To Visit India, you must have a visa. You can apply for your visa apply from Indian Diplomatic Mission or can directly apply online here for your Indian e-Visa. Visa rules for visitors vary from one County to another. It is advised that tourists willing to visit India must confirm whether they need a pre-arranged visa, visa on-arrival or they belong to visa exempt country.
India provides Visa-free entry to the citizens of :
Note: Citizens of these nations are offered visa-free entry to India, if they do not arrive from China. Citizens of Nepal and Bhutan may live or work freely in India without any limit of stay.
India provides Visa on arrival ONLY to the citizens of Japan. The validity of this visa is up to 30 days.The visa is issued provided they are not of Bangladeshi or Pakistani origin.
A PIO (Person of Indian Origin) Card allows visa free travel and gives several benefits to the card holder. The Government of India has a comprehensive Scheme for Persons of Indian Origin - called the "PIO Card Scheme". Under this scheme, Persons of Indian Origin up to the fourth generation (great grandparents) settled throughout the world would be eligible, unless they are not citizens of the following nations-
A foreign citizen (not of the origin of Bangladesh, Pakistan or other countries, as specified by the Central Government from time to time) can be eligible for PIO Card if: