Business E-visa to India

Business E-Visa is an authorization document for eligible nationals to enter India to involve in Business, Conference, and Investment related activities.

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Business E-visa to India

Business E-Visa is an authorization document for eligible nationals to enter India to involve in Business, Conference, and Investment related activities.

Check if you need a Travel Visa

We need your citizenship as input.

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


Things to know before applying E Business visa to India

India is one of the fastest-growing countries in Asia. India is becoming one of the major business hubs in Asia. To offer easy access to short-term business activities, the government of the Republic of India introduced the e-business visa to India in April 2017. Business travellers from 170 countries can currently apply for an e-visa. This e-business visa allows the traveller to visit India for business activities in the short term. The process has also streamlined things for business travellers who can now escape the hassles of directly applying, long queues and sending their passports via mail. Travellers who use the e-visa business system apply, pay an online fee and obtain their electronic visa via email before travelling to India.

 

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The Republic of India's government provides an e-business visa to India to non-Indian people wishing to visit India for short-term business activities. This facility is not available if the person or his or her parents or grandparents (paternal or maternal) were born in Pakistan or were permanently a resident in Pakistan. 

The following foreign nationals are eligible for e business visas to India: India visa for Albania nationals, India visa for Andorra nationals, India visa for Angola nationals, India visa for Anguilla nationals, India visa for Antigua & Barbuda nationals, India visa for Argentina nationals, India visa for Armenia nationals, India visa for Aruba nationals, India visa for Australia nationals, India visa for Austria nationals, India visa for Azerbaijan nationals, India visa for Bahamas nationals, India visa for Barbados nationals, India visa for Belarus nationals, India visa for Belgium nationals, India visa for Belize nationals, India visa for Benin nationals, India visa for Bolivia nationals, India visa for Bosnia & Herzegovina nationals, India visa for Botswana nationals, India visa for Brazil nationals, India visa for Brunei nationals, India visa for Bulgaria nationals, India visa for Burundi nationals, India visa for Cambodia nationals, India visa for Cameroon Union Republic nationals, India visa for Canada nationals, India visa for Cape Verde nationals, India visa for Cayman Island nationals, India visa for Chile nationals, India visa for China nationals, India visa for China- SAR Hongkong nationals, India visa for China- SAR Macau nationals, India visa for Colombia nationals, India visa for Comoros nationals, India visa for Cook Islands nationals, India visa for Costa Rica nationals, India visa for Ivory coast nationals, India visa for Croatia nationals, India visa for Cuba nationals, India visa for Cyprus nationals, India visa for Czech Republic nationals, India visa for Denmark nationals, India visa for Djibouti nationals, India visa for Dominica nationals, India visa for Dominican Republic nationals, India  visa for East Timor nationals, India visa for Ecuador nationals, India visa for El Salvador nationals, India visa for Equatorial Guinea nationals, India visa for Eritrea nationals, India visa for Estonia nationals, India visa for Fiji nationals, India visa for Finland nationals, India visa for France nationals, India visa for Gabon nationals, India visa for Gambia nationals, India business visa for Georgia nationals, India business visa for Germany nationals, India business visa for Ghana nationals, India business visa for Greece nationals, India business visa for Grenada nationals, India business visa for Guatemala nationals, India business visa for Guinea nationals, India business visa for Guyana nationals, India business visa for Haiti nationals, India business visa for Honduras nationals, India business visa for Hungary nationals, India business visa for Iceland nationals, India business visa for Indonesia nationals, India business visa for Iran nationals, India business visa for Ireland nationals, India business visa for Israel nationals, India business visa for Italy nationals, India business visa for Jamaica nationals, India business visa for Japan nationals, India business visa for Jordan nationals, India business visa for Kazakhstan nationals, India business visa for Kenya nationals, India business visa for Kiribati nationals, India business visa for Kyrgyzstan nationals, India business visa for Laos nationals, India business visa for Latvia nationals, India business visa for Lesotho nationals, India business visa for Liberia nationals, India business visa for Liechtenstein nationals, India business visa for Lithuania nationals, India business visa for Luxembourg nationals, India business visa for Madagascar nationals, India business visa for Malawi nationals, India business visa for Malaysia nationals, India business visa for Mali nationals, India business visa for Malta nationals, India business visa for Marshall Islands nationals, India business visa for Mauritius nationals, India business visa for Mexico nationals, India business visa for Micronesia nationals, India business visa for Moldova nationals, India business visa for Monaco nationals, India business visa for Mongolia nationals, India business visa for Montenegro nationals, India business visa for Montserrat nationals, India business visa for Mozambique nationals, India business visa for Myanmar nationals, India business visa for Namibia nationals, India business visa for Nauru nationals, India business visa for Netherlands nationals, India business visa for New Zealand nationals, India business visa for Nicaragua nationals, India business visa for Niger Republic nationals, India business visa for Niue Island nationals, India business visa for Norway nationals, India business visa for Oman nationals, India business visa for Palau nationals, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, State of Qatar, South Korea, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Russian Federation, Republic of Rwanda, Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Independent State of Samoa, Republic of San Marino, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Republic of Senegal, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Kingdom of Eswatini, Sweden, Swiss Confederation, Taiwan, Republic of Tajikistan, United Republic of Tanzania, Kingdom of Thailand, Kingdom of Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Island, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, Republic of Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Oriental Republic of Uruguay, United States of America, Republic of Uzbekistan, Republic of Vanuatu, Vatican City, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Republic of Zambia, Republic of Zimbabwe. 

India visa exemption for Bhutan nationals and India visa exemption for Nepal nationals. 

The rate of the e-business visa to India ranges from $0 USD to $102.50 USD depending on the nationality of the applicant. To know the relevant visa rate for your nationality, please utilize our Click2Visas visa tool. All applications are entitled to a handling fee of USD $10, in addition to the visa rates. 

Applicants from the qualified countries can apply for e-business visa to India online at least 4 days before the arrival date. 

The validity of an e business visa to India shall be one year (365 days) from the date of the e-visa grant. This visa can be used for multiple entries within the time limit indicated. 

A foreigner with an e business visa to India can continuously stay up to 180 days during each visit. If the intention is to stay for more than 180 days, the FRRO/FRO concerned shall be registered within two weeks after the 180-day expiry.

Passport should have a validity period of at least six months when applying for an e-business visa to India and a re-entry permit. An immigration officer could stamp your visa at the point of entry. All passports should have at least 2 blank pages for stamping. Entry into India on the new passport would be allowed even if e-visa has been issued on the old passport, but in these cases, the applicants must hold the old passport on which e-visa was issued. 

Documents required for an e-business visa to India:

  1. Scanned bio page of the passport showing the photograph and personal details of the applicant.
  2. Business card copy with the details about the Indian organisation with which you wish conduct the business.

or

  1. A letter of invitation from the Indian company with full details about the company. 

Individuals holding e-business visa to India are only allowed to enter India through below designated international ports namely, Ahmedabad international airport, Amritsar international airport, Bagdogra international airport, Bangalore international airport, Bhubaneshwar international airport, Calicut international airport, Chandigarh and international airport, Chennai international airport, Cochin international airport, Coimbatore international airport, Delhi international airport, Gaya international airport, Goa international airport, Guwahati , international airport, Hyderabad international airport, Jaipur international airport, Kolkata international airport, Lucknow international airport, Madurai international airport, Mangalore international airport, Mumbai international airport, Nagpur international airport, Port Blair international airport, Pune international airport, Trichy international airport, Trivandrum international airport, Varanasi international airport and Visakhapatnam international airport. In addition to the above international airports 5 major Indian seaports also provide entry for an e business visa to India holders, they are Chennai seaport, Cochin seaport, Mormugao seaport, Mumbai seaport and New Mangalore seaport. The applicant can depart from any of the Indian Immigration check posts.  

No, e business visa to India must be obtained by all travellers before they initiate their travel to India. 

During the time of entry to India, the traveler needs to display the copy of the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) with the immigration authorities. Confirm that your ETA status is displayed on https:/indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/StatusEnquiry as "GRANTED," before attempting to enter the country. Immigration officers would take bio metric details of the applicant upon their arrival in India. 

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No. Minors must apply for any other suitable visa to India. Make sure your children's passport is at least valid for the next 06 (six) months from the date of arrival in India.

No. Travellers with an e-business visa to India are strictly not permitted in India for any employment purpose. You must apply for a regular India job visa to work in India. 

Travellers with dual or multiple citizenship's must choose which nationality passport they prefer to use during their journey. Please note that Pakistan passport holders, Pakistani descent, permanently resident in Pakistan are not eligible to apply for an e-business visa to India. If you have dual or multiple citizenship's with Pakistan, you must use any passport of a nationality other than Pakistan to apply for an e-visa. 

Foreign visitors with a passport from a qualified country can apply for an e business visa to India irrespective of where they currently reside.

No. Applicants with laissez-passer/international travel documents are not eligible to apply for an e-business visa to India. And also, it is not available to diplomatic/official passport holders and persons endorsed on the parent's/spouse's passport. Each traveller should have a separate eligible passport to apply e-visa. 

No. The applicant will be granted an electronic visa that does not require anything to be stamped before travelling to India. Upon approval of the e-business visa to India, applicants will receive their visa to their registered email address.

An e-business visa to India enables you to do business-related activities such as meeting, conference, negotiations, etc., in India for a short period.

A copy of the Indian company business card or an invitation letter from the Indian company with their full details. Any of the above documents shall be taken as proof of the applicant's purpose of travel, while applying for e business visa to India.

No. Once the e business visa to India is authorised, the applicant will receive their ETA from click2visas in their registered email address in pdf format. Applicants need to print the visa and bring it along throughout their journey.

Nationals from 170 countries are eligible to apply online for an e business visa to India. For details about the qualified countries, kindly utilize our Click2Visas widget. 

Yes, all travellers must have a valid e business visa to India before they arrive in India. A traveller would be prohibited from entering India without a valid visa. 

No, an e-business visa to India will usually be issued with the starting date you furnished in your application. An applicant may enter India multiple times within the visa validity time duration. 

The e-business visa to India is a landing authorisation issued by the Republic of India. All Indian personnel at the terminal of entry have the right to deny access to India without any reason, even when the applicant has a valid e business visa to India.