Frequently Asked Questions
To apply for an e-Visa India, applicants are required to have a passport valid for at least 6 months (starting at the date of entry), an email, and have a valid credit/debit card.
- Passport must have minimum two unstamped pages
- A recent front facing photograph
- Photo page of passport
Applicants are required to apply for e-Visa India at least 4 days before the arrival date. According to the new Online Visa India regulation, if the selected arrival date is more than 90 days at the time of the application, the e-Visa India will be processed and issued between 90 to 80 days before the arrival date.
Nationals of the countries listed below are eligible to submit an e-Visa India application. This includes citizens from the Unites States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia (see full list below).
Following is the full list of the e-Visa India eligible countries:
The e-Visa India is a double entry visa for e-Tourist . It is valid for a period of 60 consecutive days, from the date of arrival. Double entry also applies to the e-Business visa for business travellers. Medical e-Visa is triple entry.
In case the information provided during the e-Visa India application process is incorrect, applicants will be required to reapply and submit a new application for an online visa for India. The old e-Visa India (eTV) application will be cancelled automatically. Applicants will have to pay the fees again so please read carefully and thoroughly before you submit your application as there will be no refunds.
Applicants will receive their approved e-Visa India via email. This is the official confirmation of the approved e-Visa India.
Applicants are required to print at least one copy of their e-Visa India and carry it with them at all times during their entire stay in India.
Upon arrival at one of the 27 authorised ports of entry (see full list below), applicants will be required to show their printed e-Visa India (eTV).
Once an immigration officer has verified all of the documents, applicants will have their fingerprints and photo (also known as biometric information) taken, and an immigration officer will place a sticker in the passport, also known as, Visa on Arrival.
Note that the Visa on Arrival is only available for those who have previously applied and obtained an e-Visa India. Foreign nationals will not be eligible to submit an e-Visa India (eTV) application after arriving in India.
Yes. All those holding an approved e-Visa India may only ENTER India through any of the following 24 authorised Airports and 3 authorised seaports in India:
Or these designated seaports:
All those entering India with an e-Visa India are required to arrive at one of the ports mentioned above. Applicants attempting to enter India with an e-Visa India through any other port of entry will be denied entry into the country.
Applying for an online e-Visa (e-Tourist, e-Business or e-Medical) for India has many advantages. Applicants may complete their application from the comfort of their own home, without having to go to the Indian Embassy and having to wait in line. Applicants can have their approved online visa for India in hand within 24 hours of making their application.
The application and consequently the process of obtaining an e-Visa India (eTV) is both faster and simpler than a traditional Indian Visa. When applying for a traditional Indian Visa, applicants are required to submit their original passport along with their visa application, financial and residence statements, for the visa to be approved. The standard visa application process is much harder and much more complicated, and also has a higher rate of visa denials. The e-Visa India is issued electronically and applicants are only required to have a valid passport, email, and credit card.
Visa on Arrival is part of the e-Visa India program. All those who arrive in India with an e-Visa India will receive a Visa on Arrival in the form of a sticker, that will be placed in the passport, at the airport passport control. To receive the Visa on Arrival, e-Visa India (eTV) holders are required to present a copy of their e-Visa (e-Tourist, e-Business or e-Medical) India confirmation together with their passport.
Important note: Foreign citizens will not be able to apply for a Visa on Arrival at the airport of arrival without previously having applied and received a valid e-Visa India.
Yes, from April 2017 the e-Tourist visa (eTV) for India is valid for cruise ships docking at the following designated seaports: Cochin, Goa and Mangalore.
If you are taking a cruise which docks in another seaport, you must have a traditional visa stamped inside the passport.
While visitors are not explicitly required to get vaccinated before traveling to India, it is highly recommended that they do.
Following are the most common and widely spread diseases for which it is recommended to get vaccinated:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Typhoid fever
- Yellow fever
For more information on vaccination when travelling to India and health regulations, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website.
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