The Government of India has decided to extend the Visa-on-arrival facility to nationals of the United Arab Emirates on Sunday. With this decision, the government aims to strengthen relations, trade links and strategic ties between the two countries.
The visa facility will be available to the citizens of UAE for a period of up to 60 days with double entry for business, tourism, conference, and medical purposes.
The facility will available at six designated International Airports--Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai.
However, the visa will be available to only those nationals who have earlier obtained an e-visa or a normal paper Visa for India, irrespective of whether the person actually visited India or not.
Meanwhile, the citizen who will be going to India for the first time may have to apply for an e-Visa or a normal paper Visa.
For detailed information, one can visit https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/visa-on-arrival. Japan and South Korea are the other two countries whose citizens are offered the visa-on-arrival facility by India. Citizens of around 170 countries are given e-Visa facility.