Visa & Vaccines

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 from an Indian Mission/Post or eVisa (Limited Categories) from Bureau of Immigration, Ministry of Home Affairs.


eVisa has been made available by the Government of India to citizens of certain countries, including the United States of America. Details of the scheme are available on the dedicated website created for this purpose:

For e-Tourist and e-Business visa, Applicants may apply online minimum 4 days in advance of the date of arrival.

ISHAM 2022 delegates are advised to apply for an e-Tourist Visa.

Recent front facing photograph with white background and photo page of Passport containing personal details like name, date of birth, nationality, expiry date etc are to be uploaded mandatorily by the applicant. Additionally one more document depending upon the e-Visa type would also be required to be uploaded. The application is liable to be rejected if the uploaded documents and photograph are not clear / as per specification.


Vaccines and Medicines

Check the vaccines and medicines list and visit your doctor at least a month before your trip to get vaccines or medicines you may need. Make sure you are vaccinated and up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines before traveling to India.


COVID-19 testing labaratories

Please find below COVID-19 testing laboratories in the neighbour of the ASHOK hotel.

  • #Dr Dangs Lab, C-2/1, Safdarjung Development Area, New-Delhi
  • Oncquest Labs Ltd, 3-Factory Road, New- Delhi
  • Lifeline Laboratory, H-11, Green Park Extension, New-Delhi
  • Genestrings Diagnostic Centre Pvt Ltd, 3, MMTC, Geetanjali Enclave, New Delhi

Letter of invitation

If you need a letter of invitation to support your visa application in order to attend the 21st Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology meeting, please fill out the PDF form below. By filling out the form, you accept sole responsibility for the information you provide. In case of clandestine immigration the secretariat cannot accept responsibility.

Click here to download the letter of invitation.

A refused visa application is no reason for a refund.