Indian Visa Requirements for Children

Updated on Jul 14, 2024 | Indian e-Visa

People frequently become confused about children's travel rules while traveling with family members. Read this article to learn more about the requirements for an Indian e-Visa for children.

Visit the Indian e-Visa website and click on Apply Now button to fill application form. Check your eligibility, choose the Indian e-Visa type, and start the application procedures.

Types of Indian Visas

There are majorly 5 types of Indian e-Visas:

Plan a Family Trip to India

While planning a family trip to India it is essential to know the travel requirements for children. Parents or Guardians should fill out separate travel documents for their children. Your child can be a newborn, infant, or teenager, you should obtain the necessary travel documents.

Indian e-Visa Application Process for Children

The procedure for getting an Indian e-Visa for kids is the same as for adults. The parents or legal guardians apply for the visa online from an official website. Each kid needs a separate travel document. This process also involved filling out an application, uploading necessary documents, etc.

Necessary Documents

When traveling to India with children, make sure you have all the appropriate papers, including-

  • A valid visa.
  • The passport used for the visa application.
  • Vaccination certificates for yellow fever and polio (if applicable).
  • The minor's identification and birth certificate
  • Medical information: allergies, vaccines, special needs.
  • A consent letter signed by the child's parents or guardians, if traveling with someone else's child.
  • Any additional documentation required owing to COVID-19?
  • Validity of Indian visas for minors

Indian e-Visas for children are as valid as those for adults.

  • A 1-month e-tourist Visa is valid for 30 days.
  • 1-Year e-Tourist Visa is valid for 365 days.

Legally valid minors can also obtain e-Medical and e-Business visas.

Passport Requirements

A valid passport is required to apply for an Indian e-Visa for children. Children under the age of 16 who are mentioned on their parents' passports are not required to have one. Children above the age of 16 require a valid passport.

OCI for Babies

Children and babies with dual citizenship or Indian Overseas Citizenship require an OCI card to travel. If your kid does not have an OCI, he or she should have a valid passport.

Getting an Indian e-Visa for children is not a difficult task. It's as simple as getting an Indian e-Visa for adults. Parents must carefully fill out their children's visa applications and upload all essential legitimate documents.

Happy Family Time!

Citizens of many countries including United Kingdom, United States, France, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, Germany, Sweden and Denmark are eligible for Indian Visa Online (eVisa India).