UK, US top Indian e-visa list

India expanded its e-visa programme in 2015
India significantly expanded its e-visa programme in 2015 and 2016

Travellers from the UK and US accounted for the largest share of e-tourist visas issued by India in November 2016.

According to the latest data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism, a total of 136,876 international tourists visited India on e-visas in November, up 63.9% year-on-year.

UK nationals accounted for 22.3% of this monthly total, followed by the US (12.9%), Russia (8.7%), France (6.3%) and China (6.1%). Germany (4.6%), Australia (4.1%), Canada (3.6%), Netherlands (1.8%) and Ukraine (1.8%) completed the top 10.

Almost half the e-visas were issued at Delhi Airport (45.0%), followed by Mumbai (18.5%), Goa (14.2%), Chennai (5.3%) and Bengaluru (5.2%) airports.

For the first 11 months of 2016, India has now issued a total of 917,446 e-tourist visas.

You might also like

Comments are closed.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Sign up here to get the latest news, updates and special offers delivered directly to your inbox.
You can unsubscribe at any time