Tourist Visa on Arrival Scheme:
- The Government of India has
announced introduction of Tourist Visa on
Arrival (TVoA) scheme for the nationals of
Combodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Laos
with effect from January 1, 2011.
TVoA scheme is already in place
for the citizens of Finland, Japan,
Luxembourg, New Zealand and Singapore with
effect from January 1, 2010.
- Single entry Tourist Visa
valid for 30 days stay in India may be
granted to the nationals of the above
countries whose validity of passports is not
less than six months by the Immigration
authorities at the international airports at
Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata if
the person is otherwise eligible for grant of
- The scheme will not be applicable to the holders of Diplomatic/Official Passport holders.
- TVoA will be
allowed for a maximum of two visits to
India in a calendar year.
- There should be a minimum
gap of two months between consecutive
visits on TVoA to India.
- This facility shall
not be available to the citizens of the
above named countries if the person or either
of his/her parents or grandparents (paternal
or maternal)was born in and was permanently
resident in Pakistan.
- TVoA shall be non- extendable and
non-convertible except on the following
a) TVoA may be converted to X (Entry) visa in th
event of the holder of the visa marrying an Indian
national during the validity of his/her visa.
of TVoA falls sick after entry into India in which
case TVA can be converted to Medical visa (M). The
attendant accompanying the holder of TVoA is may
also be granted Medical attendant Visa (MX) in
- A fee of US$ 60/-
(US dollar sixty only) or equivalent
amount in Indian Rupess per passenger
(including minor children) will be charged
from person for grant of TVOA.
- It may kindly be noted that
TVoA is only a facility to the citizens of the
above country who are unable to apply for a
visa at the Indian Mission/Post due to some
reason. Nationals of the above countries who
apply for visa with the Indian Mission/Posts
will be granted visa if he/she is otherwise
eligible for such visa.
Please Click Here
for the application form for Tourist Visa on Arrival.