In today’s world, almost every business firm is involved in surviving competition and for surviving competition a number of facilities are to be required. Visa is one of those facilities which are needed by a number of business firms but there is always seen a confusion between the prices in terms of different countries because it has relation with the country and its economy.When it comes to your international travel plans, planning ahead is of utmost importance. After all, there’s nothing more frustrating than booking an exciting trip only to discover that you didn’t apply for the necessary visa in time. To help you avoid unnecessary visa troubles later on down the road, we’ve put together a list of the basic costs associated with organizing a tourist visa whenever you plan on venturing abroad.
How Much Cost For Visa In India
Visa applications to India can be made directly at an Indian Visa Application Center (VAC) in any country that the applicant is residing. The single entry visa for India is valid for up to three months from the date of issue and can only be used once. Applications should be made in person at the VAC, but online applications are possible from most countries.
Indian Visa Fees and Charges
Foreigners who are applying for the Indian Visas are required pay the visa fee which includes visa service fee and Indian Government fee. The visa service fee is applicable for processing the application while the eVisa government fee is payable to the India Immigration Department. Depending on the applicant’s nationality, entry scheme, the period of stay, and other factors, the visa cost may differ. The following list provides the Indian visa fees and charges applicable for Indian Visas:
India eVisa Service Fee
|Visa Category||Number of applicants|
|1 Applicant||2 Applicant||3-5 Applicants||6-9 Applicants||10+ Applicants|
|Super Urgent||Additional $99|
Applicable for e-Tourist/Business Visa (double entries for 60 days), e-Medical Visa (triple entries for 60 days)
- Normal: Visa processing within 3 business days.
- Urgent: Visa processing within 24 hours.
- Super Urgent: Visa processing within 5 business hours.
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India eVisa Government Fee
Based on the nationality of the applicant, the following fee is applicable in addition to the visa service fee:
No government fee is charged for nationalities from –
|Argentina||Marshall Islands||Palau||South Africa|
|Cook Islands||Mauritius||Papua New Guinea||Tuvalu|
|Kiribati||Niue Island||Solomon Islands|
$25 is applicable for nationalities from –
$50 is applicable for nationalities from –
|Antigua & Barbuda||China-Macau||Ghana||Lithuania||Paraguay||Tajikistan|
|Austria||Costa Rica||Guatemala||Malawi||Poland||Trinidad And Tobago|
|Azerbaijan||Croatia||Guinea||Malaysia||Portugal||Turks And CaicosIsl|
|Barbados||Cyprus||Haiti||Malta||Romania||United Arab Emirates|
|Bolivia||Djibouti||Iceland||Monaco||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||Vietnam|
|Bosnia & Herzegovina||Dominica||Indonesia||Mongolia||San Marino||Zambia|
|Bulgaria||El Salvador||Cote D’Ivoire||Namibia||Slovakia|
|Cameroon||Finland||Republic of Korea||Nicaragua||Saint Kitts and Nevis|
$75 is applicable for nationalities from-
News About Indian Visa Fees and Charges
India reopens medical visa for Bangladeshis after 2 months
India has reopened medical visa for Bangladeshi citizens after a period of two months. Following this 45 Bangladeshis have travelled to India through Benapole port on medical visas in the last three days. The Government of Bangladesh had imposed a travel ban to and from India from 26 April to curb the spread of Covid-19. A good number of Bangladeshis visit India on medical visas regularly. However, due to the travel ban, the treatment process of many people got disrupted. People dealing with complex conditions suffered the most.The Government of India has also shown a positive response and opened medical visa for Bangladeshi citizens.
29 June 2021
Visas for students who want to study in the U.S. is priority
The United States Embassy and Consulate General in India have wanted to issue visas to students planning to study in the United States of America (USA). Students who want to pursue programmes at various levels for the academic year 2021-22 have been encouraged to apply.
Robert Batchelder, the consular section chief, US Consulate General Mumbai has said that before the pandemic, Indian students were the second largest population of the foreign students in US universities after.
21 April 2021
Support for fintechs announced by ICICI Bank and Visa in India
Digital payments technology company, Visa, announced a collaboration with ICICI Bank for its ‘Visa in a Box’ programme which will facilitate fintech companies tso access application programming interfaces (APIs) and the developer sandbox of Visa and ICICI Bank to build, test, and deploy applications for consumer payments. ICICI Bank has launched co-branded prepaid cards with three fintechs, one each in business expense management, business banking, and neo banking. Examples of services include loyalty solutions, digital KYC, innovations in designs of cards, and payment gateway facilities.
26 November 2020
Indian passport holders to get visa-free entry into 16 countries
The Minister of State for External Affairs had said that 16 countries will be providing a visa-free entry to India passport holders. Apart from this, there are 43 countries which will be providing visa-on-arrival facilities and other 36 countries providing e-visa facilities.
The 16 countries which will be visa-free facilities to the India passport holders are Barbados, Bhutan, Nepal, Haiti, Hong Kong, Bhutan, Senegal, Hong Kong SAR, the Maldives, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Vincent, Samoa, Niue Island, the Grenadines and Montserrat.
The Minister has also stated that continued efforts are being made to increase the number of e-visa facilities, visa-on-arrival and free-visa travel.