- Who should ask for a visa to India?
International Travellers from one of the specific countries listed before whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation , sight seeing , casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit.
- Which holders of passports should ask for eTV?
Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Island,Chile, China, China- SAR Hongkong, China- SAR Macau, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand,Nicaragua, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Russia, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Turks & Caicos Island, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City-Holy See, Venezuela, Vietnam, Albania, Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Comoros, Cote d'lvoire, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Iceland, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Moldova, Namibia, Romania, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Trinidad & Tobago, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
- When should the applicant apply for the e-Tourist Visa (eTV)?
Applicants may apply online minimum 4 days in advance of the date of arrival with a window of 30 days. For example: If applicant applies on 1st of May then applicant can select arrival date from 5th May to 4th June.
- For how much time will the e-Tourist Visa (eTV) be valid??
It will be valid for 60 days after the day of arrival in India.
- Should I land to any specific airport once I have the eTourist Visa (eTV) expedited?
Yes, you should entry India through 16 designated Airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum & Varanasi
- Do I need to have my eTV printed when I entry in India?
Yes, once the eTV process has been done, you will receive the eTV in your inbox. Please print it and take it with you at Immigration on arrival in India. There the authorities will capture the biometric details of the applicant and they will stamp your eTV.
- After having my eTV stamped, do I need my eTV for all my trip in India?
Yes, applicants should carry a copy of eTV along with him/her at the time of travel.
- Is there any number of maximum visits allowed with e-Tourist Visa (eTV)?
Yes, it's allowed for a maximum of two visits in a calendar year.