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Visa

United Kingdom
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108 posts
7 reviews
Visa

Anyone have the latest info in obtaining a visa to visit Goa, and the prices and web site, if thats not too much to ask, sorry.

Leeds
Destination Expert
for Goa
Level Contributor
12,179 posts
88 reviews
1. Re: Visa

Meerkat20 is our visa expert. She does have a thread with info and tips but there are so many threads on visas I'm having trouble finding it lol.

If you go to the vfsglobal website all the info is here:

http://in.vfsglobal.co.uk/index.aspx

You can either apply online or the old fashioned way by printing off the form and filling it in by hand which is what we did.

United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10,042 posts
121 reviews
2. Re: Visa

Here's the thread that Gemma mentions, read the initial post then the excellent info on how to answer questions (reply #24):

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g297604-i6045-k276…

The only difference I know of is the handling charge is now £9.05 (increase in VAT).

United Kingdom
Level Contributor
108 posts
7 reviews
3. Re: Visa

Thanks a lot to both of you for such a fast responce. The wife and i are hoping to go to Goa in November, but there's nothing wrong with getting everything sorted early.

Manchester, United...
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5,646 posts
31 reviews
4. Re: Visa

Not too early I hope, your visa will only be for 6 months and is active from the day it's issued not the day your holiday starts.

United Kingdom
Destination Expert
for Goa
Level Contributor
7,864 posts
1 review
5. Re: Visa

Hi nostromo52 , if you are only going once during the season, I would recommend applying a couple of months before you go, say September time. This is just in case you encounter any problems with your application, you will have plenty of time to get it sorted. If you apply and receive your visa quickly in September, the visa will be valid until March.

United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10,042 posts
121 reviews
6. Re: Visa

One thing worth thinking about - I've read about some people only being given a 3 month visa rather than a 6 month one, even though they asked for a 6 month one.

7. Re: Visa

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