We have great news for travellers planning to visit India! The Government of India has recently lifted travel restrictions on several additional countries. As a result, the list of Indian eVisa-eligible countries has been updated and now includes a total of 166 nations. This means that citizens from these 166 countries can now conveniently apply for an e-visa online to visit India.
An Indian e-Visa is an electronic travel authorization issued by the Government of India to foreign nationals who wish to visit the country for tourism, business, medical treatment, or conferences. It allows travelers to enter India without obtaining a traditional visa stamp in their passport.
The e-Visa application is submitted online, and once approved, the e-Visa is sent electronically to the applicant. It is a convenient and efficient way to obtain a visa for India, simplifying the application process and reducing the need for in-person visits to embassies or consulates.
The Indian Government has streamlined the process of applying for an Indian Visa, making it much more accessible. Now, you can conveniently submit your application for any type of visa, be it an Indian e-Tourist Visa, e-Business, e-Medical, e-Conference, or e-Medical Attendant visa, right from your device.
The online system allows you to upload all necessary documents, including your passport, photographs, and make the payment for your Indian visa application effortlessly. Opt for the online application method for a quicker and more convenient way to secure your India e-visa.
Validity: One year (365 Days) from the date of grant of ETA.
Entries: Multiple entries
Stay: Continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 90 days for countries except USA , UK, Canada and Japan. For USA , UK, Canada and Japan continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days.
Validity: 5 years from the date of grant of ETA.
Entries: Multiple entries within these 05 years are allowed
Note: Continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 90 days for countries except USA , UK, Canada and Japan. For USA , UK, Canada and Japan continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days.
To apply for an Indian e-Visa, you will need to provide certain documents depending on the type of visa you are applying for.
Here are the basic document requirements for all types of e-Visa:
Additional documents required for specific types of e-Visa:
Medical Attendant e-Visa:
By ensuring that you have all the necessary documents ready and organized, you can streamline the e-Visa application process and make your travel to India smoother and hassle-free.
You can easily avail the facility for urgent processing of your Indian Visa by applying through the Fast track Visa Services we provide. This facility is specially for those who want an e-visa issued urgently in case of emergency travels or you did not have time to prepare or forgot to get a visa for India just by paying some additional charges. The applicant can get their Urgent Visa within 1 to 3 days. To avail the expedited service, you can apply now for Emergency / Urgent Indian Visa.
All foreign visitors can extend their Indian visa through online services. It is a completely online process and you do not need to visit the FRRO/FRO office. And no need to make an appointment to visit the our office. Go through to apply Indian visa extension.
Electronic visa will be sent on your registered e-mail from Indian government website.
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Stay informed about international travel changes due to COVID-19 is crucial. The latest protocols as stipulated by the Indian government are as follows:
Despite these updates, the situation can shift rapidly. Therefore, we recommend that you regularly monitor the latest travel advisories or reach out to your local embassy for the most recent information.
It has been found that many applicants are complaining about misspelled, disoriented or changed fonts or Alphabets ( especially " N " ) as in the example given below while accessing their approved e-visas through Iphones or any other mobile phones.
In case you are also facing any misspelled font or Alphabet issue while accessing the issued e- visa through your Iphone or any other mobile phones we suggest you to kindly see by accessing it through a different device or a phone based on Windows or Android operating system.
If your son has a valid Indian visa that is still in effect until 2026, he can travel to India using both his new passport and the expired passport that contains the valid visa. It is permissible for travelers in this situation to carry both passports when entering India.
Indian immigration authorities acknowledge this practice and accept the combination of the new passport and the old passport with the valid visa. This allows for a smooth and hassle-free entry into the country.
As per the recent updates, the requirement to fill out Air Suvidha Health Declaration Form has been lifted by the Ministry of Civil Aviation of the Indian Government from 13 Feb 2023.
All international passengers travelling to India would not be required to fill out any health declaration forms to be eligible for making entry to India.
In addition to that as of now travellers can travel to India even without being vaccinated or partially vaccinated however, the Indian government recommends that everyone who is travelling to India be fully vaccinated as per the primary schedule of Covid-19 vaccination in their respective countries of residence, citizenship or nationality.
Effective immediately, the Long-Term Tourist and E-Tourist Visas, which include 5-year and 1-year options, have been reinstated. Starting from March 16, 2022, citizens from 156 eligible countries can now avail themselves of the Long-Term e-Tourist Visa. These visas had been temporarily suspended in March 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic. However, the Long-Term Business/X visas had already been restored earlier.
Please take note of the following:
A business e-visa is valid for one year from the issue date, allowing holders to attend business or technical meetings. Each stay shouldn't exceed 180 days; otherwise, registration with the appropriate FRRO/FRO within two weeks post 180 days is necessary. If the total stay in India goes beyond 180 days, FRRO/FRO registration is required. Multiple entries are granted within the e-visa validity period.
Here's the brief:
Validity: 1 year from issuance
Activities: Business/Technical meetings
Stay: Max 180 days/visit
Registration: Required post 180 days/stay or aggregate stay over 180 days
Entry: Multiple within visa validity period