(i)       Who is visiting India for a period not exceeding 60 days and for business, tourism, conference and medical purposes;

(ii)      Who does not have a residence or occupation in India;

(iii)     Who holds a passport with a minimum validity of six months;

(iv)   Who is a person of assured financial standing (the production of a return ticket/onward journey ticket and availability of sufficient money to spend during his stay in India);

(v)      Who is not a persona-non-grata to the Government of India;

(vi)     Who is not considered an undesirable person;


  1. This facility is not available to the citizens of Japan and South Korean,  if the person or either of his/her parents or grandparents (paternal or maternal) was born in, or was permanently resident in Pakistan. Such persons can visit India only after obtaining an appropriate visa from the Indian Mission/Post concerned.
  2. The Visa-on-Arrival facility is not available to holders of Diplomatic/Official passports.
  3. Visa-on-Arrival shall be non-extendable and non-convertible.


‘Visa-on-Arrival’ will be valid for entry and stay in India within the period of its validity subject to the conditions specified. The Immigration officer may grant a double entry ‘Visa-on-Arrival’ valid up to 60 days.

Entry Points:

Visa-on-Arrival is provided to Japanese and South Korean nationals only at six designated International Airports namely, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.

Fee for Visa-on-Arrival

A fee of Rs. 2,000/- or equivalent in foreign currency per passenger (including children), will be charged from each Japanese and South Korean national for the grant of Visa-on-Arrival.

Procedure for applying for Visa-on-Arrival


  • Japanese and South Korean nationals would be required to fill an application form (Annexure I) and present the same to the 
    'Visa Officer' at visa counter on arrival. The format of physical form will also be available from the airlines on board the flight.
    The Japanese and South Korean nationals would be required to carry duly filled 'VoA Application Form' along with duly filled
    disembarkation card. 


    The visa fee is required to be paid before grant of the visa.