Indian Regular Tourist Visa is generally valid for 1 year with multiple entries.
eTourist Visa is valid for 30 days to 5 years with double/ multiple entries allowed.
When considering a visa to India from Australia, it’s essential to understand the differences between a Regular Tourist Visa and an eTourist Visa.
|Regular Tourist Visa||eTourist Visa|
|To be applied through VFS Global or Consulate/Embassies||To be applied online|
|Processing time – 7-10 working days||Processing time – (24-72 hours)|
|Validity of issued visa – one year (Generally)||Validity of issued visa- 30 days to 5 years|
|Entries: – Multiple||Entries:- Double/Multiple (depends on plan)|
|Fees: AU$ 180-200 approx||Fees: $USD 20-130 approx|
|Visa Receiving:- The visa will be pasted on passport and will be sent by courier/post to the applicant’s address||Visa Receiving:- By email|