This post gives information on how to apply for visa to India for Philippine passport holders. The process requires 3 easy steps:

  1. Apply online thru this link.
  2. Submit documents to the Indian Embassy in Manila
  3. Receive visa and passport.

Processing time takes 4-5 working days for Filipino nationals. Visa fee depends on how long is your intended stay in India. The Embassy reminds of the following requirements before applying for Indian visa.

  1. Strictly no amendment in application form, every single detail should be in type written.
  2. Uploading of photographs. Embassy desire that all photographs should be uploaded in their application form submitted in BLS centre. Photo uploaded should be same with the 2×2 picture attached in application form click here.
  3. NO scanned signature.
  4. Hand written is not allowed.
  5. Passport with a minimum validity of six months from the intended date of return from India.
  6. Photocopy of the passport bio page.
  7. Copy of the reservation Ticket and not Confirmed ticket needs to be produced at the time of submission of the application (two way ticket).
  8. Proof of financial standing / recent bank statement
  9. Invitation letter from family / friend / sponsor in India
    1. Financial statement of family / friend / sponsor in India
    2. Passport photocopy of sponsor.
    3. If married to Indian National kindly provide a marriage certificate.
    4. if minor kindly provide birth certificate and marriage certificate of parents.

Here’s a guideline on how to fill up the visa form – . 

You may also find information in this page –

The embassy is conveniently located at:

9th floor, 902, One Corporate Plaza, A Arnaiz Avenue,
Makati City, Philippines
HELP LINE :- 63 2 5765116/4789152
FAX- +63 2 4789152
Email :
Submission Timings : 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Delivery Timngs : 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM