India announces visa-on-arrival facility for Emiratis

India announces visa-on-arrival facility for Emiratis

UAE nationals travelling to India can get on-arrival visa effective from November 16, 2019, the Government of India, has announced.

This facility is aimed at further strengthening people to people and trade links as well as strategic ties between the two countries.

Visa-on-Arrival will be available to UAE nationals for a period of up to 60 days with double entry for business, tourism, conference and medical purposes.

This facility will be available at six designated International airports, including Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.

Visa-on-arrival will be available only to those UAE nationals who have earlier obtained an e-visa or a normal paper visa for India, irrespective of whether the person actually visited India or not.

Those UAE nationals going to India for first time, may be advised to apply for e-visa or a normal paper visa.

Conditions for UAE nationals:

– Visa-on-arrival Scheme is applicable for such UAE nationals who had earlier obtained e-Visa or regular/paper visa for India.

– UAE nationals who are coming to India for the first time are advised to apply for e-Visa or regular/paper visa.

– Pakistan-origin UAE nationals will not be eligible for the visa-on-Arrival scheme.

All other terms and conditions applicable to Japanese and South Korean nationals will also be applicable to UAE nationals.

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