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- Your Australian passport must be valid for at least six months beyond your intended date of departure from India.
- Ensure that your passport has a sufficient number of blank pages for visa stamps and immigration entry/exit stamps. At least two blank pages are typically required.
India offers an electronic tourist visa (e-visa) facility to citizens of many countries including Australia for tourist purposes, making it more convenient for travelers to obtain a visa for tourism, business, medical treatment, or conference purposes. Here's an overview of the India e-visa:
- Tourist and business e-visas are usually valid for 60 days from the date of arrival in India.
3 Application Process:
- Apply online through the official website of the Indian government's e-visa portal.
- AComplete the application form with required personal information, passport details, and travel plans.
- AUpload a recent passport-size photograph and a scanned copy of your passport's bio page (PDF format).
- APay the e-visa fee online using a credit or debit card.
- AOnce the application is approved, you will receive an e-visa via email, which you should print and carry with you during your trip.
4. Entry and Exit:
- You must enter India within the validity period specified on your e-visa. The e-visa allows double entry, meaning you can exit and re-enter India during its validity.
- E-visas are not extendable or convertible into other visa types while in India.
- You cannot use an e-visa to engage in activities not permitted under the visa category (e.g., work on a tourist visa).
- E-visas are not available for visiting certain restricted and protected areas in India.
- Be mindful of the e-visa's validity, and avoid overstaying, as this can lead to fines and other penalties.
7 Application Timing:
- It's advisable to apply for an e-visa well in advance of your intended travel dates, as processing times may vary. As on date, it is strongly advisable to apply for e-visa at least 30 days in advance
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