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Tourist Visa

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
Tourist Visa
Visa Fee : 
Timings for submission of Visa applications: 1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs on all working days.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION FOR ALL EXCEPT INFANTS UNDER SIX MONTHS IS COMPULSOTY FOR TRAVELING TO INDIA.
Documents Requirement
1. Visa application form duly filled on line and signed Your form should be signed in the box under the photograph on page 1 and at the end of page 2 Your signatures should match with the signature printed on your passport.
2. Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months
3. A photocopy of the data page of the passport
4. Old passport, if any
5. Two recent photographs of the size of 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch with light background. Photos should be glued on your forms in the box provided on pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
6. Introduction Letter
7. Invite from the Indian host with contact details and scanned copy of PAN/Aadhar card to be mailed to HCI email cons1.yaounde@mea.gov.in and admn.yaounde@mea.gov.in with copy to the applicant. Applicant is to attach a printout of the invitation and the email with the visa application form.
8. Travel and Hotel Bookings (Detailed itinerary of places to be visited in India)
9. Bank Statement for last six months
10. Local profile of the applicant as applicable (Letter from employer, professional documents, businessman to attach basic business documents)
11. Any one address proof (Cameroonian national ID or Driver’s License or Voter Card)

 

 

Business Visa

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
BUSINESS VISA
VisaFee
Timings for submission of Visa applications: 1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs on all working days.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IS COMPULSOTY FOR TRAVELING TO INDIA.
Documents Requirement
1. Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months (or for the validity requested, if greater)
2. A photocopy of the data page of the passport
3. Two photographs of the size of 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch with light background Photos should be glued on your forms in the box provided on pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
4. Visa application form duly filled in online. Your form should be signed in the box under the photograph on page 1 and at the end of page 2 - Your signatures should match with the signature printed on your passport.
5. APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE HIS/HER OWN CONTACT DETAILS INCLUDING E-MAIL ID. IF FOUND SOMEBODY ELSE’S/FALSE, VISA MAY BE REFUSED.
6. Letter of invitation by name (of the applicant) from Indian company. Invititation from the host/company with contact details to be mailed to HCI email:cons1.yaounde@mea.gov.in and admn.yaounde@mea.gov.in  with copy to the applicant. Invitation is to be forwarded from the official email id of the company on company letterhead with mobile number of contact person. Applicant is to attach a printout of the invitation and the email page with the visa application form.
7. Scanned copy of PAN/Aadhaar card of the host/company to be mailed to HCI email: cons1.yaounde@mea.gov.in and admn.yaounde@mea.gov.in with copy to the applicant. Applicant is to attach a printout of the invitation and the email with the visa application form.
8. Work ID (Copy is to be attached with application form. Original ID card to be brought when coming for visa interview)
9. Applicant’s Identification Document
10. Introduction letter from local (Cameroonian) company, explaining nature of business and period of existence.
11. Local company’s documents:
      (a) Certificate of Incorporation
      (b) Memorandum and Article of Association
      (c) Latest Tax Clearance Certificate
      (d) TIN number allotted to the company by TAX Office.
      (e) Statement on Local company’s financial status/ Bank statement

12. Copy of provisional return airticket and reservation of accommodation
NOTE: Documents at S. No. 9 to 11 to be produced in original at the time of interview by the Consular Officer


 

Conference Visa

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
CONFERENCE VISA
This visa allows you to travel to India to attend a conference/Seminar/Workshop including Meetings of sports bodies like the International Olympic Association. Please note that for participation in exhibitions, trade fairs, business fairs etc., applicant must apply for Business Visa.
VISA FEE AND REQUREMENT OF DOCUMENTS:
VISA FEE : 
Timings for submission of Visa applications: 1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs on all working days.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IS COMPULSOTY FORTRAVELING TO INDIA.
1. Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months (or for the validity requested, if greater)
2. A photocopy of the data page of the passport
3. Two photographs of the size of 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch with light background Photos should be glued on your forms in the box provided on pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
4. Visa application form duly filled in online. Your form should be signed in the box under the photograph on page 1 and at the end of page 2 - Your signatures should match with the signature printed on your passport.
5. APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE HIS/HER OWN CONTACT DETAILS INCLUDING E-MAIL ID. IF FOUND SOMEBODY ELSE’S/FALSE, VISA MAY BE REFUSED.
6. Letter of invitation by name (of the applicant) with an e-mail copy to the Mission by the organisers at cons1.yaounde@mea.gov.in and admn.yaounde@mea.gov.in. Invitation is to be forwarded from the official email id of the organiser on company letterhead with mobile number of contact person. Applicant is to attach a printout of the invitation and the email page with the visa application form.
7. A brief summary of paper proposed to be presented
8. Copies of the professional degree as well original should be presented.
9. A letter in original from the Employer
10. Employment Record
11. Certified bank statement for the last three months
12. Copy of provisional return air ticket and reservation of accommodation
13. Necessary clearances from Government of India (Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs and concerned nodal Ministry) for International Events.
NOTE: Additional documents may also be required of you at the time of interview by the Consular Officer.


 

Employment Visa

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
EMPLOYMENT VISA
An Employment Visa is granted by the Indian to a foreign national as mentioned below :-
(i) A foreign technician/expert coming to India in pursuance of a bilateral agreement between the Government of India and the foreign government, or in pursuance of a collaboration agreement that has been approved by the Government of India,
(ii) In the case of highly skilled foreign personnel being employed in the IT software and IT enabled sectors,
(iii) CEO/Senior executive of a multi-national company may be granted Employment Visa and
(iv) For hiring of foreign coaches/players. Further, family members /dependents of a foreigner who is granted Employment Visa, can be granted ‘X’ Visa co-terminus with the validity of the visa of the principal visa holder or for such shorter period as may be considered necessary by the Indian Mission.
VISA FEE AND REQUIREMENTS :
VISA FEE : 
Timings for submission of Visa applications: 1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs on all working days.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IS COMPULSOTY FORTRAVELING TO INDIA.
1. Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months (or for the validity requested, if greater)
2. A photocopy of the data page of the passport
3. Two photographs of the size of 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch with light background Photos should be glued on your forms in the box provided on pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
4. Visa application form duly filled in online. Your form should be signed in the box under the photograph on page 1 and at the end of page 2 - Your signatures should match with the signature printed on your passport.
5. APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE HIS/HER OWN CONTACT DETAILS INCLUDING E-MAIL ID. IF FOUND SOMEBODY ELSE’S/FALSE, VISA MAY BE REFUSED.
6. The original proper Employment Contract of the applicant (this document will be retained by the Embassy)(This contract should show a minimum annual salary of US $ 25 000/- . However, the minimum benchmark for salary is exempted in cases of ethnic cooks, foreign language teachers other than English, diplomatic missions’ employees.
7. Letter of recommendation from Cameroonian football / sport’s association with contact details in original.
8. Letter of Invitation on letterhead with contact details in original from Indian Football Club. A copy directly to be sent by the Indian Football Club to High Commission to facilitate the visa. AIFF’s approval would be required for football players.
9. Certificate of Incorporation of the Indian company and in case of an NGO, copy of registration
10. The Employment Visa Proforma (this is a 3-page document)
11. Income Tax Payment Undertaking on company’s letterhead with contact details as per the standard model in original
12. Applicant’s CV
13. Photocopies of the diplomas or professional certificates justifying the applicant’s expertise in the proposed field of work along with the originals duly attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Education.
NOTE:
i) Internship in the fields of cinema, television, media, writing, publishing, press, photography, communication and advertising falls under Employment Visa category.
ii) Additional documents may also be required of you at the time of interview by the Consular Officer.
iii) All invitations from India to be forwarded with an e-mail copy to the Mission at cons1.yaounde@mea.gov.in and admn.yaounde@mea.gov.in.Invitation is to be forwarded from official email id on company letterhead with mobile number of contact person. Applicant is to attach a printout of the invitation and the email page with the visa application form


Entry Visa

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
Entry Visa
Entry visa is generally issued in the following cases:
i) A person of Indian origin; spouse and children of a person of Indian national or origin;
ii) Dependent of a person holding an Employment visa;
iii) Applicant seeking visa for Auroville Foundation;
iv) Applicant seeking admission in yoga, Vedic culture or Indian systems of dance and music;
v) Applicant, who has purchased property in India with the approval of Reserve Bank of India and registered his/her property in India.
vi) Members of sports teams and sports persons
vii) Applicants travelling to India under ITEC or any other Government of India Scholarship Programme.
VISA FEE : 
Timings for submission of Visa applications: 1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs on all working days.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IS COMPULSOTY FORTRAVELING TO INDIA.
1. Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months (or for the validity requested, if greater)
2. A photocopy of the data page of the passport
3. Two photographs of the size of 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch with light background Photos should be glued on your forms in the box provided on pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
4. Visa application form duly filled in online. Your form should be signed in the box under the photograph on page 1 and at the end of page 2 - Your signatures should match with the signature printed on your passport.
5. APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE HIS/HER OWN CONTACT DETAILS INCLUDING E-MAIL ID. IF FOUND SOMEBODY ELSE’S/FALSE, VISA MAY BE REFUSED.
(i) In case, the applicant is of Indian-origin, official proof of Indian origin of the applicant i.e. copies of the data page of the passport and birth certificate. These documents must clearly mention place of birth in India. In case, the applicant is of Indian origin by descent, Copies of official documents proving both the relationship and the Indian nationality or origin of the parent or grand-parent, copy of the birth certificate and copy of the Indian passport In case, the applicant is spouse of Indian national or person of Indian origin, Official document proving the matrimonial link between the applicant and the person of Indian nationality or origin and copy of the registered marriage certificate If the spouse is an Indian national: photocopy of the first and last pages of the passport of the Indian spouse. The Indian passport must have the name of the foreign spouse printed/endorsed. If the spouse is of Indian origin: please provide documentary proof thereof.
(ii) In case, the applicant is dependent of an Employment visa holder, official documentary evidence proving the dependence:, copy of the birth certificate, copy of the marriage certificate and photocopy of the valid Employment visa.
(iii) In case, applicant wishes to join the Auroville Foundation, official invitation letter issued by the Secretary of Auroville Foundation. This document must be provided in its original sealed envelope.
(iv) In case, the applicant wishes to pursue a course in yoga, Vedic culture/Indian system of dance and music, (i) letter of admission on letterhead duly stamped and signed from the recognised institution specifying the exact purpose of the visit and its duration, (ii) an official document attesting that the Institution is recognised by Ministry of Home Affairs and is authorised to enrol foreigners
(v) In case of property purchased in India, copies of approval of Reserve Bank of India and registration of property.
(vi) In case of sports teams and sports persons, the requisite approval of the Indian Ministry of sports and Youth Affairs is required.
(vii) In case of Pilots and crew members of the operating scheduled Airlines, copy of valid licence, letter from the Airlines concerned, copy of Identity Card.
NOTE: i) Additional documents may also be required of you at the time of interview by the Consular Officer.


Journalist Visa

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
Journalist Visa
The “Journalist” visa is a term given to a visa category grouping up multiple sectors of activity. Regardless of the purpose of visit (tourism, personal or professional), applicants working in the following fields of activity are obliged to apply exclusively for a “Journalist” visa: cinema, television, media, writing, publishing, press, photography, communication, advertising… (non-exhaustive list).
Please note that a 'journalist' travelling to India for tourist or personal purposes must apply for a Journalist visa and not for a Tourist visa.
VISA FEE : 
Timings for submission of applications: 1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs on all working days.
YELLOW FEVER IS COMPULSOTY FORTRAVELING TO INDIA.
1. Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months (or for the validity requested, if greater)
2. A photocopy of the data page of the passport
3. Two photographs of the size of 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch with light backgroundPhotos should be glued on your forms in the box provided on pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
4. Visa application form duly filled in online. Your form should be signed in the box under the photograph on page 1 and at the end of page 2 - Your signatures should match with the signature printed on your passport.
5. APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE HIS/HER OWN CONTACT DETAILS INCLUDING E-MAIL ID. IF FOUND SOMEBODY ELSE’S/FALSE, VISA MAY BE REFUSED.
6. In case of a professional travel: letter from your employer specifying the exact purpose of your visit and the expected start and end dates. This letter should be on company’s letterhead and written in English with contact details.
7. Certified copy of bank statement for last three months
8. Copies of provisional return air ticket and hotel accommodation
9. In case of film-shooting in India : authorisation letter from the External Publicity Division of the Ministry of External Affairs in India or Consular Section of the High Commission of India, Abuja.
NOTE:
i) An Employment visa would be required to do an internship in a company working in the fields of cinema, television, media, writing, publishing, press, photography, communication and advertising.
ii) Additional documents may also be required of you at the time of interview by the Consular Officer.


 

MEDICAL VISA

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
MEDICAL VISA
A medical visa (MED Visa) is granted to a foreigner whose sole purpose of visiting India is to seek medical treatment in specialized /recognized/ established Hospitals/treatment centres in India.
VISA FEE : 
Timings for submission of Visa applications: 1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs on all working days.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IS COMPULSOTY FORTRAVELING TO INDIA.
1. Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months (or for the validity requested, if greater)
2. A photocopy of the data page of the passport
3. Two photographs of the size of 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch with light backgroundPhotos should be glued on your forms in the box provided on pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
4. Visa application form duly filled in online. Your form should be signed in the box under the photograph on page 1 and at the end of page 2 Your signatures should match with the signature printed on your passport.
5. APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE HIS/HER OWN CONTACT DETAILS INCLUDING E-MAIL ID. IF FOUND SOMEBODY ELSE’S/FALSE, VISA MAY BE REFUSED.
6. Typed Referral letter in original on letterhead with contact details, duly stamped and signed from a well reputed hospital/medical institute after examination of the patient’s condition specifying the nature of the patient’s illness and the reason for referring the patient for medical treatment to the established/specialized/recognised medical Institute/hospital concerned in India.
7. Typed Invitation letter on letterhead, duly stamped and signed with contact details, from the hospital/medical Institute in Indiaspecifying the nature of the medical treatment to be undertaken along with the start and end date of this treatment.Indian hospital to email invite to HCI email cons1.yaounde@mea.gov.in and admn.yaounde@mea.gov.in. Detail of attendant/ attendants is to be indicated with mobile number of contact person at the hospital. Applicant is to attach a printout of the invitation and the email page with the visa application form.
8. A certified bank statement of last three months/guarantee letter issued by the bank in the name of the applicant, testifying his/her ability to meet expenses to cover medical and living expenses in India for the duration of the medical treatment. In case of sponsorship, an affidavit from the sponsor along with a copy of his/her Identity Card/Passport copy is to be attached.
9. In case of follow up treatment, previous medical papers and discharge summary from Indian hospital is to be attached to the application (original to be verified by Consular Officer).
10. Patients need to attach copies their treatments in Cameroon including copies of CT Scan/MRI/X-ray reports (as applicable) (original to be verified by Consular Officer)
10. Transplant patients to produce compatibility report of donor and patient.
11. Indian hospital to undertake responsibility of the patient and attendant including immigration till his departure from India. This undertaking is to be included in the invitation letter.
NOTE: Additional documents may also be required of you at the time of interview at the discretion of the Consular Officer.


 

PROJECT VISA

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
PROJECT VISA
It is issued to foreign nationals visiting India for execution of projects in the power and steelC sectors, which is project specific.
VISA FEE: 

Timings for submission of visa applications: 1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs on all working days.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IS COMPULSOTY FORTRAVELING TO INDIA.
1. Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months (or for the validity requested, if greater)
2. A photocopy of the data page of the passport
3. Two photographs of the size of 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch with light background Photos should be glued on your forms in the box provided on pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
4. Visa application form duly filled in online. Your form should be signed in the box under the photograph on page 1 and at the end of page 2 Your signatures should match with the signature printed on your passport.
5. APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE HIS/HER OWN CONTACT DETAILS INCLUDING E-MAIL ID. IF FOUND SOMEBODY ELSE’S/FALSE, VISA MAY BE REFUSED.
6. Copy of proper contract in original/certified copy of contract
7. CV of the applicant
8. Copies along with original of Degrees, Diplomas etc. duly attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Education of the Republic of Cameroon or the Embassy concerned as the case may be.
9. Letter from the employer in Cameroon in original with contact details
10. Letter from the Indian company in original with contact details
11. Income tax undertaking on letterhead with contact details from the Employer in India in original
12. Copy of Certificate of Incorporation of Indian company or registration certificate
NOTE: Additional documents may also be required of you at the time of interview by the Consular Officer.


RESEARCH VISA
HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
RESEARCH VISA
This visa allows research professors or scholars to conduct research work in India.
Visa Fee: 
Timings for submission of applications: 1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs on all working days.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IS COMPULSOTY FORTRAVELING TO INDIA.
1. Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months (or for the validity requested, if greater)
2. A photocopy of the data page of the passport
3. Two photographs of the size of 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch with light backgroundPhotos should be glued on your forms in the box provided on pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
4. Visa application form duly filled in online _ Your form should be signed in the box under the photograph on page 1 and at the end of page 2 Your signatures should match with the signature printed on your passport.
5. APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE HIS/HER OWN CONTACT DETAILS INCLUDING E-MAIL ID. IF FOUND SOMEBODY ELSE’S/FALSE, VISA MAY BE REFUSED.
6. Subject/Topic of the research project
7. Details of previous visits to India.
8. Details of places to be visited during the research project in India.
9. A letter in original from a Cameroonian institution acknowledging that the applicant is a bona fide researcher in their institute.
10. Letter of admission and Certificate of Affiliation in original from the recognised Indian University/Institution in token of having secured admission for the research purpose.
11. Government of India political clearance as applicable, and in cases of Medical field, Medical Council of India’s clearance is required.
11. A detailed summary written in English by the applicant regarding the research work to be done in India. In case the research proposal relates to the applicant’s own country, a brief synopsis (150 words) and justification for doing research in India should also be submitted alongwith the application.
12. A bank guarantee letter issued by the bank in the name of the applicant, testifying their ability to meet expenses of a minimum of US$700 per month to cover accommodation and living expenses in India for the duration of the stay.
NOTE: Additional documents may also be required of you at the time of interview by the Consular Officer.


STUDENT VISA
HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
STUDENT VISA
VISA FEE : 

Timings for submission of applications: 1000 Hrs to 1200 Hrs on all working days.
YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION IS COMPULSOTY FORTRAVELING TO INDIA.
1. Original passport valid for a minimum of 6 months (or for the validity requested, if greater)
2. A photocopy of the data page of the passport
3. Two photographs of the size of 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch with light background Photos should be glued on your forms in the box provided on pages 1 and 2 of the online form.
4. Visa application form duly filled in online _ Your form should be signed in the box under the photograph on page 1 and at the end of page 2 Your signatures should match with the signature printed on your passport.
5. APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE HIS/HER OWN CONTACT DETAILS INCLUDING E-MAIL ID. IF FOUND SOMEBODY ELSE’S/FALSE, VISA MAY BE REFUSED.
6. Admission letter in original duly signed and stamped with contact details from an Indian university/school or higher education establishment to follow a full-time course.
7. Copies with originals of applicant’s previous educational qualifications i.e. Jr. & Sr. Secondary certificates, Mark Sheets, Diploma, Birth Certificate duly attested either by the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Education.
8. A letter of support with contact details from the parent/guardian accompanied by a bank guarantee/certificate with a copy of Identity Card. In case of sponsorship of higher education from the State Government, a letter in original duly stamped and signed with contact details of the officer concerned.
9. Evidence of transfer of adequate funds for at least 4 months sustenance in India or production of traveller’s cheques for a similar amount.
10. Indian university/ college/ school to email following to HCI email cons1.yaounde@mea.gov.in and admn.yaounde@mea.gov.in. Applicant is to attach a printout of the invitation and the email with the visa application form.
(i) Offer /admission letter.

(ii) Undertaking by Indian university/ college/ schoolto be responsiblefor the student during his stay in India and undertake regular FRRO verifications.

(iii) Undertaking by Indian university/ college/ school to reside student in hostel on campus.
11. Student visas would be considered only for regular academic courses from renowned Indian Universities.
Foreign students already sought admission in India and have completed first year of their studies should ensure that they get their visas extended well before time while in India before returning to their country of origin on vacation. In emergency situations, they are advised to visit the nearest FRRO/FRO’s office for extension of visa with prior permission obtained from the University/educational institution.
NOTE:
i) In case of provisional admission, registration required within 14 days of arrival in India and then again, on confirmation of admission, within 90 days of arrival with the requisite documents.
ii) Additional documents may also be required of you at the time of interview by the Consular Officer.


 

PHOTO SPECIFICATIONS

HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA
Door No.141, Street No.1813,Mini Prix Bastos,Yaounde-1, Cameroon, Tel No:   00 - 237 - 222 21 8066/222 21 8068/222 21 8715, Fax:00 - 237 - 222 21 8067                                                                                                                         
Web page : www.hciyaounde.gov.in
VISA REQUIREMENTS
PHOTO SPECIFICATIONS
For any Indian visa application, you are required to provide one or more photographs depending on the visa category requested. Your photos should meet the specifications established by the Indian Government.
Please follow these instructions carefully. If photos do not meet the requirements indicated below, your application will be considered incomplete and will be refused.
SIZE OF PHOTOGRAPHS :
1. It is obligatory that your photo is square and measures 50mm X 50mm i.e. 2 inch x 2 inch.
2. Photos should date less than 6 months and should perfectly resemble the applicant on the day of application.
3. Colour: Photos should be in colour with a white background. Black and white photos will not be accepted.
4. Quality: Scanned or bad quality photos will be refused. Photos should be clean, not torn or creased and printed on standard photo paper.
5. Background: Background should be white. Photos with a coloured or fantasy background will be refused.
6. Framing: Photos should be taken showing the head and shoulders. The face should be centred in the frame and not turned to one side, taken between 70% and 80% of the height of the photo.
7. Expression: Subjects should have a neutral expression, with a closed mouth.
8. Hair: Hair should not cover the face.
9. Eyes: Subjects should be looking forward, with their eyes open. Glasses frames should be subtle and not block the eyes. Photos showing tinted glasses or red eyes will be refused.
10. Head coverings: Head coverings will not be accepted. The Indian Government will accept any accessories worn for religious, ethnic beliefs or antecedents provided that the face remains entirely visible.
INTRUCTIONS ON USING THE PHOTOS
(i) Your first photo should be glued on the form in the box provided on page 1 of your application form. This photo will be scanned and will appear on your visa.
(ii) Your second photo should be glued on the bottom right hand corner of page 2 of your application form.
(iii) At least two photos will be required: all photos provided must be identical.