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37 more countries to get e-tourist visa from tomorrow

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 5:47 IST

The Home Ministry will extend e-tourist visa scheme to 37 more countries from 26 February - taking the total number of beneficiary countries to 150.

The government had launched the e-tourist visa facility on 27 November, 2014. So far, the scheme was applicable to 113 countries at 16 Indian airports designated for the visa service.

Over 7.50 lakh visas have been issued under the scheme. At present on an average 3,500 e-tourist visas are being granted daily to foreign nationals.

The 37 countries that will be added to the list tomorrow are:

  • Albania
  • Austria
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Cote d'lvoire
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Eritrea
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Guinea
  • Iceland
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Moldova
  • Namibia
  • Romania
  • San Marino
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Switzerland
  • Tajikistan
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

-ANI

First published: 25 February 2016, 10:47 IST
 
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