India Visa Information - Visa on Arrival in India Facility

Visa on arrival in India   -   India Map Facts and Figures

Main cities in India are: New Delhi Mumbai Chennai Kolkota Goa Bengaluru (Previously Bangalore)

Facts and Figures about India.

√ Population: 1027 million (2001 Census) √ Area: 3.3 million square kilometers. √ Coastline length: 7,600 kilometers. √ Major religions: Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism,  Sikhism and Jainism. √ National Currency: Rupees (One Rupee = 100 paisa) √ The Indian Union: 28 States and seven centrally administered Union Territories. √ Legislature: Parliament consists of President and the two Houses known as Rajya    Sabha(Council of States) and Lok Sabha (House of the People, √ India is one of the members of the 54 commonwealth countries. √ GDP (For the year 2005-06) $797 billion. √ India occupies only 2.4% of the worlds land area but over 15% of the worlds population lives in India.

Who needs a Visa to enter India?

All foreign nationals arriving in India need a visa. The only exception is nationals of Nepal and Bhutan do not need a visa to enter India but must have acceptable proof of identity. Nepal citizens can avail the no visa benefit only if they are entering India from Nepal.

Visa on Arrival in India

Please note that tourist visa on arrival in India is currently available to citizens of the following countries: Japan, Singapore, Philippines, Finland, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar and Indonesia. Citizens of all other countries, cannot get an entry visa for India on arrival at Indian airports. There are reports that the government of India intends to offer the visa on arrival to several other countries in the near future. Countries such as USA, Canada, UK etc. are some such countries that might be included. This page will be updated when an official announcement is made by the government of India.

India Visa on Arrival Airports

The facility of getting a visa on arrival in India is currently provided only at designated international airports namely:  Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Trivandrum, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kochi.

Visa on arrival in India conditions

Visa on arrival as per guidelines, may be availed for tourism, medical treatment, casual business or to visit friends/relatives, etc. Visa issued under Visa on Arrival has a maximum validity of 30 days with single entry facility.  Visitors availing the visa on arrival facility will have to fill a simple Visa application Form on arrival Visa on arrival fee currently is US $ 60/ or equivalent amount in Indian Rupees at specified official exchange rates, per passenger Visa on arrival facility is allowed only up to two times in a calendar year. Passport must have a minimum validity of six months. Person seeking visa must not have previously been denied an entry visa. Please be aware that visa on arrival is solely at the discretion of the authorities, rules and regulations change from time to time. To avoid any complications and to ensure your tour of India is a pleasant one, it may be more appropriate to get a tourist visa before traveling to India. Getting a tourist visa for India for nationals of most countries is a simple process and usually does not take more than a week. However citizens of some countries such as Pakistan need more time and the fee structure are also different.

 General requirements for applying for visas to visit India:

Original passport valid for at least six months. Correct visa fee. Two Recent passport-size photographs (five in case of Pakistani nationals Supporting documents, where necessary. Duly completed application form (Pakistani and Bangladeshi nationals need to apply on special application forms)

Climate in India

India has three main seasons: 1. Rainy season (Monsoon) which is from June to  September 2. Summer: April to June 3. Winter: October to March All hill stations in India are choice destinations during the hot summer months from April to June. Confirm hotel reservations if visiting during summer months.  
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India Visa Information - Visa on Arrival in India Facility

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Facts and Figures

Main cities in India are: New Delhi Mumbai Chennai Kolkota Goa Bengaluru (Previously Bangalore)

Facts and Figures about India.

√ Population: 1027 million (2001 Census) √ Area: 3.3 million square kilometers. √ Coastline length: 7,600 kilometers. √ Major religions: Hinduism, Islam, Christianity,    Buddhism,  Sikhism and Jainism. √ National Currency: Rupees (One Rupee = 100 paisa) √ The Indian Union: 28 States and seven centrally    administered Union Territories. √ Legislature: Parliament consists of President and the    two Houses known as Rajya Sabha(Council of States)    and Lok Sabha (House of the People, √ India is one of the members of the 54 commonwealth    countries. √ GDP (For the year 2005-06) $797 billion. √ India occupies only 2.4% of the worlds land area but    over 15% of the worlds population lives in India.

Who needs a Visa to enter India?

All foreign nationals arriving in India need a visa. The only exception is nationals of Nepal and Bhutan do not need a visa to enter India but must have acceptable proof of identity. Nepal citizens can avail the no visa benefit only if they are entering India from Nepal.

Visa on Arrival in India

Please note that tourist visa on arrival in India is currently available to citizens of the following countries: Japan, Singapore, Philippines, Finland, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar and Indonesia. Citizens of all other countries, cannot get an entry visa for India on arrival at Indian airports. There are reports that the government of India intends to offer the visa on arrival to several other countries in the near future. Countries such as USA, Canada, UK etc. are some such countries that might be included. This page will be updated when an official announcement is made by the government of India. India Visa on Arrival Airports The facility of getting a visa on arrival in India is currently provided only at designated international airports namely:  Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Trivandrum, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kochi.

Visa on arrival in India conditions

Visa on arrival as per guidelines, may be availed for tourism, medical treatment, casual business or to visit friends/relatives, etc. Visa issued under Visa on Arrival has a maximum validity of 30 days with single entry facility.  Visitors availing the visa on arrival facility will have to fill a simple Visa application Form on arrival Visa on arrival fee currently is US $ 60/ or equivalent amount in Indian Rupees at specified official exchange rates, per passenger Visa on arrival facility is allowed only up to two times in a calendar year. Passport must have a minimum validity of six months. Person seeking visa must not have previously been denied an entry visa. Please be aware that visa on arrival is solely at the discretion of the authorities, rules and regulations change from time to time. To avoid any complications and to ensure your tour of India is a pleasant one, it may be more appropriate to get a tourist visa before traveling to India. Getting a tourist visa for India for nationals of most countries is a simple process and usually does not take more than a week. However citizens of some countries such as Pakistan need more time and the fee structure are also different.

General requirements for applying for

visas to visit India:

Original passport valid for at least six months. Correct visa fee. Two Recent passport-size photographs (five in case of Pakistani nationals Supporting documents, where necessary. Duly completed application form (Pakistani and Bangladeshi nationals need to apply on special application forms)

Climate in India

India has three main seasons: 1. Rainy season (Monsoon) which is from June to  September 2. Summer: April to June 3. Winter: October to March All hill stations in India are choice destinations during the hot summer months from April to June. Confirm hotel reservations if visiting during summer months.
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