e-Visa to India
India is a country that many people dream of visiting. It is known for its culture, beautiful landscapes and unique attractions. If you are planning to visit India, you will need a visa. And since the visa process can seem complicated, e visa to India can make it much more simple and convenient.
An electronic visa to India (or ETA visa) is an electronic travel authorization that allows citizens from certain countries to enter India for tourism, medical, or business travel. If you are planning to travel as a family, an application must be made and submitted separately for each family member.
Types of ETA visas
- 1-month e-Tourist Visa with a duration of 30 days and two entries
- 1-year e-Tourist Visa (365 days) with multiple entries
- 5-year e-Tourist Visa with multiple entries
It should be noted that the maximum stay during one calendar year should not exceed 180 days for 1 year and 5-year Tourist Visa
e-Business Visa allows the applicant to visit India for the purpose of doing business, for example, establishing contacts with Indian partners or participating in exhibitions and conferences.
e-Business Visa is granted for 1 year (365 days) with multiple entries
The maximum stay should not exceed 180 days
Thirty days from the date of arrival into India.
Organizers shall upload all information and documentaton about the conference on MHA website
For medical treatment, a scan of the invitation of the medical institution is additionally attached.
Duration: 60 days from the date of arrival to India
Number of entries: three
The processing time for e-visa to India is usually 3 to 5 working days, but may take longer depending on the number of applications. To obtain a visa, you need to provide scans of your passport, photo and fill in the online application form.
Documents for ETA visa for India
Passport photo (scan)
*The invitation is required for e-Business, e-Conference and e-Medical visas
The cost of the e-Visa for India
The cost of an Indian visa can vary depending on the type of visa, duration of stay, and validity period. To simplify your trip planning to India, we can help you calculate all the costs associated with your Indian visa. Our visa order form takes into account the type of visa, duration of stay, validity period, and processing time, as well as allows you to book additional services such as return shipping or express processing.
Entering India with the e-Visa
If you are traveling to India with the e-Visa, your entry must be made via a certain airport or seaport. Currently, entry with the visa is not yet possible at all airports and seaports.
Ahmedabad Amritsar Bagdogra Bangalore Bhubaneshwar Blair Calicut Chennai Chandigarh Coimbatore Delhi Gaya Goa Guwahati Hyderabad Jaipur Kannur Kolkata Kannur Lucknow Madurai Mangalore Mumbai Nagpur Port Pune Tiruchirapalli Trivandrum Varanasi Vishakhapatnam
Chennai Goa Kohinhinka Mangalore Mumbai
If you are not going to India by air or sea, you will need a regular tourist visa. Before entering the country, carefully study the requirements and rules governing your chosen visa.
It is important to note that the list of checkpoints is subject to change, so it is advisable to check it on the Indian Ministry of External Affairs website before traveling.
Requirements and restrictions
In general, an electronic visa to India is a convenient and relatively quick way to obtain permission to enter the country for tourism, business or medical purposes. However, before applying for a visa, you should carefully study all requirements and restrictions to avoid unpleasant surprises when entering India. For example, visitors from or coming from yellow fever countries must have a yellow fever vaccination card with them on entry into India, otherwise they may be quarantined for up to 6 days after arrival in India.
To make sure you can visit India, use our calculator now and you can find out all the information you need to apply for a visa.
Here are some tips to help you avoid being denied an e-visa to India:
- Make sure you have provided all the required documents and information.
- Fill out the visa application form carefully and without errors.
- Do not provide false information in the visa application form.
- Pay the visa fee on time.
- Do not violate the visa regulations in your past trips to India.
If you follow these tips, you will increase your chances of getting an e-visa for India.
FAQ about e-Visa for India
Do you need more information about the e-Visa for your stay in India? We have summarized and answered the most frequently asked questions of our customers. However, if you still have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us. For example, you can use our new callback service.
Who can apply for the e-Visa for India?
The following citizens can apply for an e-visa:
Albania, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameron Union Republic, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Island, Chile, China (incl. Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau), Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova (also: Moldova), Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Niue, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Romania , Russia, Rwanda, St. Christopher and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, UAE, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Can I fill out the application form by hand?
No. You must fill in the application form on your computer or cell phone. Applications filled in by hand will not be accepted by the authorities.
Do I need health insurance abroad?
In general, we advise every traveler to have an international health insurance. However, the Indian authorities do not require proof of health insurance for your visa application.
Over what period of time do I need to start processing my e-visa?
The embassy requires that you have at least 4 days before your trip, although in fact the visa is usually ready on the next working day after submission.
Do I need a visa to GOA?
Yes, to travel to GOA you need to apply for an e-visa to India, just like to any other region of India
How many times can I visit the country on this visa?
On a 30 day tourist visa you can visit India 2 times in 30 days
With a 1 year tourist visa there is no limit on the number of entries, the maximum stay in the country is 180 days, after which you have to leave the country and you can come back immediately for 90 days.
For a tourist visa for 5 years there is no limit on the number of entries, the maximum period of stay in the country for 180 days, after which you must leave the country and can immediately return for 90 days.
Business visa for 1 year, no limit on the number of entries, maximum stay in the country for 180 days, after which you must leave the country and can return immediately for 180 days.
If my e-visa for India is rejected, what should I do?
If your e-visa to India is rejected, you will receive a letter stating the reasons for the rejection. You can appeal the visa denial decision within 30 days of receiving the denial letter. To appeal, you will need to provide new documents or information that may convince the immigration authorities to grant you a visa.
If your appeal is rejected, you will need to apply for a regular visa at the Indian embassy or consulate in your country.
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