About Us Notice and Visa Services

Fraudulent calls 

The Embassy of India, Oslo advises all NRIs/PIOs living in Norway that no attention should be paid to calls by fraudsters threatening with deportation or fines due to some wrong entries made in immigration forms and asking to pay money to settle the case, even if the calls come from Indian Embassy`s number. The Indian Embassy never asks for payment through Western Union or any other money transfer agencies. Report such cases to police and to the Embassy at cons.oslo@mea.gov.in immediately.

Important notice

It has been brought to Government of India's notice that some foreigners are carrying satellite phones with them while coming to India on tourist visa. These foreigners were intercepted and their satellite phones were seized.
2. As per the existing rules and regulations of Government of India, carrying satellite phones by foreigners into India is banned.
3. Travellers to India are advised to take note of this to avoid any inconvenience later.


Any person seeking a visa to India for purpose of entering into a surrogacy arrangement must ascertain beforehand whether the law of that country permits surrogacy and will provide appropriate travel documents to the child for accompanying the surrogate parents. Entering into surrogacy arrangement under any other visa not sought for surrogacy is punishable under the Indian law. Applicants are advised to contact the Consular Section of the Embassy before making surrogacy arrangement.
Import of Satellite Phones to India

In case of import of satellite phone as cargo: a declaration is to be given by the person importing the goods about details of goods.

In case of satellite phones being brought in baggage / hand baggage: satellite phones without licence issued by the Department of Telecommunication would be detained / confiscated, as per the existing procedures till the time the holder of the satellite phones is able to produce a licence issued by the DoT.

Applicants may please note that satellite telephone services are not permitted in India (except for Inmarsat services provided through M/s Tata Communications Limited, but only in instances where No Objection Certificates have been issued by the Department of Telephones, Government of India, on case to case basis.) Satellite telephony through Thuraya and other such sets is unauthorized in the country and, if such sets are detected, the equipment is liable to be seized and the holders making unauthorized use of satellite telephone services are liable to be prosecuted under the relevant provisions of the Indian Wireless Act and the Indian Telegraph Act.
Visa Applications

All foreign nationals entering India are required to possess a valid international travel document in the form of a national passport with a valid visa obtained from an Indian Mission or Post abroad. The Indian visa is issued under Government of India’s Foreigners Act.

All Individual visa seekers are requested to apply for the Indian Visa through http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/info.jsp in order to make an application for getting the Indian visa. The application form is to be completed in all respect and once submitted on line successfully, a print out of the same is to be taken and submitted to BLS International Services Norway ASalong with passport and requisite visa processing fee. No hand written application form will be accepted by BLS International Services Norway AS.
The instructions for filling the form can be referred at Instructions for Online Visa Application. Important technical information for filling online Indian visa application can be referred at Technical Instructions.

If you have already applied for Indian Visa online and want to know the status of your application, please follow the link http://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/VisaEnquiry.jsp

Visa applicants are requested to submit their visa applications to BLS International, India Visa Application Centre, Oslo, Norway located at SPACES OSLO KVADRATUREN, Tollbugata 8, 0152, Oslo, Norway and other contact details of BLS International, Oslo, Norway are as under:  BLS International Services Norway AS, 

email                :: info@blsindia-norway.com

website            :: www.blsindia-norway.com

Visa Fees

The Visa fee depends up on the type of visa applied for and duration of visa. Visa Fee is divided into Basic Visa Fee, ICWF charges of NOK 30/- per application and Service Provider’s Fee of NOK 145/- of BLS International Services, Norway. Value Added Services extended by the Service Provided are only optional. During the online registration process, at the end of the process the Basic Visa Fee will be displayed. However, this fee is indicative only and final fee shall be charged while submitting the application with BLS International Services Norway and a system generated receipt will be given.

Fee once received is non-refundable even if the visa application is withdrawn, visa is not granted, or if visa issued is of shorter duration of period than applied for or otherwise issued or returned at a time or on terms and conditions that may vary from those sought by the applicant.