I’ve been working behind the scenes this week to update some information about Indian visas. Here are the three updates you should know about.
1. In early January 2015, the PIO (Person of Indian Origin) scheme ended. Now all PIOs are considered OCIs (Overseas Citizens of India). Confused? Check out this updated page:
2. In November 2014, India expanded the offering of a Tourist Visa on Arrival to about 45 nations (including the US, but not the UK).
Here is the new information about the TVOA (which is not actually a Visa on Arrival):
And here is the list of all the visa categories in India:
3. Sometime in the last few months, India updated its online visa application interface. So, I’ve also updated the step-by-step instructions to filling out the online Indian application form.
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