Friday, Dec 02, 2022



India starts single entry e-visa facility for Afghans; here is what it means

August 18, 2021 8:23 am

India has in the past granted long duration visas to Afghan nationals — of all religions — facing persecution in that country and many Afghans who fled the country during the first Taliban takeover and in the two decades of war after are living in India.

Govt to change e-tourist visa fee: higher in peak season, less at lean period

August 21, 2019 12:43 am

As per the new proposal, tourists will pay $10 for a 30-day e-visa in the lean season and $25 during the peak season. A new five-year e-visa will be introduced, which will cost $80, while the fee for one-year visa has been kept at $40.

Over 1.7 million foreigners visited India on e-visa in 2017: MHA

November 15, 2018 7:57 am

Under the e-visa scheme, an applicant receives an email authorising him or her to travel to India after it has been approved.

Rapid growth in arrival of foreigners with e-visa; 137 million dollars collected as fees till October this year

November 14, 2018 9:18 pm

The top five countries whose nationals availed e-visa services in 2018 (till October 31,) are: United Kingdom -292,143, the United States 221,339, China 127,022, France 107,185, Germany 89,863.

Cruise tourists with e-visas exempt from biometric enrolment

January 03, 2018 3:05 am

E-visa has been in place at five major ports of Mumbai, Mormugao, New Mangalore, Kochi and Chennai.

E-visas from November for tourists on cruise ships

July 31, 2017 3:41 am

Move aims to improve passenger experience for tourists coming to India

Govt mulls new e-visa rules: Multiple visits, 180-day validity in the pipeline

January 15, 2016 2:07 am

Currently, citizens of as many as 113 nations can obtain electronic visa for their travel to India for a maximum stay of 30 days.

Congress on e-visa for Chinese tourists: Must resolve stapled visa issue first

May 16, 2015 3:52 am

The Congress said the issue of e-visas first came up during Manmohan Singh’s visit to China in 2013 but the then UPA government tagged it with the stapled visa issue.

Air links, tourism on PM Modi’s China agenda

May 14, 2015 1:56 pm

Civil aviation ministry sources said Modi may also announce additional flights to China.

E-visa facility will encourage businesses to travel to India: Australia India Business Council

November 29, 2014 12:21 pm

Govt has announced electronic-visa system for visitors from 43 countries, including the US, Australia, Brazil, Germany, Japan and Russia.