India eVisa Application Tourism (Group 3)

Required documents

  • Passport copy  valid for at least 6 month on the application submission date (how to renew your passport)
  • Digital photograph to be uploaded along with the order; professionally made or you can make a photo yourself and let us edit it to meet the embassy's requirements - charged at £15+VAT (please check the requirements here or guidance on taking a digital photo yourself)

Supporting Information:

Application process
This is an online process not requiring original documents. Once the application is processed by the authorities, we will email you a Visa Grant Notice confirming authorization to travel and the conditions of stay. Please follow the steps below to apply for tourist eVisa

Allowed activities
Recreation and sightseeing, tourism, casual visit to meet friends and relatives

Visa validity
Visa can be issued for 30 days - double entry, 1 year or 5 years - multiple entries. Each stay should not exceed 90 days except nationals of USA, UK, Canada and Japan. In case of nationals of USA, UK, Canada and Japan, continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days

When to apply
Visa application must be submitted at least 4 working days before planned travel date. Visa application can be submitted within 30 days prior to travel date for a 30 day long visa or within 120 days prior to travel date for a 1/5 year/s long visa

Entry requirements

  • e-Visa is valid for entry through 28 designated Airports (i.e. Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh,Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai,Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Port Blair, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam) and 5 designated seaports (i.e. Cochin, Goa, Mangalore,Mumbai,Chennai). However, deparure is allowed from any of the authorised Immigration Check Posts (ICPs).
  • Travellers will be fingerprinted on arrival - a mandatory requirement.
  • Must have proof of return/onward flight booking; proof of sufficient funds.
  • Nationals of Yellow Fever affected countries must carry YELLOW FEVER VACCINATION CARD at the time of arrival. Otherwise, they may be quarantined for 6 days upon arrival. List of affected countries can be found here 
  • Issuance conditions

    • The visa can be issued to the same applicant no more than three times in a calendar year.
    • Travellers of Pakistani origin must apply for standard "paper" visa.
    • The applicant must not travel to Protected/Restricted and Cantonment Areas.
    • eVisa is non-extendable and non-convertible 


    Handling fees

    Visa type Processing time at the consulate Visa fee Handling fee (exc VAT) Total (inc VAT)
    Double - 30 days  up to 72 hours £21.00 £45.00 £75.00
    Multiple - One year  up to 72 hours £34.00 £45.00 £88.00
    Multiple - Five years  up to 72 hours £68.00 £45.00 £122.00

Visa fee is charged in USD and is subject to the exchange rate fluctuation. Fee charged in GBP may be different to the one shown.

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