On 15 March 2016 / By Rangoli team
TOURIST VISA ON ARRIVALAs per TOI dated 6 may 2012.The govt of India has decided to include France,Germany and Russia for Visa on arrival facility. Thought thay have not mentioned since when but I think it should be applicable within next 2 weeks. Currently this facility is available to 11 countries :-
A Tourist Visa-on-Arrival shall be granted to a foreigner who is a national of Finland, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand , Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Laos, Myanmar and Indonesia.
A Tourist Visa-on-Arrival will be valid for entry and stay into India within the period of its validity subject to conditions specified. The Immigration officer may grant single entry Tourist Visa-on-Arrival up to 30 days to nationals of Finland, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Singapore , Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Laos, Myanmar and Indonesia.
Conditions for Tourist Visa-on-Arrival
Tourist Visa-on-Arrival shall be non-extendable and non-convertible. At the time of issue of Tourist Visa-on-Arrival, the Immigration officer must make it clear to the foreigner that a Tourist Visa-on-Arrival can neither be extended nor converted to any other kind visa during his/her stay in India except in the certain circumstances and with the prior approval of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Fee for Tourist Visa-on-Arrival
A fee of US $60/- or an equivalent amount in Indian rupees per passenger( including children) will be charged from each foreigner for the grant of Tourist Visa-on-Arrival.
Tourist Visa-on-Arrival shall be allowed for a maximum of two times in a calendar year to a foreigner with a minimum gap of two months between each visit.
Required documents Passport with 6 month validity
2 Passport size photographs
Photo copy of passport
Hotel booking confirmation if possible
To and fro confirmed Air ticket
Detailed information - immigrationindia.nic.in/visa_on_arrival