About Us Refund of Visa Fees

Refund of Visa Fees

Policy for refund of Regular Paper visa fee

Only the payment of fee paid in excess or multiple times, against a regular paper visa application can be refunded on the receiving request for the same from the applicant.

Those who seek refund may make the request through an email addressed to cons[dot]valletta[at]mea[dot]gov[dot]in clearly mentioning the application reference number, amount paid, reason for seeking refund, attaching a copy of the proof of payment. The communication for refund request should also contain the details of bank account into which the refund is to be remitted.

No refund claim will be entertained after 3 months of such payment.

However under no circumstance, the actual fee once paid against the application will be refunded after submission of  visa application and processing at the Embassy of India.