There are more than 150 nationalities including Filipino that can apply for an India electronic visa currently. The concept has gained popularity since its implementation, and the fact that Filipino travelers are no longer required to go to the Indian embassy for their visa is a big selling point. You just need a device and an internet connection to apply online. While many Filipino can apply, you still need to check your eligibility. You can do it by using our Visa Checker. You put in your country of origin, choose India as your destination, and the information you need will unfold in a second.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Filipino passport, do I need a visa to visit India?
Which visa types are there for Filipino passport holders?
There are these types of visas for Filipino passport holders visiting India:
PLEASE NOTE that the information on this blog is about the India Tourist eVisa for Filipino. Data can change depending on your nationality and the visa type you need. You can check information and requirements for the Business and Medical eVisa here.
What is a Tourist eVisa?
The India Tourist eVisa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within India and is electronically linked to your passport.
How long can visitors with Filipino passport stay in India with a Tourist eVisa?
Filipino citizens with a Tourist eVisa can enter India for a maximum of 90 days Total. Since it is a Tourist eVisa, you can NOT seek paid work or employment. All your visits must be ONLY for tourism purposes.
What are the documents required to apply?
iVisa will definitely make things easier for Filipino, but you still need to make a little effort giving the proper information so that we can process your request. The list is not long, and the things on it are easy to obtain. Here is what you need:
Passport – the general requirement is that your passport needs to be valid at least for six months from your intended date of arrival.
A digital photo of you – it is recommended that the photo is recently taken. Just make sure that it meets the photo requirements.
A passport scan – we only need the information page of your passport. Here you will find instructions on how to make the best passport scan for your application.
Means of payment – iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment such as credit and debit cards or Paypal.
How long is the India Tourist eVisa valid?
The Tourist eVisa is valid for 1 year after issued.
What are the processing times and prices?
The cost of an India eVisa depends on the visa type and the processing time. You have three options for processing time to choose from, and they are as follows:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 5 days, and the price is USD 117.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 72 hours, and the total price of it is USD 147.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your India eVisa in only 36 hours, and you will be charged USD 182.00 (service fees included).
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How does the India Tourist eVisa work?
The India Tourist eVisa is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the India Government.
iVisa can use the India Tourist eVisa system to process an eVisa, we enter the information you provided into the India eVisa system and after they check it out, we are advised of the outcome of the India eVisa application.
How long does it take to apply for an Indian Tourist eVisa?
Filling in the application form with your data will take you less than 10 minutes. That's all you need to do, and we handle the rest. Shortly, you will know about the status of your eVisa by email.
How can I apply for an Indian Tourist eVisa?
The application for an Indian Tourist eVisa consists of three simple steps:
For the first step, you simply need to insert your basic information. At this point, you are also required to choose the processing time.
The next step consists of revision and payment. Providing accurate information is really crucial. Once your information is processed, correction is no longer possible.
The third step consists of a personal questionnaire and photo upload. You will be required to upload additional documents, but it depends on each case. You do not have to worry because you will be instructed what you need to upload.
Click here to start. After you are done, just submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive in your inbox. In case you need help to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
After you submit your application, you just need to wait for your India Tourist eVisa to be sent by email in the timeframe you chose. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time. Next, just present a printed version of your Tourist eVisa along with your passport when you enter India.
How many times can I enter India with a Tourist eVisa?
The India Tourist eVisa allows Multiple Entry.
Do I need to get an India Tourist eVisa for my kids too?
Yes. All foreign citizens wishing to travel to India require a visa, even kids.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can perfectly apply for them, just making sure you have all the required documents (you can see above in this article). You can apply here introducing his or her data. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the data required.
Do I need an India Tourist eVisa if I am in transit through India?
If you will NOT leave the transit lounge at the airport while in India, then you are not required to have a Tourist eVisa. Otherwise, if you wish to leave the airport, then you HAVE TO apply for an Indian Tourist eVisa.
How do I know if my visa is approved?
We will send you an email as soon as the India government approves your visa.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you made a mistake in your application, just contact one of our customer service representatives immediately. We will be ready to help you 24/7.
Your India Tourist eVisa is linked to your passport number. If we already submitted your application, you will NOT be able to make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my India Tourist eVisa?
With iVisa, your personal information could not be safer since we offer you maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.