HOW TO GET THE INDIAN VISA
Complete online application
Prepare your passport and fill in our simple online form in 5 minutes
Receive your travel visa
We will send you your approved visa in a few days, without you having to go anywhere!
Start your journey
Show your passport and the document we send you when you arrive
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE INDIA EVISA
- A valid passport copy
- A recent photograph
- An email address to receive the visa
- A bank card to pay
There are various types of India visa that you can apply for online, ranging from a 1 month visa with double entry to 1 or 5 year visas with multiple entries. You can never exceed 90 days in the country at a time.
These visas are valid for the purposes of tourism, business, conferences and medical treatments. You will not be able to work in paid employment, nor reside permanently in the country with an India eVisa.
If you are missing any of these elements, your application for the Indian Visa will be saved so that you can complete it at a later stage.
This India visa application is processed online so all you need to do is complete the online form and attach the required documents. Also, our India visa online application helps reduce the chance of disapproval due to mistakes and is completed in just a few minutes.
Once you receive your approved India visa, please print it and bring it with your passport to your flight.
Do you need more information? See our complete guide: How to get a visa for India
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FAQ ABOUT THE INDIA EVISA
How much does the eVisa to India cost?
The price will depend on the type of visa you are applying for and on your nationality.
How long does it take to process an eVisa for India?
Once you have your completed application in our system, the processing will take 2-3 working days, depending on your entry date to the country.
Which countries need an eVisa for India?
It depends on your nationality. Check if you need a visa by using our eligibility verifier .
Do I need vaccines to travel to India?
You do not need any kind of vaccine to travel to India, but we advise you to get vaccinated. We recommend you to check with your country’s International Vaccination Centre for more information.
When can I apply for an India evisa?
You can submit your application online whenever you wish.
For how long does my passport need to be valid to apply for a tourist e-visa for India?
Your passport must always have an expiry date of at least 6 months starting from your date of entry into India.
What are the advantages of applying for a tourist visa for India?
By applying online you have the advantage of avoiding the long queues at the airport, and therefore ensure that you have the approval in advance so you can prepare your trip in time.
How many entries are allowed with the India tourist visa?
The number of entries depends on the type of e-visa you select when applying. At the moment, the following types are available: double entry visa which is valid for 30 days, the 1-year multi-entry visa which allows stays for up to 90 days each time you enter India, and the 5-year multi-entry visa which allows stays for up to 90 days each time you enter India.
Do I need to present a printed copy of the tourist e-visa for India?
Yes, you have to present your printed visa and present it along with your original passport.
Can I work in India with the tourist visa?
No. The tourist e-Visa is only valid for holiday stays. In case you want a work visa you should contact your embassy.
Can I extend my stay in India beyond the 30-day limit?
You can apply for an extension of your e-visa at the airport in India but its approval is not guaranteed. This procedure cannot be done online either.
Do I need to book a flight before applying for my visa to India?
You do not need to have a booked flight before applying for your visa online.
How do I find out if my eVisa to India has been approved?
You can check the status of your application at the following link.
What are the requirements to travel to India?
The India travel requirements for tourists are: having a passport with 6 months validity from the start of the trip, having an approved India visa and being vaccinated against Yellow Fever if you come from an endemic country.
CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE INDIA EVISA
Use our eligibility checker to find out if you match with the requirements.
E VISA INDIA: MORE INFORMATION
Foreign nationals from Argentina, Cook Islands, Niue, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kiribati, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Seychelles, South Africa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uruguay and Vanuatu are exempt from visa requirements for travel to India. All other foreign nationals are not allowed to enter the country without a visa or an approved online visa.
If your nationality allows you to, you will be able to apply for an India evisa 100% online. With Visagov, you will only need to fill in an online form and receive your India visa or India evisa to your email.
In addition to the visa, it should be noted that the Indian government authorities may reserve the right of admission. You will not be allowed to enter the country if you have lied or omitted relevant facts about yourself which may create a conflict or a threat to the country. In this case, you could be refused entry, even with an approved visa.