Visa On Arrival

  • India to extend visa-on-arrival facility to tourists from 180 countries February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: India will extend visa-on-arrival 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 visa-on-arrival facility to tourists from 180 nations. It will take 5-6...
  • 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 high-level...
  • India lifts hold on visa-on-arrival for Pak senior citizens April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The visa-on-arrival 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 'visa-on-arrival' 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...