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Tourist Visa

Eligibility: Tourist whose sole purpose of visiting India is recreation, sight-seeing, casual visit, meeting friends and relatives is granted Tourist Visa for the duration of the visit effective from the date of issue. Tourist Visas are non-extendable and non-convertible. Journalists, press and media persons, editors, camerapersons, film/documentary directors/producers/editors going to India for tourism can only be granted Journalist Visa with Tourism Purpose. They should declare the purpose of their visit on a plain paper attached to the application form.

How to apply:

> Apply for e-Tourist Visa at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html 

From submission of the application to the issuance of visa, e-Visa is a completely online procedure for which no facilitation from Embassy is required. Here are simple steps:

Apply for e-Visa and make payment of Visa Fee Online



Check status online. Once the e-visa is approved, the applicant will receive notification on registered email.

Login into the e-Visa website and take printout of the e-Visa and travel to India with a valid passport. 


Apply for a regular (paper sticker) Tourist Visa by filling the online application at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html and submit a printout of the application along with the following documents at the Embassy of India Athens.

Documents Required:

  1.  Printed Visa Application form signed in blue, as per signature on passport with uploaded photo.

  1. Original Passport with at least 2 continuous blank pages, in good condition.

  1. Two photocopies of Passport pages with details.

  1. Photocopy of previous Indian Visa if any.

  1. Two recent identical colored photographs, with 5 cm x 5cm dimensions, on white background with 70% of face zoom.

  1. In case the applicant holds a 2nd Nationality Passport, a photocopy of passport page with details.

  1. Minors (below 12 years of age) should be accompanied by one parent along with photocopy of parent’s Passport or National ID Card for official submission.

  1. Proof of availability of sufficient funds for the expenses in India (bank statement, copy of bank passbook.

  1. Copy of flight ticket booking/reservation.

Additional Documents Required for Non-Greek Passport Holders:

Photocopy of Greek Residence Permit or Greek ID, if exists with the Original.
In case Greek Residence Permit or Greek ID does not exist, A Non-Resident Declaration (click hereaddressed to the Indian Embassy in Greece, in English, stating the reason for applying from Greece and not from the applicant’s country of origin. 

Tourist Visa Fees along with Bank Charges w.e.f. 01.04.2024 (for Greek Nationals)


Visa Type and Period

No. of Entries


in €

Bank Charges for digital payment

Greek Bank Cards

(Visa, Master, Maestro)

Non-Greek Bank Cards (Visa, Master, Maestro)



Upto 1 year

Single or Multiple Entry




More than 1 year and up to 5 years 

Multiple Entry




ICWF Charges on Visa Services


ICWF Charges
(in €)

Bank Charges for all payees (in €)


(in €)

Tourist Visa




Click here for Tourist Visa Fee Schedule applicable for non-Greek nationals.