CONSULATE GENERAL OF INDIA
RELAXATION ON VISA & TRAVEL RESTRICTION FOR FOREIGN TOURISTS
The Government of India has issued the following relaxation on Visa & Travel restrictions for Foreign Tourists intending to visit India;
(i) Foreign nationals intending to visit India for tourism purpose will be allowed to enter into India on e-tourist/Tourist Visa through chartered flights (for group tourism only) from 15 October 2021.
(ii) All individual foreign nationals intending to travel to India for tourism purpose through Vande Bharat Mission, Air Bubble Scheme or by any scheduled/non-scheduled commercial flights as allowed by the Ministry of Civil Aviation would be permitted to enter into India from 15 November 2021.
(iii) The above mentioned foreign nationals would be required to obtain a fresh e-tourist/ Regular Tourist visa from BOI or Mission/ Post abroad. Existing valid e-tourist/ Regular Tourist visa continue to remain suspended.
(iv) Such foreign nationals may be granted fresh single entry e-tourist/Regular Tourist visa for 30 days by BOI/ Missions/ Post abroad.
(v) Such foreign nationals shall be permitted to enter India by sea routes or by flights. However, such foreign nationals will not be permitted to enter through land ICPs.
Mandalay, Dated 14. 10. 2021