India extends E- tourist visa for two months

May 26, 2016
Presently, the numbers of foreign tourist arrivals in India are gradually increasing. That is the reason why Indian government has been stepping forward to reform its immigration policies. To increase the number of foreign tourist arrival in India, the government is proposed to extend the validity of E-tourist visa from one month to two months.

India extends E-tourist visa for two months

Previously, the e-tourist visa entitled two entries to the foreign nationals but in the recent reformation proposal that has been changed to a single entry. The Home Ministry of India also proposed a new initiation to extending the validity of visa for foreign nationals who are traveling to India for medical treatment. Now the medical tourist can avail the extension of electronic visa facility. This will be helpful to approach them and get the proper medical facilities from India by staying 60 days.

The medical tourists have to apply for the e-medical visa through online and will get an electronic travel authorization via email.  The Home Minister of India has been stated in a press conference that, the medical tourists need to fly with a printout of Electronic travel authorization or e-medical visa to clear immigration at the Indian airports.

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