India Announces E-Tourist Visa For 31 More Countries

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 10:59 Hrs
42
cmt right
43
Comment Right
70
cmt right
12
cmt right
Printer Print Email Email


NEW DELHI India's e-tourist visa scheme will be extended to 31 more countries from May 1, it was announced.

The central government said the facility, started on November 27, 2014 to 45 countries from nine designated Indian airports, is being extended to 31 more countries, including Canada and France

"This facility is being extended to 31 more countries from May 1," it said in a statement.



"New countries are Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Canada, Cayman Island, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominic an Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, France, Georgia, Grenada, Haiti, Holy See (Vatican), Honduras, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Paraguay, St Kitts and Nevis and Seychelles."

With the new addition, the total number of countries under the scheme will go up to 76.

The scheme will be extended to more countries in a phased manner, the statement said, adding the government was committed to extend it to 150 countries by the end of this financial year.
READ ALSO:
Here's How India & The World Is Helping Quake-Hit Nepal


Source: IANS
SPOTLIGHT
Startup City
India Accelerator, a GAN partnered, mentorship-driven, acceleration program hosted ‘The Inner Ci..
Finance
The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) in consultation with the Finance Ministry plans to spli..
Entertainment
First things first. "Made In Heaven" is the sexiest webseries India has produced, no doubt about i..
Career
IIT Roorkee organized an MoU exchanging ceremony between the Govt. of India Department of Scie..
Gadgets
Chipset-making giant Qualcomm has listed chipsets such as Snapdragon 855, 845, 710, 675 and 67..
Enterprise IT
PayByPhone, the global leader in mobile parking payments, today announced that it will appoint And..
Business
Hinduja Global Solutions here on Monday said it has set up a centre of excellence to train disable..
Technology
Facebook ruled out a cyber attack on its products Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger, which suffere..
US Indian
An Indian-American teenager has been conferred with the 2019 National STEM (Science, Technolog..