New Update December 06, 2022:
We are glad to inform all the travellers who want to visit India that a few more countries including the United Kingdom have got lucky this time as the Government of India has lifted off travel restrictions on few more countries and the updated list of Indian eVisa eligible countries now stands at 164.
As per the recent updates citizens of 164 countries can apply for an e-visa online. The e-visa services which had been available since 2014 got suspended for all countries during the covid-19 Pandemic and then when the services got restored later only 156 countries were being considered eligible until now.
Updated March 16, 2022:
We have joyful news for worldwide Indian travel lovers. Indian government restores long-term 1-year and 5-year e-tourist visas with immediate effect.
The government also said that it has restored old, long-term regular tourist visas (paper visas) with a validity of 5 years and 10 years, issued to citizens of all countries.
Now you can re-experience Indian hospitality, recreate your own experience and create new memories with your friends, family. There will be no limit of stay for 30 days. Citizens of 156 Eligible Countries for Indian e-Visa now can apply for 1-year and 5-year e-tourist visas from 16 March 2022 and stay in India for a longer period.
Please Note: The government instructions will not be applicable in the following country. All e-Visa and Visa online services are still suspended for citizens of the countries. We will update as soon as the e-visa/visa facility is resumed for the below country:
Now, Please apply for a regular sticker visa at the Indian embassy in their country or nearby countries. Please contact the nearest embassy, consulate, or visa application center.
Foreign nationals on tourist and e-tourist visas will be able to enter India by flights only through designated Maritime Immigration Check Posts (IPs) or ICPs of the airport, including those under the 'Vande Bharat Mission' or 'Air Bubble' scheme or through any included by others. Flights permitted by DGCA or Ministry of Civil Aviation.
In no case, foreign nationals will be allowed to enter through the land border or river route on a tourist visa or e-tourist visa.