India eVisa Requirments for USA

There are 3 categories under which the Indian e-Visa is issued :-

    (1)   e-Tourist visa (e-TV)
    (2)   e-Business visa
    (3)   e-Medical visa

The required documents for e-Tourist visa (e-TV) are digital photograph and copy of scanned Passport of the applicant. You will need to provide additional documents for e-Business visa - copy of your business card and e-Medical Visa - reference letter from Hospital.
You can check the documents required for Indian e-Visa in details further

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Indian Visa Requirements for the USA Citizens

If you are an Indian living in the USA or any other individual, you may want to visit India for various reasons. India is a beautiful country with many spectacular places to visit. You may wish to explore India for which you need a tourist visa. You may also want to visit India for other reasons, such as business or medical treatments. In any of the cases, the USA citizens would have to apply for a relevant visa. You can now apply for e-visa launched by the Indian Government via an e-visa scheme for nationals of almost 165 countries.

It is important to ensure that you apply for the right kind of visa so that it is valid for the purpose of stay and duration of stay in India. The e-visas for India for the USA citizens are issued under the following three categories:

  • India e- medical visa
  • India e-business visa
  • India e-tourist visa

If you are looking for India e tourist visa online from USA, you need a digital photograph and a copy of the scanned passport of the applicant along with a biographical page of the current passport.

In case of India business visa for US citizens, you need to provide some additional documents such as the scanned copy of the biographical page of his/her current passport along with a copy of their business card. They also need to answer certain questions about sending and receiving organization.

If you are applying for an e-medical visa, along with the documents mentioned above, you need to provide a letter from the hospital and answer questions about the hospital that you are going to visit in India.

Once you reach Indian Airport, for getting permission to travel and enter in India, you need the following:

  • You must have a valid passport or travel document with 2 blank pages for the visa. It should be valid for a minimum of 180 days at the time of the visa application.
  • You must hold a valid visa for travel or transit India. In case of an e-visa, you must have a print copy with you while travelling for convenience.
  • The authorities can ask you to show your visa and travel ticket at the end of the stay when entering a different country.
  • The authorities may ask if you have enough money to support your stay in India.
  • You may have a valid polio vaccination certificate if you are travelling to India from countries such as Israel, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya, Afghanistan, or Somalia.

If your travel circumstances have changed since the time you were granted a visa, or if you are not sure about meeting the requirements for entry permission, you can connect with us prior to travelling to India.

For any other visa related queries and concerns, connect with us. We will also update you about the Indian visa fees for US citizens.



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