subcategory: Dependent of Employment Visa Holder

For the following nationalities please contact the Embassy (other than Colombia/Ecuador), to know the latest fee to be paid: Canadá, Irleland, France, Denmark, Australia, New Zeland, Thailand, U.A.E, Israel, Iran, LDD (Least Developed countries).

PAYMENTS IN COLOMBIA:

Make Deposit in Indian Embassy Account at Itau Bank

Bank Name: Banco Itaú

Accountholder’sname: Embajada de la India, Bogota

Bank Account holder: NO. 007-396-807

Account type: Current Account


Kindly submit the original Deposit Slip with the required documents for the desired service.

Payments in Ecuador:

Make Deposit in Indian Embassy Account at Pichincha Bank


Bank’sName: Banco Pichincha C.A.
Accountholder’sname: Embajada de la India, Bogota
Account type: Current account
Account No. 3460152804

Kindly submit the original Deposit Slip with the required documents for the desired service.

COLOMBIAN AND ECUADORIAN CITIZENS APPLYING FOR 5 YEAR VISA

The Colombian and Ecuadorian tourists and Businessmen can apply for long term visa up to 5 years. Such applicants will have to pay different fees and also should come personally at the Embassy in Bogota for giving their biometrics/fingerprints. The rest of requirements are same.

Address to Send/Submit all the Documents:

Embassy of India, Calle 116 # 7-15, Torre Cusezar Oficina 301, Código Postal: 110111287, Bogotá, Colombia


DHL(optional): Need to pay DHL/Courier charges in case if the applicants want the Embassy to send bank the documents/Passports through courier. If the applicants are going to collect the documents/Passports directly from the Embassy, No need to pay this amount. Please check the fee chart regarding how much to pay.

For Latest Fee Chart for Visa/OCI Services (Click Here)