High Commission of India

Tourist Visa Visa Services

Tourist Visa

Tourist Visa is granted to a Foreigner who does not have a residence or occupation in India and whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, sight-seeing, casual visit to meet friends and relatives, attending a short term yoga programme. No other activity/purpose is permissible on a Tourist Visa.

The High Commission in the normal course issues multiple-entry Tourist Visa valid for a period of 06 months.

Documents required: Applicant should submit a colour photograph (size 2" x 2") with white background, print out of the online application form duly signed and original passport.

Where to apply: Authorized Indian Visa Application Centres (IVAC)

Visa fees and processing time: Click here

For nationals of Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, foreigners of Pakistan origin and Stateless persons, holding tourist visas, a gap of two months between the date of last exit from India and the date of re-entry is mandatory. In case a return journey within the two months' period is necessary for these nationals, please contact the High Commission along with necessary documents for facilitating re-entry. Processing fee is S$ 20.00.
For the other countries, this restriction of maintaining two month gap between two visits is no more valid now.

The Tourist Visa is non-extendable and non-convertible.

Singapore/Foreign Nationals of Indian origin who requires travelling frequently to India on account of familial or related obligations may apply for Entry visas which are granted for longer validity.

FRROs/FROs cum Superintendents of Police can grant Landing Permit to the foreigners arriving in India by air or sea without valid visa under emergency situation like death/illness in the family upto a period of maximum three days. For further guidance, please visit :

The Government of India Tourist Office is located at: #01-01, 20 Kramat Lane, Singapore 228773, Telephone: 62353800, . It may be contacted if required for details about places to visit, stay etc.