What is Indian e-Tourist Visa?

Introduction of Indian e-Tourist Visa

Indian e-Tourist Visa is one kind of the Indian eVisa that can be applied completely online.

Indian eVisa for Tourism is provided for non-Indian visitors who want to travel to India.

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Indian e-Tourist Visa


Only the following activities are permitted with Indian eVisa for Tourism:

  • Short term recreation
  • Sight-seeing
  • Casual visit to meet friends or relatives

Approved Nationalities

There are many available countries which are permitted for Indian eVisa application.

- Check the eligibility: Check Requirements


There are some designated entrances permitted for Indian eVisa.

- Check more with the following: Eligible Entrances

Expiry day

Indian e-Tourist visa is divided into 3 subtypes: One-month e-Tourist, One-year e-Tourist, and Five-year e-Tourist Visa.

One-month e-Tourist Visa is valid for 1 month (30 days) from the date of visa approval and available for double entries.
One-year e-Tourist Visa is valid for 1 year (365 days) from the date of visa approval and available for multiple entries.
Five-year e-Tourist Visa is valid for 5 years from the date of visa approval and available for multiple entries.

All three subtypes of Indian e-Tourist visa allow holders to stay 90 days/entry from the first date of each entry. The only exception is that nationals of UK, US, Canada, and Japan can have a maximum stay of 180 days/entry from the first date of each entry.


After receiving the Indian eVisa by email, you can travel to India immediately.

However, after that, you must print it out and present to get the stamp on your passport at the Immigration Counter in India.

We truly hope that this information can help you know clearly about the Indian eVisa and make accurate, reliable and timely decisions.

Visa Fee

The visa fees for Indian e-Tourist Visa or Indian eVisa consist of 2 kinds of fee: service fee and Government fee.

Service fee is charged for helping you to get Indian eVisa as rapid as possible.

Government fee is charged by the policy of the Government of India.

- Check here: Visa Fee (Government fee and service fee)

The Emergency Service is currently unavailable until April 18 or any further announcement.

Document requirements for Indian e-Tourist Visa

1. Applicant's photo must be colorful, 2 inches X 2 inches and taken within 6 months.

Applicant's Photo

2. Applicant’s scanned passport must contain all personal particulars.

3. Applicant’s detailed information must have the names of your parents and your spouse (if married), your address and phone number.

For more details, see Document Requirements.


Indian eVisa has many advantages comparing to normal Indian visa. With our service and 24/7 support, you can obtain your Indian eVisa much easier, more time-saving and convenient:

- The whole process is performed online at any time, from anywhere

- Document requirements checked and made compliant with the government’s guidelines

- Information double-checked and correction; no need to reapply several times for the exactness.

- Privacy protected and information secured for customers

- 24/7/365 professional support via email, chat, and Hotline to help when in need

- eVisa recovered via email in case of losing

- Flexible refund service fee policy for denied cases

Our service is very easy to process your application for mobile users and large groups. We always prioritize applying for your Indian eVisa so that you will have your Indian eVisa before your travel date. This is especially helpful for those passengers who want to apply for an Indian visa online in emergency situations for express processing.

For further questions, please contact us.


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