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iVisa | Updated on Apr 16, 2019

Getting a tourist visa for India is very simple and 100% online. As a UK passport holder you only need to apply for an online e-Visa. India will issue UK travelers a tourist e-Visa via email that allows you to enter the country for 60 days per entry.

Fill out this online form to begin the process!


India eVisa Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to contact the Embassy for my Visa?

NO. To travel to India for any periods under 60 days you can apply online and the visa sent at your email.

What Do I need when I get to the airport?

You need:

  1. Valid passport
  2. Picture ID
  3. Your e-Visa to India. We recommend you to bring a printed version of the e-Visa.

What is the price for an Indian e-Visa for UK citizens?

When ordering through iVisa, you will pay $102.5 government fee for the visa to India and a small $35 standard processing fee. Then, you will receive the electronic visa via email in 5 days.

IF you need your visa rushed, there are additional fees, But they are completely optional and usually not needed.

Can I get my e-Visa quickly?

YES. When you apply for an e-visa to India through iVisa we provide this options:

  1. Super rush processing: It takes only 36 hours to get the visa, depending on the time of day you ordered.
  2. Rush processing: With this option, you will receive the electronic visa via email in 3 days after applying online.

What is the difference between Airport and Sea port arrivals?

  • Airport arrival: Flight arriving at an airport.

Note that you can enter India with the tourist e-Visa ONLY at these points of entry:

  1. Ahmedabad
  2. Amritsar
  3. Bagdogra
  4. Bengaluru
  5. Calicut
  6. Chennai
  7. Chandigarh
  8. Cochin
  9. Coimbatore
  10. Delhi
  11. Gaya
  12. Goa
  13. Guwahati
  14. Hyderabad
  15. Jaipur
  16. Kolkata
  17. Lucknow
  18. Madurai
  19. Mangalore
  20. Mumbai
  21. Nagpur
  22. Pune
  23. Tiruchirapalli
  24. Trivandrum
  25. Varanasi
  26. Vishakhapatnam.
  • Seaport arrival: When you arrive to India via a boat/ferry/cruise ship at a seaport.

Entry is possible ONLY through these 5 seaports:

  1. Cochin
  2. Goa
  3. Mangalore
  4. Mumbai
  5. Chennai.

How does the Electronic Tourist Visa look like?

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What are the photo requirements for an India e-visa application?

You have to upload a digital photograph as part of the application process for the Visa to India.

The photo should meet the following requirements:

  • The height and width of the Photo must be equal
  • Photo should present Full face, front view, eyes open
  • Center head within frame and present full head from top of hair to bottom of chin
  • Background should be plain light colored or white background
  • No shadows on the face or on the background
  • Without borders

TIP: If you want to ensure that your photo is 100%, we recommend using MyPassportPhotos.com

Can I go to India multiple times a year with this visa or how many times can I use it?

No. The eVisa for india as a Tourist is a double entry visa. You can enter India only two times within a calendar year.

Travelers are ONLY able to get up to 2 e-Visas per calendar year. Every time you apply for the eVisa it will count towards the 2 applications yearly.

IMPORTANT: If you made a mistake on one (1) order/application and you need to re-apply, the second order will count as two applications, even if the first one is not used. This is very important to note as you will HAVE to apply for the "3rd" visa at an Indian embassy near you.

IF you require a visa with multiple entries and a longer validity then you need to contact your local Indian Consulate for more information.

How can I retrieve my India visa?

EMAIL. Just LOGIN to your online account generated automatically for you after applying for your India Visa online.

All you need to do is sign in and setup a password so that you can access your account online OR if needed you may also reset your password (here.

I want a tourist visa to India, what is the fastest way to apply?

Just fill out this form and follow 3 easy steps.


1)Complete your application form online (it takes less than 5 minutes)

2) Complete all your info and upload additional documents (passport photo and a photo scan of your passport).

3) Once we have your details online, the passport photo and the passport photo information, we will process your eVisa.

The whole process shouldn’t take more than 48 hours.

Do I require a vaccine when traveling abroad to India?

IT DEPENDS. Some governments require proof of yellow fever vaccination IF you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever.

Is the India e-visa for a single entry or multiple entries?

The Tourist and Business e-Visa are double entry visas, and medical eVisa is a triple entry visa.

Does my child need a visa to travel to India?

YES. everybody must apply for an e-Visa regardless of their age.


  • Standard Processing: 96 hours.
  • Rush Processing: 72 hours.
  • Super Rush Processing: 48 hours.
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