FAQ


  • What are the types of Indian e-Visa that I can apply online?

    3 types of e-Visa are available – e-Tourist, e-Medical and e-Business Visa. Please check details for each e-Visa type so you can understand better which one you need. If you know what type of e-Visa you need please apply online here


  • How do I apply for my eVisa to India?

    By filling the Online Application Form. Based on requirements that are set by Indian Government there are several important points you should know:
    – All of the provided information have to be correct.
    – Name, Date and Place of Birth, Gender, Marital Status, Address, Nationality, Passport Number have to be exactly the same as on your passport.
    – Uploaded documents have to meet required criteria
    – Paying the fee that covers Indian Government fee + our service fee


  • How secure is my private information?

    All of the information you provide is forwarded to Indian Government and kept secure without any 3rd party intervention. The whole system that we use is crafted and secured with additional attention to the form and application process. Once an application is submitted the information is removed and hosted on additional Database server that is not directly connected online. Once you receive your e-Visa or if you are rejected all of your details are removed from our system.


  • Do I need to go to the consulate to get my Indian eVisa?

    No, you do not need to do anything offline except printing your e-Visa once received and taking it with you. The whole process is completely online. The Government of India approves more than 160 countries for all kind of Indian eVisa.


  • How long is my Indian eVisa valid for?

    The Indian e-Visa ( e-Tourist Visa, e-Medical Visa, e-Business Visa ) is valid for 60 days from the date of arrival in India.


  • Is the Indian e-Visa refundable?

    Please check our Refund policy for more information. Once your application is submitted to Indian Government we cannot refund any fee because the fee is used to process your application. Also Indian Government is charging fee.


  • Do I need a printed copy of the Indian eVisa?

    You will receive an email with the details of your e-Visa included such as:

    – your application ID

    – visa number

    – visa validity.

    Once received, please print it and take it with you on your trip.


  • Is the Indian e-Visa for multiple entries or single entry?

    Both Indian e-Tourist Visa and e-Business Visa are double entry visas. e-Medical Visa is triple entry. You can only process e-Visa 2 times in a year.


  • Can I enter India with my e-Visa at any point of entry?

    There are only 24 accepted airports and 3 designated seaports. Please check the ports list.


  • What happens if I have lost my passport?

    We are sorry to hear it but If you lost your passport, you will need a new one to be registered.


  • Can I process the Student e-Visas?

    No. The Government of India supplies Indian e-Visa for travelers whose sole objectives are tourism, short duration medical treatment or a casual business trip.


  • I am going on a cruise and need an Indian e-Visa to enter India, can I apply online?

    Yes. Keep in mind that e-Visa can only be used by passengers coming into through 3 designated seaports: Cochin, Goa, and Mangalore.


  • Service fee. Why do we charge a fee?

    The visa fees and costs are calculated based on our service fee and Indian Government fee. Our service fee is fixed amount of $52 USD. It covers our work, visa agents, taxes and knowledge how to get your e-Visa as quick as possible. Indian Government fee is charged by the policy of the Government of India and depends on your nationality. Indian Government has 4 fee categories: $0 USD, $25 USD, $80 USD and $100 USD. Indian e-Visa Fees and prices. If you don`t want to pay our service fee then you can always apply at Indian Government website.


  • Do my kids need e-Visa too?

    Yes, all travelers including children must apply for an e-Visa regardless of age.


  • I have a diplomatic passport, can I apply for the Indian e-Visa?

    No, you are not permitted to apply in that case. Only Ordinary Passport holders are allowed to apply. The Indian eVisa is not available to Diplomatic/Official Passport Holders.


  • What countries qualify for the Indian eVisa?

    More than 160 countries are eligible for e-Visa. See details to find out if you qualify.


  • How does Indian e-Visa work?

    The purposes of Indian e-Visa are casual visit to meet friends or relatives, recreation, tourism, short duration medical treatment, sightseeing, casual business visit. The Government of India made the process easier so you can enjoy your travel and stay.


  • What is the Indian e-Visa?

    Indian e-Visa are an electronically issued authority to travel to India as a tourist, on business and for medical treatment. The electronic visa can be used to replace the traditional type of visa that is stamped into your passport when issued by the Indian Government.


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    If you need to do that depending on your browser please find “Options” or “Settings” menu on your browser. Then look for Privacy tab where you should find a button that clears browser saved data.


  • What activities are permitted with Indian e-Visa?

    Indian e-Tourist Visa is only entitled to recreation, sightseeing, casual visit (meeting friends or relatives), Business, Short medical treatment. No other activities are accepted with Indian e-Tourist Visa.


  • Who is eligible to apply and use Indian e-Visa?

    International Traveller who is visiting in India for recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends and relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit can apply and use the Indian e-Visa.


  • Do I need a vaccine to have permission to visit India?

    While travelers are not obviously demanded to get vaccinations before traveling to India, it is highly urged to do.


  • What are the advantages of applying online for an Indian e-Visa?

    All of the process is online and has many advantages. You can complete your application at home without having to go to the Indian Embassy or wait in line.


  • Who needs a visa to enter India?

    Most countries in the world required a visa to enter India.


  • When will I receive my Indian e-Visa and do I need to go to the consulate to get my Indian visa?

    If your travel date is within the next 120 days, you will receive your visa via email within 72 hours of completing the application. No need to visit an embassy.


  • Do I require a vaccine when traveling abroad to India?

    It depends on if your government requires proof of yellow fever vaccination if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever. Please find more info here: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/india. This is each passenger´s own responsibility to follow these regulations.


  • Where can I find more details about India?

    You can check our India e-Visa Travel Guide that is always updating with new interesting articles and information about India.


  • Are you affiliated with the Government of India?

    We are not affiliated with the Indian Government. We are a private company that provides a valuable service to process your e-Visa to India. Indian e-Visa is here to help individuals and legal entities in their administrative travel paperwork to enter India for a short term stay. For our service we are charging a fee that covers help, assistance and Government fees. You can always proceed to Indian Government website and apply for e-Visa for lower fee.


  • Is it easy to apply for e-Visa for India?

    Yes. You can apply by visiting our Indian e-Visa Application Form. The form is straight forward containing questions such as your name, passport number, birthdate, nationality, family details and so on. You will have to provide us with a digital passport photo and a scan of your passport. You have to apply at least 4 days in advance of your date of arrival to India as the visa holds a validity of 60 days. The visa can be processed online 4 days in advance of your arrival date to India and has a window for arrival of 120 days.


  • How much does e-Visa it costs?

    The cost is between $52 and $157 USD (Including a Service Fee of $52) depending on your nationality. Please check our Indian e-Visa Fees and Prices page.


  • How can I pay?

    Various systems are integrated. You can pay with Paypal, Credit/Debit Card or Bank transfer.

    – Paypal payment – You can use your Paypal account if you have one or you can proceed with Creditcard payment through Paypal gateway.

    – Credit/Debit card payment – through secure Creditcard gateway

    – Bank wire payment – You can pay with your bank account. Please keep in mind that this payment may take 3 to 5 business days

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