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Countries / Nationalities who are Eligible to Get E Visa

International travellers whose sole objective for visiting India is recreation, sight seeing,casual visit to meet friends and relatives, attending a short term yoga programme,Short term courses on local languages, music, dance, arts & crafts, cooking, medicine etc. which should not be a formal or structured course/programme (courses not exceeding 6 months duration and not issued with a qualifying certificate/ diploma etc),Voluntary work of short duration (for a maximum period of one month, which do not involve any monetary payment or consideration of any kind in return), medical treatment including treatment under Indian systems of medicine, business purpose, as attendant to e-Medical visa holder, attending a conference/ seminar/ workshop organized by a Ministry or Department of the Government of India, State Governments or UT Administrations etc. & their subordinate/ attached organizations & PSUs and private conferences organized by private persons/companies/organizations.

Applicant’s passport should have at least six months validity at the time of making application for grant of e-Visa.

International Travellers should have return ticket or onward journey ticket,with sufficient money to spend during his/her stay in India.

International Travellers having Pakistani Passport or Pakistani origin may please apply for regular Visa at Indian Mission.

Not available to Diplomatic/Official Passport Holders or Laissez-passer travel document holders.

Not available to individuals endorsed on Parent’s/Spouse’s Passport i.e. each individual should have a separate passport.

Not available to International Travel Document Holders other than Passport.

Eligible Countries List

Application Process

  1. 1) Apply Online: Upload photo and Passport Page
  2. 2) Pay Evisa Fees Online: You can pay the Visa fees using Credit Card / Debit Card / Payment wallet
  3. 3) Receive ETA Online : After submitting the E visa application you will receive ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) on your mentioned mail address.

4) Fly to India : After getting ETA take a print out of that Document and show that India E Visa (ETA) at the time of immigration check. After that E visa will be stamped on Passport

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India E Visa Categories

Sr. No.Visa
Visa Sub
1E – Tourist
One Month
E Tourist Visa
One Month
(30 Days)
Double Entry, non-extendable
and non-convertible
Continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 90 days for countries except USA and Japan.
For USA and Japan continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days.
2E – Tourist
One Year E Tourist VisaOne year (365 Days) from the date of grant of ETAMultiple
3E – Tourist
Five years e-Tourist VisaFive years from the date of grant of ETAMultiple
4E – Business VisaE – Business VisaOne year (365 days) from the date of grant of ETAMultipleContinuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days.
If the intension is to stay for more then 180 days, shall get registered with FRRO/FRO concerned within two weeks after the expiry of 180 days.
5E- Conference VisaE – Coneference VisaThirty days (30 days) from the date of arrival into IndiaSingleOrganizers to upload all details & documentation on the MHA website(
6E – Medical VisaE- Medical VisaSixty days (60 days) from the date of arrival into IndiaTriple
7E – Medical Attendant VisaE – Medical Attendant VisaSixty days (60 days) from the date of arrival into IndiaTriple

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