India visa requirements for Dominicans

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Dominicans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Dominica passport holders can visit India by applying for an Electronic visa for a duration of 90 days.
  • Djibouti citizens are advised to have applied for the e-visa, at least four days before departure. Also, the e-visa costs about USD 80.
  • Intending visitors are expected to have 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 import and export of India’s local currency are 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.
  • Travellers entering India with firearms require an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Dominicans must show evidence of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in India which could be in the form of a sponsor letter from a host living in the country or a hotel reservation.
  • The importation of remote-controlled drones and helicopters is allowed only with a WPC license issued by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology.
  • Also, the importation of all kind of birds and bird products, pigs and pig meat products is prohibited.
  • Citizens of Dominica visiting India with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Dominica.
  • A recent bank statement, to show that the visitor has enough money to spend while in India will be required.
  • Dominica passport holders are not required to provide a yellow fever vaccination, they are advised to be vaccinated against common illnesses before departure.
  • Some of the carriers that fly from Dominica to India are LIAT, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Seaborne Airlines, Air Antilles Express, Air France and Air Canada.
  • The estimated flight time from Dominica to New Delhi, India is 22 hours, 50 minutes.
  • 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. 
  • 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 is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • 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.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • Visitors are advised to always have toilet paper and hand sanitizers with them 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 Zambia 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 Dominica.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do citizens of Dominica need a visa to visit India?

Dominica citizens do not need a passport to visit Portugal for a duration of 90 days but will need a passport valid for a period of six months beyond their date of exit from Portugal. The passport should have two blank pages for visa stamping.

How long should my passport be valid for before travelling to India?

Citizens of Dominica are required to have a passport valid for a duration of six months beyond the date of entry into India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamps.

Can Minors from Dominica apply for an E-visa?

Yes, minors from Dominica can apply for an Indian E-visa as long as they have a valid passport of at least six months from the date of arrival into India.

What is the difference between e-visa and regular visa for India?

The e-visa, also call Electronic visa is for a shorter period of stay and it is applied for electronically, which makes it easier. The regular visa is for longer stays, and it is more stressful and expensive.