There are more than 150 nationalities that can apply for an India electronic visa currently, including the Philippines. This method has gained popularity since its implementation. 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 personal electronic device with internet connection to apply online. While many Filipinos can apply, you still need to check your eligibility. You can do it by using our Visa Checker. Just put in your country of origin, choose India as your destination, and the information you need will display 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 three 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 in Total. Since it is a Tourist eVisa, you can NOT seek paid work or employment. All your visits must be for tourism purposes ONLY .
What are the documents required to apply?
iVisa will definitely make things easier for Filipino travels, but you still need to make a little effort by giving the proper information so that we can efficiently process your eVisa. The list is not long, and the requirements on it are easy to obtain. Here is what you need:
Applicant Photo Passport Personal Details Scan Last Page of Passport (if applicable) Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. Only one image if needed per order. (if applicable)
Passport Personal Details Scan
Last Page of Passport (if applicable)
Selfie holding the physical credit card used for the transaction. Only the last 4 digits of the credit card must be visible in the picture. Only one image if needed per order. (if applicable)
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 86.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 3 days, and the total price of it is USD 116.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your India eVisa in only 2 days, and you will be charged USD 151.00 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the India Tourist eVisa work?
The India Tourist eVisa is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Indian Government.
iVisa can use the Tourist eVisa system from India to process an eVisa, we enter the information you provided into the system and after the Indian Government reviews it, we are notified of the outcome of your 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 might be required to upload additional documents, but it depends on each application. Don't worry, we will notify you in case this happens.
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 filling out 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 minors.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
First, make sure you have all the required documents (you can see above in this article). You can apply here entering 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 DON'T leave the transit area 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 MUST 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 Indian 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 Indian 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. We offer you maximum safety and confidentiality of your personal data. We invest a lot in the security of our database. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.