India visa application and requirements

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Travel and Visa restrictions related to COVID-19: all existing visas issued to nationals of any country except those issued to Diplomats, Officials, UN/International organizations, Employment, Project visas stand suspended. This will come into effect from 12:00 GMT on March 13, 2020 at the port of departure of any foreigner for onward journey to India.

India visa issuance/services are suspended until further notice due to the pandemic. If you have an emergency reason to travel to India please contact the nearest Indian Embassy directly.

India E-visas must be obtained prior to travel to India. No documents need to be mailed to VisaHQ for processing. You will receive an Electronic Travel Authority by e-mail. Biometric details will be taken upon arrival in India.

Please complete the online form for your Tourist E-visa to India

and provide digital copies of the following documents:

a
Scanned copy of Germany passport. A clear scan of the photo page and information pages of your valid, signed passport. The passport must also have 2 remaining blank pages upon arrival in India.
b
Photo requirements. Biometric color photograph in Indian format 5 x 5 cm in front of a single-color light (white or light blue) background. Please ensure neck and shoulders are clearly visible. The photo must be uploaded to the applicant profile in JPG format.
Required ports of entry
Travelers must enter at one of the following airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Chandigarh,Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Varanasi & Vishakhapatnam
or seaports: Cochin, Goa, Mangalore, Mumbai, Chennai.
However, travelers can exit from any of the authorized Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) in India.
Former citizens of Pakistan and Sri Lanka
At this time, VisaHQ.com CANNOT assist former citizens of Pakistan and Sri Lanka in obtaining a visa to India. Applicants should contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate of India to apply.

IMPORTANT:


Applicants who:


• have been arrested/ prosecuted/ convicted by Court of Law of any country;


• have been refused entry / deported by any country including India;


• have been engaged in human trafficking/ drug trafficking/ child abuse/ crime against women/ Economic offense / Financial fraud;


• have ever been engaged in cyber crime/ terrorist activities/ sabotage/ espionage/ genocide/ political killing/ other act of violence;


• have by any means or medium, expressed views that justify or glorify terrorist violence or that may encourage others to terrorist acts or other serious criminal acts;


• have sought asylum (political or otherwise)in any country


Are ineligible for e-Visa and must instead apply for a visa at the nearest Indian Consulate. Please contact VisaHQ for more information.


Advisory : Travel and Visa restrictions related to COVID-19


• All regular (sticker) Visas/e-Visa (including VoA for Japan and South Korea) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on or before 03.03.2020 and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India due to compelling reasons, may seek fresh visa from nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.

• Regular (sticker) visa / e-Visa granted to nationals of Peoples Republic of China, issued on or before 05.02.2020 were suspended earlier. It shall remain in force. Such Chinese nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those needing to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.

• Regular (sticker) visas/e-Visas granted to all foreign nationals who have travelled to Peoples Republic of China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or after 01.02.2020, and who have not yet entered India stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals may not enter India from any Air, Land or Seaport ICPs. Those requiring to travel to India under compelling circumstances may apply for fresh visa to nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate.

• Diplomats, officials of UN and other International bodies, OCI cardholders and Aircrew from above countries are exempted from such restriction on entry. However, their medical screening is compulsory.

• All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port are required to furnish duly filled self declaration form (including personal particulars i.e. phone no. and address in India) and travel history, to Health officials and Immigration officials at all port.

• Passengers (foreign and Indian) other than those restricted, arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.

India Tourist E-visa fees for citizens of Germany

Multiple entry
  • Validity: up to 1 year
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost: 108.40 
    India visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 37.00 Processing: 60.00MwSt (19%): 11.40 Total cost: 108.40
  • Validity: up to 5 years
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost: 145.40 
    India visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 74.00 Processing: 60.00MwSt (19%): 11.40 Total cost: 145.40
Double entry
  • Validity: up to 1 month
  • Processing: 5 business days
  • Total cost: 95.40 
    India visa help
    Cost calculation
    Embassy fee: 24.00 Processing: 60.00MwSt (19%): 11.40 Total cost: 95.40
Maximum stay in India: 180 days  
India visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
Maximum stay in India: 180 days
India visa help Maximum stay refers to the number of days allowed on a single visit.
India visa for citizens of Germany is required. For more information please contact the nearest India embassy.

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