Important Notice for Chinese nationals seeking Visa to India


Government of India issues visas to foreign nationals to visit India for various purpose as Tourism, Medical treatment, Business, Studies etc. Three types of visas are issued by Government of India. These are as follows:-

  1. Visa on Arrival (Issued on arrival at the airport)
  2. Electronic Visa (Issued by Government of India through e-visa portal)
  3. Regular paper visa (Issued by Embassy of India)


Visa on Arrival can be availed by nationals of Japan, Republic of Korea (South Korea) & UAE (only for such UAE nationals who had earlier obtained e-Visa or regular/paper visa for India). ‘Visa-on-Arrival’ will be valid for entry and stay in India within the period of its validity subject to the conditions specified. The Immigration officer may grant a double entry ‘Visa-on-Arrival’ valid up to 60 days. Visa on Arrival is provided only at six designated International Airports namely, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.
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The following category of electronic visa(e-Visa) can be availed by nationals of 166 countries including OMAN.

Categories of Visa Issued



E-Tourist Visa

One Month e-Tourist Visa
Duration: One Month (30 Days).

Entries: Double Entry, non-extendable and non-convertible

Continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 90 days for countries except USA, UK, Canada & Japan.
For USA , UK, Canada and Japan continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days.

One year e-Tourist Visa
Duration: One year (365 Days) from the date of grant of ETA.

Entries: Multiple

Five years e-Tourist Visa
Duration: Five years from the date of grant of ETA.

Entries: Multiple

E-Business Visa

One year (365 days) from the date of grant of ETA.

Continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 180 days.
If the intension is to stay for more then 180 days, shall get registered with FRRO/FRO concerned within two weeks after the expiry of 180 days.

E-Conference Visa

Thirty days (30 days) from the date of arrival into India/ Single

Organizers to upload all details & documentation on the MHA website (

    1. Please apply online for e-visa at
    2. For E-Visa related queries contact 0091-011-24300666.
    3. Those travelling to India are also advised to go through instructions available on the website of Bureau of Immigration at

Fake Websites offering Indian E-Visas

Following are unauthorized and fake third-party websites offering Indian e-Visa to foreign nationals:


Embassy of India, Muscat issues 19 different category of visas to Omani Nationals and foreigners residing in Oman. All Indian regular visa applications have to be mandatorily filled online at A print of the application along with two recent photographs has to be submitted at outsource Agency BLS International with visa fee and requisite documents.
For further details visit BLS International website

General Guidelines

  • Duly filled application to be filled online  with two photographs not more than six months old. (Paste one photo with white background of the size 35 mm X 45 mm and staple another on the application form)
  • It is essential that applicants fill in their personal details as exactly available in their passports. Mismatch of any of the personal details would lead to non-acceptance of the application
  • When applying for a visa, the validity of Passport should be at least for next 180 days or more.
  • Copy of Passport, Omani Residence permit / ID should be submitted.
  • The passport must have at least three blank pages and should not be Mutilated/ damaged/ tampered in any manner.
  • Visa application of Pakistan National and Pakistan Origin will be processed subject to clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India which may take about 45 days.
  • Validity of all visas is counted from the date of the issue of visa and not from the date of entry into India.
  • Visa processing fee once deposited shall not be refunded.
  • All Applicants are requested to present at the time of submission of Visa Application at Visa Application Center for capturing of Biometrics. 
  • Issue of visa is the prerogative of Government of India and not the right of applicant, also obtaining visa is not a guarantee, as Immigration authorities have the right to refuse to enter the country under provisions of Foreigners Act.


Categories of Regular Visa

Registration of Foreign Nationals in India