The Indian Government has decided to provide the tourist visa online to many Foreign Nationals in just few easy steps. Now, the tourist visa can easily be received/be gotten online and you are not needed/demanded to submit your original passport to be stamped. The e-Tourist visa can be issued in advance electronically before your (the act of reaching a destination) date in India. The actual visa is stamped on your passport at the airport on (the act of reaching a destination) in India.
The whole application process can be completed online--to get started through, click on APPLY VISA link and just keep following the instructions to fill the application, upload your passport and photograph, make the payment online and you get your e-tourist visa in your email within working 4 days.
Citizens of 113 countries, are eligible to apply for the India online visa (eTV). The Indian eTV is for international travelers whose purpose of visiting India is tourism, recreation, sight-seeing, a casual visit to meet friends or relatives, etc. Applicants of Pakistani origin should apply for a traditional visa, not the online visa.
The e-Visa 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 and their passport will be stamped.
The eTV is issued electronically without submitting any original documents but the traveller must have an original passport valid up to 6 months from the date of return journey from India. A scanned copy of your original passport is required to be submitted online along with a passport size photograph to process the application. You are required to fill the application form online and submit online. After submitting the online application, you will be redirected to a secured payment gateway to make the payment online. For any assistance with the application or payment you can email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once approved the Visa is emailed to you within 4 working days after receipt of the payment. You are required to take a print out of the same before the commencement of your travel and you must keep a copy of the e-tourist visa all the time during your travel in India. Once you arrive in India, your biometric information will be captured at the airport and your passport will be stamped for the entry into the Indian territory.
The Indian e-Tourist visa is generally issued for a single entry visit with a duration of stay up to 30 days. A maximum of two Indian e-Visas can be issued for the same traveler within one year.
For urgent visa approval you can choose the express services by paying extra charges in case of urgent travels. Urgent e-tourist Visa can be obtained in 24 hours in case of urgent travels after paying the relevant charges. Please contact customer care number if you need any assistance with it.