E-visas issued to tourists travelling to India will have a 60-day validity period. Previously, the e-visa permitted a stay of only up to 30 days at a time in the country. This extension has been effective from 1 April.
The e-visa is sub divided into three categories: e-tourist, e-business and e-medical.
The medical e-visa allows triple entry into the country within 60 days, whereas the business and tourist e-visas allow double entry.
Both business and medical e-visas can be granted within 48 hours of submitting the application, however this is at the discretion of the Consulate General of India.
For more information, please visit indianvisaonline.gov.in.