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E-Visa: Getting an Indian Visa is now Cheaper, Faster & Easier than Ever

Embassy of India


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Getting an Indian Visa is now Cheaper,Faster & Easier than Ever

e-Business Visa, e-Tourist Visa and e-Medical Visa are now available for Chinese nationals with ordinary passports. Chinese travellers may now avail (a)e-Tourist Visa for recreation,sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends or relatives, and attending a short term yoga programme; (b) e-Business Visa for all activities permitted under normal Business Visa; and (c) e-Medical Visa for medical treatment,including treatment under Indian systems of medicine.

·        Cheaper: The revised liberalized e-Visa has a nominal fee of US$50 per filing of application.

·        Faster: An application can be submitted even 4 months in advance. The e-Visa is normally granted within 4 working days. e-Business and e-Tourist Visa are valid for stay of two months and allows a maximum of two entries, and the period of stay permitted in India has been doubled from 30 days to 60 days. The e-Medical visa can be availed of three times in a calendar year, and can be extended on a case-by-case basis.

·        Easier: The e-Visa allows hassle-free grant of visa through email. A printout can be carried for entry through 24 designated international airports and 3 seaports in India. The activities under e-Tourist, e-Business and e-Medical visas can even be clubbed. 

We welcome you to visit the dedicated website for E-Visas for details: number: (+91-11-24300666) Email: Please note that the e-Visa process is completely online, and no facilitation is required by any intermediary / agents.




Embassy of India, Beijing

08 May 2017