An overview of India Tourist Visa Requirements

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Tourism in India is a fast-growing industry. Every foreign visitor aspires to visit this enchanting country. Aren’t you excited already? Visit India with a Tourist E-visa, which comes with continuous stay validity for 90 days. You can apply for an Indian tourist visa in Click2visas. In this blog, you will learn what documents you will need to apply for an Indian e-visa.

An overview of India Tourist Visa Requirements

India Tourist Visa Requirements:

The India tourist visa is a multiple entry visa with one year validity period!  But please note that, if you apply for an India tourist visa, you will only have to utilize it for tourist purposes. Eligible citizens can go to India for tourism and stay up to 180 days consecutively.

Three essential India tourist visa requirements:

  • The applicant’s latest passport size photograph
  • The applicant must haveTwo-way plane tickets
  • Scanned copy of passport pages with traveler’ personal information

Medical Documents 

Yellow fever is a severe disease that needs attention. Therefore, all travelers entering India from an endemic nation of yellow fever must possess an authorized yellow fever document of vaccination.

Are there any additional documents required to register for an India tourist visa for a child/minor?

No. But it is suggested to bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate having both Mother and father’s full names, date of birth, and nationality. Then, translate thebirth certificate into English.

Passport submission details

To get the India tourist visa, the passenger must not submit a passport/travel document at the Indian visa application center. Instead, upload the passport/travel document copy on the website to occur an India tourist visa.

Passport criterion to apply for an India tourist visa

  • Should not be a Diplomatic/Official travel document holder.
  • Should not be an international/Laissez-passer travel document holder.
  • It is not permitted for travelers endorsed on Spouse’s/Parent’s passport. 
  • Require two empty pages in passport.
  • At a minimum of 6 (six) months passport validity from the date of reach in India

Individual passport/travel document for minor/kids

Each passenger must hold an individual passport/travel document. Ensure that your minor’s/kid’s passport is valid at a minimum for the additional 6 (six) months from the date of entry in India.

Photo requirements for India e visa application

For a perfect India tourist visa photo, have a look below:

The Table below denotes India tourist visa requirements on the photo.

The photograph size of the applicant is between10 KB to 10 MB. The applicant photograph format should be in JPEG.
The photograph must remain without any borders. The photograph background must be plain and should be in light-colored or white background.
Center head within frame and looks full head from the hair in the top to bottom of the chin. The photograph should be with look Full face, front view, and eyes open. In addition, the photograph should look without spectacles or goggles.

The photo is essential when applying for a visa. However, obtaining a photo for a visa is a time-consuming process. If your photo does not adhere to Kenya’s photo guidelines, your visa will be denied. To make your job easier, Click2Visas offers a photo service. Upload your photo to Click2Visas, and you will be provided with a photo that meets all India e-visa requirements.

How will I get my India tourist visa after approval?

If the Indian government confirms your India tourist visa application, the Indian tourist e visa with “Approved” status will be sent to your given email address.

Documents you will require on arrival at Indian Airport.

You do have to carry additional proofs/documents with you even after reach in India. They are:

  • The traveler should always hold a copy of an India tourist e visa and her/him on the travel. 
  • Carry all the required documents based on the India tourist visa requirements.
  • Track and re-assure that your India tourist e visa status is present as ‘APPROVED’ on this website before the beginning of your travel.
  • Passengers can track the India tourist visa status of their online visa application for India by clicking on Visa Status.

Covid-19 certificate 

If you are travel to India for the first time after the Corona virus(Covid-19) lockdown, this is for you; kindly learn the details to discard further trouble.

On Arrival

You do not need to submit any COVID-19-related reports or proof when applying for your India tourist e-visa. However, you must hold the COVID‑19 vaccination document/certificate tested for no excess of seventy-two hours. 

Is the India medical e-visa accepted at all Indian airports?

No, an electronic Indian visa is not accepted at all Indian airports. However, with an India medical e-visa, you can enter the country through one of 28 designated airports, i.e., Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur,  Lucknow, Kolkata, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Port Blair, Trivandrum, Tiruchirappalli, Varanasi & Visakhapatnam.

I have some other doubts and queries. Where can I learn more information about an Indian tourist visa?

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