India is a country that is famous for its marvelous locations and its multi-culture and religious people residing in one place with love and respect. It is well known as Incredible India as it is famous for its astounding tourist places. Tourism is the major source of income and has been contributing to the GDP of the country. Due to globalization, the world has become integrated and due to which more opportunities are coming up for the businessman and investors in India.
Many investors and students are visiting to grab these opportunities to get growth and success in life. Due to the increase in the number of immigrants in the country the responsibility of government has also arise to take care of the safety of both citizens and migrators. Keeping in view the safety of citizens the government has set up some rules which must be complied with before applying or visiting India. Foreigners can visit India only after applying for an Indian visa.
Visa is a legal permit for visiting any country granted by authorized departments after verifying the one’s eligibility and documents. Visa for a particular country is granted by the embassy of that country. The Indian Embassy aims to follow its meaningful and legal laws all over the countries in the world. Indian embassy visa helps foreign travelers to visit India by permitting them to travel to India for a particular period according to their purpose of visit. The visa application is filled online and signatures are made on its hard copy. But e-visa is applied online and passport size photograph along with passport is uploaded. Along with this payment is made through online mode.
Various types of Indian visa provided by Indian Embassy are:-
- Conference visa
- Diplomatic visa
- Emergency visa
- Entry visa
- Journalist visa
- Medical visa
- Missionaries visa
- Research visa
- Student visa
- Tourist visa
- Business visa
- Medical Attendant visa
Further for restricted areas like Sikkim and Andaman Islands special visa is required which is allowed for a very small duration of the period. For this type of permit, there is a separate application form which can be downloaded and fee for the same is to be paid.
Now, the time has been changed due to advance technology one can even apply for the visa online. Indian e-visa is of various types i.e. tourist e-visa, business e-visa, conference e-visa, medical e-visa, medical attendant visa. These are valid for a year. The e-visa holders are not allowed to extend their visas. Even they can obtain an emergency visa within a very short period after informing the reason for an emergency to concerned authorities. This visa is provided even on weekdays but except on national holidays. Indian visa online form is filled for all these purposes and along with attached documents and fees. Moreover, there are different formalities and requirements for various applicants from different countries and the same are to be fulfilled by them. Even the fee for applying e-visa varies to the country to country. Apart from all this one should take care that at least 6 months are remaining in the expiry of passport and there are not less than two blank pages to endorse stamp.