India visa requirements for Danishs

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Danishs

Stay Duration: 60 days

Entry Requirements

  • Denmark citizens visiting India must make an application for the Indian electronic visa.
  • India charges $80 for this e-visa and gives 60 days of duration on its issuance.
  • To obtain your Indian e-visa, you have to apply through the Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website.
  • Having met all the requirements demanded upon your e-visa application, your Indian e-visa will be processed within 5 working days.
  • To visit India, your international passport must be valid for at least six(6) months above the date of your entry into the country, and you must leave at least two blanked pages on your passport for necessary stampings.
  • Your Indian e-visa application print out form is required when you arrive in India.
  • Proof of hotel reservation or any other means of accommodation when you arrive in India.
  • Proof of round-trip or onward ticket should be made available before your arrival into the country.
  • Airport tax is not levied either on entering or exiting the country's airports.
  • Your Denmark national identity (ID) card is required.
  • Indian standard time zone is (GMT+5:30), while that of Denmark is (GMT+1). This means that India is 4 hours, 30 minutes ahead of Denmark.
  • The time taken averagely to fly from Copenhagen, Denmark to Delhi, India is 7 hours, 15 minutes.
  • Airlines flying to India from Copenhagen, Denmark is Air India.
  • The telephone code used in India is (+91) for both local and international communications.
  • The official currency of India is Indian Rupee(INR), while Indian capital is Delhi.
  • Importation and exportation of the Indian currency up to INR 25,000 is permissible except for the citizens of Bangladesh and Pakistan not living in India.
  • Foreign currency up to INR 25,000 imported in the country must be declared to the customs upon your arrival.
  • Your luggage is cleared at your first entry into the Indian airport, except passengers transiting to a destination that is not India.
  • For arms and ammunition importation, an import permit is required from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • WPC license issued by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology is required for the importation of remote-controlled drones and helicopters.
  • Importation of pets into the country requires a health certificate. Examination will be conducted on all pets imported into the country by the Quarantine Officer.
  • India is known for its birthplace of some religions that are even existing to date.
  • India is known as the land of spirituality and philosophy. For this reason, the contribution of India to today's world spirituality cannot be overemphasized.
  • India has about 15 international airports in different parts of the country, some of them include Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), New Delhi, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM), Mumbai,  Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU), Kolkata, Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), Bangalore, Chennai International Airport (MAA), Chennai, etc..
  • Travellers who are visiting India through the Indian e-visa can enter India through the Indian 28 airports (some mentioned above) and 5 seaports.
  • An average of $60 USD per day can cater for your expenses in India.
  • Multiple religions are practised in India while Hinduism accounts for 80% of its population practitioners. Other religions such as Islam, Sikhism, Christianity, Jainism, Zoroastrianism and Judaism are practised by the rest of the population.
  • Plugs and sockets used in India are of type D and C. Type D has 3 pin connections, while Type C (a.k.a. Europlug) has 2 pin connections. The power voltage in the country is 230 Volts and 50Hz.
  • Aloo gobi, butter chicken, rogan josh, samosa, tandoori chicken, kofta, naan etc., are some of the delicacies you will, later on, reminisce about after visiting India. Their spiciness is just so extraordinary.
  • Taj Mahal's iconic domed Mughal Mausoleum, Amber Palace's 16th-century hilltop fort and palace, Red Fort's iconic 1600s imperial residence, Hawa Mahal's pink/red sandstone and Palace of the Winds etc., are some of the fascinating sites to explore when in India.

Frequently Asked Questions

As a Denmark citizen, how long can I stay in India?

Staying in India has to do with the duration issued on the visa type you apply for. For a short stay in India, Denmark citizen should apply for either tourist, business or medical visa issued with a duration of at least 30 days to 90 days, while for a long stay, they should apply for the Indian employment, student or entry visa. This long-stay visa has a duration of a minimum of 180 or 6 months to up to 5 to 10 years to stay in India.

Does India issue visa on arrival?

Yes. India issues visa on arrival to some countries' citizens visiting India. The Indian visa on arrival is usually has a stay span of 90 or 180 days and valid for one year.

Is it necessary to apply for an Indian visa at the Indian embassy?

Yes. It is necessary to apply for an Indian visa through the Indian embassy if only you were not applying for the Indian e-visa through the website of the Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Although some other outlets do process Indian visa that some people apply for the Indian visa through, it is best advised you apply directly at the Indian Embassy to avoid being scammed or excessive visa charges or visa delay.

What is Indian entry visa?

Indian entry visa is a visa granted to a person who is of Indian origin or whose parents or ancestors are of Indian origin. This visa is not granted to any person who is considered a foreigner or who is not related to India in any way.