Due to India being a country which is rich in culture, history and diversity, it’s becoming more and more popular with tourists. That why travel is becoming easier, and more affordable. India attracts all kinds of people; including those who want some time to relax and others who want make the most of their holiday. There are so many reasons you should visit India such as to visit the Taj Mahal, to stay in an ashram or just to go somewhere new and exciting. India’s government recently established an e-Tourist Visa program for a select number of countries including Britain, Australia and USA. Citizens from these countries can apply for an Indian Visa from the comfort of their home by filling out an application form online. The visa is processed and issued electronically, it’s sent to the applicants email. You need to carry a copy of your visa when you’re travelling. When you arrive in India you will have your biometric information taken at the airport; this means a fingerprint test and a photograph will be taken. There are four steps to obtain the visa these are applying online (https://onlinevisaindia.co.uk), verify personal details, pay your visa fee and the visa will then be sent to you via email.
The applications can be made up to 34 days in advance and as little as 4 days before your arrival in India. It’s valid for 30 days and grants a single entry into India. Two of these visas can be obtained in one year, although if you’d like to visit more than once you can still apply for the traditional visa. You can arrive to 16 designated airports including Jaipur and Kochi. You will be working with a UK based agent, so that they can deal with any issues for you and make sure your application goes smoothly. They will make sure that your application has been filled in correctly, as mistakes are easily made, and they will make sure you have attached all the appropriate documents to verify your identity. They will set your mind at ease as you can be confident that your payment has been made safely. Plus if you have any issues or questions then you are able to contact one of their agents, by email and telephone, whilst knowing you will get a quick response. They will also contact you themselves if there are any issues os that everything can be sorted in time for your trip.