India visa requirements for Polishs

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Polishs

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • The visa policy in India permits citizens of Poland to visit India for a period of 90 days by applying for an e-visa. This e-visa costs about US$80.
  • Travellers from Poland are expected to have applied for the e-visa, at least four days before departure. 
  • Tourists with the e-visa can gain entry to India through 28 airports and 5 seaports.
  • Intensive visitors are to show 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 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.
  • Citizens of Poland visiting India with firearms require an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Minors visiting alone are required to have a consent letter signed by both parents or guardian.
  • Polish travelling to India with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Poland.
  • Poland nationals are advised to get treated against common illnesses before travelling to India.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Poland. There are international airports in Balice and Katowice.
  • Lufthansa, LOT, Multiple Airlines and SWISS are some of the airlines that fly from Poland to India.
  • The estimated flight time from Poland to New Delhi, India is 10 hours, 25 minutes.
  • Cows do wander freely in the streets of India even in major cities. They are harmless, so tourists are advised to give them room. Also, Indians value their cows and respecting these cows can prevent a bad relationship with the locals.
  • 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.
  • The Indian rupee is the official currency used in India. Visitors can 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.
  • Visitors are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • 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 Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Poland.
  • Indians use a head wobble to mean "yes" or agree to something and also as a form of greeting. Learning to do this could benefit a visitor's interaction with the locals
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • 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.
  • 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 the tap water in India safe to drink?

The tap water in India is generally not safe for consumption, although some locals may argue otherwise. Tourists are advised to go for bottled water which can easily be purchased from stores and supermarkets found in the country.Is the tap water in India safe to drink

What is the most practiced religion in India?

Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major components of the religious demography of India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.

What is the difference between an e-visa and a regular Indian visa?

The e-visa, also called 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.

When is the best time to visit India?

Travelling to India depends on the destination, activities and season of travel. In  Northern and Central India, the best time to go is from October- March, when the weather is mild.