India visa requirements for Cameroonians

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Cameroonians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • For a duration of 90 days, citizens of Cameroon can visit India by applying for an e-visa(electronic visa). The e-visa costs about US$80.
  • Cameroonians are to note that it is advisable to apply for the e-visa, at least four days before departure.
  • All visitors are to show a passport valid for a period of 6 months beyond the date of arrival into India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Also, the importation and exportation of the local currency of India are set at a maximum of INR 25,000.
  • Tourists with firearms will need an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Nationals of Cameroon have to show proof of accommodation in India which could be a letter from a host living in the country.
  • Minors visiting India alone are required to have a consent letter signed by both parents or guardian.
  • Citizens of Cameroon need to show proof that they have enough money to spend while in India.
  • Tourists with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Cameroon.
  • Travellers from Cameroon will be required to provide a certificate of yellow fever vaccination on entry into India. They are advised to also be vaccinated against common illnesses before their travel.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Cameroon. There are international airports in Yaounde and Douala.
  • Ethiopian, Emirates, Kenya Airways, Air India and Air France are some of the airlines that fly from Cameroon to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from Yaounde to New Delhi, India is 14 hours and from Douala, it is 14 hours, 25 minutes.
  • The official currency used in India is the Indian Rupee. Visitors can various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 4 hours 30 minutes ahead of Cameroon.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which classical Indian dance is traditionally performed by men?

Indians are generally known for their songs and dances. Kathakali is the classical Indian dance traditionally performed by men.

How do I get around in India?

India's transportation in India comprises of buses, cycle-rickshaws, taxis, boats, tongas, metros and trains.

How should I dress while in India?

India is a conservative tourist destination, so tourists are advised clothing that covers most parts of their body. Although the temperature in India may be warm, nevertheless, you don't want to draw too much attention while walking the streets.

How much does an e-visa to India cost?

The cost of an electronic visa to India varies from country to country, however, for nationals of Cameroon, an Indian e-visa costs US$80.

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