Visa on Arrival

India extends visa-on-arrival facility to UAE nationals

According to information shared by the Embassy of India (Abu Dhabi), the visa-on-arrival will be available to UAE nationals for a period of up to 60 days with double entry for business, tourism, conference and medical purposes. This facility will be available at six designated International Airports namely, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. 

Nov 17, 2019, 21:14 PM IST

India to give visa on arrival to Japanese visitors from March 1

This facility will be available at six airports - Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. 

Feb 29, 2016, 23:27 PM IST

India to reduce Electronic Tourist Visa fee

India has decided to reduce visa fees for tourists arriving under the highly successful Electronic Tourist Visa (ETV) scheme which has facilitated an almost 900 per cent jump in tourist arrivals.

Sep 30, 2015, 19:56 PM IST

Govt decides to rename its e-visa scheme to 'Visa Online'

With some international visitors misconstruing government's much-touted tourism initiative 'Visa on Arrival' (VoA) to be a scheme which guarantees visa on landing, the Tourism Ministry has decided to rename it to 'Visa Online' in an effort to end the confusion.

Apr 09, 2015, 19:24 PM IST

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Mar 14, 2015, 10:16 AM IST

Goa eyes more tourists; to tap hike in visa on arrival

Goa is preparing to cash in on the Centre's plan to increase visa on arrival facility to 150 countries while it eyes double-digit growth rate in the number of tourist arrivals this year.

Mar 08, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Visa on arrival now for 150 countries

India will provide visa on arrival (VoA) to visitors from 150 countries -- a sharp rise from the 43 countries now, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced Saturday.

Feb 28, 2015, 16:49 PM IST

Implementation of VoA: Tourist's arrivals up by 1,214 times

Number of tourists arriving in India has increased by several times as compared to previous year after the launch of Visa on Arrival (VoA) enabled Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) scheme for 43 countries.

Feb 25, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

Russians top Visa on Arrival list in Goa

Over 10,000 foreign tourists, more than half of which are Russians, availed of the newly-introduced Visa on Arrival (VOA) facility at the Dabolim international airport in Goa, the state tourism department said Monday.

Feb 23, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

Visa on Arrival at Goa airport to boost tourism

The Goa airport at Dabolim has issued 357 Visa-on-Arrival (VoA) within ten days of the commencement of this facility by the Centre, offering a glimmer of hope to the sagging tourism in the state, officials said on Tuesday.

Dec 16, 2014, 11:23 AM IST

Foreign tourists will double in Goa with visa on arrival: Minister

Foreign tourists to Goa could double to one million in the next four years thanks to the newly announced visa-on-arrival (VoA) facility that would be operational from Thursday midnight at the Dabolim international airport, Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said.

Nov 27, 2014, 21:45 PM IST

E-visa facility launched to double tourism contribution in GDP: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the e-visa facility for 43 countries had been rolled out to double the contribution of the Tourism Industry in the Gross domestic product (GDP).

Nov 27, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

Electronic visa facility for 43 countries to be rolled out Thursday

Visitors from over 40 countries, including Israel, Palestine, Germany and the US, will be able to avail of the much-awaited electronic visa facility from Thursday.

Nov 26, 2014, 19:42 PM IST

USD 1 mn fund, visa on arrival for Pacific island nations: PM

Reaching out to 14 Pacific Island nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced setting up of a USD 1 million fund and visa on arrival facility for them, besides several measures to strengthen the relationship.

Nov 19, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

India set to include Mauritius in Visa on Arrival scheme

India is working on the inclusion of Mauritius in the group of countries to be listed in its Visa on Arrival scheme, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday describing the bilateral ties as truly unique and extraordinary.

Nov 03, 2014, 17:19 PM IST

E-Visa may make Visa-on-arrival redundant: Tourism Minister

Union Tourism Ministry said that the visa-on-arrival facility, which is being mulled for large number of countries might become redundant once e-visa facility is introduced.

Oct 03, 2014, 15:42 PM IST

India to extend visa-on-arrival to tourists from 180 countries

India will extend visa-on arrival to tourists of all nations barring eight, including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Iran, as it looks to boost tourism, Planning Minister Rajeev Shukla said on Wednesday.

Feb 05, 2014, 21:40 PM IST

India starts process to extend visa on arrival to 40 nations

The consensus was brought on these issues during a high level meeting convened here today by the Planning Commission.

Oct 08, 2013, 00:35 AM IST

India intends to extend on arrival visa for 40 countries

India intends to extend visa on arrival facility to tourists from 40 more countries, including the US, the UK, Canada, Brazil, Australia, the UAE and Saudi Arabia, a move which will make the country a more tourist friendly destination and promote foreign exchange earnings.

Oct 06, 2013, 11:48 AM IST

India considering visa on arrival for Mauritius: Sharma

Pitching for liberalised visa regime among Indian Ocean Rim (IOR) members, India Thursday said it is considering visa on arrival facility for citizens from Mauritius and many other countries in the region to boost regional cooperation and trade.

Jul 04, 2013, 18:23 PM IST