Indian e-Tourist Visa (eTV)

The e-Tourist Visa to India for tourist and light business travel to India, issued to citizens of the United States and 149 other nationalities.

What is an Indian e-Tourist Visa ?

An e-Tourist Visa or eTV is an electronically issued and stored travel authority for tourist and light business travel to India, which can be used to replace the traditional visa that is stamped into your passport. 
The e-Tourist Visa is a faster, easier, lower cost alternative to the stamped visa option.

The Indian e-Visas are valid for 30 days from date of issue for a single entry only. A maximum of two Indian e-Visas can be issued for the same traveler within one year.

The Indian e-Visas allow for stays up to 30 days.

U.S. Citizens plus 149 other nationalities are eligible to apply for the India e-Tourist Visa (eTV). An Indian eTV may be obtained by Travel Document Systems on your behalf. The Indian eTV is for international travelers whose purpose of visiting India is tourism, recreation, sight-seeing, visiting friends or relatives and light business travel purposes.

The India online visa application must be submitted no later than 4 days prior to departure for India, and no earlier than 34 days before the date of arrival in India. It is possible to apply for a traditional Indian tourist visa up to several months in advance of your travel date.

The Indian E-Visa is only valid for Travelers arriving to 16 international airports: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum and Varanasi. If arriving to any other port of entry, you must apply for a traditional stamped Indian visa.
Arrival by Commercial Airlines only, Not Valid for Private Planes.

Get your Indian eTV (e-Tourist Visa)

e-Tourist Visa


  • $61.50 Government Fee US Passport
    fee varies for other countries
  • $45 TDS Service Fee
  • Single Entry
  • Valid 30 days for stays up to 30 days
  • 1-4 Business Day Processing Time
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Travel Document Systems, Inc. (TDS) is a leading visa and passport processing agency. For over 30 years we have served travel professionals, tour operators, and cruise lines, as well as corporate and individual international travelers. TDS specializes in travel that involves visas for more than one country.