Getting an India visa for Zimbabweans is now more accessible than ever. If before you needed to take a trip to the Indian embassy, today you can do all that from your home. All you need is a computer or a smartphone with an internet connection. While there are more than 150 nationalities that can apply for such a document, you still need to make sure that you qualify. Keep reading to learn more about it.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Zimbabwean passport, do I need a visa to visit India?
Which visa types are there for Zimbabweans?
These are the types of visas for Zimbabweans wishing to travel to India:
PLEASE NOTE that the information on this blog is about the India Tourist eVisa. 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 Zimbabwean visitors India with a Tourist eVisa?
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?
The list of things Zimbabweans need to provide is concise. iVisa will do most of the work, but you still need to help them get started. Here is what you need:
Passport – you will have no difficulties in obtaining a passport, and if you already have one, make sure that it is still valid. Just look at the expiry date.
Digital photo of yourself – it is recommended that the photo is recently taken. You should not make face gestures in it, and the background should be white.
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 popular, 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.
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?
Most Zimbabweans might be concerned about cost when it comes to such a service. However, rest assured that iVisa provides excellent service at competitive prices. With us, you can choose one of the three available options:
Standard processing – 5 days. Because it is the cheapest option, most applicants go for standard. It only costs USD 76.00.
Rush processing – 3 days. The cost goes a bit higher than with the previous option. You will be charged USD 106.00.
Super Rush processing time – 2 days. As you can expect, the price goes even higher. This option will cost you USD 141.00.
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How does the India Tourist eVisa work?
The Indian Government launched an online eVisa in 2014. Since then, it has expanded to allow travelers from over 160 countries to apply for a Tourist, Business or Medical eVisa to India.
Travelers who use the eVisa program apply and pay a fee online, and then receive their electronic visa via email before traveling to India. Yes, it's that simple.
How can I apply for an Indian Tourist eVisa?
While you may have an adverse opinion on forms, you can put your mind at ease. iVisa has created one of the easiest forms that Zimbabweans will ever fill in. It consists of three stages, and it should take only 10 minutes to complete. However unlikely it may be, in case you need any help, there is a support service that is at your disposal 24/7.
The first step is to fill in your general information and choose both the processing time and visa type. It should take you about 5 minutes for all that.
The second step consists of revision and payment. Make sure that all the information you provide is 100 % accurate. Check the spelling carefully.
Last but not least, the third step will ask you to **answer a few personal questions and upload any additional documents you are required. After you are done with all that, you can click the submit button and wait. That is about it.
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.
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 for your personal data, confidentiality, and 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. Also, you can find more info and FAQs here.