The Indian government has decided to issue multiple entry visas for long-term to the people of Abu Dhabi intending to come to the country for business, tourism or medical treatment.
On 23rd April, 2014, the Indian Embassy at Abu Dhabi has announced that the people intending to visit India for tourism, medical treatment or business, can file their visa applications according to the new rules.
Applicants intending to come to India as tourists may obtain multiple entry visas for a maximum period of six months.
Applicants seeking business visas may attain multiple entry visas for a maximum period of five years , while the applicants applying for medical multiple entry visas can get them for up to a period of one year or the duration of treatment, whichever of the time durations is less.
The Consulate General of India in Dubai and embassy of India in Abu Dhabi would make a final decision on the visa applications.