Delegates from eligible Countries/Territories are advised to apply for e-Visa which is completely an online process. At present e-Visa is issued to passport holders of 161 countries. e-Visa has 5 sub-categories i.e. e-Tourist visa, e-Business visa, e-Medical visa, e-Medical Attendant visa and e-Conference visa. Delegates are advised to apply for e-Conference Visa. Delegates applying for e-Conference visa will be permitted to club with e-Tourist visa only. Online application for e-Visa can be made 120 days in advance of the actual arrival date in India. However, applications are to be made minimum 4 days in advance of the date of arrival.
For details and applying for e-Visa, please visit:
Alternatively, delegates can apply for a regular visa through online application link. Delegates from Countries/Territories not listed under the e-Visa scheme must apply for regular visa only. For details and applying for regular visa please visit:
For details and applying for regular visa please visit:
The Director, 15th WCTR will issue appropriate invitation letters to delegates to facilitate their e-Visa /regular visa application. Please write to wctr[at]civil.iitb.ac.in if you need any specific document from the conference organisers for your visa application.
Letters of clearance to 15th WCTR from Government of India:
Download the letter of political clearance given to 15th WCTR by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India here
Download the letter of event clearance given to 15th WCTR by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India here (needed only for participants from Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Sudan and foreigners of Pakistani origin and stateless persons while applying for an Indian visa)