India visa for Dutch nationals

India visa for Dutch nationals

iVisa | Updated on Mar 07, 2020

Most travelers no longer need to visit Indian embassy to get their visa, including Dutch nationals. You no longer need to wait in line and avoid traveling too, because now there is a better solution out there if you are planning to visit India. You can apply for an India e-visa, which is the digital version of going to embassy. The best part is that you can apply for your visa from the comfort of your own home. All you need is a computer or a smartphone with internet connection to get started. Even better! iVisa will help you with this process so you can just focus on your trip. Have questions? In this article we have answered the most frequently ones!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Indian e-Visa?

An e-visa is an official document that gives you permission to travel to and within India. It is electronically linked to your passport.

What are the types of e-Visa there are for Dutch nationals?

There are 3 types of e-Visas:

  • Tourist e-Visa

  • Business e-Visa

  • Medical e-Visa

In this article we will be focused more on the Tourist e-Visa. For any doubts about the other two e-visa, you can click here for more information.

What are the requirements for Dutch nationals?

iVisa will do most of the work for you, but you need to provide them a few things to have your request processed. Below you will find a list of everything you need to provide:

  • Valid passport – most Dutch nationals can obtain passport without difficulty, and if you already have one, make sure that it is not expired.

  • Digital photo of yourself – make sure that the photo is recent. You should not make face gestures in it, and the background should be white. Just scan it and be ready to upload it.

  • A passport scan of the information page

  • Payment resource – iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment. You can use a credit or a debit card, and if you have an account on Paypal, you can use that too.

  • Business card copy and invitation letter – this requirement applies to people who want to go to India on business and apply for an India business e-visa.

  • Letter from the hospital in India – this is valid for people who apply for a medical e-visa.

What are the processing time and visa cost for Dutch nationals?

The cost of your visa depends on two things: visa type and processing time. iVisa provides three types of visas: for tourism, business, and medical. iVisa provides three options for processing time:

  • Standard processing – 5 days. Because it is the cheapest option, most applicants go for standard. It only costs USD 76.00.

  • Rush processing – 3 days. The cost goes a bit higher than with the previous option. You will be charged USD 106.00.

  • Super Rush processing time – 2 days. As you can expect, the price goes even higher. This option will cost you USD 141.00.

Remember that the cost varies for each type of e-visa, but the processing time stays the same. The example listed above is for a Tourist e-Visa for 1 year. If you want more information on the other types of e-visa you can click here.

How's iVisa application form?

Most Dutch nationals will appreciate iVisa’s application form as it is really simple. It only has three steps and the company has an amazing customer service that is ready to take your call day and night in case you need any help.

  1. In first step, you have to insert your general information and you should be able to finish it in about 5 minutes. You must also choose the processing time and visa type. Both choices will affect the cost of your visa, so be sure on what to choose.

  2. The second step will require Dutch nationals to review and make the payment. It is highly recommended that you check the accuracy of the information you input because revision is no longer possible once your application is processed.

  3. You will need to answer a few personal questions and upload photo in the last step.You may also need to upload additional documents but it is case to case basis.

After completing all the steps, submit the form and wait. It does not get any easier than that.

How long is this e-visa valid for and how many entries am I allowed?

This also depends on the e-Visa type:

  • Tourist e-Visa for 30 days: it has a validity of 30 days after arrival and is a Double Entry. You can stay a maximum of 90 days Total.

  • Tourist e-Visa for 1 year: it is valid for 1 year after issued and it's a Multiple Entry. But not exceeding per stay 90 days Total.

  • Tourist e-Visa 5 years: it is valid for 5 years after issued. It's a Multiple Entry not exceeding per stay 90 days Per Entry.

What happens if I enter India by a cruise?

This e-Visa will still accepted if you're enter the India by sea. if you only enter through these seaports: Cochin, Goa, New Mangalore, Mumbai and Chennai.

Can I enter through any airport in India?

No, you can't. These are the only airports that will allow the e-Visa:

  • Ahmedabad

  • Amritsar

  • Bagdogra

  • Bengaluru

  • Bhubaneswa

  • Calicut

  • Chennai

  • Chandigarh

  • Cochin

  • Coimbatore

  • Delhi

  • Gaya

  • Goa

  • Guwahati

  • Hyderabad

  • Jaipur

  • Kolkata

  • Lucknow

  • Madurai

  • Mangalore

  • Mumbai

  • Nagpur

  • Port Blair

  • Pune

  • Tiruchirapalli

  • Varanasi

  • Thiruvananthapuram

  • Visakhapatnam

If you select another point of entry during your trip, you will have to go to the embassy.

Do I need this e-Visa if I'm just transiting through the country?

You do not need this e-visa if you just have a layover and you don't intend to go through customs or leave the transit area.

I have more questions, where can I find out more?

For more answered questions you can click here. You can also contact our representatives 24/7!

As you can see, the whole thing is nothing but simple steps. It should take you about 20 minutes to complete the whole process. You will be impressed with result like many travelers who used the service.

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