India introduces more tourist friendly e-visa changes!

Planning a trip to India very soon?

We are delighted to inform you that India’s e-Visa process is now more tourist-friendly.

India’s E-Tourist Visa, which was introduced in September 2014 with 46 countries, has now been made applicable for 166 countries. The government recently made a series of amendments in the e-visa regime.

1. Duration of stay in India of e-Tourist and e-Business Visas is maximum up to 1 Year with multiple entries subject to the stay stipulations.

2. The existing restriction of allowing foreigners for a maximum of three times has also been removed.

Kerala Tea Plantations in the south of India.


Changes in the e-Tourist Visa:

1. On e-Tourist Visa continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 90 days in case of nationals of all countries who are eligible for grant of e-visa except nationals of USA, UK, Canada and Japan.

2. In case of nationals of the USA, UK, Canada and Japan continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days.

3. In all cases, no registration will be required.


Changes in e-Business Visa:

1. Continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days in case of nationals of all countries who are eligible for grant of e-visa.

2. No registration will be required if the stay is for a period of less than 180 days.


Other changes:

1. e-Visa is valid for entry through 2 (two) more designated Airports (Bhubaneswar and Port Blair) raising the total number of such airports to 28.

2. Attending destination wedding under normal e-Tourist visa or Tourist visa- No separate category of Destination Wedding Visa.

3. Foreign nationals who fall sick during their stay in India can now avail medical treatment without converting their visa into Medical Visa. This would take care of sudden medical emergencies.

4. Visa-on-Arrival facility extended to the nationals of the Republic of Korea.

The official website to apply for India’s E-Visa:

Kerala, an exclusive journey into the lives of Indian Women in the south of India.


For an exclusive 10 nights and 11 days journey into the lives of Kerela’s most extraordinary women, click here. Destinations include Cochin, Munnar, Pala, Kumarakom, Alleppey and Marari.


In the meantime,

Travel Awesome!



The Obvious Choice is your one-stop solution for conferences, events, incentives and experiential travel.

Offering corporates, leisure and FIT travellers the support to enjoy authentic travel, conferences and events in a variety of vibrant local and international destinations; our extensive experience and 360-degree approach to integrated communication and management services, ensures unparalleled service with flair.

For further information visit the Obvious Choice website; like our page on Facebook and follow our experiential travel adventures on Instagram.

32 thoughts on “India introduces more tourist friendly e-visa changes!

  1. Nice post. I used to be checking constantly this weblog and I’m impressed!
    Extremely helpful information specially the remaining phase :
    ) I maintain such information much. I used to be seeking this particular information for
    a long time. Thank you and best of luck.

  2. I’m gone to convey my little brother, that he should also
    pay a visit this blog on regular basis to take updated from hottest gossip.

  3. Sweet blog! I came across it while surfing around on Yahoo News.
    Do you have any tips on the way to get indexed in Yahoo News?
    I’ve been trying for a time nevertheless i never manage to arrive there!
    Appreciate it

    Check out my page DaleneYBurrs

  4. Hey superb blog! Does running a blog such as this take a
    massive amount work? I’ve very little knowledge of coding but I had been hoping to start my own blog in the near future.

    Anyhow, should you have any suggestions or techniques for new blog owners please share.

    I understand this is off topic but I just needed to
    ask. Thanks a lot!

    Also visit my web page :: HongHCohlmia

  5. Fantastic blog! Have you got any hints for aspiring writers?
    I’m planning to begin my very own blog soon but I’m a little lost
    on everything. Do you suggest starting with a no cost platform like WordPress or choose a paid option? There are plenty of options available that I’m completely overwhelmed ..
    Any recommendations? Kudos!

    my homepage; SydneyJNoh

  6. Good post however I was wondering if you could write a litte more on this subject?
    I’d be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit more.

    Feel free to surf to my web-site :: EllaPIgles

  7. Thanks for your marvelous posting! I really enjoyed reading it, you will be an incredible author.I am going to be sure
    you bookmark your website and may even keep coming
    back someday. I wish to encourage continue your great posts,
    possess a nice holiday weekend!

    My webpage :: RosannENocum

  8. Normally I will not read article on blogs, however
    I desire to say that this write-up very forced me to test
    and do it! Your writing taste has become surprised me. Thanks,
    quite great post.

    Feel free to visit my web-site: LindaWGlos

  9. The other day, while I was at work, my cousin stole my apple
    ipad and tested to see if it can survive a 30 foot drop, just so she can be a youtube
    sensation. My iPad is now broken and she has 83 views. I know this is
    entirely off topic but I had to share it with someone!

    Here is my website … BongSKatoh

  10. Great weblog here! Also your site rather a good deal up fast!
    What hosting company are you presently the utilization of?
    Can I get your affiliate link on the host? I wish my internet site loaded up as
    fast as yours lol

    Also visit my site … IsaacEArtice

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.