Malian can now apply for an India electronic visa along with other 150 nationalities. The idea became widespread since its implementation. It is a big selling point that Malian travelers are no longer required to go to the Indian embassy for their visa is a. Instead, you get to apply online via a device that can connect to internet. While many Malian can apply, you still need to check your eligibility. You can do that using the Visa Checker. Input your country of origin and choose India as your destination. The information you need will be provided in a second.
What is required?
All it takes is a small effort for Malian and iVisa will do the heavy lifting. Just provide the proper information so that they can do your bidding. The list is not long, and the documents are easy to obtain. Here is what you need:
Valid passport – you will have no issues with getting one, 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.
India evisa for Malian – processing time and cost
The cost of an India evisa depends on visa type (tourist, business, medical) and processing time. You have three options to choose for processing time, and they are as follows:
Standard processing – 96 hours. Because it is the cheapest option, most applicants go for standard. It only costs $87.
Rush processing – 72 hours. The cost goes a bit higher than with the previous option. You will be charged $117.
Super Rush processing time – 48 hours. As you can expect, the price goes even higher. This option will cost you $152.
As for the Malian visa type, the fees above apply to a tourist visa. A medical or a business visa will cost an additional $10.
The application form
iVisa provides a very simple so Malian will appreciate that. The form is broken down into three simple steps. Not to mention that you can also contact iVisa’s support service. Someone will take your call 24/7 and guide you through the process.
The first step is quite simple. Malian just need to insert 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.
You will be doing revision and payment in second step. The accurate disclosure of information is very important. Once your information is processed, you cannot make any corrections. Malian should make sure that you double-check all information before submitting the application.
The third step consists of a personal questionnaire and photo upload. You might be required to upload additional documents, but the amount depends on the case. Not all Malian need to upload the same amount. You will be instructed what you need to upload so you don’t have to worry. Once you complete all three steps, just submit your application and wait for it to be sevt in your e-mail inbox in the timeframe you chose. It is as simple as that.
The document permits Malian to stay in India for maximum 60 days with multiple entries, depending on the type. However, remember that an India evisa 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.