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High Commission of India

29th March 2022

Subject: Restoration of Tourist/e-Tourist Visa for foreign tourists.

The government of India has taken the following decisions on restoration of Tourist/e-Tourist visa for foreign nationals. These are subject to quarantine and all other health/Covid-19 related matters, extant guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Family welfare, Government of India.

i. e-Tourist Visa issued prior to March 2020 have been restored for nationals of 156 countries, with immediate effect. Nationals of these 156 countries will also be eligible for issuance of fresh e-Tourist Visa.

ii. Valid Paper Tourist Visas issued to foreign nationals before March 2020 and remained suspended since March 2020 shall stand restored. Foreign nationals will also be issued fresh Tourist Visas by the High Commission of India, Nairobi.