India resumes e-Visa facility for UK nationals from 6 December 2022:
India's High Commissioner to the UK, Vikram K Doraiswamy announced in a video message that India is set to resume the e-Visa facility for UK citizens traveling to the country. According to the High Commissioner, “India is launching e-Visa once again and this service will be made available to you from 6 December 2022. This should enable UK friends to be in India much more easily. So welcome back, e-Visas are ahead and all our other services including visa at your doorstep are available to you. We are looking forward to a nice winter season wherein everyone gets a chance to celebrate their festivals in India, the land of festivals.
According to the Government of India, e-Visas are admissible under 5 categories: e-Tourist Visa, e-Business Visa, e-Medical Visa, e-Medical Attendant Visa and e-Conference Visa.
When you should apply for e-visas?
This is to inform you, for an e-Tourist Visa (01 year / 05 years), e-Business Visa, e-Medical, e-Medical Attendant and e-Conference visa, applicants of the eligible countries/territories may apply online minimum 4 days in advance of the date of arrival. Such an application can be made 120 days in advance from the proposed date of travel.
For e-Tourist Visa (30 days), applicants of the eligible countries/territories may apply an online minimum of 4 days in advance of the date of arrival. Such an application can be made 30 days in advance from the proposed date of travel.