Tourist E-visa to India

Tourist E-Visa is a valid traveler permit to enter and stay in a India for a period of time, which predetermined for tourism and Holiday purposes.

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Tourist E-visa to India

Tourist E-Visa is a valid traveler permit to enter and stay in a India for a period of time, which predetermined for tourism and Holiday purposes.

Check if you need a Travel Visa

To provide information regarding your eligibility & applicable fees, please select your citizenship.


A summarize of E Tourist Visa India.

Tourism in India:

The dynamic and widespread diversity of culture helps India attract a lot of tourists. Every region in India offers a varied experience for visitors in food, dance, music, religious traditions, festivals, and architecture. Yoga and various Indian healing traditions, focusing on enhancing the spiritual and physical wellbeing of mankind, also bring in tourism. India is a country where celebrations exist throughout the year in the form of dance festivals, music festivals, seasonal festivals (like Diwali, Holi, Sankranti, Durga pooja, etc.), and reliable weather (in the form of monsoons, winter, and summer) helps the tourists plan their travel with more flexibility.

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The E-tourist visa is a short-term visa granted for tourism reasons. This type of Visa is only granted for recreation, sightseeing, meeting friends/relatives, and short-term yoga programs.

The following nationalities are eligible for the E tourist visa India:

Africa:

  • Angola, Burundi, Botswana, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Comoros, Cape Verde,
  • Cameroon, Djibouti, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Ghana, Gambia, Gabon.

Asia:

  • Macau

Central America:

  • Aruba, Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, Belize, Barbados, Bahamas, Cuba, Costa Rica,
  • Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Dominica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Grenada.

Europe:

  • Austria, Andorra, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Belarus,
  • Czech Republic, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Germany, France, Finland, Hungary.

Middle East:

  • Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia.

North America:

  • Canada

Oceania:

  • Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji.

South America:

  • Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Guyana.

Southeast Asia:

Brunei, Hong Kong, China, Cambodia, Timor-Leste.

Bhutan, Maldives, and Nepal.

The cost of an E-tourist visa India is listed below:

SI. No Description Fees
1. Indian government charges 0 to 82 USD
2. Click2visas Service cost 10 USD

To find out the exact cost, use the Click2visas widget.

The E-tourist visa application may take four days or more for processing. The applicant must apply once the travel plan is confirmed.

An E-tourist visa in India is valid for 30 days to 5 years, from the date of the first arrival in India. Single, double, and multiple entries will be allowed within the E-visa validity period stamped on the passport.

The maximum number of days you can stay in India is determined by the validity and type of the Visa, the applicant, and nationality.

A passport should have at least six months validity when the application is made for the granting of the Tourist E-visa. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamps for the immigration officer.

For E-tourist Visa India, the following documents are needed:

  1. Scanned bio page of the passport showing the photograph and details.
  2. For short-term educational courses, copy of letter from the institute/organization/hospital on its letterhead.
  3. For voluntary work of short duration, copy of letter from the organization on its letterhead.

You may arrive at any of 28 designated airports: Five designated seaports:

  • Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut,
  • Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati,
  • Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur,
  • Port Blair, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Visakhapatnam.
  • Cochin, Chennai, Goa, Mangalore and Mumbai seaports.

You may depart from any of the Indian Immigration Check Posts (ICPs).

No. The E-tourist visa for India must be obtained before you enter India.

The traveler should carry a copy of the E-tourist visa with them at entry into India. Confirm that your Visa is shown as "GRANTED" on https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/StatusEnquiry before you try to enter the country. Immigration officers will take biometric information of the applicant on arrival in India.

Yes. A child's passport must be valid for at least the next six months after the date of arrival in India.

No. An E- tourist visa is not valid for employment. You must apply for a regular visa to work in India.

Travelers with dual or multiple citizenships must choose which nationality and passport to use on their trip. Travelers of Pakistani origin or who have a Pakistani passport are not eligible for an E-tourist visa. Travelers who are not Pakistani nationals but whose parents or grandparents (maternal or paternal) were born in or were permanent residents in Pakistan are also not eligible for an E- tourist visa. They must apply for a regular visa at Indian Mission.

Yes. However, travelers applying for an E-tourist visa India must apply using the passport of the eligible country.

No. You cannot apply online if you have a valid passport from an eligible country with at least six months of validity. Indian E-tourist visas are also unavailable to diplomatic/official passport holders or laissez-passer/international travel document holders.

No. The applicant will receive an electronic visa, which requires anything to be stamped before travel. All visas are sent via email. The applicant should print out a copy of their Visa before they travel and bring it with them to the port of entry.

When using an E-tourist visa India, you can use it for recreation/sightseeing, meeting friends/relatives, and short-term yoga programs.

The applicant must prove the purpose of travel by presenting a valid passport, valid accommodation booking, return flight ticket, and travel itinerary.

No. Upon approval, Click2Visas will send the applicant their E-tourist Visa via email in PDF format.

No. Only citizens from eligible countries can apply for the E-tourist Visa India. Use our visa widget to see you qualify for the E-tourist visa.

Yes, all travelers need to have a valid E tourist visa India before traveling to India.

No, the validity period of the E-tourist visa begins from the date specified on their application. The traveler can enter India on any date within this period.

No. The E tourist visa India is just a landing authorization. It's up to Indian customs authorities to allow entry to a traveler upon arrival.