Everybody hates going to the embassy to get their visa. You need to stand in line, and depending on your country of origin, you may be required to travel quite a bit to reach your nearest consulate. However, if you are traveling to India and you are from Vietnam, there is a better solution out there. You can apply for an India eVisa, which is the electronic version of this document. You can do this whenever you like, not only during business hours, and all you need is a computer or a smartphone with internet connection.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Vietnamese passport, do I need a visa to visit India?
Which visa types are there for Vietnamese passport holders?
Vietnamese can apply for three types of visas to travel to India:
PLEASE NOTE: This blog contains information about the Tourist eVisa. Information can vary for other types of visas. You can check them all here.
What is the India 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 a Vietnamese passport stay in India with a Tourist eVisa?
This visa grants a maximum stay of 90 days in Total and Multiple Entry to India.
What are the documents required to apply?
This is what Vietnamese have to present to apply for an eVisa:
Valid passport – most Vietnamese will have no trouble with getting a passport, and if you already have one, make sure that it is not expired.
Digital photo of yourself – ensure that the photo is recent. You should not make face gestures in it, and the background should be white. Just scan it and be ready to upload it.
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 if you have an account on Paypal, you can use that too.
How long is the India Tourist eVisa valid?
Your Tourist eVisa for India will be valid for 1 year after arrival.
What are the processing times and prices?
The cost of your visa depends on two things: visa type and processing time. As for processing time of your Tourist eVisa, you have three options:
Standard processing – 5 Business Days. Because it is the cheapest option, most applicants go for standard. It only costs $USD 76.00
Rush processing – 3 Business Days. The cost goes a bit higher than with the previous option. You will be charged USD 76.00.
Super Rush processing time – 2 Business Days. As you can expect, the price goes even higher. This option will cost you USD 76.00.
Click here to start your application.
How does the India Tourist eVisa work?
iVisa uses the India eVisa system to process your Tourist eVisa. We enter the data provided in the application form in India's eVisa system, then, the government reviews it and issues your eVisa that we send you by email. This means your Indian Tourist eVisa is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Indian Government.
How long does it take to apply for an Indian Tourist eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes. You just need to fill in our simple application form with the documents mentioned above. Then, iVisa does the rest.
How can I apply for an Indian Tourist eVisa?
The process to apply online is the easiest. It consists of three steps:
The first step will ask you to insert your general information. That should take only about 5 minutes of your time. You must also choose the processing time and visa type.
The second step will ask the Vietnamese to take another look at what you wrote in step one and make the payment. It is highly recommended that you check the accuracy of every piece of information you insert because corrections are not possible after your application is processed.
The last phase consists of a set of personal questions and your photo upload. You might need to upload additional documents. These questions are asked on a case by case biases, so do not expect to have the same requirements as the next person.
Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
Once you submit your application, you just need to wait for your visa to arrive on the timeframe chosen. We will send it to you by email in PDF format. You do not need to go to the embassy anymore!
Do I need to get separate Tourist eVisas for my minor children?
Yes, every passenger must have a eVisa regardless of their age.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
To apply for others, you will need to have all their documents required (mentioned above). Then, you just fill in the application form with his or her data. If you are going to apply for more than one person, just click on 'Add new applicant' and follow the same process.
How do I know if my visa is approved?
We will notify you by email as soon as the government of India approves your eVisa. Then, it will be sent to your email in PDF format.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If this is the case, then please contact one of our customer service representatives immediately via online by clicking here, and we will assist you.
Your India Tourist eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT 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?
Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.