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Electronic Tourist Visas for India

Government of India has introduced the Electronic Tourist Visas (ETV) to facilitate travel to India by citizens of many friendly countries.  Both Mozambique and Swaziland are among the countries whose citizens are eligible to travel to India on an ETV.  The process of obtaining an ETV is simple, and you do not need to visit the Indian High Commission at all for this.  You can complete the process from the comfort of your home, or with the assistance of a travel agent. You will receive the visa by email within a few days, and you can carry a print-out with you when you travel. 


The ETV can be used if you want to travel to India for recreation , sightseeing , casual visit to meet friends or relatives, short duration medical treatment or casual business visit.  Your passport should have at least 6 months validity from the date you arrive in India, and it must contain at least two blank pages for affixing the immigration stamps at the airport.  You should also have a return ticket, and enough funds to support your intended duration of stay in India.   


The High Commission of India strongly recommends nationals of Mozambique and Swaziland to make use of the ETV facility, as long as they meet the above conditions.  In this connection, it is important to note that the correct website for applying for an Indian ETV is   There are a number of fraud/fake websites on the internet, which promise to facilitate Indian ETV for travelers.  Applicants are strongly advised to avoid using any other website for applying for the ETV.  Please only use the website mentioned above.


In case you wish to apply for an ETV and have any doubt about the procedure, please contact the High Commission on