Visa Application Procedure
- Fully filled up visa applications with all required documents can be submitted by the applicant at any of the designated BLS centers in UAE. Their locations are as follows:
- For information on fees, documents required or any other visa related information as well as for downloading visa application forms, please visit the website – http://www.blsindiavisa-uae.com. For visa related queries, you can also dial 04-2555530.
- Normal visa delivery time in case of applicants with UAE residency visa is 5-6 working days, subject to certain clearances. However, in case of non-residents and those belonging to certain categories, like Pakistani passport holders or applicants of Pakistani-origin, visa will depend on receiving such clearances by the Consulate, which may take longer
- No appointment with the Consulate’s visa officials is required at the time of application. However, if an applicant is shortlisted for an interview, or wants to bring anything of significance to the notice of the Visa officials, he/she can seek an appointment with Visa Officials at the Consulate. For such appointments, please call 04-3070743 between 0800-1300 hrs on working days.
|105, 106 Al Khaleej Center, opposite Al Ain Center, Mankhool Road, Bur Dubai|
|Dubai (Deira)||202, Dubai National Insurance Building, Plot no. 315 (129-134)Port Saeed, PO Box 30910|
|Sharjah||201, Second floor, Faisal Building 2, King Faisal road|
|Umm Al Quwain||Jawasat road, Riqqah area, opposite Lulu center|
|Ras Al Khaimah||Shop no. 3, Opposite Al Safeer Furniture, Al Safeer mall and Awwad Trading, behind subaru showroom (Aikah establishment)|
BLS Centers Located in Indian Association Offices
|KMCC||4th Floor, Opp Sabka Bus Station, Naif, Dubai|
|Ajman||Indian Association Ajman, Opp Lulu Hypermarket, Al Ittihad Street, Al Sawan, Ajman|
|Ras Al Khaima||Indian Association RAK Al Mamoyra, Muntazar Road, Near Old Mamoura Police Station, Ras Al Khaima|
|Fujairah||Indian Social Club Fujairah (ISCF)
Al Fazil Road, Opp Hilton Hotel, Fazeel, Fujairah
|Khorfakkan||Indian Social Club Khorfakan (ISCK)
Behind Indian School Kabba
|Kalba||Indian Social & Cultural Club, Kalba (KISCC)
Opposit Kalba Police Station, Near Bin Moosa Pharmacy
|Sharjah||Indian Association Sharjahld Spinneys, Al Manakh Area, Sharjah|
The Passport and Visa Service Centers will also be located at the premises of the Indian Associations and in the different emirates.
VISA FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS INTENDING TO VISIT INDIA FOR COMMISSIONING SURROGACY
It may be noted that the foreigners visiting India for commissioning surrogacy are required to apply for Medical Visa with the following conditions:
i) The foreign man and woman are duly married and the marriage should have sustained for at least two years.
ii) A letter from the Embassy of the foreign country in India or the Foreign Ministry of the country should be enclosed with the visa application stating clearly that:-
a) the country recognizes surrogacy; and
b) the child/children to be born to the commissioning couple through the Indian surrogate mother will be permitted entry into their country as a biological child/children of the couple commissioning the surrogacy.
iii) The couple will furnish an undertaking that they would take care of the child/children born through surrogacy.
iv) The treatment should be done only at one of the registered ART clinics recognized by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
v) The couple should produce a duly notarized agreement between the applicant couple and the prospective Indian surrogate mother.
vi) Before the grant of visa, the couple need to be informed that before leaving India for their return journey, an ‘exit’ permission from FRRO/FRO would be required. Before granting the ‘exit’ the FRRO/FRO will see whether the foreign couple is carrying a certificate from the ART clinic concerned regarding the fact that the child/children have been duly taken custody of by the foreigner and that the liabilities towards the Indian surrogate mother have been fully discharged as per the agreement.
vii) Further it may be noted, for drawing up and executing the agreement cited above at (5), the foreign couple can be permitted to visit India on a reconnaissance trip on Tourist Visa, but no samples may be given to any clinic during such preliminary visit.
vii) If the listed conditions are not fulfilled, the visa application shall be rejected.