India Visa Processing Times

India visa processing times vary based on visa type, the nationality of passport and document requirements. The new eVisa (sometimes been mistaken as a “visa on arrival” but you must still apply for the visa in advance before you travel) makes planning a holiday to India so much quicker and easier.


1. Nationality of passport

Indian eVisa facility is available for nationals of following over 160 countries/territories. Check countries/territories requirements to understand more.


India Visa Processing Times


2. Documents

Processing times are dependent a lot on supporting documents, here are some few things that you should notice to reduce the time:

  • Make sure to provide all the necessary supporting documents.
  • Respond well and promptly all the requests for additional information.
  • Checks the information that you have provided to support your application.
  • A decision to grant or refuse your visa application may be made based on the information and documentation that you provide at the time of lodgement.

3. The Processing times of Indian eVisa

You can get an Indian eVisa within 1 business day if you are in rush. Normally, it takes 3-4 days for an eVisa to be granted. Also, depending on the time of year, the release of the document may take an extended period of time. Remember that eVisa for India is not a visa on arrival so you must apply before you arrive in India.
It’s also important to be aware that Indian tourist visas are valid from the date of issue, not the date of your entry to India. Do not apply too early or your visa could expire before you use it, the validity of your Indian eVisa is 120 days.

After filling out the online application form, you will need to pay your service fee and government fee online. Below is our service fee:

Service fee

  • Group of 1-2

    US$ 69.00 /person
    • After 3 business days
    • Emergency (1 business day) - Plus US$ 79.00/per
  • Group of 3

    Discount 2.9%

    US$ 67.00 /person
    • After 3 business days
    • Emergency (1 business day) - Plus US$ 79.00/per
  • Group of 4-8

    Discount 5.8%

    US$ 65.00 /person
    • After 3 business days
    • Emergency (1 business day) - Plus US$ 79.00/per
  • Group of more than 8

    Discount 8.7%

    US$ 63.00 /person
    • After 3 business days
    • Emergency (1 business day) - Plus US$ 79.00/per

  • Normal: The soonest time your eVisa can be delivered is 3 business days after your documents provided. We assure that your visa will be delivered on time for your trip.
  • Emergency: You can get an Indian eVisa within 1 - 2 business days.


Government Fee


Government Fee (USD)Nationality
US$ 0.00Argentina, Cook Islands, Fiji, Jamaica, Kiribati, Indonesia, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uruguay, Vanuatu.
US$ 27.00Japan, Singapore, Sri Lanka.
US$ 82.00Albania, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Macao, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Côte D'ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Korea (South Korea), Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Norway, Oman, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vatican City-Holy See, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
US$ 103.00Mozambique, Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States.

Tired of waiting for a visa is the biggest issue people have when planning for a journey to India. The application for an India eVisa is very simple, you can finish it in no more than 15 minutes.  


For any assistance, please call 24h professional support center below or send an email to expert@indianvisagov.in

- Hotline:

United States United States: +1 323 744 6453

Australia Australia: +61 7 3102 9716

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