Obtaining an Indian eVisa for Japanese citizens is now easier than ever. You no longer need to go to the Indian embassy to get one. All the necessary steps you need to take could now be done from the comfort of your home. You just need a computer or a smartphone with internet connection to apply online. Below, you will find the answers of the most frequently asked questions about the Indian Tourist eVisa for Japanese.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Japanese passport, do I need a visa to visit India?
Which visa types are there for Japanese passport holders?
There are three types of visas for Japanese passport holders visiting India:
PLEASE NOTE that the information on this blog is about the Indian Tourist eVisa for Japanese. 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 Indian 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 Japanese passport stay in India with a Tourist eVisa?
Japanese citizens with a Tourist eVisa can enter India for a maximum of 90 days in 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 wants to make things easy for you, so you just need to gather a few easy to obtain documents before applying online. 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 price of your India Tourist eVisa will depend on the processing time you choose. iVisa offers you three options:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 5 days, and the price is USD 70.75 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 3 days, and the total price of it is USD 100.75 (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 135.75 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the India Tourist eVisa work?
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Indian Government issues electronically your India Tourist eVisa.
iVisa can use the India Tourist eVisa system to process your eVisa. We enter the data you provided into the India eVisa system and after the Indian Government reviews it, we are notified of the outcome of the application.
How long does it take to apply for an Indian Tourist eVisa?
All you need to do is to fill in the application form, this will take you less than 10 minutes. We do the rest and shortly after you will be notified about the status of your eVisa by email.
How can I apply for an Indian Tourist eVisa?
The application form has three simple steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. At this point when you need to upload your scanned passport. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on individual circumstances.
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 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 Japanese citizens wishing to travel to India require a visa, even kids.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
First, 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 you made a mistake filling in your application form, 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?
With iVisa, your personal information could not be safer. We offer you maximum safety confidentially for 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.
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.