What visa do I need for India from the UK?

The Indian electronic visa permits UK nationals to travel to India for tourism, recreation, visiting friends and relatives, taking short-term courses, or indulging in other non-business activities.

There are 4 types of tourist e-visas. Each has a separate duration of validity. You have the following alternatives for a standard tourist visa:

1. Indian tourist e-visa: is an online authorization that allows you to travel to India for tourism purposes.

There are 2 types of India e-tourist visa:

  • Tourist e-Visa for one month: double entries, total stay of 30 days
  • Tourist e-Visa for one year: multiple trips, total stay for each trip is 90 days

2. Indian business e-visa: is an e-visa designed for business travelers who desire to visit India. This electronic visa is a double-entry visa that allows you to stay in the country for up to 180 days on each trip.

3. Indian e-Medical Visa: is an online visa that permits foreign nationals to enter the country three times. This type of e-visa is exclusively issued to people seeking medical treatment in India.

4. Indian Conference Visa: The conference e-visa is granted to those who wish to visit India to attend conferences in the country. This single-entry visa allows its holders to remain in India for up to 30 days from the arrival date.

Alternatively, you can apply for a tourist e-Visa to transit in India. Applying online provides a convenient option for transit passengers. You can transit in India more than once using the same visa. Double and multiple-entry tourist e-Visa are available.