The India e-Visa program is launched by the Government of India in 2014 for the citizens of 180 eligible countries. All the launch members of the India e-Visa program can get benefits from the fast entry facility. It allows them to apply for India Tourist e-Visa, Business e-Visa, and medical e-Visa.
The Indian e-Visa program allows foreign citizens to apply for different kinds of Indian e-Visas based on their choice. The main Indian e-Visas are tourist e-Visa with one month, one year, and five years validity, Business e-Visa with 12 months validity, and medical e-Visa with a short-term validity.
It is mandatory for citizens of South Korea and all other eligible foreign countries to possess an Indian Visa Online to enter the country. All foreign citizens regardless of their age should apply for India Visa Online. They can use this e-Visa to stay in India for 30, 90, or 180 days on each visit based on their choice. The number of days of stay also depends on the type of Visa availed by the applicant. Visas like e-tourist Visa offers both double entries and multiple entries, based on the validity of the Visa. The short-term Visas with one-month validity provide double entry, while the long-term Visas with validity for one and five years provide multiple entries.
Taiwan was a launch member of the India e-Visa program. Taiwan citizens can use India e-Visa to enter the country via air and by cruise ship. It allows Taiwan citizens to easily apply for Indian Visa Online within 2 to 3 minutes. The primary requirement to apply for India e-Visa is an ordinary passport with six months of validity, email id, and credit/debit card. Email address is necessary, as the e-Visa will be directly sent to the email after the verification process. A Visa application fee will be charged during the application, which can be paid using a credit/ debit card. Indian Visa from Taiwan is available within 3-4 business days, but it is recommended to apply for India Visa at least four days in advance of the travel.
The online Visa application process via www.indiavisa-online.org is completely secured, as the e-visa will be electronically linked with the passport. Applicants can also take a soft copy of the e-Visa received through email for security.