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eVisa India

 

eVisa India – basic information

India eVisa is an electronic visa introduced by the government of India allowing eligible foreigners to travel to the country for tourism, business, and medical purposes.

Currently, foreigners from around 180 countries can enjoy the India eVisa facility that really simplifies the application process: just fill out the form, attach necessary documents, pay the fee, and get approval by email.

Depending on the type, a traveler can stay in the country from 60 to 180 days during the validity period lasting from 4 months up to 5 years from the moment of issuance.

Apply for an India eVisa now and get your entry permit within a few business days!

Who needs an eVisa India

All citizens of eligible countries must apply for an India eVisa to stay in India legally. Minors also are required to have a separate application.

APPLY FOR EVISA TO INDIA

eVisa for India is available to the citizens of following countries:

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  • Albania Albania
  • Andorra Andorra
  • Angola Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina Argentina
  • Armenia Armenia
  • Australia Australia
  • Austria Austria
  • Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas Bahamas
  • Barbados Barbados
  • Belize Belize
  • Bolivia Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana Botswana
  • Brazil Brazil
  • Brunei Brunei
  • Bulgaria Bulgaria
  • Burundi Burundi
  • Cambodia Cambodia
  • Cameroon Cameroon
  • Cape Verde Islands Cape Verde Islands
  • Chile Chile
  • Colombia Colombia
  • Comoros Comoros
  • Costa Rica Costa Rica
  • Croatia Croatia
  • Cuba Cuba
  • Cyprus Cyprus
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic
  • Denmark Denmark
  • Djibouti Djibouti
  • Dominica Dominica
  • Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador Ecuador
  • El Salvador El Salvador
  • Eritrea Eritrea
  • Estonia Estonia
  • Fiji Fiji
  • Finland Finland
  • France France
  • Gabon Gabon
  • Gambia Gambia
  • Georgia Georgia
  • Germany Germany
  • Ghana Ghana
  • Greece Greece
  • Grenada Grenada
  • Guatemala Guatemala
  • Guinea Guinea
  • Guyana Guyana
  • Haiti Haiti
  • Honduras Honduras
  • Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong SAR
  • Hungary Hungary
  • Iceland Iceland
  • Indonesia Indonesia
  • Iran Iran
  • Ireland Ireland
  • Israel Israel
  • Italy Italy
  • Ivory Coast Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica Jamaica
  • Japan Japan
  • Jordan Jordan
  • Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
  • Kenya Kenya
  • Kiribati Kiribati
  • Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos Laos
  • Latvia Latvia
  • Lesotho Lesotho
  • Liberia Liberia
  • Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania Lithuania
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • Macau Macau
  • Macedonia Macedonia
  • Madagascar Madagascar
  • Malawi Malawi
  • Malaysia Malaysia
  • Mali Mali
  • Malta Malta
  • Marshall Islands Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius Mauritius
  • Mexico Mexico
  • Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia
  • Moldova Moldova
  • Monaco Monaco
  • Mongolia Mongolia
  • Montenegro Montenegro
  • Mozambique Mozambique
  • Myanmar (Burma) Myanmar (Burma)
  • Namibia Namibia
  • Nauru Nauru
  • Netherlands Netherlands
  • New Zealand New Zealand
  • Cook Islands Cook Islands
  • Nicaragua Nicaragua
  • Niger Niger
  • Norway Norway
  • Oman Oman
  • Palau Palau
  • Palestine Palestine
  • Panama Panama
  • Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay Paraguay
  • Peru Peru
  • Philippines Philippines
  • Poland Poland
  • Portugal Portugal
  • Qatar Qatar
  • Romania Romania
  • Russia Rusia
  • Rwanda Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia Saint Lucia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa Samoa
  • San Marino San Marino
  • Senegal Senegal
  • Serbia Serbia
  • Seychelles Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
  • Singapore Singapore
  • Slovak Slovak
  • Slovenia Slovenia
  • Solomons Solomons
  • South Korea South Korea
  • Sudafrica Sudafrica
  • Spain Spain
  • Suriname Suriname
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Switzerland Switzerland
  • Taiwan Taiwan
  • Tajikistan Tajikistan
  • Tanzania Tanzania
  • Thailand Thailand
  • Tonga Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
  • Tuvalu Tuvalu
  • Uganda Uganda
  • Ukraine Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
  • United States United States
  • Uruguay Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu Vanuatu
  • Venezuela Venezuela
  • Vietnam Vietnam
  • Zambia Zambia
  • Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
  • Holy See Holy See
  • Swaziland Swaziland

eVisa India types

A single-entry e-Tourist visa

India e-tourist visa of a single-entry type allows visiting India for sightseeing, exploring the country, and meeting family and friends.

It stays valid for 30 days from the day of issuance. The permitted stay is the same – 30 days.

e-Business visa

The business visa to India is designed for attending conferences, business meetings, and other business activities.

e-Medical visa

The e-medical visa to India serves treatment purposes, including treatment under the Indian system of medicine, and stays effective for 4 months from the issuance date.

This type enables eligible foreigners to be in India for 60 days. You may use them for one visit or divide them into 3 times.

One-year eVisa

The one-year eVisa to India is issued for numerous entries into India and allows international travelers visiting India for leisure matters.

As its name implies, this visa has a one-year validity period.

Five-year eVisa

The five-year visa to India is a multiple-entry type that lets its holders have an unlimited number of 90-day visits. It remains effective for 5 years.

The USA and Japanese citizens can stay in India under this visa type even for a more extended period – 180 days for each entry.

eVisa India application form

The application process is not complicated. You can take any working device of yours and start applying from any place you wish.

Follow our instructions that describe every step you need to take:

  • Fill out the application form. You need to use your personal details and travel information, for example, select the arrival date.
  • Check the information provided. See if your application contains errors or if you forgot to fill in some checkboxes.
  • Attach the required documents. They include a passport valid for 6 months from the date of arrival, a face photograph (may be taken by a phone or PC camera), an invitation letter or business card (for a business visa), and a written document from a medical institution with details on treatment (for a medical visa).
  • Cover the fee. You can use a debit/credit card, PayPal, or PayU to make the payment. Once you complete it, you’ll get a confirmation number (at your email address) to follow the status of your application.
  • Check your email account. You will receive your visa via email in a PDF file.

The exact processing time may differ depending on the number of current enquiries. Please apply beforehand to have an approved visa on time for your trip.

APPLY FOR EVISA TO INDIA

eVisa India validity

The Indian eVisa validity differs across visa types. The e-tourist visa can be issued for 30 days (one month), one year, or five years (depending on nationality).

The e-business visa stays effective for one year, while the e-medical visa is valid for 4 months from the issuance date.

Ensure that your passport has at least a six-month validity from the date of arrival in India.

Transit information

You may wonder if you need to apply for an India eVisa just for transit through India. Note that you are not required to get one, if:

  • you have an onward ticket to your next destination;
  • you won’t stay in India for more than 24 hours;
  • you won’t leave the airport transit zone.

If you cannot meet all the above requirements, you must apply for an eVisa to India.

Ports accepting India eVisa

Still, not all entry points accept an Indian eVisa. If you don’t want to go to the Indian embassy in person for a regular visa, you must choose one of the following ports supporting electronic visas.

Airports:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Amritsar
  • Bagdogra
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Calicut
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cochin
  • Coimbatore
  • Delhi
  • Gaya
  • Goa
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Mangalore
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Portblair
  • Pune
  • Tiruchirapalli
  • Trivandrum
  • Varanasi
  • Vishakhapatnam

Seaports:

  • Chennai
  • Cochin
  • Goa
  • Mangalore
  • Mumbai

Visa Summary

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    DESTINATION

    India

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    PRICE

    Price will be shown after the required fields are filled

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    PROCESSING TIME

    several days

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    VALID FOR

    30 days/120 days/one year/5 years depending on the visa type

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    WHAT YOU NEED TO APPLY

    • valid passport
    • applicant’s face photograph
    • a business card or invitation letter (for a business visa)
    • a letter from a hospital or other authorized institution
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I get an India eVisa?

You can get an India eVisa online on the website: fill out the application form, add necessary documents, make the payment, and check your email.

When will I receive an India eVisa?

You will receive an approved Indian eVisa within several business days. Make sure your application is complete and correct to avoid any delays.

Do I need to print the India eVisa?

Yes, don't forget to print out the India electronic visa that will come as a PDF document to your email address. You'll need to present the India eVisa hard copy together with your passport at the appropriate border crossing point.

What if my India eVisa is not approved?

Your India eVisa application might not get approved if it contains mistakes or is incomplete, so check it again and try to eliminate any errors. If you are ensured that your form is correct and you are from an eligible country, get in touch with our support team so that we could solve the issues. If your application cannot be processed, we will provide reimbursement according to our Terms of Service.

How long can I stay in India with an India eVisa?

Depending on the India visa type selected, you can stay in India for 30, 60, 90, or 180 days.

What is the validity of the India eVisa?

The e-tourist visa to India can be valid for 30 days, one year, or five years. The e-business visa is effective for one year, and the medical one is issued for 4 months.

Do children need an India eVisa?

All underage foreigners must have an India eVisa to visit India. Surely, some minors cannot submit the application by themselves, so it can be done by their parent or guardians.

What is the cost of an India eVisa?

Most nationals must pay the fee of 129 Euro for an India eVisa. However, the fee for the citizens of Ukraine, the United States, and Mozambique is 149 Euro.

What must I have to apply for an India eVisa?

To apply for an Indian eVisa, you must have an internet-connected device, means to cover the fee online, and an active email account. Also, it is requested to upload a passport with six months validity, a face photo taken by phone/PC camera, and additional documents (if required): an invitation letter/business card/a written letter from a medical institution.

What is the processing time for an India eVisa?

The processing for an India eVisa may depend on many factors. But usually, our customers don't have to wait for more than a few days.

What documents are required to get an India eVisa?

The mandatory documents for all India eVisa types are a valid passport (must have a minimum of six months validity) and a face photograph (can be taken by phone or PC camera). Also, for a business visa, you'll need a business card or invitation letter, and for a medical visa – a letter from a hospital or other authorized institution.

What data do I need to provide in the application form for an India eVisa?

You have to choose the purpose of travel, date of arrival and departure, specify your email address and phone number, and enter some personal data.