After online registration, you will automatically receive an Invitation Letter via email which can be used to apply for your India visa.

Application for a Conference Visa

Please note the below requirements may vary in different countries. Please visit your country's homepage at the Ministry of External Affairs to find out more about the specific requirements for your country.

Conference visa requirements

Passport requirements: You must submit an original, signed passport, valid for at least six months, that has at least two blank pages for Indian visa stamps. Amendment pages are not acceptable for visa stamps.

Indian visa application form: Please refer to the nearest Indian embassy in your region for the form.

Photo requirements: Two recent 2x2 inch photographs, in color, front view, and with a plain or light background. Do not wear glasses in the photo. Do not staple the photos to the application.

Proof of residential address: Please refer to your local embassy for the correct document. The address on this document must match the address on your visa application form.

Official nomination: Official letter from the organization which nominated the applicant (you) to attend the conference.

Other documents (to be provided by host, ISPAI):

  • Invitation letter from conference organizer
  • Clearance letter from the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Clearance letter from the Indian Ministry of External Affairs
  • Clearance letter from the Ministry that holds jurisdiction over the conference

Special clearance requirements

Participants from Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, China, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Pakistan, and other foreign participants of Pakistani origin, please note the following:

Prior authorization from the Indian Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Home Affairs will be required. ISPAI will forward these requests to the above ministries upon receiving registration and payment. An invitation letter will be sent to the registrants as they are cleared. Please allow 20-30 days for this process.

In the event the request is not granted by the Indian authorities, registration payment will be refunded.

India contact details

Please quote the following details for an Indian contact in your conference visa application:

Natasha Rautela
Director, Events and Administration
Internet Service Providers Association of India
612-A, Chiranjiv Tower, 43, Nehru Place
New Delhi, 110019 INDIA
Office landline: +91 11 26424001 - 02
Tele fax: +91 11 41608472
Email: apricot2012_visa@ispai.in

Key Info


Ashok Hotel,
New Delhi, India


21 February - 2 March 2012


Open now

Program includes:

Technical workshops, Tutorials, and Conference streams.