Today, Jamaican citizens can apply for an India e-visa, which is the electronic version of going to an embassy. You may do it at any time you like, even outside business hours, for as long as you have a computer or a smartphone with an internet connection. The best part is that you can apply for your visa from the comfort of your own home. While many Jamaican citizens can apply, you still need to check your eligibility. You can do it by 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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Jamaican passport, do I need a visa to visit India?
Which visa types are there for Jamaican passport holders?
There are these types of visas for Jamaican passport holders visiting India:
PLEASE NOTE that the information on this blog is about the India Tourist eVisa for Jamaican. 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 Jamaican passport stay in India with a Tourist eVisa?
Jamaican citizens with a Tourist eVisa can enter India for a maximum of 90 days Total. All your visits must be limited to tourism since it is a Tourist eVisa, it means that you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the documents required to apply?
iVisa makes things easy for you! We just need a small effort on your part and we do the rest! To begin, you need a few documents really 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 price of your India Tourist eVisa will depend on the processing time you choose. As for it, iVisa offers you three options:
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).
Click here to start your application.
How does the India Tourist eVisa work?
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the India Government issues electronically your India Tourist eVisa.
iVisa can use the India Tourist eVisa system to process an eVisa, we just need to enter the data you provided into the India eVisa system and after the Indian Government checks 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?
It will take you less than 10 minutes. You just need to fill in the application form with your data and we do 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 form we provide is broken down into three simple steps:
The first step is quite simple, you just 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. The accurate disclosure of the information is crucial. Once your information is processed, you cannot make any corrections.
The third step consists of a personal questionnaire and photo upload. You will be required to upload additional documents. It depends on each case, but do not worry, 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 the timeframe you chose. 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, your India Tourist eVisa will be sent to the email you provided. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you do not lose valuable time. Next, print a version of your Tourist eVisa and present it 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 Jamaican 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 others. You just need all the required documents (you can see above in this article). Then, 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?
You will need an India Tourist eVisa ONLY if you plan to leave the airport while in India. If you will NOT leave the transit lounge at the airport, then you are NOT required to have a 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 this is your case, just contact one of our customer service representatives immediately. We are ready to assist 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?
iVisa offers you maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. That is why your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.
I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?
If you have some specific questions click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives. We are ready to answer any question you can have 24/7. Alternatively, you can find more info and FAQs here.