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Instructions for e-Visa

https://indianvisaonline.gov.in

E-Visa - Apply and obtain online

• Available to citizens and passport holders of 167 countries/territories. 
https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html 
• e-Visa available 5 sub-categories 
1. e-Tourist Visa
2. e-Business Visa 
3. e-Medical Visa 
4. e-Medical Attendant Visa 
5. e-Conference Visa
• E-visa fee ranges between US$ 10 to 80. 
• For some countries it is completely free. 

Activities allowed:

• Recreation, sight seeing, casual visit to meet friends and relatives, 
• Short term yoga programme,
• Short term (less than 6 months) courses on local languages, music, dance, arts & crafts, cooking, medicine etc. - not issuing a qualifying certificate/ diploma etc,
• Voluntary work of short duration (one month), not involving monetary payment or consideration of any kind in return, 
• Medical treatment including treatment under Indian systems of medicine, 
• As attendant to e-medical visa holder
• Business purpose
• A conference/ seminar/ workshop organized by a government agency and private conferences by private persons/companies/organizations with requisite permission

Check these on e-visa:

• On arrival passport with six months validity and 2 blank pages
• Applicant has own passport and not endorsed on parents’ passport
• Apply minimum 4 and maximum 120 days before date of arrival 
• Carry a printed copy of Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA). 
• Confirm ETA status as 'GRANTED' on this website 
• Biometric details mandatorily captured on arrival in India.
Not available to 

  • Pakistani passport holder or applicant of Pakistan origin
  • diplomatic or official passport holder
  • Laissez-passer/travel document holder. 

E-Tourist Visa:

• Documents

  • Scanned Bio Page of passport showing photo and details 
  • For short term courses, copy of letter from institute/organization/hospital etc. on its letter-head 
  • For voluntary work of short duration, copy of letter from organization  on its letter-head

• Stay: For USA , UK, Canada and Japan max 180 days on each visit; for others 90 days

E-Tourist Visa: Duration & Fee:

• 30 days

  • USD 10 for April to June 
  • USD 25 for July to March
  • Double Entry, non-extendable and non-convertible

• 365 days from the date of grant of ETA.

  • USD 40 
  • Multiple Entries

• Five years

  • USD 80
  • Multiple Entries allowed

e-Business Visa:
• 365 days from the date of grant of ETA.
• Fee USD 80
• Multiple entries allowed
• Scanned Bio Page of passport showing photo and details
• Copy of Business Card
• A detailed letter of invitation from Indian parties 
• Continuous stay on each visit not to exceed 180 days. 
• If intend to stay more then 180 days, register with concerned FRRO/FRO within two weeks from expiry of 180 days.

e-Medical Visa:

• 60 days from the date of arrival into India.
• Triple Entries allowed
• Fee USD 80
• Scanned Bio Page of passport showing photo and details 
• Copy of Letter from the Hospital on its letterhead indicating tentative date of admission

e-Medical Attendant Visa:

• 60 days from the date of arrival into India.
• Triple Entries allowed
• USD 80 
• Scanned Bio Page of passport showing photo and details

e-Conference Visa:
• 30 days from the date of arrival in India
• Fee USD 80
• Single Entry allowed
• Scanned Bio Page of passport showing photo and details
• A detailed invitation from organizer.
• Clearances from Ministries of External Affairs and Home Affairs
• Can club activities allowed in tourist category

Helplines:

• Works 24x7x365 
• +91-11-24300666 (24 x 7) 
indiatvoa@gov.in  
• Payment:
• Seamlessly processes Credit card and Debit Card transactions for all cards issued internationally by Visa & MasterCard.
• Payment helpdesk : +91-22-2752-3816  and  +91 1800-22-401 (24 x 7)

Fake websites on e-visa:

• Do not ‘google’ for e-visa 
• Only use : https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html 
• or take link from websites of Indian Embassy/High Commission/Consulate

Fake websites on e-visa: