India visa requirements for Antiguan, Barbudans

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Antiguan, Barbudans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda can travel and stay in India for a duration of 90 days by applying for an electronic visa (e-visa).
  • Antigua and Barbuda nationals are to have applied for the e-visa at least four days before travelling. The e-visa costs USD 80.
  • Intending visitors are to possess a valid passport of a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The importation (and exportation) of the local currency of India is pegged at INR 25,000.
  • Also, the import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda with firearms require an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Tourists must show proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in India. This could be in the form of a sponsor letter from a host living in the country or a hotel reservation.
  • Travellers with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Antigua and Barbuda.
  • A recent bank statement, to show that the visitor has enough money to spend while in India will be required.
  • Nationals of Antigua and Barbuda are not required to provide a yellow fever vaccination. They are advised nevertheless to be vaccinated against common illnesses before travelling to India.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Antigua and Barbuda. There are international airports in St. John's and Codrington.
  • Air Canada, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, KLM and Qatar Airways are some of the airlines that fly from Antigua and Barbuda to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from St. John's to New Delhi, India is 20 hours, 25 minutes, which is the same from Codrington as well.
  • Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major religions in India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.
  • India has a temperate and tropical climate. It has four major seasons which are summer which is from March to May, winter from December to February, monsoon from June to September and post-monsoon also known as northeast monsoon which is from October to November. 
  • The Indian rupee is the official currency used in India. Visitors can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • India is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type  C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas.
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 9 hours 30 minutes ahead of Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is India safe for travellers?

India has a very low crime rate and is generally a safe country. However, as with any other country, tourists are advised to be cautious. Also, when at train or bus stations and airports, tourists are to monitor their luggage at all times.

What is the official language in India?

India is a country with hundreds of spoken languages. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.

How many times can I enter India on an e-visa?

The Indian tourist e-visa allows for multiple entries into India. The e-Visa is valid for 1 year after issue and you can enter India on any date within this time period.

What places can I visit in India?

The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of VaranasiHarmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.