Eligibility - A Tourist visa is granted to a foreigner whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, attending a short term yoga programme, short duration medical treatment including treatment under Indian systems of medicine etc. and no other purpose/ activity. The applicant can apply 120 days in advance prior to expected date of arrival in India.
Sub-categories of E-Visa
There are three sub-categories of e-Visa i.e. (a) e-Tourist Visa : For recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, and attending a short term yoga programme, (b)eBusiness Visa : For all activities permitted under normal Business Visa and (c) e-Medical Visa : For medical treatment, including treatment under Indian systems of medicine. A foreign national will also be permitted to club these activities provided he/she had clearly indicated the same in the application form along with requisite documents.
e-visa will be granted for a period up to 60 days with double entry on e-Tourist Visa and eBusiness Visa and triple entry on e-Medical Visa. In the case of e-Medical Visa, extension may be granted up to 6 months on case to case basis on merits of each case by the FRRO/ FRO concerned.
- Address Proof of Applicant of India
- Marriage Certificate
- Passport Size Photograph
- Ticket Copy
- Passport Copy & Visa Copy of Applicant
- Affidavit from Guardian