Regarding Nepal : All foreign nationals require visas for Nepal, while Indian nationals are not required to have the same.
Citizens of countries other than U.S.A. should clarify from their booking agents that what are the requirements regarding their citizenship, as entry requirements vary in case of every country.
If you have a plan to travel in a group of at least four, and under a recognized travel agent, you may be granted tourist visas or collective visas without prior reference. There is a procedure regarding this. The agency sponsoring the group must submit to the Indian Mission in that country for copies of a list containing particulars of each member of the group.
All the foreign nationals coming to India on tourist visas for not more than 180 days need not to register with any authority. They may visit any part of this country except some restricted /protected areas and prohibited places. Some governments issue family passports. These are recognized without any discrimination.
As far as the current requirements are concerned, names of passengers on airline reservations must exactly match the names on their passports. That's why they should ensure accuracy in this regard.
Southern Travels asks for a copy of informational pages from your passport if your travel plan includes air flights booked through our office. ("Internal" flights are included here.) Photocopies of passport can be mailed in or faxed to Southern Travels.
Please ensure to have all the essential documents along with you, before starting for your trip to India. Southern Travels advises all of its esteemed guests to travel with proper documentation to avoid any inconvenience during their entire trip.
Southern Travels will try its best to keep you abreast of updated rules and regulations regarding passports, visas, and other entry requirements. But, we want to remind you all very humbly that it is ultimately responsibility of the traveler to obtain all documents that are necessary for admittance to the countries, they are going to visit as per his/her travel plan.
|Type of Visa||Period for which granted||No of entries||Document required with application||Document required with application Extendable in India|
|Transit||15 days||One||Return / onward journey ticket||No|
|Business||One-Five years||Multiple||Document to prove bonafide purpose (Company's letter etc.)||Yes|
|Employment||One year or period of contract||Multiple||Proof of employment as a skilled worker or at high post (appointment document), terms and conditions by laws of the company||Yes|
|Student||Period of course||Multiple||Proof of admission in India institution||Yes|
|Foreigners of Indian origin||One - Five Year||Multiple||Proof of being on Indian origin||Yes|