Indian e-Visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens

India has been one of the most visited countries all over the world in years. Catching up that upward trend, in 2014, the Indian government decided to release a new type of visa for short term trips (under 1 year) as a proper solution for tourism and business promotion called Electronic visa (e-visa).

Citizens from over 150 countries, including Ukraine, have been able to travel to India by using e-visa instead of casual one. In general, this new visa type has a simpler application process and requires less documentation as well as effort.

In this article, we will show you how to get an e-visa for your entry allowance to India by concluding from our experience in over 10 years doing business as a travel consultant.

Indian e-visa for Ukrainian citizens

1. Indian e-Visa for Ukrainian citizens:

Throughout many years from the date of official release, the Indian government has launched totally 6 types of e-visa, and in this article, we will show you information of 4 main types of Indian e-visa for Ukrainian citizens:

  • e-Tourist visa: used for entering India for tourism and related purposes. With this type of visa, you are able to stay in India for up to 30 days from the date of your arrival, single-entry only and cannot be extended or converted.
  • e-Business visa: used when you have a plan to enter India for business purposes and so on. By using this type of visa, you can stay in India for up to 365 days with many entry times you wish and for each period of stay, you shall not exceed 180 days.
  • E-conference visa: this e-visa type gives you an allowance to enter India for conference organized by the government, which means when using this type of visa, you are able to stay in India for upto 30 days to participate in an event you wish with 1 time entry.
  • e-Medical visa: used for entering India to get medical treatment. With this type of e-visa, you are able to stay in India for up to 60 days from the date of your first arrival.

2. Indian visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens

At the moment, all Ukrainian citizens visiting India must apply for an electronic visa before entering the country. To be more specific, the following list is India e-visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens:

  • An Ukrainian passport which is valid for at least 6 months from the date of entry into India, with at least 1 blank page for visa stamps. You also need to provide 1 scanned copy of your passport biographical page with 1 photograph (clear background and face are required).
  • Travel itinerary: your detailed plan in India will be required for management. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you shall not complete your tour or flight bookings before the e-visa is issued.
  • A valid email address to receive your e-visa result.
  • Additional documents: you will be required to provide some purpose-related document in order to let the local authorities verify your stay. Take an e-Business visa as an example, if you need to get it, you will need to provide your invitation letter and/or your business card with your personal and organization information on it.

Read more: How to apply for India eVisa.

Indian visa requirements for Ukrainian citizens

 

3. Indian e-Visa fees for Ukrainian citizens:

In order to complete your application process, you will need to charge for the total of 2 main kinds of India visa fees: government and service fee. For the government fee, since Ukraine is not in the exemption list of India, therefore, you need to pay for that fee regulated in the Indian authorities announcement.

For the service fee, there are total 3 options for you to choose, depending on how fast you want to get an e-visa:

  • Normal: you will get your e-visa result within 3 business days if you choose this type of service.
  • Urgent: this higher type of service can help you get your e-visa within 24 hours.
  • Super urgent: you will get the highest priority when using this service because your waiting time is just around 5 business hours.

Moreover, you can add a small amount of money for COVID-19 insurance in order to enhance your chance of getting accepted and more importantly, keep your benefits for every circumstance when traveling abroad.

Payment method: after choosing your suitable service, you will know exactly your total receipt. To pay for it, you can choose between electronic payment and wire transfer. If your choice is electronic payment, consider using these following methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal to complete your payment.