India



India, officially the Republic of India (Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world.

NameIndia
Top Level Domain
.in
Alpha2 CodeIN
Alpha3 CodeIND
Calling Codes
91
CapitalNew Delhi
Alt Spellings
IN
Bhārat
Republic of India
Bharat Ganrajya
RegionAsia
SubregionSouthern Asia
Population1295210000
Latlng
20
77
DemonymIndian
Area3287590
Gini33.4
Timezones
UTC+05:30
Borders
AFG
BGD
BTN
MMR
CHN
NPL
PAK
LKA
Native Nameभारत
Numeric Code356
Currencies
CodeINR
NameIndian rupee
Symbol
Languages
Iso639_1hi
Iso639_2hin
NameHindi
Native Nameहिन्दी
Iso639_1en
Iso639_2eng
NameEnglish
Native NameEnglish
Translations
DeIndien
EsIndia
FrInde
Jaインド
ItIndia
BrÍndia
PtÍndia
NlIndia
HrIndija
Faهند
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/ind.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymSAARC
NameSouth Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
Other Acronyms
Other Names
CiocIND

Cities

New Delhi

Agartala

Ahmedabad

Amritsar

Bangalore

Chennai

Dibrugarh

Gangtok

Guwahati

Hyderabad

Jaipur

Kanpur

Kolkata

Lucknow

Ludhiana

Mumbai

Nagpur

Patna

Port Blair

Pune

Shillong

Srinagar

Surat

Destinations

Ajanta Caves

Amer Fort

Brihadeeswara Temple

Brihadeeswara Temple

Charminar

Chittor Fort

Chittor Fort

City Palace, Jaipur

City Palace, Udaipur

Ellora Caves

Golconda Fort

Hawa Mahal

Jaisalmer Fort

Jim Corbett National Park

Junagarh Fort, Bikaner

Konark Sun Temple

Kumbhalgarh Fort

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Mehrangarh Fort And Museum

Pushkar Lake

Qutub Minar

Ranthambore National Park

Red Fort

Spiti Valley

Sree Virupaksha Temple, Hampi

Taj Mahal

Victoria Memorial

Agra Fort

Aguada Fort

Akshardham, New Delhi

Albert Hall Museum In Jaipur

Anjuna Beach

Baha'i Lotus Temple

Bandhavgarh National Park

Bandipur National Park

Basilica Of Bom Jesus

Bibi Ka Maqbara

Calangute Beach

Cherai Beach

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

Cubbon Park

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Dudhsagar Falls

Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Island

Eravikulam National Park

Fateh Sagar Lake

Gateway Of India Mumbai

Gir National Park And Wildlife Sanctuary

Hadimba Devi Temple, Manali

Humayun’s Tomb

India Gate

Itmad-ud-Daula

Jagdish Temple, Udaipur

Jagmandir

Jaigarh Fort

Jal Mahal

Jama Masjid Of Delhi

Jantar Mantar - Jaipur

Jaswant Thada

Kanha Tiger Reserve

Karni Mata Temple

Kaziranga National Park

Keoladeo National Park

Lake Pichola

Lalbagh Botanical Garden

Lodhi Garden

Mahabodhi Temple Bodhgaya

Marari Beach

Marina Beach

Marine Drive

Mehtab Bagh

Mysore Palace

Nagarhole National Park And Tiger Reserve

Nahargarh Fort

Nathu La

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island

Nilgiri Mountain Railway Line

Pench National Park

Periyar National Park

Purana Qila

Radhanagar Beach

Rajaji National Park

Ranthambore Fort

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Rohtang Pass

Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centre

Saheliyon-ki-Bari, Udaipur

Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace

Sajjangarh Monsoon Palace

Sariska Tiger Reserve

Shore Temple

Solang Valley

Tiger Hill, Darjeeling

Tomb Of Akbar The Great

Tsongmo Lake

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

Valley Of Flowers Uttarakhand

Varkala Beach



Everyone except nationals of Bhutan, Maldives and Nepal needs a visa to visit India.

Tourist visas are valid for six months from the date of issue, and cost around US$50. Processing takes from one day to one week

Visas need to be applied for online before you visit an embassy.

A visa on arrival is available for tourists from  Albania, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Island, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d`Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Island, Tuvalu, UAE, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu, Vatican City-Holy See, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 

The on arrival visa is only available at Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Gaya, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum & Varanasi airports for a fee of US$60 (plus bank fee). The visa is single entry and only valid for 30 days. You must apply at least 4 days in advance and up to 30 days before you arrive.

If you would like to stay in India for longer than six months, you will need to leave the country and apply for another visa. Getting another visa after you have had two in a row may prove a little difficult.
The Indian embassy in Kathmandu may be able to issue new visas but there crackdowns from time to time that may make getting a new visa near impossible.

Indian Immigration

Visa on arrival details

Indian Embassies and consulates


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time