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Heading: NOW CONFIRMED BY MEA Posted On: 18 November, 2019

Nationals of Japan, South Korea & UAE (only for such UAE nationals who had earlier obtained e-Visa or regular/paper visa for India)
are Eligible for Visa-on-Arrival

JAPAN , SOUTH KOREA, UAE

Notes:-

  1. Visa-on-Arrival facility is available to the citizens of Japan, South Korea & UAE (only for such UAE nationals who had earlier obtained e-Visa or regular/paper visa for India). This facility is not available to any person if he/she or either of his/her parents or grandparents (paternal or maternal) was born in or permanent resident of Pakistan. Such persons can visit India only on appropriate visa obtaining from concerned Indian Mission/Post.
  2. The Visa-on-Arrival facility is not available to holders of Diplomatic/Official passports.
  3. Visa-on-Arrival shall be non-extendable and non-convertible.
  4. Japanese, South Korean and UAE nationals would be required to fill an application form (Annexure I). It is advisable to download it, print it, fill it and present the same to the ‘Visa Officer’ at visa counter on arrival. You have also the option to fill the form on arrival. The format of physical form will also be available from the airlines on board the flight. The Japanese, South Korean and UAE nationals would be required to carry duly filled ‘VoA Application Form’ along with duly filled disembarkation card.

For UAE Nationals:-

  1. Visa-on-Arrival Scheme is applicable for such UAE nationals who had earlier obtained e-Visa or regular/paper visa for India.
  2. UAE nationals who are coming to India for the first time are advised to apply for e-Visa or regular/paper visa.
  3. Pakistan Origin UAE nationals will not be eligible for Visa-on-Arrival Scheme.
  4. All other terms & conditions applicable for grant of Visa-on-Arrival to Japanese and South Korean nationals will be applicable to UAE national also

Eligibility:-

  1. Who is visiting India for a period not exceeding 60 days and for business, tourism, conference and medical purposes;
  2. Who does not have a residence or occupation in India;
  3. Who holds a passport with a minimum validity of six months;
  4. Who is a person of assured financial standing (the production of a return ticket/onward journey ticket and availability of sufficient money to spend during his stay in India);
  5. Who is not a persona-non-grata to the Government of India;
  6. Who is not considered an undesirable person;

Validity

‘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.

Entry Points:

Visa-on-Arrival is provided to Japanese, South Korean and UAE nationals only at six designated international airports at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.

Fee for Visa-on-Arrival:

A fee of Rs. 2,000/- or equivalent in foreign currency per passenger (including children), will be charged from each Japanese, South Korean and UAE nationals for the grant of Visa-on-Arrival.

Procedure for applying for Visa-on-Arrival:-

  1. Japanese, South Korean and UAE nationals would be required to fill an application form (Annexure I). It is advisable to download it, print it, fill it and present the same to the ‘Visa Officer’ at visa counter on arrival. You have also the option to fill the form on arrival. The format of physical form will also be available from the airlines on board the flight.The Japanese, South Korean and UAE nationals would be required to carry duly filled ‘VoA Application Form’ along with duly filled disembarkation card.
  2. The visa fee is required to be paid before grant of the visa.

 

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