Thursday, November 27, 2014

Good News- Indian Visa will be available on Arrival

Indian Visa on Arrival 

The visa on arrival scheme is being replaced by an online Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) system. 
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This system expected to be implemented in phases from November 27, 2014 & will initially be made available to citizens of 45 counties 

Finland
Japan
Luxembourg
Singapore 
New Zealand 
Cambodia
Vietnam
Philippine
Laos
Myanmar
Indonesia
South Korea
Australia
Brazil
Cook Island
Djibouti
Federated States of Micronesia
Fiji
Germany
Israel
Jordan
KENYA
Kingdom of Tonga 
Mauritius
Mexico
Niue 
Norway
Oman
Palestine
Papua new guinea
Republic of Kiribati
Republic of Marshall Island
Republic of Nauru
Republic of Palau
Russia
Samoa
Solomon Island
Thailand
Tuvalu
United Arab Emirates
Ukraine
USA
Vanuatu

How will the ETA System Work?

Eligible foreign tourists will need to apply & pay for an electronic travel authorization on a dedicated website. They will receive an online confirmation within 3-5 working days. The ETA will be available for a 30 day period from the date of the tourist's arrival in India. 

What are the requirements for Getting a Visa on Arrival?

You'll need to fill a form & produce:

* Passport with 6 month validity.

* 2 passport sized photographs

* Photocopy of passport

* Evidence of adequate funds such as a return ticket from India, hotel booking confirmation, & availability of sufficient money for the trip.