Posted on 01 Feb 2013
Visa on Arrival(T-VoA) is a single entry tourist visa for the visitors to India. Citizens of Finland, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Laos, Myanmar, Indonesia can get a "Tourist Visa on Arrival".They can also get this visa on advance off their travel. It would be valid only for single entry and is available only at the international airports at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram.
Visa on Arrival can neither be extended nor converted to any other kind of visa during the stay in India except in certain exceptional circumstances.This visa fees is $ 60 per person(including children).
A tourist can get a visa on arrival with a maximum validity of 30 days. BOI norms say the objectives of the visit should only be recreation, sightseeing and meeting friends or relatives and no other purpose or activity. Those applying for the visa should not have a residence or occupation in India and should hold a passport with minimum six-month validity.
The Indian Government plans to extend this Visa on Arrival to visitors from Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Spain, France, Germany, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Brazil, and South Africa.