Government restores E-Visa to 156 countries
The Union Home Ministry has restored the electronic tourist visa (e-visa ) for 156 countries. This comes after the government of India decided to resume international flights from India from 27 March 2022.
The normal international flights were suspended on 23 March 2020 from India following the covid outbreak in the country .
The Home Ministry order has restored the valid five years e-visa to 156 eligible countries and they are also now eligible for new e-visa.
The order has also restored the valid regular (paper) tourist visa with validity of five years, issued to foreign nationals of all countries..
However all land and riverine borders, including the Attari-Wagah post along Pakistan, will continue to remain shut, except for those with special permission.
This order of the home ministry is not applicable to the Afghan nationals.
The Government of India has started a “new category of electronic visa called e-Emergency X-Misc Visa”.
It is an official document issued by a government to a foreigner to enter, leave or stay in the country for a specified time period.
In India Visa is issued by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs
Union Minister of Home Affairs : Amit Shah
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