1. About the India eVisa for US citizens
- Visa India (e-Visa) is required for all foreigners planning to enter India including the US citizens.
- The e-Visa has 5 sub-categories i.e., e-Tourist visa, e-Business Visa, e-Medical visa, e-Medical attendant visa, e-Conference visa.
- The e-Visa 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 Authorization (ETA).
2. How does it work for US citizens?
The e-Visa for US citizens will be processed and issued electronically and sent to the traveler via email. When the traveler arrives in India, they will need to have biometric information taken at the airport or seaport and their passport will be stamped.
To apply for a visa you will need:
Below are some easy steps to apply for the India eVisa for the US citizens:
Step 1: Fill in India e-Visa application form online at www.goIndiavisa.com/step_1
Step 2: Make online payment for the e-Visa approval fee. Then, keep checking your email to provide some additional information/documents from firstname.lastname@example.org, which is required for your India visa processing.
Step 3: After some working hours/days, you will:
Step 4: Get your India visa stamped in India arrival airport or seaports.
Note: India visa for US citizens processing time
3. Available Ports of Entry for the US citizens
The e-Visa for the US citizens is valid for entry through 29 designated Airports and designated seaports (see the table’s detail). However, the US citizens can take exit from any of the authorized Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) in India.
29 designated Airports:
5 designated seaports:
4. India visa fees for the US citizens
|TYPE OF VISA||TOTAL FEE cost/pax||PROCESSING TIME|
|Normal (4 working days)||Urgent (2 working day)||Super Urgent (1 working day)||Super Urgent (5 working hours)||Non-working time (only morning and evening)|
|India E-visa - Tourist Purpose - 30 days – April to June – double entry||60||plus 0||plus 30||plus 60||plus 90||plus 120|
|India E-visa - Tourist Purpose - 30 days – July to March – doube entry||75||plus 0||plus 30||plus 60||plus 90||plus 120|
|India E-visa - Tourist Purpose – 1 year – multiple entry||90||plus 0||plus 30||plus 60||plus 90||plus 120|
|India E-visa - Tourist Purpose – 5 years – multiple entry||130||plus 0||plus 30||plus 60||plus 90||plus 120|
|India E-visa – Business purpose – 365 days – multiple entry||130||plus 0||plus 30||plus 60||plus 90||plus 120|
|India E-visa – Medical purpose – 60 days – triple entry||130||plus 0||plus 30||plus 60||plus 90||plus 120|
|India E-visa – Medical attendant purpose – 60 days – triple entry||130||plus 0||plus 30||plus 60||plus 90||plus 120|
|India E-visa – Conference purpose – 30 days – single entry||130||plus 0||plus 30||plus 60||plus 90||plus 120|
5. Documents required for the eVisa with the US citizens
With the India eVisa for the US citizens, besides answering some additional questions, you need to prepare the following information/documents:
- Scanned Bio Page of the passport showing the Photograph and Details (For all kinds of eVisa)
- Other documents:
+ Copy of Letter from the Hospital concerned in India on its letterhead (For e-Medical Visa)
+ For Copy of Business Card (For e-Business Visa)
+ For e-Business Visa visiting "To deliver lecture/s under Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GIAN)":
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