Traveling abroad is a wish of every Citizen of the World. But when you plan to study, work or travel abroad for tourism, it is important to be well informed about the steps to enter the country you want to visit. The process varies greatly for each country, such as the list of documents required and the time for issuing the visa, among other factors.
Want to travel and not sure about visa requirements for Indian passport holders? Here are some destinations that are super interesting for those looking for an international experience and facilitate their process of crossing the border:
For Indian citizens, it is necessary to obtain a visa to enter Canada. However, the visa application can be made online through the Canadian government website, in a very simple process that allows you to submit your documents for analysis and pay the issuance fee online. The Canadian tourist visa is valid for up to six months and is sufficient for those who intend to take courses in the country for a duration less than or equal to that period.
The Canadian student visa applies to those who intend to study in the country for a period longer than six months. For this visa, you must be approved in a program at a government-recognized educational institution. The visa can allow the student to work for up to 20 hours per week and is valid for a maximum of 90 days after the end of the educational program in which they are enrolled. Check the Canadian government website for your questions.
To enter the Republic of Ireland, Indians do not need a visa and permission to stay in the country is given by the country’s authorities upon arrival, upon presentation of the required documents. This permission is valid for up to 90 days, which is sufficient for those who intend to participate in courses with a duration equal to or less than this period.
To extend your stay in Ireland beyond 3 months, it is necessary to apply for a student visa, obtained in your own country and valid for up to eight months, which can be renewed later. Students with a visa in Ireland can work up to 20 hours per week during the period of their course. To find out about the list of documents required to enter the country and visa conditions for foreigners, visit the website of the Irish embassy in India.
Australia is one of the countries that requires Indians to have a visa to enter the country, but the application process is quite simple and is done online through Immi Account, the Australian government portal that allows you to create, pay and manage your visa application.
Students with a visa in Australia are allowed to work up to 40 hours per week. For complete information on Australia’s visa application and types, visit the country’s embassy in India website. For Parents Visa Click Here
South Africa also allows Indians to stay for up to 3 months without requiring a visa, with the only difference that the traveler is required to present the International Yellow Fever Vaccine Certificate, according to the country’s own health regulations.
For longer stays, it is necessary to obtain a visa and the process is done at the South African embassy in India, which can take up to 2 months, with lower costs than usual for international visas. With a student card, it is also possible to work up to 20 hours a week in the country. Check out all the details and visa requirements on the South African Embassy website.
In Argentina, as in all countries that are part of Mercosur, you can enter the country only with your original national identity document (RG). If your stay is longer than 3 months, a temporary residency application is required. In the case of students, the process is carried out with the educational institution that will receive the student and the Argentine embassy. Check all necessary procedures on the website of the Argentine embassy in India. Australia For Medical Studies.