INDIA VISA APPLICATION AND REQUIREMENTS

There is no need for a personal visit to an embassy or consulate, everything can be done online. Simply visit our website to apply for your electronic visa. Your e-visa for India will be send to you by email within 3 to 5 work days after application. You need to print this out to bring with you.

HOW TO APPLY FOR AN INDIA VISA ONLINE IN TWO SIMPLE STEPS

  1. Fill out the below Visa Application form and submit
  2. Email the below mentioned two digital documents (Passport and Photo) to info@vacationindia.com.
    • 2.1 A Scanned Copy of your Passport. Only the first page with your picture is needed. The scan must be clear. Your passport should be valid for 6 months after your initial arrival in India.
    • 2.2 Passport Photo. A biometric color photo in Indian format, 5 – 10 x 5 – 10cm on a cream, plain white or light blue background. The top of your shoulders and the head in full must be visible. You may use your cellphone to take a photo. See example below.
Visa Application Form

Visa Application Form

Personal Information

Did you acquire Nationality by birth or by naturalization?
Have you lived for at least two years in the country where you are applying visa?
Any other valid Passport / Identity Certificate (IC) held
Address of Office or Employer
Address of Office or Employer
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
Are you married?

Spouse Details

Address

House No./Street
House No./Street
Village/Town/City
State/Province/District
Postal/Zip Code

Father's Details

Mother's Details

Were your Parents/Grandparents (paternal/maternal) Pakistan Nationals or Belong to Pakistan held area.
Have you ever visited India before?

Visited Info

Types of e-Tourist Visa

1. One Month e-Tourist Visa
Duration: Valid for One Month (30 Days) from the date of arrival in India. 30 days will be counted from the date of entry into India, not from the date the visa is issued. For example, if your visa is issued on the first of August but you arrive in India on the 1st October, 30 days will be counted from the 1st of October (your arrival date in India)
Entries: Double Entry into India, non-extendable and non-convertible


2. One year e-Tourist Visa
Duration: Valid for One year (365 Days) from the date of arrival in India.
Allow you multiple entries into India


3. Five years e-Tourist Visa
Duration: Valid Five years from the date of arrival in India.
Allow you multiple entries into India
Stay: A continuous stay of maximum 90 days during each visit is allowed, except for visitors from the USA, Canada, Japan and the UK. For visitors from these four countries, continuous stays should not extend longer than 180 days.


VISA FAQ’S

↳ How long before my visit should I apply?

Visitors from eligible countries and territories who apply for an e-Tourist Visa of 30 days should send an application no less than 4 days prior to arrival. Applications can be emailed up to 30 days before the date of arrival.

Visitors from eligible countries and territories applying for an e-Tourist Visa of 1 to 5 years should also email their applications no less than 4 days prior to arrival. Applications for these visas may be sent up to 120 days before the date of arrival.

↳ Will I receive confirmation of my e-Visa application submission?

Yes. You will be sent confirmation of your submission via email within 24 hours/1 day a after you have sent your documentation.

↳ When can I expect my e-Visa to be issued? How will I know it has been issued?

e-Visa applications may need up to 72 hours, even longer to be processed. You will receive information regarding its status, whether it has been rejected or granted by an email sent to the email address you provided on your application.

↳ For how long is my e-Visa valid?

This depends on your e-visa request. If you applied for a 30-day e-Tourist Visa, it will be valid for 30 days starting on your date of arrival in India. 30 days visa allows double entry.

If you requested a 1-year or 5-year Electronic Tourist Visa it will be valid for a period of either 365 days/1 year or 5 years starting on the date of ETA grant. Both these visas allow multiple entries into India. If you are a USA, Canadian, UK or Japanese citizen, a continuous stay for up to 180 days is allowed during each visit. Nationals of other countries are granted continuous stays of 90 days during each visit.

↳ If I postpone or cancel my intended trip to India after I have already sent an e-Visa application and have paid the required processing and visa application fees, can I expect a refund?

These two fees are non-changeable and non-refundable.

↳ Are any further payments required for my e-Visa at the airport?

No, once you have paid the processing fee and the visa application government fee, no other payments for e-visas are required.

↳ Will I receive a refund if my e-Visa is rejected?

No visa applications done through us have ever been rejected in the past. That is the reason for the processing fee; we make sure all your documentation is in order before we submit it.

↳ If I plan to enter India more than once, which type of e-Visa should I apply for?

For multiple entries into India, you should request a 1-year e-Tourist Visa which is valid for a period of 365 days, starting on your initial date of arrival. This visa grants you as many visits to India as you wish during that 365-day period. You may stay for up to 90 days continuously during each visit. For instance, if you plan to visit friends in a nearby country, you may stay another 90 days continuously in India on your return. The e-Tourist Visa allows you a lot of freedom and flexibility for visits to relatives or friends nearby, participating in yoga programs, etc.

↳ Important Notes for eVisa India (Visa on Arrival)

✔E-Tourist visas are valid for travelers visiting India only for recreation, sightseeing, meeting friends or family, “short duration medical treatment”, or for a “casual business visit.”
✔eVisa applications must be submitted a minimum of four days in advance of arrival in India.
✔Travelers entering India on an e-visa must arrive at one of 16 designated Indian airports, which include Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Bodhgaya, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Tiruchirapalli (Trichy), Trivandrum and Varanasi.
✔Passports of Travelers must have at least six months’ validity from the date of departure from India and should have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer.
✔You will need to carry a copy of the eTV (electronic Tourist Visa) with you when traveling to India and present it at the immigration counter at the airport. An immigration officer will stamp your passport with your e-tourist visa for entry into India.
✔International Travelers should have return ticket or onward journey ticket, with sufficient money to spend during his/her stay in India.
✔eVisa is a single entry visa that’s valid for 30 days, from the time of entry. The eVisa is non-extendable and non-convertible.
✔You can get an E-Tourist Visa twice in a calendar year