Information COVID-19

COVID-19 travel and visa restrictions for India

Visas for India stand suspended from 13.03.2020 to 15.04.2020.

More detailed information on regulations for diplomats, owner of OCI, etc. and travellers who are still in India can be found on the official website of the Bureau of Immigration, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.


Urgent questions on Visa for India

If you live in Baden-Württemberg or Bavaria you can write an email to the Consulate General of India in Munich. In urgent cases regarding visas and stays in India, please send an E-Mail to the following adress:

The Honorary Consulate of India in Stuttgart generally does not issue visas and can therefore only give limited advice on visas.


Indian citizens in Germany

Travel of passengers from member countries of the European Union to India is prohibited with effect from 18th March 2020. This regulation applies also to Indian citizens staying in Germany (More information).

If a departure is necessary for urgent reasons, please get in touch with the Indian Embassy.

If your residence permit it expiring soon, kindly contact the relevant immigration authority. The contact details of the immigration authority in Stuttgart can be found here.


Up-to-date Information on the virus from the German Government

You can find up-to-date information on India and Covid-19 on the website of the Federal Foreign Office.

Information on the virus in general and in Germany can be found on the website of the Federal Ministry of Health and on the official website of the Federal Government.


Status: 23.03.2020