The increasingly rising cases of coronavirus globally, India has announced that all visas suspended, except the few categories, will be suspended for a month until 15 April 2020 or further notice to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
Date 12 March 2020
As the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the Covid-19 outbreak a pandemic with more than 126,000 confirmed cases around the world and 4,291 deaths in 114 countries and as countries worldwide clamber up to contain the spread of the Covid-19. India’s count of infected people with coronavirus touches 73 with no confirmed deaths so far from the disease.
Indian all visas e-tourist visa, e-business visa, e-conference visa, e-medical visa, e-Medical Attendant Visa all types of visas suspended & canceled for all countries due to COVID-19. those who have already implemented India e-visa and searching for a refund. There is no update yet about the refund of the visa fee form the Indian Government. It is not known whether the Indian government will give a refund or not, the government is working on it. And the government decision is still pending for the next two weeks & they will decide what to do?.
India Visa Refund or Visa Cancellation in India
As visa fees are non-refundable in any condition still many kinds of situations will happen on pandemic...
No one knows what could happen.
Exempt categories: Visas issued to Diplomats, Officials, UN/International organizations, Employment, Project visas remain in force exempt from the current restrictions. And
As these rules may change at short notice, this information should be used as a guideline only. Passengers should refer to the latest information published by the government of their destination or home country.