More than 150 nationalities, including Greek citizens, can apply for an India Tourist eVisa online](/india/tourist-eVisa). Since its launch, this program has become successful, as Greek citizens are no longer required to go to the Indian embassy for their visa.
You just simply need a device and an internet connection to apply online. And with iVisa, you can be done in less than 20 minutes. Do you want to know how? Keep reading this post.
I'm from Greece, do I need a visa to enter India?
Yes, all Greek citizens do need a visa to enter India.
What is an India eVisa for Greek citizens?
The India Tourist eVisa is a document that the Indian government launched to allow certain citizens to enter the border legally.
India eVisa types
There are three types of eVisas you can ask for:
- India Tourist eVisa
- India Business eVisa
- India Medical eVisa
What documents do I need to provide?
We’re glad to do most of the work for Greek citizens, but you still need to work on a little task to get started. You are required to provide a few documents which are easy to obtain. Here is the list of what you need:
Valid passport – you will have no issues obtaining a passport, and if you already have one, 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 online payment
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 an India Medical Visa.
Just remember that the following documents are the most important before applying for your Indian eVisa:
- Applicant's photo
- Passport page
- Last page of passport (if applicable)
How long is the Indian eVisa for Greeks valid?
The validity of your visa is based on the specific category you opt for. Tourists can choose from a 30-day, 1-year, or 5-year visa. The allowed length of stay and the number of entries permitted vary by visa type. Read this blog for an in-depth overview of the various types of Indian visas, along with details on their validity and conditions of stay.
What about the processing times and costs for Greek citizens?
Remember that the processing time and visa type (tourist, business, medical) will determine the total amount of your India eVisa.
For the processing time, you have three following options to choose from:
Standard processing – Suitable for those who are not in a rush and can afford to wait a little longer for their visa.
Rush processing – A good option for individuals who need their visa in a shorter time frame than the standard.
Super Rush processing time – Perfect for applicants who urgently require their Indian visa.
How long does it take to apply for my Indian eVisa?
As we mentioned at the beginning, you won't need more than 20 minutes.
How to apply for an India eVisa?
iVisa loves making things easier for Greek Citizens, so the application form was made simple and consists of only three steps. Aside from being effortless, you can contact iVisa’s support service.
The first step is quite easy. Greek Citizens just need to insert their basic information such as name, address, e-mail, passport info, date of birth, and marital status. At this point, you also need to choose the visa type and the processing time.
The second step is about revision and payment. It’s important that the information you provide is accurate. You cannot make any corrections once your information is processed. Greek Citizens should make sure to double-check every piece of information before submitting the application.
The final step consists of a personal questionnaire and photo upload. You will be asked to upload additional documents, but it’s on a case-to-case basis.
Not all Greek Citizens need to upload the same documents. Yo’ll be instructed what you need to upload. Once you complete all three steps, just submit your application and wait for it to arrive in your e-mail inbox in your chosen timeframe. It is as simple as that.
What is the maximum amount of days I can stay in India?
The duration of your stay depends on your visa type. Check out our blog for comprehensive information on India Tourist e-Visa validity and length of stay.
Which airports and seaports accept this eVisa?
Presently, 25 airports and 5 seaports accept such a document. A different entry point requires a consular visa, which you need to visit the Indian embassy in your area.
This iVisa can only be used at the following airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswa, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Port Blair, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Varanasi, Thiruvananthapuram, Visakhapatnam.
And the following 5 seaports: Cochin, Goa, New Mangalore, Mumbai, Chennai
How many times can I apply for an India tourist Electronic Visa?
You can apply for 2 eVisas in a given calendar year.
Do I need to get another Indian eVisa for my children ?
Remember that every passenger must apply for an eVisa regardless of their age. This means that also your kids must apply for one separately.
How will I know if my India eVisa is approved?
Once you finish with your application form, we'll send you a follow-up via e-mail and inform you properly as soon as the India Government approves your eVisa.
Contact us for more information about the Indian eVisa?
If you want to learn more about this Indian eVisa, contact our customer support team via online chat or at [email protected]. We’ll be glad to help you.