You will need
  • - passport, valid for at least six months;
  • - two completed questionnaires with a personal signature (the questionnaire can be found on the website of the visa centre of India);
  • - two identical colour photographs must be pasted in the form;
  • - minors will need a copy of the birth certificate;
  • - health certificate (for a visa for a period exceeding three months);
  • - copy of internal passport;
  • - invitation letter (from employer or educational institution).
First, find as much information of different nature, and if possible, visit India before moving just as a tourist. Seasoned travelers and people already living in this country, I advise you to do so. The fact is that, personally, you can get about 90% of all the information of interest. So after a visit to India, the majority of questions will disappear by itself.
Please note that for travel to India you will need a visa. If you go there for the first time and want to look around, apply it on a tourist visa. It is issued only for a period of up to six months. Generally, this type of visa cannot be extended. After its expiration you will have to leave India.
In addition, there is the business visa. Its period of use exceeds the term of the tourist visa. To receive such qualify those who opened his own firm in India or have received an official invitation from the employer. It is worth noting that obtaining such a visa is associated with great difficulties: for example, moving to India need to be quite in demand in this country, a profession and a language certificate.
Persons wishing to receive higher education in India, can apply for a student visa. However, the immediate results of the document will only be made after having presented the written invitation of the University.
Citizens who want to relocate to this country for permanent place of residence is, undoubtedly, a tourist or student visa is limited not able. They will need to obtain a residence permit (permit). It is, by the way, can be of two types: temporary and permanent. Permit the first type is limited to a period of 1 year. As practice shows, a permanent residence permit has a term of five to ten years.
Will be able to naturalize persons who meet all these requirements. First, they must renounce your previous citizenship (India does not have dual citizenship). Second, the person must reside in the country or at least 12 months before applying. In addition, it considers the reputation of the applicant, his knowledge of foreign language/languages. But always keep in mind that the government may, notwithstanding compliance with all requirements, reject such a statement.