What is a tourist visa in India?

A tourist visa in India  is granted in India for recreation, sightseeing, casual visits to meet friends or relatives, tourism etc. Activities that can be undertaken by a person on a tourist visa are limited to tourism, recreation etc.. Thus, a tourist visa is appropriate for those on non-business related purpose or tourism. For any further information you can consult best immigration lawyers online.

The following persons are not eligible for tourist visa in India and must apply for entry visa:

  • Persons of Indian Origin;

  • Spouse and children of Person of Indian Origin;

  • Spouse and dependent family members of a foreign national coming to India on a long term visa like Business, Employment, Research or Student visa.


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