Passport and Visas Passport is the most important document during your overseas travel. Ensure that the validity of passport does not expire during your journey. Get the visas done before you travel to India. The Consular Passport and Visa (CPV) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs is responsible for issuance of Indian visas to the foreign nationals for their visit for various purposes. This facility is granted through various Indian missions abroad. India does not issue on-arrival visas.