Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Excitement among US tourists as PM announces long-term Visa to India

While addressing the Indian American community at the Madison Square Garden in New York, the Prime Minister of India- Narendra Modi made sure to strengthen the country’s relationship with the United States of America. Throughout his speech yesterday, the PM focused on various measures to ease the travel process to India for US travelers and assured that the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) and Visa on Arrival (VOA) for US citizens are on the cards and will be implemented immediately. 

India ETA
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During his near hour-long speech, the PM also announced to extend lifelong Visa for PIO card holders. Soon, the PIO and OCI schemes will be merged and the respective card holders will be granted a visa for life.

Initially, India introduced the tourist VOA facility for the citizens of only five countries, but now, the citizens of almost eleven nations can avail the scheme benefits. These countries are- Finland, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Philippines, Laos, Myanmar, Indonesia and South Korea.

To get detailed information on India ETA,  you may visit: www.indiaeta.com