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Indian e-Business Visa

It is evident that the Indian government has played a significant role in enhancing business travels to India for international visitors through the electronic business visa. The Indian e-Business Visa is one kind of the Indian e-Visa issued online by the Government of India. Non-Indian visitors who are looking for business trade or meetings, establishing industrial or business ventures in India or any other similar kind of business activities within the country can apply for the Indian e-Business Visa or Electronic Business Visa through our online visa application system.

Are you eligible?

Indian e-Business Visa online is available for nationals of 167 countries around the world. It is your responsibility as the applicant to check and ascertain that your name is in the complete list of eligible countries for Indian Visa.

Indian e-Business visa is strictly issued to those who like to make a trip to India for business meetings or trades, such as-

  • For technical and business meetings.
  • To set up Industrial or business venture.
  • To deliver lectures under Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GIAN).
  • For recruitment purposes.
  • For trade or sales / purchases.
  • To participate in exhibitions, business or trade fairs.

Validity

The Indian government updated the Indian e-Business Visa rules on18 March, 2019 for all eligible countries...

  • The validity of Indian e-Visa for Business will be 365 days from the date of grant of ETA.
  • From this positive change, business tourists are now allowed multiple entries using their Indian e-Business Visa. That is a positive thing that you can take advantage of to further your business.

Documents Required for Indian e-Business Visa

The following are the Indian e-Business Visa requirements -

  • A clear and coloured scanned copy of the Passport of the traveler in PDF, JPG or PNG format with not more than 3 MB of size.
  • A Business card / Visiting card of the travelling person or a letter from the Company which justifies the purpose of travel.
  • A recently taken passport-sized photograph of you. It is recommended you take it on a white background and its size should be a maximum of 3MB to be able to upload it successfully.

Indian e-Business Visa Fees

You need to pay two types of fees for Indian Business e-Visa, Indian Government e-Visa Fee and Visa Service Fee. Service fee is charged for processing your visa and ensuring that you get your e-Visa as quickly as possible. The government fee is charged by the policy of the Government of India.

It is important to note that both India e-Visa service fees are non-refundable as it is for the processing of the application form. As such, in case you make a mistake in the application process and your e-business visa is rejected, you will have to pay the same fee for reapplication. Therefore, be keen as you fill in the details and follow all the instructions.

You can make your payments using your debit/credit card or even using PayPal. This wide provision gives you enough options for a smooth payment process.

Entry ports

The Indian e-Visa entry is only valid through 28 designated Airports and 5 designated seaports.

When choosing the entry point, select one that is close to your business venture and if you have two good options, pick the one that has less people so that you take less time to process your e-business and clearance from the entry point.