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Referral form - General
Referral form - Sri Lankan Nationals
Visa Application Form - Pakistani Nationals
Additional Form- Foreign Nationals of Pakistan Origin
The forms are in PDF format.
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To Download a Form:

1. Click on the form link
2. When the form opens, save the form on your computer.


1. Press the right button on your mouse on the required link.
2. Select Save Target As from the list
3. Save the form on your computer.


Step 1:
Click, All About Visas” Confirm the visa type, based on your reason for travel.
Step 2:
Complete your online application
Step 3:
If the application has been completed you must download & print all form/s, read and complete checklist for type of visa.
Step 4:
Check fees payable, payment Options and documents required. All such details can be found in the respective visa categories under the section
Step 5:
Sign form/s at all indicated places. (signatures required on visa application form 2x, referral form (if applicable) 1x)
Step 6:
Ensure photos are strictly as per specifications. (link) (size 50mm x 50mm, colored and light background. A fotobooth taking pictures as per specification is available at the IVAC Bern (4pics for the price of CHF 20)
Step 7:
Check processing time to plan your travel accordingly.
Step 8:
Attach all supporting documents required as per the Checklist. Make sure your application is complete. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted.
Step 9:
Submit your Application along with the passport and required documents at the Indian Visa Application Centre in Berne in person, by a representative or by mail (see postal applications)
Step 10:
Track your Application online.
Step 11:
Your passport will be returned to you by the mode of delivery opted by you when submitted.