How to get an e-Visa for India?

Do I need a VISA for India? This must have been your first thought while considering your trip to India. Well, yes you do and here’s how to get one. Can you apply for indian visa online?Yes, you can! India has recently allowed citizens of certain countries to apply for e VISA for india from the comfort of their own homes through the government of india online visa website ( This e-Tourist VISA or eTV India allows short term travellers to get an Indian tourist VISA quickly, with all submissions like documents, photographs and payment being online. Here’s what you need to know as per the VISA Policy of India! ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA International travellers whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit can apply for e-VISA India. The tourist’s passport should have at least six months validity from the date of arrival in India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer. The traveller should have return ticket or onward journey ticket, with sufficient money to spend during his/her stay in India. This facility is NOT available to travellers having passport issued in Pakistan or whose origin is Pakistan. This facility is NOT available to Diplomatic/Official Passport Holders. This facility is NOT available to individuals endorsed on Parent’s/Spouse’s Passport i.e. each individual tourist should have a separate passport. This facility is NOT available to International Travel Document Holders. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR e-TOURIST VISA (eTV) APPLICATION ARE Scanned copy of information page of your passport in PDF format.The size of the scan has to be between 10 KB and 300 KB. Digital passport style photograph with the following requirements: Format - JPEG, Size: between 10 KB and 1 MB, The height and width of the photo must be equal that is it has to be a square photo. Photo should present full face, front view with open eyes. Center head within frame and present full head from top of hair to bottom of chin. Background should be plain, light colored or white background. No shadows on the face or on the background. The photograph has to be without borders. Application PDF (which you can fill out from the Online Order Form. You will need to type your answers, save the PDF and upload it to the form.) MORE INFORMATION AND FAQs