Foreign Nationals desirous of coming into India are required to possess a valid passport of their country and a valid Indian Visa. Please ensure that that passport is valid for 6 months from teh date of arrival into India. Citizens of Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives do not require visa to enter India.
TOURIST VISA ON ARRIVAL (TVOA) SCHEME
Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Island,Chile, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Myanmar, Nauru, New Zealand,Nicaragua, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Russia, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands,Sri Lanka,Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, USA, Vanuatu, Vatican City-Holy See, Vietnam.
A tourist arriving in India shall be allowed clearance free of duty articles in his bonafide baggage to the extent as mentioned below:-
- Used personal effects and travel souvenirs, if
- These goods are for personal use of the tourist, and
- These goods, other than those consumed during the stay in India, are re-exported when the tourist leaves India for a foreign destination.
- Articles upto a value of Rs-8000/- for making gifts.
It is illegal to bring in drugs, gold and silver bullion, plants and coins that have gone out of use.