VISA ON ARRIVAL

  • Visa-on-Arrival for 43 countries including US, Australia from Thursday 6 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The much awaited Visa-on-Arrival and Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) for 43 countries, including United States of America, Australia, Fiji and Pacific Island countries is expected to be in place from Thursday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recently made the announcement in this regard. A draft Bill for amending...
  • PM Modi working on visa on arrival facility on the anvil for US tourists September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: India is working on a proposal for Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility for US tourists, one of the bigticket announcements expected to be made during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's highprofile visit to the US beginning September 26. The Ministry of Home Affairs is working overtime to finish the...
  • Government working to provide visaonarrival facility at Varanasi, Bodh Gaya airports, says Naik August 2, 2014

    The government is working to provide visaonarrival facility for tourists arriving from European and western countries at Varanasi and Bodh Gaya airports, Union Minister Shripad Naik said on Saturday. The Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture said this at the inauguration of the 17th convention of Tourist Guides Federation...
  • India to extend visaonarrival facility to tourists from 180 countries February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: India will extend visaonarrival to tourists of all nations barring eight, including Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Iran, as it looks to boost tourism, Planning Minister Rajeev Shukla said on Wednesday. "We have decided to extend the visaonarrival facility to tourists from 180 nations. It will take 56...
  • India may extend visa on arrival facility for 40 more countries October 7, 2013

    India intends to extend visa on arrival facility to tourists from 40 more countries, including the US, the UK, Canada, Brazil, Australia, the UAE and Saudi Arabia, a move which will make the country a more tourist friendly destination and promote foreign exchange earnings. The Planning Commission has called a highlevel...
  • India lifts hold on visaonarrival for Pak senior citizens April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The visaonarrival facility for senior citizens of Pakistan, which was put on hold by India following heightened tensions along the Line of Control (LoC), has been restarted from March 31. The facility was put on hold hours before its operationalisation on January 15 after an Indian soldier was...
  • Indian visa policy for Pak on hold due to 'no takers' January 15, 2013

    Wagah Border: India's visa liberalisation policy for Pakistani senior citizens did not see any takers on Tuesday, due to which the policy was put on hold, according to sources in the Ministry of External Affairs. Even as tension prevailed at the Line of Control, sources say there was no change...
  • India posts 25 per cent increase in visas on arrival September 11, 2012

    New Delhi: A total of 9,412 visas on arrival (VoAs) were issued till August compared to 7,514 during corresponding period of 2011, registering a growth of 25.3 per cent, an official said on Tuesday. According to the tourism ministry, 1,750 VoAs were issued in August compared to 920 during August 2011,...
  • Luxembourg women give fake Indian currency for visa July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Two women nationals of Luxembourg allegedly paid their 'visaonarrival' fee at the IGI airport in New Delhi with fake Indian currency notes, police said on Friday. The two women, along with a child, arrived at the IGI airport on the intervening night of July 14 and 15 and...
  • Visa on arrival scrapped for Indians in Malaysia August 3, 2010

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia revoked its visa on arrival (VOA) facility for Indians after 40,000 visitors from that country "abused" it and "disappeared", deputy prime minister Muhyideein Yassin has said. The cases of Indians abusing the scheme topped the list of unauthorised immigrants from eight South Asian nations and China to whom...
  • Visit Pak without visa wait soon September 28, 2006

    New Delhi: Indians will soon be able to go to Pakistan without waiting for a visa and will be issued a visa at the airport in Pakistan. In a major policy shift, Pakistan said on Wednesday that visas will be given to Indians on arrival. This visa on arrival facility...