Extension of e-Tourist Visa scheme to 37 more countries, including Switzerland; Advisory regarding correct website for e-Tourist Visa. Posted on : 26-02-2016 | Back | Print
Indian nationals visiting Switzerland are advised to be extremely careful about their passports/valuables, as there has been a considerable increase in passports/valuable being lost/stolen in trains/trams/stations/airports recently in Switzerland, which not only puts them in great difficulty, but is also a security risk.
We are happy to announce that the Government of India has extended the E-Tourist visa facility to Switzerland https://www.mea.gov.in/images/pdf/PressNoteExtensionTo37countriesOn26thFeb2016.pdf
Kindly go to the relevant link on the Embassy website or the one below:
https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/tvoa.html. Please check eligibility and process on how to apply for the new visa.
Advisory regarding correct website for e-Tourist Visa
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 repeat only Indian Government website dealing with e-Tourist visa is www.Indianvisaonline.gov.in. 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..
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