Changes in Indian visa norms take effect

The Indian government has put the following visa norms in action from April 1, 2013

The Government of India has amended its Visa Manual to extend the collective landing permits facility with effect from 1st April 2013. Foreign tourists in groups of four or more arriving by air or sea and sponsored by Indian travel agencies approved by the Ministry of Tourism and with a pre-drawn itinerary will be granted Collective Landing Permit for a period not exceeding 60 days, with multiple entry facilities. In order to avail this facility the tourists or travel agencies shall mandatorily fill in an application online.

Four more airports have started operating the Tourist Visa on Arrival facility this year, taking the total to 8.

Conference Visas have been made simpler, a 60-day gap between two consecutive visits by an international tourist to India is no longer required.

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