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Asked by mooren on 13th September 2016 Report this content
I am going on a cruise and have 3 stop offs in India. Which visa do I require? Also do I need one for a one day stop off to Oman?

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Report this content mrajtucker Written on: 14/09/2016
Hello There, Ive had an email asking me about visas and Visa Genie as ive used Visa Genie 2 times with Chinese visas and they are very helpful. Your question about India and Oman. I have never been there so i dont really know but all i do know is Visa Genie are very helpful and if they do India Visas they are your people to go to. I leave for China again next month and will be using Visa Genie again... I hope all goes well for you but sorry im not much of a help for you...
Report this content HelenP1968 Written on: 17/09/2016
You will need the 6 month multiple entry as the e visa does not allow you in and out of the country. Enjoy ????
Asked by 1Tottenham on 11th July 2016 Report this content
When is best to apply for visa? We are going to Goa on the 1st November 2016. Thanks

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Report this content Richardovens Written on: 12/07/2016
I would suggest 4 weeks beforehand as this gives you a 2 week buffer although to be fair visa genie in all the years we have never taken more than 10 days
Asked by jgnap on 25th June 2016 Report this content
We are going on a cruise later this year and will be visiting India for 1 day. Do you need the visa required for cruise ship visits? Thank you

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Report this content JBofNY Written on: 27/06/2016
I am very sure you will need a visa. Your cruise company may be able to help. If not, the "visa on entry" sceme is prettry easy but if you want to use an agent I found Visa Gene very good.
Asked by Spotson on 29th January 2016 Report this content
My friend and his partner have had their tourist visa declined, he said they filled in the e form without mistakes and then submitted them. He is due to pay the full amount for his flights in the next couple of days. They were done accordingly to the date they would arrive in India, he has tried calling a number but there was no answer. Can you suggest anything please?

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Report this content AndrewGreen Written on: 02/02/2016
Did you do it via Visagenie? If not, the best idea is to resubmit it via them - they'll be able to point out any problems which they think caused it to be declined.
Asked by Krsna6krsna6 on 30th December 2015 Report this content
Can I apply for 5 years Indian visa? I hold a UK passport original Indian. Parents are born in India.

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Asked by Derekcarpenter2911 on 8th November 2015 Report this content
My wife and I will be in India from January 28th 2016 to February 29th inclusive. How long before our visit should we apply for our visas? As our visit is 33 days I assume I will need the multiple entry 6 month visa.

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Report this content remit22 Written on: 09/11/2015
I would apply about a month before your visit. In my case my visa was obtained within seven days and yes you will require a 6 month visa
Asked by patriciahinchcliffe on 19th October 2015 Report this content
I'm wanting a multi tourist visa. Can I just send them my 2 photos without uploading to my computer because I'm not sure how to do this? Do I need to send them my passport. It's so confusing this year. 

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Asked by Susangladys1954 on 12th October 2015 Report this content
I arrive in Goa at 3 am on 28th January 2016 and leave on Friday 26th February at 4 am. This is exactly 30 days. Will a 30 day visa be alright or do I need to apply for the 6 months tourist visa? Thanks

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Report this content eleninotts Written on: 14/10/2015
When we went in March 2015 we applied for a 30 day visa and it was adequate. If you need further assurances, ring visa genie (as I did) and they are most helpful. They dealt with all the queries I had. Wishing you all the best
Report this content JacobaGale Written on: 14/10/2015
Telephone visa genie. They are extremely helpful and know the system well. Phone number is on their website. Jacoba Gale (Mrs)
Report this content VeraH Written on: 14/10/2015
Even when I have been to India for only 2 weeks I have been advised to get a six month visa as they often start them from the day of issue not the day of travel.
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Asked by taffy1946 on 30th August 2015 Report this content
When they ask for mothers surname is it her maiden or married name?

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Report this content christopherknightuk Written on: 01/09/2015
Hi, I put maiden name down which worked...assumed it was down to there not being a translation appropriate.
Report this content eleninotts Written on: 01/09/2015
VISA genie are so helpful. You can ring them if you have a query. I had several things I was unsure about but they dealt with it all. Good luck
Asked by maylam on 8th January 2015 Report this content
I need to apply for Indian tourist visas for my parents (aged 71 and 65). If we appoint their services, would my parents need to go in person to the Indian Embassy in London?

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Report this content eleninotts Written on: 08/01/2015
No your parents wouldn't need to go in person.
Report this content VeraH Written on: 08/01/2015
No - Its all done on line and by post I have used them twice and they were brilliant. My passport was gone less than a week both times
Report this content dshukla Written on: 08/01/2015
no one needs to go in person. All will be sorted by Visa Genie.
Report this content dr.phil Written on: 08/01/2015
The beauty of visa genie is that you do not have to attend in person. They take the hassle out of having to travel to the Indian High Commission and at a reasonable cost. Speaking from someone who has done both routes I would recommend visa genie. When sending your documents I would ensure they go via registered post to ensure safe arrival.
Report this content luddite girl Written on: 08/01/2015
When I used Visagenie I just sent my application with my passport and they visited the India Embassy to get the visa. It was a very easy and fast service.
Report this content SilverTravellers Written on: 08/01/2015
We used Visa Genie in 2013. We dealt entirely by post and email, no need to attend in person. We were impressed with the service which included them producing the (very) specific photos by editing snaps we sent by phone/email. Queries were answered promptly and we were kept informed as the process proceeded. We were understandably concerned at submitting valuable documents 'into the ether' and were delighted when the passports with visas arrived promptly by registered post. The service was the best we have used, we recommend them.
Report this content BalloonMan Written on: 08/01/2015
I did not need to go to the Indian Embassy (or the Chinese Embassy when VisaGenie arranged my China visa). Their service was excellent.
Report this content Jowjowaa Written on: 08/01/2015
No all done by post very efficiently
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Asked by victoria210 on 16th December 2014 Report this content
If my passport is in my previous married name, when it asks for spouse's name do I put my current husbands name even though it's different to my name on my passport? This application form is very complex.

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Report this content kandiecat Written on: 17/12/2014
I would enter my current husbands name, but best ask Visa Genie. You may want to take your marriage certificate with you to the air port or a copy at least to prove that the passport is yours as you have not changed the name in this.
Report this content dr.phil Written on: 17/12/2014
The question isn't clear. If your saying your maiden name is in your passport then the visa has to match that therefore put youre details exactly as they appear in your passport. If it asks for your husbands name then write his down (although I remember that they only request your details). One other bit of advice-ensure you have the full address of where you're staying as the airport authorities requires this.
Report this content Julie121 Written on: 17/12/2014
Anything related to a flight or travel, ie visa, insurance, ticket has to be in the name of the passport otherwise they will not let you travel If you are travelling with your current husband then he will have his own visa in his name If in doubt get visa genie to do it for you - they cost very little and were very efficient when I got mine Hope this helps
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Asked by MattBury on 23rd April 2014 Report this content
Hi, I am about to apply for a visa for China, but looking at the form there are sections I can't fully complete. When I arrive I am staying with a fellow student and exploring Beijing, so I don't have hotel details, then we are hoping to gradually move south but don't have a specific itinerary with dates of stops or hotels etc, Is this possible, would visa genie be able to be successful in applying for the visa when my tour of China is not fully planned. I do have a flight in and out booked but no hotel or internal flights. Can any one advise please? Matt

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Report this content luddite girl Written on: 23/04/2014
When I applied for my visa, I believe I only had to give details of the first hotel. You can always email visa genie with your question. They are very good at what they do.
Report this content BalloonMan Written on: 23/04/2014
I agree with luddite girl. Ask Visa Genie. I used them for China and India because they are very good.
Report this content Kellboff Written on: 23/04/2014
Hi Matt. As long as you give your student accommodation address you should be fine. Happy travelling. Be care. Kellie
Report this content Netloser Written on: 24/04/2014
Hi Matt Just phone Visa Genie & ask them. They are incredibly helpful, making the whole process really easy & stress free.
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