TVOA - Tourist Visa on Arrival Visa Services

TVOA - Tourist Visa on Arrival

The Embassy is pleased to announce that the Government of India has extended e-Tourist visa facility to Israel nationals.  Kindly go to the relevant link on the Embassy website (e-tourist visa) or

Please check eligibility and process on how to apply for e-tourist visa.

For further information and how to apply for TVOA is available on

You can call Indian Visa Application Center (CKGS - SM Visa) at 03-7626905 or send an email to for TVOA related information.

Note - It has been brought to our notice that a number of fake visa websites are being operated on the internet, claiming to provide e-Tourist Visa services to visa applicants desiring to travel to India.  In the recent past, there have been an increasing number of complaints relating to fraud perpetrated by these websites.  In order to mislead applicants, some of these websites have created images and homepage templates mimicking the Government of India websites for e-Tourist Visa applicants.

It may kindly be noted that only Indian Government website dealing with e-Tourist visa is  No other website belongs to the Government of India and therefore should not be relied on for e-Tourist Visa services.  Our home page and page on Consular Services already contain the link to the official page.

Important Notice:

  1. Satellite phones:As per the existing guidelines of MHA, carrying satellite phones by foreigners into India is banned. All are requested to note this and not carry satellite phones while visiting India.
  2. Wildlife:The Indian Wildlife Protection Act bans all forms of wildlife trade. Violations of the provisions of the act are punishable with heavy fines and imprisonment. Travelers are, therefore, advised not to buy any wildlife or wildlife products or derivatives especially ivory articles, fur and skin articles derived from wild animals such as Shahtoosh.
  3. Drugs:Buying, sales or use psycho-tropic drugs or any narcotic substances while in India is a cognizable offence punishable by imprisonment.