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Indian Passports, Surrenders, OCI, PAN Cards and Visas

Specialising in business, conference, employment and tourist visas, Sanam Travel is well known for their efficient and professional Visa application process with customers coming back year after year.

If you require a visa to India, please see the requirements below

60 Days

  • Valid Passport
  • Old visa information if previously been to India
  • Photos taken in office
  • Takes 2-3 working days

6 Month & 1 Year

  • Valid Passport
  • Old visa information if previously been to India
  • Photos taken in office
  • Passport sent to embassy to get stamped
  • Takes up to 14 working days

5 Year

  • Valid Passport
  • Old visa information if previously been to India
  • Photos taken in office
  • Passport sent to embassy to get stamped
  • Takes up to 14 working days
  • For Indian origin’s, a surrender and naturalisation certificate is needed

Indian Passports

Renewal/lost/damaged: We at Sanam Travel can apply for your Indian Passport.

Each scenario is different, once you have told us your circumstances, we will advise you on which documentation is needed and take the process from there.

Surrenders

By Indian law you will need to surrender your Indian passport if you have acquired a foreign nationality. If you are intending to apply for an OCI or a visa you are required to surrender. Failing to do so can result in severe penalties.

We at Sanam Travel submit your application, take photos, make your file and arrange an appointment at your local VSF Office.

It usually takes 10 -15 days to be processed.

Please call or email the office for more information.

OCI NEW APPLICATION

Overseas Citizen Of India Cardholder

An OCI card will facilitate quicker immigration clearance at the airport.

Benefits of applying for an OCI card are:

  • Multiple entries, with multi-purpose life-long Visa which enables you to have unlimited travel and stay in India
  • Exception from having to report to Police authorities for any length of stay in India
  • Our fully trained team will advise you on all the required documents
  •  We submit your online application
  • Photos are taken in office
  • Once application is completed we will make a file for you to take to VFS office in Newcastle
  • We make your VFS appointment
  • Track your application on-line
  • Usually take up to 6-8 days for delivery of OCI card

Indian PAN Cards – Permanent Account Number

A PAN card is used for tax purposes as well as acting as proof of identity.

  • We take your photos and submit your application on-line for a small fee

Disclaimer

Please note we are not the official government website and not an affiliated entity of the embassy however a registered Newcastle based Travel Agency that acts as a service provider facilitating assistance in OCI, Surrender, Passports, Pan Cards application process on your behalf in a professional and expedited manner.

Sanam Travel LTD makes every effort to provide accurate information on this website, however please note that requirements by embassies are constantly changing and there may be a delay before we are advised of such changes.

Embassy rules & regulations can and do very occasionally change overnight, often without any prior notice or indication. Sanam Travel bears no responsibility for any such changes. Hence Universal Visa cannot accept responsibility for any losses or delays occurred, due to frequent changes in requirements, embassy changes in charges, opening times, protocol, which is outside of our control.

We are therefore unable to guarantee complete accuracy of information presented on this website at all times. Processing times and charges given are solely for guidance purposes and cannot be guaranteed.

Sanam Travel also regret that we cannot, under any circumstances, intercede, or take responsibility for any transaction initiated directly between the applicant and the embassy.