There are more than 150 nationalities, including Israeli who can now apply for an India electronic visa. The concept has gained popularity since its inception, and the fact that Israeli travelers are no longer required to go to the Indian embassy for their visa is a huge selling point. Basically you can now get your Indian Visa with an internet connection and an electronic device. While many Israeli can apply, you still need to check your eligibility. You can do that using the Visa Checker. You put in your country of origin and choose India as your destination. The information you need will unfold in a second.
To learn more about the requirements and other useful tips of this e-Visa, keep reading this article.
Frequently Asked Questions
I have an Israeli passport, do I need a visa to visit India?
Yes, all israeli visitors are required to apply for an India Tourist e-Visa. You can see all the requirements needed here. You don't need to go to an Embassy, with an online application you're ready to go.
Which visa types are there for Israeli passport holders?
There are only 3 types of visas:
PLEASE NOTE that the information on this blog is about the India Tourist e-Visa for Israelies. This information 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 an Indian Tourist e-Visa?
The Indian Tourist e-Visa is an authorized document that gives you entry into and travel within India and is electronically linked to your passport.
How long is the Indian Tourist e-Visa valid for?
The Indian Tourist e-Visa expires on 1 year after issued. It grants Multiple Entry for a stay of 90 days Total per entry.
What documents do I need to apply?
iVisa will definitely make things easier for Israeli, but you still need to make a small effort. You need to give the proper information so that they can do your bidding. The list is not long, and the things on it are easy to obtain. Here is what you need:
Valid passport – you will have no issues with obtaining a passport, and if you already have one, take a look at its expiry date.
Digital photo of yourself – it is preferable that the photo is as recent as possible. You should not make face gestures in it, and the background should be white. Just scan it and upload it when you are told to.
A passport scan of the information page
Means of payment – iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment. You can use a credit or a debit card, and since Paypal has become quite standard these days, you can use that as well.
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 eVisa.
Letter from the hospital in India – this is valid for people who apply for a medical visa.
What are the prices and the processing times for Israelies?
The cost of an India e-Visa depends on two things: visa type (tourist, business, medical) and processing time. As for the latter, you have three options to choose from, and they are as follows:
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.
As for the Indian visa type and how it affects the cost, the fees above apply to a tourist visa. A medical or business visa will be more expensive. You can check the prices here.
How much time do I need to apply?
You're able to complete this application form in just 20 minutes or even less depending on how fast you can answer the questions. But you won't spend a lot of time, for sure.
How is the application form?
We know that forms are not the most beloved things in life, but iVisa makes things easier for Israeli. The application form we provide is broken down into three simple steps, and if you are in need of help, you can contact iVisa’s support service. Someone will take your call 24/7 and guide you through the process.
The first step is quite simple. In this part, you just need to insert your basic information such as name, address, e-mail, passport info, date of birth, marital status, and so on. At this point, you are also required to choose the visa type and the processing time.
The next step consists of revision and payment. The accurate disclosure of the information is crucial. Once your information is processed, you cannot make any corrections. You should make sure that you double-check every piece of information before submitting the application.
The third step consists of a personal questionnaire and photo upload. You will be required to upload additional documents, but the amount depends on the case. Not all Israeli need to upload the same amount. But don't worry, you will be instructed on what you need to upload. Once you complete all three steps, just submit your application and wait for it to arrive in your e-mail inbox in the timeframe you chose. It is as simple as that.
The document will allow you to stay in India for a maximum of 90 days Total with Multiple Entry, depending on the type.
However, keep in mind that an India e-Visa can be used only if you use a designated point of entry. At the moment there are 25 airports and 5 seaports that accept such a document. A different point of entry requires a consular visa for which you need to visit the Indian embassy in your area.
What happens after I finish the application?
As soon as you complete your application form, you just have to wait for your India Tourist e-Visa 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.
Do I need to get an India Tourist eVisa for my children too?
Yes, you have to. Every traveler going to India needs an e-Visa regardless of their age.
Can I apply for my family members or friends?
Yes, you can do it by just making sure you have all the required documents (you can see these above in this article). You can apply here entering their information. 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.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
In case you realize you made a mistake, 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.
How does this e-Visa look like?