The Government of India has finalised arrangements to extend and implement the e-Tourist Visa facility to the passport holders of People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong Administrative Region and Macau Special Administrative Region with effect from the July 30, 2015, as announced by the Prime Minister during his recent visit to China. The total number of countries/territories covered under the e-Tourist Visa scheme will go up from 74 to 77, with the inclusion of these countries/territories.
The e-Tourist Visa scheme launched by the Government of India on the November 27, 2014 has been extended to 77 countries/territories so far. The scheme will be extended to more countries/ territories in a phased manner. Under this scheme, tourists with e-Tourist Visas can arrive at nine designated airports (Bengaluru, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai & Trivandrum). Since the launch of the scheme, about 2,00,000 (Two lakh) e-TVs have been issued to nationals of different countries.
|Antigua & Barbuda||Haiti||Oman|
|Barbados||Israel||Papua New Guinea|
|Cambodia||Kenya||Republic of Korea|
|Canada||Kiribati||Republic of Macedonia|
|Chile||Latvia||Saint Christopher and Nevis|
|Dominica||Marshall Islands||Sri Lanka|
|Georgia||New Zealand||Vatican City-Holy See|