Guide to Indian Visa Types
The Indian government has recently made changes to the types of Indian visas that it offers. Of particular interest are the new restrictions that have been introduced for Tourist visas and X (Entry) visas. Find out what Indian visa types are available, and for whom.
Obtaining a Visa for India
All visitors need a visa for India, except citizens of neighboring Nepal and Bhutan. Here's what you need to know to prepare and submit your India visa application.
How to Get an Indian Tourist Visa on Arrival
Visiting India and planning on obtaining an Indian visa on arrival? Find out all the information you need to know about how to get one here.
Indian Visa on Arrival Issues - Share Your Experience
Have you applied for and/or obtained an Indian visa on arrival? How was the process? Did you face any issues? Share your experience with us here and find out the experiences of others.
Important New Changes to Indian Tourist Visa Rules
This new rule affects EVERYONE with a multiple entry tourist visa to India.
How to Avoid the Indian Tourist Visa 2 Month Rule
If you have a genuine reason for needing to return to India within 2 months on a Tourist Visa, there are a couple of options.
How to Register at the FRRO When Re-Entering India Within 2 Months
Anyone who re-enters India on a Tourist Visa within the 2 month gap must register at a FRRO within 14 days. Here's how to go about it.
Share Your Indian Visa Issues
Obtaining an Indian tourist visa and making multiple trips to India, or staying there for extended periods of time, has recently become more difficult. Have the new visa regulations affected you in any way? Let other readers know about it here.
Indian Bureau of Immigration (Ministry of Home Affairs) website
Website of the Indian Bureau of Immigration. Has details of visa requirement for foreigners, registration requirements, visa extensions, and Foreigner's Regional Registration Offices.
Indian Visa Processing in the United States
Travisa Outsourcing handles all the India visa requests from inside the United States, as a private contractor to the Indian Embassy and Consulates.
Indian Visa Processing in the United Kingdom
VFS Global handles all Indian visa applications and processing in the UK.
Indian Visa Processing in Australia
VFS Global handles all Indian visa applications and processing in Australia.