eVisa application process
The Indian eVisa application process is straightforward and can be completed online in a few minutes. To apply for an Indian eVisa, you will need to:
- Determine if you are eligible for an eVisa based on your nationality and the purpose of your visit (e.g., tourist, business, medical).
- Visit the India Visa Services website and create an account.
- Choose the appropriate visa category based on your travel purpose, such as "Tourist eVisa," "Business eVisa," or "Medical eVisa."
- Carefully read the instructions and guidelines provided on the website. Ensure that you meet all the requirements for the chosen visa category.
- Fill out the online visa application form with accurate and complete information. You will be asked to provide personal details, passport information, travel plans, and other relevant information.
- Upload the required documents, such as a scanned copy of your passport's bio-data page and a recent passport-sized photograph that meets the specified requirements.
- Pay the visa fee using the available online payment methods. The fee amount will depend on your nationality, visa category, and the duration of your stay.
- Review all the information you provided for accuracy and completeness. Make any necessary corrections. Once you are satisfied with the application, submit it.
Here are some additional tips for applying for an Indian eVisa
- Make sure you have all of the required documents before you start your application.
- Fill out the application form carefully and accurately.
- Upload a clear and recent passport-sized photo.
- Make sure you have a valid credit or debit card to pay the eVisa fee.
- Review your application carefully before submitting it.
- After submission, you will receive an Application ID or Reference Number. Keep this number for tracking the status of your application.
- Wait for your eVisa application to be processed. The processing time may vary depending on the type of visa and other factors.
- Once your eVisa application is approved, you will receive an email notification. This notification will include your eVisa approval letter, which you should print and carry with you during your trip.
- Upon arrival in India, present your eVisa approval letter, along with your passport, to the immigration authorities for verification. They will issue you an entry visa at the point of entry.
Most eVisa applications are processed within 72 hours. Once your application has been approved, you will receive an email with your eVisa attached. You can print out your eVisa and take it with you when you travel to India.
If you have any questions about the Indian eVisa application process, you can contact the India Visa Services support team.