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Updated September 2023
The visa price associated with securing an Indian visa is a crucial factor to consider for individuals intending to discover the multifaceted and culturally diverse country. Similar to many other nations, India’s visa prices are subject to change based on a range of elements, such as the visa category, the length of the stay, and the applicant’s nationality.
In this article, Wego provides you with a one-stop resource for India visa prices, covering the several different categories of visas available for traveling to India.
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India visa price 2023
The cost for an Indian visa depends upon the type of your visit, the duration of your visit and the nation you apply for the visa from. Adequate knowledge of the visa processing fees will help you plan and manage your budget as a traveler.
Here are the fees associated with the different types of visas available in India.
Please note that the prices may differ based on an individual’s nationality and visa type. Hence, make sure to consult with your nearest Indian Embassy/Consulate or visa application center, regarding the accurate fee of your Indian visa.
The price for an Indian tourist visa varies depending on your nationality and type of tourist visa. However, according to some sources, it can range from USD 25 (INR 2,080) to USD 75 (INR 6,240).
Please make sure to consult your Embassy/Consulate or visa application center, regarding the accurate fee of your India tourist visa.
Entry visa is available to the following individuals:
- for persons of Indian origin and spouses and children of Indian citizens/persons of Indian origin/OCI cardholders (other than those registered as OCI cardholders).
- for those coming to join the Auroville Foundation, Aurobindo Ashram, Missionaries of Charity, Temples or similar approved organizations.
- for those coming to participate in cultural events/activities for a short duration without remuneration.
The price of an entry visa varies according to your nationality and the duration of the visa requirement. According to some sources, an entry visa of up to one year with single/multiple entries, the cost comes to around USD 80 (INR 6,656), while the cost for an entry visa valid for 1 to 5 years with multiple entries might be around USD 120 (INR 9,984).
Please note that the prices may differ depending on the duration and nationality of the applicant. Hence, make sure to consult your Embassy/Consulate or visa application center, regarding the accurate fee of your entry visa.
A conference visa is granted to a foreign whose sole objective of visiting India is to attend a conference, seminar or workshop being held in India. The cost of obtaining a conference visa comes to around USD 80 (INR 6,656).
Please note that the prices could differ based on your country of application. Hence, make sure to consult your Embassy/Consulate or visa application center, regarding the accurate fee of your conference visa.
A student visa is granted to an individual who produces proof of admission to a full-time course in a recognized educational institution in India. This visa is also granted to research scholars and individuals coming to pursue internships in Indian organizations.
According to some sources, the price of a student visa for India with a validity of 5 years is around INR 14,000 or more. However, since the fees may differ based on the applicant’s place of residence, please make sure to consult your Embassy/Consulate or visa application center, regarding the accurate cost of your India student visa.
According to some sources, the cost of an Indian business visa varies according to the duration of the visa:
- up to 1 year/single or multiple entry: USD 120 (INR 9,983)
- more than 1 year and up to 5 years/multiple Entry: USD 250 (INR 20,799)
Please note that the prices for this visa will vary across different countries. Hence, make sure to consult your Embassy/Consulate or visa application center, regarding the accurate fee of your conference visa.
Medical/Medical Attendant visa
The price for the India medical visa varies according to the country from where the applicant is applying. Thus, it is advisable to consult with the Indian embassy or consulate in your country to determine the fee structure for your visa.
You can check your payment details and pay through the Indian government’s online portal, simply by entering your application ID and date of birth.
For more information regarding the India medical visa, visit our article below:
The price for an India transit visa may vary depending on your nationality and the duration of your visa. The cost is typically determined by the country of origin and the season of travel. For a transit visa that allows two entries and a maximum stay of up to three days per entry, the fee generally reaches up to USD 80 (INR 6,651).
The price of processing an India e-visa can range from approximately USD 10 (INR 831) to USD 100 (INR 8,314), depending on the applicant’s home country and the type of visa applied for. A bank transaction charge of 2.5% will also apply. You can find more detailed fee information on the India e-visa website.
Please note that the visa fees are non-refundable whether or not the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) is granted or rejected.
Visa on arrival
A visa on arrival in India is granted to a Japanese national who is visiting India for business, tourism, conference and medical purposes. A fee of INR 2000 or equivalent in foreign currency per passenger (including children), will be charged from each Japanese national obtaining a visa on arrival.