Passport should have at least six months validity at the time of making application for grant of e-Visa and a re-entry permit,
The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer.
The foreigner should have return ticket or onward journey ticket, with sufficient money to spend during his/her stay in India.
Foreigners of Pakistani origin or having Pakistani Passport are not eligible for e-Visa
Not available to Diplomatic/Official Passport Holders or Laissez-passer/ international travel document holders.
Each individual should have a separate passport. Not available to individuals endorsed on Parent's/Spouse's Passport
Nationalities eligible for eVisa
eVisa entry and departure airports
Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur,Kannur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Port Blair, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Visakhapatnam, and 5 designated seaports (i.e. Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Chennai and Mumbai seaports). You may depart from any of the Indian Immigration Check Posts (ICPs).
E-Visa holders must present the printed e-Visa and valid passport at the checkpoint.
Do I get a confirmation of submission of my e-Visa application?
Yes. Immediately after you submit your e-Visa application and make the payment, you will receive a confirmation of submission of your application on the email id provided by you while filling up your application form.
Can I convert my e-Visa to any other Visa?
No, e-Visa is non-extendable and non-convertible.
I am applying e-Visa for myself and my son/daughter who is a minor. Do I need to apply for a separate e-Visa for my minor child?
Yes, ensure that your child's passport is valid at-least for next 06 (six) months from the date of arrival in India.
I have submitted my e-Visa application and paid the processing fee. If I cancel my proposed visit to India, will the fees be refunded?
e-Visa processing fee once submitted is non-refundable as the fee is for processing of the application and is not dependent on either Grant or Rejection of Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA)
Do I have to pay anything else at the airport for e-Visa (other than the processing fee paid by me online)?
No, you have already paid the required processing fee online. The applicants are advised to beware of unscrupulous elements/ travel agents/ intermediaries demanding extra payment.
I want to submit my liquor permit application along with my e-visa application how can I do this?
This pertains to customs department.
I got a new passport but my ETA was on old passport and it is still valid. How can I proceed now?
You may be allowed entry into India on the new passport even if ETA has been issued on the old passport with the condition that you must carry the new Passport and old passport on which ETA was issued.
Can I enter India using Land border even if I am having valid e-visa for any an airport or seaport which is not listed for the e-Visa ?
No, You can only enter through the designated airports/seaports which are listed on the e-Visa website.
Can I get Visa on Arrival(VoA) at Indian Airports/Seaport?
The Visa on Arrival facility is only for the nationals of Japan, South Korea and UAE (only for such UAE nationals who had earlier obtained e-Visa or regular/paper visa for India). For the nationals of all other countries eligible for e-Visa, the e-visa application have to be filled online and the applicant must wait till the confirmation/Grant of ETA for travelling to India.
Can I get a refund for the rejected e-Visa application?
E-Visa processing fee once submitted is non-refundable as the fee is for processing of the application and is not dependent on either grant or Rejection of the Application.
Can I use e-Visa to enter in India by cruise Ship?
Entry by cruise ship is allowed with the ETA through 5 designated seaports namely Mumbai, Chennai, Cochin, Goa and Mangalore seaports.
Who have to carry the 'Yellow Fever Vaccination card'?
All the foreigners arriving in India within 6 days of departure from any yellow fever endemic country are required to possess (in original) a valid yellow fever certificate of vaccination. List of Yellow fever vaccination countries- link