An Employment Visa is granted to foreigners desiring to come to India for the purpose of employment, subject to
fulfillment of the following conditions:
The applicant is a highly skilled and/or qualified professional, who is being engaged or appointed by a
company/ organization/ industry/ undertaking in India on contract or employment basis.
The foreign national seeks to visit India for employment in a company/ firm/organization
registered in India or for employment in a foreign company/ firm/organization engaged for execution of
some project in India.
The foreign national being sponsored for an Employment Visa in any sector should draw a salary in excess of US$ 25,000 per annum.
The Employment Visa must be issued from the country of origin or from the country of domicile of the foreigner provided the period of permanent residence of the applicant in that particular country is more than 2 years.
A foreigner coming to India for employment can be granted Employment visa with a validity up to two years or
the term of assignment, whichever is less, with multiple entry facility.
The foreign national may fill in the application online on the website https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html . The applicant can apply 120 days in advance prior to expected date of arrival in India.