All foreign nationals travelling to India must have a valid passport and a print out of the e-tourist visa approval sent to their email before leaving the country they are travelling from. All tourist are requested to apply for the e-tourist visa through the online e-tourist visa link.
For urgent visa approval you can choose the express services by paying extra charges in case of urgent travels. Urgent e-tourist Visa can be obtained in 24 business hours in case of urgent travels after paying the relevant charges. To apply for the expedited service, your travel must be after 24 hours from the time your submit the application. Please contact customer care number if you need any assistance with it.
For obtaining the e-tourist visa, visitors would only need to upload a scanned copy of the front page of the original passport and a digital photograph with white background which can be taken at home with your digital camera or camera phone. It must be with a white background. Please make sure your have these documents ready on your system, laptop, IPAD or smart phone before you start filling the application form because you will be required to upload them with the application. Visa fees are non-refundable.
Visa fees are non-refundable. Approval or rejection of the visa application depends on the decision of the Government Immigrations department. Your application may be rejected by them and please be informed that the Government authorities will inform if you are not eligible for this service. In case of cancellation after submission of application the visa fee is non-refundable.
You are required to complete the Online Application on our website. The documents required for e-Tourist Visa are.
• Scanned copy of the Front Page of the original Passport which has the personal details with the photograph.
• A digital photograph with white background with your head in centre. Please remove all the accessories and glasses from the face while taking the picture.
You are welcome for the e-Tourist Visa facility if your “sole objective of visiting India is recreation,
sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit.
You should have a return ticket as well as enough money to spend during your stay in India. You will be required to
disclose the name and address of the person you are
visiting or the name and address of any one hotel where you will be staying during your visit.
When you arrive at one of sixteen airports - Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, New Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Gaya, Jaipur, Lucknow, Tirchy, Varanasi and Trivandrum - you'll need to present your electronic travel authorization, and have your biometric details recorded at immigration.