Indian business e-Visa for UK citizens
Indian business e-Visa is an online visa that allows UK citizens to visit India for business purposes. It is a valid for 12 months from the date of issue and allows multiple entries into India.
The e-Business Visa is specifically designed for UK citizens traveling to India for business purposes, including attending meetings, conferences , trade exhibitions, or exploring investment opportunities.
To be eligible for an Indian business e-Visa, UK citizens must:
- Have a valid passport for at least 6 months beyond the intended date of departure from India.
- Have a return ticket or onward travel to another country.
- Have a valid business invitation from a registered Indian company or organization.
- Have a valid debit or credit card for the visa fee payment.
Duration and Validity:
- The Indian Business e-Visa typically has a validity of 365 days (1 year) from the date of grant.
- It allows for multiple entries into India during its validity.
- The maximum duration of stay for each entry is usually up to 180 days. However, this period may vary based on the discretion of the Indian authorities .
UK citizens can apply for the Indian Business e-Visa online through the official India Visa Services website and fill out the online application form.
- You'll need to provide a digital passport-size photograph and a scanned copy of your passport's bio page.
- Ensure that your passport has a minimum validity of six months from your planned date of entry into India.
- Pay the relevant e-Visa fee online during the application process.
The application form requires the following information:
- Personal information, such as name, date of birth, nationality, and passport number.
- Travel information, such as dates of travel and intended purpose of visit.
- Business information, such as the name and address of the inviting company or organization.
- Contact information, such as email address and phone number.
Once the application form is complete, UK citizens must upload a scanned copy of their passport and a digital photo. They must also pay the visa fee using a debit or credit card.
After the application is submitted, UK citizens will receive a confirmation email. The visa application will be processed within 3 to 5 business days. If the application is approved, UK citizens will receive an email with a copy of their e-Visa. They can print out the e-Visa and present it at the port of entry into India.
Indian business e-Visa requirements for UK citizens:
- Valid passport for at least 6 months beyond the intended date of departure from India.
- Return ticket or onward travel to another country.
- Valid business invitation from a registered Indian company or organization.
- Valid debit or credit card for the visa fee payment.