Apply for India eVisa

New Update December 06, 2022:

We are glad to inform all the travellers who want to visit India that a few more countries have got lucky this time as the Government of India has lifted off travel restrictions on few more countries and the updated list of Indian eVisa eligible countries now stands at 166.

As per the recent updates citizens of 166 countries can apply for an e-visa online. The e-visa services which had been available since 2014 got suspended for all countries during the covid-19 Pandemic and then when the services got restored later only 156 countries were being considered eligible.

Updated March 16, 2022:

Long term Tourist / E Tourist Visas (5 years and 1 year) have been Restored with Immediate effect. Long Term e-Tourist Visa now enabled for citizens of 156 eligible countries from 16 march 2022. These e Tourist / Tourist visas were suspended in March 2020. due to the Pandemic. Long term Business/X visas were already restored earlier


  • Currently valid e-Tourist Visa issued for five years, which was suspended since March 2020, shall stand restored to nationals of 156 eligible countries with immediate effect.
  • Currently, valid Regular (Paper) Tourist visa with validity of 5 Years, issued to foreign nationals of all countries, which remained suspended since March 2020, shall stand restored. Fresh Regular (Paper) Tourist visa up to 5 years validity may also be issued to the nationals of the eligible countries subject to the restrictions imposed from time to time.
  • Currently, valid old Long duration (10) Regular Tourist Visa which remained suspended since March, 2020 shall stand restored for the nationals of USA and Japan. Fresh Long duration (10) Tourist Visas can also be issued to nationals of the USA and Japan.

Apply for Indian Visa Online

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Indian Government simplified Indian Visa Application procedure, you can apply online for all visa (including Indian e-Tourist Visa, e-Business, e-Medical, e-Conference, or e-Medical Attendant visas). You can upload supporting documents, passport, photographs and pay for your Indian visa application online. It's faster and easier to apply online India e visa.

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Documents Required for Indian e-Visa

Basic Documents Requirements for All Application:

  • A clear and coloured scanned copy of the Passport biodata page of the traveler in PDF, JPG or PNG format.
    • Passport must be valid for at least 6 months with two blank pages
  • A recent colored clear photograph, showing your current appearance, full face, front view with a plain white or off-white background, no glasses.

Additional for Business e visa:

  • Invitation Letters from company / Invitation letter for business visits
  • A Business card / Visiting card of the travelling person or a letter from applicant Company which justifies the purpose of travel.

Additional for Medical Attendant e Visa:

  • The relative patient already has an e-medical visa that serves them alone and it can be granted only to a maximum of 2 family members.

Additional for Conference e Visa:

  • Proof of the address of your residence
  • A formal letter of invitation from India.
  • Evidence of political clearance by MEA
  • Evidence of MHA event clearance


  • Travel itinerary (Details about places to visit).
  • Hotel bookings.
  • International Travellers should have a return ticket or onward journey ticket,with sufficient money to spend during. his/her stay in India.
  • Invitation Letters from family. And Identity card / Passport / Alien card / Entry permit of the host.

Emergency / Urgent Indian Visa Application (Process within 1 to 3 Days)

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.

Apply for Indian Visa Extension

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.

3 Simple Steps to Obtain Indian e Visa / Urgent Visa / Visa Extension Online!

Step 1

Apply online

Secure, Hassle free online application saves time and check status online.

Step 2

Upload documents & Payment

Submit your online application with required documents and make payments.

Step 3

Receive e-Visa on email

Electronic visa will be sent on your registered e-mail from Indian government website.

Indian 05 years e-Tourist Visa / Indian 05 years ( 60 months ) e-TV is now Available to Applied by 166 Countries Online.

Albania, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameron Union Republic, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Island, Eligible country for Indian e visa


  • 1. International Travellers whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, Sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit.
  • 2. Passport should have at least six months validity from the date of arrival in India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer.
  • 3. International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.
  • 4. Not available to Diplomatic/Official Passport Holders or Laissez-passer travel document holders.
  • 5. Not available to individuals endorsed on Parent's/Spouse's Passport i.e. each individual should have a separate passport.


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.

India visa font related issuess

You must travel on the Passport with which you have applied for the Visa. Entry will be allowed into the new passport even if ETA has been issued on the old passport however in such cases, a traveler must carry the old passport on which ETA was issued along with a valid passport, and the visa is considered valid.

Travel to India & COVID-19 Travel Update

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.

The new rule will come into effect from January 1, 2023, amid increasing cases of corona virus in these six countries (China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Republic of Korea, Thailand and Japan) and some other parts of the world.

Airlines are directed to modify their check-in functionalities to incorporate the changes and issue boarding passes only to those international passengers travelling from the six countries who have submitted the Air Suvidha Self Declaration form with a negative RT-PCR test taken not more than 72 hours before their departure on the Air Suvidha portal, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) said in a communication.

The guidelines have been reviewed in consultation with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) under communication reference No.Z.28015/182/2021-DMCell.

  • A mandatory requirement for pre-departure RT-PCR testing (to be conducted within 72 hrs prior to undertaking the journey) is being introduced for passengers in all international flights from China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Republic of Korea, Thailand and Japan.
  • Air-Suvidha portal self-declaration has been made operational for passengers travelling in all international flights from 'High Risk Countries' with a provision to allow these international travellers arriving in India to upload negative RTPCR test reports as well as to submit self-declaration form on this portal.
  • The existing practice of post-arrival random RT-PCT testing of 2% travellers (irrespective of port of departure) shall continue.
  • As per the latest govt. advisory, it is not mandatory for passengers from the non-high risk countries to update the details of COVID-19 RT-PCR report (If updated, the test should have been conducted within 72 hrs prior to undertaking the journey). For further information, we request you to please get in touch with the Airline concerned.
  • Requirement for Children (High Risk countries): Children under 12 years of age are exempted from both pre-departure and post-arrival RT-PCR testing. For any requirement by the airline, you are requested to get in touch with them.

Passengers from Thailand (Bangkok), China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Singapore are likely to be required to submit the declaration and a negative RT-PCR test taken not more than 72 hours before their departure.

Passengers planning to travel to India can board flights only after uploading the test results on the Air Suvidha portal. The exercise is likely to start next week from January 01, 2023, for international travellers from these countries.

Last week, India made RT-PCR test mandatory for passengers coming from these 6 countries in the wake of the alarming rise of Covid infections in China, and four other countries.

India had mandated contactless self-declaration at Air Suvidha Portal on 7 December 2021 but discontinued just last month on 22 Nov 2022. The process was stopped after some travellers said the Covid situation had abated in the country and that there was no need to force travellers to update the latest test report.

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 22 Nov 2022.

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.

W.e.f 2359 hours of 22nd Feb 2021, international arriving passengers can only apply for exemption in case of 'Death in a Family'. Air Suvidha Exemption Request Form For International Arriving Passengers To India / RT-PCR Negative Certificate not required if one has Approved exemption due to death in the family. Exemption of Covid Test for International Passenger Form sample.

It is mandatory for all international arriving passengers to upload a negative RT PCR certificate while filling the self declaration form.
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Passengers must carry application printout or soft copy to present at the airport.

All International arriving passengers are required to fill the self-reporting form as mandated by the India Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Air Suvidha is an online system for International passengers to submit mandatory Self-Declaration Form to declare their current health status. This form is mandatory and should be filled anytime before boarding. check the sample of Self-Declaration

As per the state rules of Karnataka, Kerala, and Odisha, all asymptomatic passengers will undergo home quarantine. All asymptomatic passengers having the first airport of entry located in these states, have to undergo 14 days mandatory home quarantine.

Ail travellers subjected to self-paid confirmatory molecular tests on arrival a the Indian airports concerned (port of entry) Book test as

  • Ail travellers to submit self-declaration form online on Air Suvidha Portal ( before the scheduled travel
  • Upload a negative RT-PCR report, conducted within 72 hrs prior to undertaking the journey & also submit a declaration with respect to authenticity of the report
  • Give an undertaking on the Air Suvidha Portal or to Ministry of Civil Aviation through concerned airlines before the journey, to abide by the decision of concerned authority to undergo home quarantine/self-monitoring of health for 14 days
  • Arrivai in India without negative report to be allowed only for those traveling in the exigency of death in the family
    • To seek such exemption travellers shall apply to the online portal ( at least 72 hrs before boarding
    • The décision taken by the govt as communicated on the online portal will be final

Before Boarding

  • Do’s & Don'ts to be provided along with ticket to travellers by the airlines/agencies concerned
  • Boarding to be allowed only to those passengers who have filled in the Self Déclaration Form online & uploaded the negative RT-PCR test report

During Travel

  • Suitable announcement about COVID-19 including precautionary measures to be made at airports and in flights and during transit
  • While on board required précautions such as wearing of masks, respiratory hygiene, hand hygiene etc. to be observed by airline staff, crew & ail passengers

On Arrival

  • Deboarding to be done ensuring physical distancing
  • Thermal screening of all the passengers at the airport. The self-declaration form filled online to be shown to the airport health ies
  • Passengers found to be symptomatic during screening to be immediately isolated and taken to medical facility as per health protocol
  • Passengers who have been exempted for pre-arrival RT-PCR testing will show the same to the respective State counters.
  • They will be prioritized for sample collection in the designated area, samples collected and permitted to exit the airport
  • They shall monitor their health for 14 days (subject to negative test report of the sample taken at the Airport)
  • Passengers who have uploaded RT-PCR negative certificates online to be allowed to leave the airport/take transit flights and will be required to undertake self-monitoring of their health for 14 days
  • They will also be provided the list of the National & State level surveillance officers & the respective call centre numbers, in case they develop symptoms any time during the quarantine or self-monitoring
  • Travellers arriving through seaports/land ports to undergo the same protocol, except that facility for online registration is not available for such passengers currently
  • Travellers to submit the self-declaration form to the concerned authorities of Government of India at seaports/land ports on Arrival

All travellers to submit Self-Declaration Form (SDF) online at before the scheduled travel and will be required to declare their travel history (of past 14 days)

  • Whether they plan to disembark at the arrival airport or take further flights to reach their final destination in India
  • The passengers will need to display the transit receipt SDF to State authority/Govt officials at the airport for segregation
  • All the passengers to carry a negative RT-PCR report, conducted within 72 hours prior to undertaking the journey
  • To also be uploaded on the online portal (
  • Airlines to allow boarding only to those passengers who have filled in the SDF online & uploaded the negative RT-PCR test report
  • Travellers will be segregated in-flight or while disembarking to facilitate the authorities to follow the due protocol
  • Relevant information to be prominently displayed in arrival area and waiting area of the airports of Arrival
  • All travellers subjected to self-paid confirmatory molecular tests on arrival at the Indian airports concerned (port of entry)
  • Adequate arrangements to be provided for passengers at the airport for confirmatory molecular test & test results duly following effective isolation
  • Streamlined systems at the concerned airports for testing to ensure seamless sampling, testing & waiting arrangements
  • Airports can provide options for online booking of the confirmatory molecular test, offline booking, and digital payment facilities to be
  • Sample collection cum waiting lounge to follow all sanitization & physical distancing related guidelines issued by Health Ministry
  • Concerned States/UTs to set up help desks at concerned airports to facilitate implementation of the SOP
  • Transit travellers who tested negative, to be allowed to take their connecting flights and to remain home quarantine for 7 days & regularly followed up by the concerned State/District IDSP
    • To be tested after 7 days and if from quarantine isolated in an institutional
    • All those tested positive to be isolation in an institutional isolation facility

Activities Permitted : Attend technical/business meetings

  • Continuous stay during each visit should not exceed 180 days.
  • If the intention is to stay for more than 180 days, then you should register with concerned FRRO/FRO within two weeks after the expiry of 180 days of your arrival in India.
  • You should also be required to register with the FRRO/FRO concerned in case the aggregate stay in India exceeds 180 days.
  • Multiple entries will be granted within e-Visa validity period stamped on your passport. For Tele Enquiries (IVRS enquiry) call at +91-11-24300666.Please use 00xxxxxx as key