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11
Nov
How to Apply for India E Visa
Category: Incredible India | India Visa | Posted On: 24 Feb 2020 ETA – Electronic Travel Authorization (E Visa India) India Visa can be applied electronically by applicants. The program of E Visa India has been introduced by the Government of India in the year 2014. Initially the E Visa India has been granted for a very short period allowing travelers to enter twice in a calendar year.Now E Visa India is granted for one month with single entry, one year and five year with multiple entries to travel to India. The number of countries who are been given privilege of getting this E Visa India is above 160.E Visa India allows applicant to arrive at 28 designated airports and 5 designated sea ports. However the applicant have a choice to exit from any of the ICPS ( Indian Immigration Check Posts)The process to apply for India E Visa is so easy that applicant can apply for the E Visa online, make payment online. Once the approval is granted applicant receives the approval to their respective email id. Applicant need to print E Visa before travelling and need to carry along with the passport.  Let’s see few of the frequently asked questions on E Visa India 1.What are the nationalities eligible to apply for E Visa India? Applicant should be Nationals of below listed countries.Albania, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameron Union Republic, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Island, Chile, China, China- SAR Hongkong, China- SAR Macau, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d'lvoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger Republic, Niue Island, Norway, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Christopher and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Island, Tuvalu, UAE, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City-Holy See, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe  2.What can be the purpose of travel to apply for E Visa India?Applicant who have their sole objective as Recreation, sightseeing, meeting friends and relatives, to attend short term yoga program, Business meetings and business purposes, short term medical treatments, as attendant to a e-Medical visa holder, attending conference, seminar or workshop.  3.What are the passport requirements to apply for E Visa India?To apply for E Visa India, the passport should have minimum 6 months at the time of travelling to India. Passport should have minimum two blank pages to when travelling to India. Each applicant or each individual should hold a valid international passport to applying for E Visa to India including new born.  4.Who cannot apply for E Visa IndiaApplicants who are of Pakistani origin or holding Pakistani Passport will not be eligible to apply for E Visa to IndiaApplicants who have parents or grand parents who can be either paternal or maternal if born in Pakistan, cannot apply for E Visa to IndiaApplicants who hold permanent residency in Pakistan are not eligible for applying E Visa for IndiaApplicants who hold valid Diplomatic/ Official Passport or Laissez-passer are not eligible to apply for E Visa IndiaApplicants who hold International Identity Document or Temporary Travel Document are not eligible to apply for E Visa to IndiaApplicants whose name is endorsed on their parent’s passport without having separate passport for themselves to apply for Indian E Visa  5.What is the validity of e-Visa to India?The validity of e-Visa India is granted in various validity depending the need of the applicant and the purpose of travel to India.E-Tourist Visa (01 year / 05 years), the validity is given 365 days / 05 years from the date of approval of E-visa India which allows Multiple entries and continuous stay during each visit not exceeding 90 days except nationals of USA, UK, Canada and Japan. In case of nationals of USA, UK, Canada and Japan, E-visa permits applicant continuously to stay during each visit not exceeding 180 days.E-Tourist Visa (30 days), the validity will be given 30 days from the date of issue of E Visa. The date of first arrival by the applicant must be between the date of issue and expiry of ETA. Double entries will be granted within the e-Visa validity period stamped on applicant Passport. From the day applicant lands in India, they are permitted to stay up to 30 days with double entries.E-Business Visa, the validity will be granted for 365 days from the date of grant of E Visa India which has Multiple entries and applicant is allowed a continuous stay during each visit not exceeding 180 days and no registration is required if stay period of less than 180 days. However, if applicant has an intention of staying more than 180 days, then the applicant should get himself/herself registered with the FRRO/FRO concerned (https://indianfrro.gov.in) within two weeks after the expiry of 180 days of his/her arrival in India.E-Conference Visa, the validity will be given 30 days from the date of arrival in India with Single entry.E-Medical Visa, the validity will be given 60 days from the date of first arrival in India and triple entry will be allowed within the e-Visa validity period stamped on applicant Passport.E- Medical Attendant Visa, the validity will be given 60 days from the date of first arrival in India and triple entry will be allowed within the e-Visa validity period stamped on applicant Passport.  6.When should I apply E Visa to India?Applicants applying for e-Tourist Visa (01 year / 05 years), e-Business Visa, e-Medical, e-Medical Attendant and e-Conference visa, applicants of the eligible countries/territories may apply online minimum 7 days in advance of travel date to India. Such E visa India application can be made 120 days in advance from proposed date of travel.For e-Tourist Visa to India which has 30 days single entry, applicants of the eligible countries/territories may apply online minimum 7 days in advance of the date of arrival. Such E Visa India application can be made 30 days in advance from the travel date    
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11
Nov
Great Valleys of Uttarakhand
Category: Incredible India | India Visa | Posted On: 19 Feb 2020 Uttarakhand is a Northern State in India surrounded by Himalayas. Uttarakhand is very much known for its Hindu Pilgrimages. Uttarakhand has beautiful mountains, rivers, beautiful landscapes, nature spread mystery, stone carved historical places etc.Uttarakhand stands as one of the main tourist places in India which attracts millions of travellers who visit seeking spiritual freedom. Uttarakhand does not restrict travellers just with spirituality. It does offer pleasure for travellers who would prefer to have adventurous mountaineering, trekking and bike rides on mountains.Uttarakhand has many tourist places like Dehradun, Chaukori, Champawat, Almora, Haridwar, Kailash Mansarovar, Kedarnath, Lansdowne, Mussoorie and so manyKedarnath is best known for its ancient temple which is situated in Rudra Himalayas range. Kedanath is one of the holiest pilgrimages for the Hindus. Kedarnath is fully surrounded by snow covered mountains.Badrinath is called heaven dedicated to Lord Vishnu where the Hindu’s visit this holy shrine to worship the black stone idol Lord Badrinath (called Badri Vishal) with two arms lifted with sankh and chakra and other two arms rested on the lap in the meditation form in his vehicle garuda.Dehradun is the hill station in Uttarakhand lying at the foot hills of snowy Shivalik range Dehradun is the favourite place for travellers to indulge in the activities like mountain climbing, paragliding, skiing and cycling. It is also believed the place where Lord Rama with his brother Lakshmana performed penance to kill Ravana.Nainital is attractive tourist place for British Englishmen which is located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It has 60 lakes. Mainly Naina is the most important lake which attracts the travellers. Nainital is not just tourist spot, it is also considered as a holy place by Hindus which reveals the story of Goddess Sati sacrificed herself when Lord Shiva was not invited for the yagna.  Lord Shiva got angry to traverse the universe and believed that to protect this universe, Lord Vishnu shredded the sati’s body and her eyes fell on this place. That’s why this place called Nainital (Naina means eye and Tal means lake).Lansdowne is a very beautiful town in Uttarakhand. The place is situated 1780 m from the sea level. The Town is surrounded by thick oak trees and pine forests along with the great views of the mountain. Lansdowne is a best-known tourist spot for the British. To enjoy a peaceful holiday Lansdowne is a right choice.  Few of the tourist places in Lansdowne are Bhulla Tal – which has boating, children park, bamboo house and fountains. Tip-in-Top is one of the right places for travellers who wish to enjoy trekking with a vision of mighty Himalayas. St Marry’s Church, Kaleshwar Temple, Regimental Musuem and Garhwali Mess are other tourist spots in Lansdowne.Rishikesh is located in the northern part of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is called spiritual centre by most of the devotees. Rishikesh is called the gateway of Himalayan temples of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The pleasant climate condition of Rishikesh being in the foot hills allows any traveller to visit any time of the year. Rishikesh is also widely known for the white water rafting in great Ganges.Uttarakhand is a Northern State in India surrounded by Himalayas. Uttarakhand is very much known for its Hindu Pilgrimages. Uttarakhand has beautiful mountains, rivers, beautiful landscapes, nature spread mystery, stone carved historical places etc.Uttarakhand stands as one of the main tourist places in India which attracts millions of travellers who visit seeking spiritual freedom. Uttarakhand does not restrict travellers just with spirituality. It does offer pleasure for travellers who would prefer to have adventurous mountaineering, trekking and bike rides on mountains.Uttarakhand has many tourist places like Dehradun, Chaukori, Champawat, Almora, Haridwar, Kailash Mansarovar, Kedarnath, Lansdowne, Mussoorie and so manyKedarnath is best known for its ancient temple which is situated in Rudra Himalayas range. Kedanath is one of the holiest pilgrimages for the Hindus. Kedarnath is fully surrounded by snow covered mountains.Badrinath is called heaven dedicated to Lord Vishnu where the Hindu’s visit this holy shrine to worship the black stone idol Lord Badrinath (called Badri Vishal) with two arms lifted with sankh and chakra and other two arms rested on the lap in the meditation form in his vehicle garuda.Dehradun is the hill station in Uttarakhand lying at the foot hills of snowy Shivalik range Dehradun is the favourite place for travellers to indulge in the activities like mountain climbing, paragliding, skiing and cycling. It is also believed the place where Lord Rama with his brother Lakshmana performed penance to kill Ravana.Nainital is attractive tourist place for British Englishmen which is located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It has 60 lakes. Mainly Naina is the most important lake which attracts the travellers. Nainital is not just tourist spot, it is also considered as a holy place by Hindus which reveals the story of Goddess Sati sacrificed herself when Lord Shiva was not invited for the yagna.  Lord Shiva got angry to traverse the universe and believed that to protect this universe, Lord Vishnu shredded the sati’s body and her eyes fell on this place. That’s why this place called Nainital (Naina means eye and Tal means lake).Lansdowne is a very beautiful town in Uttarakhand. The place is situated 1780 m from the sea level. The Town is surrounded by thick oak trees and pine forests along with the great views of the mountain. Lansdowne is a best-known tourist spot for the British. To enjoy a peaceful holiday Lansdowne is a right choice.  Few of the tourist places in Lansdowne are Bhulla Tal – which has boating, children park, bamboo house and fountains. Tip-in-Top is one of the right places for travellers who wish to enjoy trekking with a vision of mighty Himalayas. St Marry’s Church, Kaleshwar Temple, Regimental Musuem and Garhwali Mess are other tourist spots in Lansdowne.Rishikesh is located in the northern part of Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is called spiritual centre by most of the devotees. Rishikesh is called the gateway of Himalayan temples of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. The pleasant climate condition of Rishikesh being in the foot hills allows any traveller to visit any time of the year. Rishikesh is also widely known for the white water rafting in great Ganges.  
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11
Nov
Jammu & Kashmir | Tourist Attraction | India Visa
Category: Incredible India | India Visa | Posted On: 19 Feb 2020 Jammu and Kashmir is one of the greatest tourist places and one of the Union Territory of India. It is known to be the most attracted place by the poets.J & K is situated in the green Himalayas and is surrounded by the peaks and mountains. J & K is well known for its beautiful mountains, valleys, lakes, temples and Mughal Gardens. Let’s see few of the best things about J & K.J & K is mainly spoken about Chinar trees. Chinar Trees are known as tradition and identity of Kashmir. Chinar Trees give majestic look and beauty to Kashmir during all seasons of the year.Kashmir is also famous for other trees like Willow, Deodar, Pine, Fur, Oak and many other. But no tree is as royal as Chinar.J & K i.e. Jammu & Kashmir is well known for its favourable cuisines, apples, and picturesque surroundings which attracts people all over the world. Kashmir is known for its white glow scenic in winter covered with snow and melts in summer with blooming flowersSpeaking about Jammu it lies on the bank of Tapti river and the famous Hindu pilgrimage Vaishnavi Devi temple is situated nearby.  Many devotees will visit throughout the year to worship Matha Vaishnavi Devi. The temple of Maha Kali is located in Bahu Fort which was built after the coronation of Maharaja Gulab in 1822.There are many other famous temples like Gauri Kund Temple, Shudh Mahadev Temple, Shiv Temple, Ranbireshwar Temple, the Parmandal Temple complex, Peer Khoh Cave Temple etc. Srinagar is the capital of J & K.Sri Nagar is situated in the heart of Kashmir valley.J & K is surrounded by Chinar trees. Sri Nagar is famous for its beautiful gardens. It is very famous for its mosques built by the Moghul Emperor in Ancient times.Patnitop is one of the attractive hill stations in the Udhampur district of     J & K. Patnitop is attracted by its lush greenery and colourful fields. Main attractions of travellers here are trekking, skiing, camping, mountaineering.Two towns kud and batote located in Patnitop, whereas kud is known for its popular pattissa (Soan papdi) and batore for high quality kidney beans (RAJMA).People can travel to Patnitop by air, road or by train. This hill station is very easily connected with the citiesApart from tourism, Patnitop is very much known for shopping. This place is very much noted for dry fruits. Pashmina Shawls, Dogra jewellery, painting, Handicrafts, very ancient Souvenirs from Kashmir are very famous. From Patnitop trekking to Natha Top which is considered to be best place for skiing and paragliding.Gulmarg slopes are skiers spot for enjoyment. In winter it is covered with snow and the scenic. The green meadows of Gulmarg is fully covered by the flowers which is inspired by the poets. During winter as it covered with snow makes an adventurous spot like snowboarding, Heli skiing.As it lies on the lap of Apharwat peak, which gives access to the Gulmarg Gondola, the second highest cable car ride in the world entertains to give unique experience.  
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19
May
What are the different types of India visas?
What are the different Indian visa types?Online, visitors visiting India can apply for five distinct types of visas. Choose the appropriate access based on the purpose of your visit and your nationality.To apply for any of these visas, applicants must submit a completed application form and a scanned copy of the information page of their passport. The passport's condition must be satisfactory. Additionally, it must contain at least six months of remaining validity and two blank pages.Apply Now for  India Visa Online  Tourist VisaThis visa is accessible to international tourists who want to come to India for tourism, family or friend visits, or attend a yoga or meditation retreat.Travelers seeking this visa may apply for a one-month, one-year, or five-year visa. The one-month visa permits a single admission into the nation for up to 30 days, but the one-year and five-year visas allow numerous entries. Each stay is limited to ninety days. If you are from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, or Japan, you can extend your stay for 180 days. Medical VisaThe Medical Visa allows citizens of certain nations numerous admissions into India for medical treatment. This visa is valid for three entries into the government and is valid for 60 days from the date of the first entry.In addition to submitting a scan of their passport, applicants for this visa must also provide a letter from a hospital in India that includes their details. Medical Attendant VisaThe Medical Attendant Visa is available to relatives accompanying a patient with an India Medical Visa. This visa is available to up to two passengers per patient, who must present a copy of the hospital letter with their application.The visa is available for up to three entries and is valid for sixty days from the date of the first entry. Business VisaThis visa is meant for business visitors who desire to go to India. Business visas are valid for one year and permit repeated entries of up to 180 days each access.This visa may be used for recruiting personnel, establishing a firm, or any other business-related activity. In addition to their passport, candidates must send a photo of their business card or an invitation letter from a company established in India. Emergency X-Misc VisaThis visa was created for people who urgently need access to leave their countries but do not fall into the criteria described above.The principal beneficiaries of this visa are Afghans. They may apply for this emergency visa to expedite their departure from the nation. This visa allows Afghans to stay in India for six months but does not authorize employment. During these six months, their qualifications are evaluated, and based on their situation; applicants might prolong their stay or modify their immigration status.  
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19
May
India Visa Guide: All You Need To Know.
India Visa Guide: Essential InformationIndia can't be avoided. This enormous subcontinent enchants millions of tourists each year with its rich assortment of festivals, cultures, colors, and cuisines.If you're reading our India Visa Guide, you're probably planning a trip to India and have a list of sites you'd like to see. However, nothing can prepare you for the incredible experience of Indian culture.This guide will address one subject at a time. First, we'll discuss the entry criteria for India as well as everything you need to know about the India Visa. Then, we will examine some of the unique parts of Indian culture that you may anticipate encountering when traveling to India.This India Visa Guide will take you on a trip without leaving the comfort of your own home. Apply Now for  India Visa Online   What are the many kinds of Indian Visas?There are paper visas and electronic visas for entering India. The paper visas are intended for lengthy journeys. It is the most acceptable option for individuals who fell so deeply in love with India that they opted to work or study there. If you fall under this category, you can only obtain a paper visa from the embassy.However, there are five sorts of India Electronic Visas available for people wishing to visit India for the first, second, or fifth time. India is a land that merits repeated visits. This visa will be the subject of this guide. Electronic tickets are intended for short journeys for leisure, business, or medical grounds and are a fantastic way to discover India. They are entirely processed online from the convenience of your home. These are the electronic visas: Tourist eVisa Business eVisa Medical eVisa Medical Attendant eVisa Emergency X Misc eVisa Depending on the visa, the validity of these visas ranges from 60 to 180 days and is available to tourists from specific countries.India Visa Guide: Please refer to our comprehensive guide for further information on these visas.   How do you apply for a visa for India?This India Visa Guide will explain how you may apply for an India visa from home. It would help if you first acquired all of your necessities. Your passport and a picture with a white backdrop will be required for every visa application. For the tourist visa, only these two prerequisites are necessary. Additional criteria are dependent on the visa you seek to get. If you are traveling for medical reasons, you will need a letter from the hospital providing the treatment. For the ticket to be accepted, they must include the exact personal information on the passport in the letter. This is a criterion for obtaining a medical visa. If you're going for business and applying for a business visa, you'll need to present a letter of invitation from a firm established in India, along with the company's name and contact information. Alternately, you may provide a scanned image of your business card. Once you have gathered all the necessary materials, you will begin the application process by filling out a form. There, you will be required to provide your personal information and travel details. Visa processing typically takes four to five days. However, it is normal for tourists to acquire their visas within 24 hours. Once it is ready, it may be downloaded from the website. The visa must be produced at the border upon arrival; thus, you should have both a paper copy and a digital copy on hand if the authorities require it. Before boarding your flight, ensure that your visa reads "GRANTED," as entering India without a valid passport is quite troublesome. India Visa Guide: Learn more about the India visa application procedure here.    How can you check the status of your India visa?When applying for a visa, it's tempting to let fear take over. However, travelers want things to occur promptly. Therefore they frequently check the status of their application to ensure that it is being processed. In this India Visa Guide, we will explain how easy it is to check the status of your India visa. After submitting your application, you will receive an application ID in your email inbox. It consists of 16 characters. You'll need this number to check your visa status, so jot it down. Go to the India Visa Government website, input the application ID and passport number, and affirm that you are not a robot. After logging in, you will be able to view the status of your application. If you see that nothing is happening, do not lose hope. Occasionally, it takes a few days to prepare. Even though visitors usually receive their visas within 24 hours after applying, the typical processing period is up to 5 days. Checking the status of your India visa is crucial, as it allows you to make the necessary preparations. If your application is denied, you can postpone your trip and investigate the grounds for denial. The most prevalent causes are an applicant's error on the application form or hazy scans of the required papers. Check that both the application form and the scans are accurate if your application is denied. And if you decide to reapply for an Indian visa, double-check that all the information you supplied is accurate before pressing the submit button. This essential step will help you save time and money. Now that your application has been properly completed, you may devote your time to travel planning and packing. India Visa Guide: Learn how to check the status of your India visa here.    Which nations are visa-free with India?Each nation has its unique visa requirements, often many, although there are exceptions. This India Visa Guide will discuss the visa exemptions applicable to India. Bhutanese, Maldivian, and Nepalese nationals are free from the visa requirement. They may enter the nation visa-free for 90 days if they are not going from mainland China. India also exempts tourists from obtaining a visa with a Person of Indian Origin Card. These tourists must originate from the following nations: Afghanistan Bangladesh Bhutan China Nepal Pakistan Sri Lanka Visitors may also choose to obtain a Person of Indian Origin card as an alternative to an electronic visa. Those who have held an Indian passport in the past, are married to an Indian national or have Indian parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents can apply for a PIO (Person of Indian Origin) card and bypass the visa application procedure. Nevertheless, this invitation is not given to any nationality. Visitors who desire to apply for the Person of Origin Card can determine if their ethnicity qualifies on the official website. As long as they are not of Bangladeshi or Pakistani descent, Japanese and South Korean nationals can acquire a visa upon arrival to remain for up to 30 days without requesting access in advance. India Visa Guide: Learn more about the nations that do not require a visa to enter India.     What distinguishes a visa upon arrival from an eVisa?This India Visa Guide would be incomplete without discussing visas upon arrival. Visas upon arrival do not require processing before traveling, unlike paper and electronic access. Only a valid passport is required upon arrival, and the ticket will be instantly stamped on the visitor's visa. At the border, they will be required to answer questions about the purpose of their journey and provide evidence that they can sustain themselves throughout their stay. Upon completion of this brief interview, the visa will be stamped. Only Japanese and South Korean nationals can apply for an India visa upon arrival, provided they do not have Bangladeshi or Pakistani ancestry. The 30-day visa upon arrival is valid for tourism purposes. India Visa Guide: Find further information on the India Visa on arrival here.     How much is the visa fee?Visa costs vary depending on the type of visa required. In the case of Indian visas, the electronic tourist visa is free so long as it is processed immediately on the government website. However, if you engage a professional visa provider, the total cost will include their service charge. Depending on your service, they might range from $45 to $300. However, it would offer advantages like having them verify your application for errors before processing it and having customer service representatives accessible to answer all your inquiries. In contrast, the Business eVisa and the Medical eVisa cost $82 if you apply directly through the government website. In addition, if you utilize a professional visa service, you will additionally be required to pay their service cost. The India visa fee is not contingent on the approval of the travel authorization. However, if your visa is denied and you wish to restart the application procedure, you must pay the government fee again. Your visa is non-transferable, non-refundable, and non-extendable. India Visa Guide: Here, you may learn more about the costs of your India visa.     Where are the embassies of India?Embassies are often located in the nation's capital or most significant city. For example, there is an Indian embassy in the following countries:     A-CD-KL-SaSe-YAfghanistanDemocratic Republic of CongoLaosSenegalAlgeriaDenmarkLebanonSerbiaAngolaEcuadorLibyaSlovakiaArgentinaEgyptMadagascarSouth KoreaArmeniaEthiopiaMexicoSpainAustriaFinlandMongoliaSudanAzerbaijanFranceMoroccoSurinameBahrainGermanyMyanmarSwedenBelarusGreeceNepalSwitzerlandBelgiumHungaryNetherlandsSyriaBosnia and HerzegovinaIndonesiaNorth KoreaTajikistanBrazilIranNorwayThailandBulgariaIraqOmanTunisiaBurkina FasoIrelandPanamaTurkeyCambodiaIsraelPeruTurkmenistanChileItalyPhilippinesUkraineChinaIvory CoastPolandUnited Arab EmiratesColombiaJapanPortugalUnited StatesCosta RicaJordanQatarUzbekistanCroatiaKazakhstanRomaniaVenezuelaCubaKuwaitRussiaVietnamCzech RepublicKyrgyzstanSaudi ArabiaYemen    If you are planning a brief vacation to India and want an electronic visa, you will not be required to visit the embassy. However, you can contact them by telephone or email if you have any questions. India Visa Guide: Click here for a comprehensive list of cities where Indian embassies are located.     How long does it take to receive an India visa?Electronic visa applications are straightforward to complete. Once a traveler possesses all necessary documents, the form may be completed in minutes. Visitors can apply for a business or medical visa four months before their scheduled visit. The application for a tourist visa can be submitted up to 30 days before arrival in India. If you obtain a 30-day single-entry tourist visa, its validity will begin on the day of your arrival in India. The validity period for multiple-entry tickets is one year. The validity period for business and tourist visas is one year, whereas medical visas are valid for sixty days. The validity period will begin on the day of issuance. In any event, travelers must submit their applications at least four working days before departure to allow for processing. The standard processing period is four days, although many applicants acquire their visas within 24 hours. It is not necessary to visit an embassy or consulate. You will receive your electronic visa in your mailbox. India Visa Guide: Learn more about the time required to obtain an India visa here.    Can you renew your visa for India?Of course, you can. When your visa expires, and you are back in your home country, you can process a new electronic visa in the same manner as before. It is not feasible to extend your visa while still in India. The Indian government expressly notes that access cannot be opened on its website. Once your current visa has expired, you will be required to leave the country and apply for a new one. Depending on the type of visa obtained, the validity period varies. Depending on the purpose of your travel, we recommend that you receive a multiple-entry, a one-year or five-year tourist, or a business visa if you want to stay in India for a prolonged period. Thus, you will be allowed to temporarily leave the country and rejoin with the same access. However, keep in mind that you must leave the country before the expiration of your visa, regardless of how long you have been there. The sole exemption is the visa for business travel. Registering at a foreign registration office (FRRO/FRO) can allow you to prolong your business-related stay if you entered the country with a visa and need to remain longer. You must justify the extension and demonstrate that you can support yourself during the additional period. The good news is that obtaining an electronic visa is so straightforward that you may renew it whenever you choose to return to India. India Visa Guide: Here, you can learn more about visa renewal.     What can you anticipate on your vacation to India?Now that we& amp;#039; ve covered the specifics of your visa in this India Visa Guide, we can discuss what you may expect from your trip to India.You already know that India is an incredible location. There is so much to see and see but insufficient time. However, our India Visa Guide will provide you with a preview of the splendor that awaits you on your next trip to India.Colorful festivalsIndia has a festival-filled culture throughout the year. By engaging in these, one may experience India as it truly is. Appreciate the excellent food, discover Indian traditions, and honor Indian family values. Below are descriptions of some of the most popular Indian celebrations.    DIWALIThis event, held between October and November, is focused on families. Even though the celebration occurs on a set date, preparations begin well in advance. This event is well-known worldwide due to the candles and oil lamps that play a central role in the celebration. In addition, to commemorate the final victory of good over evil, countless rows of lanterns are lit at home and on the streets.    HOLIIt is often known as the festival of colors and is celebrated in India and worldwide. This celebration is well-known for its usage of gulal, a multicolored powder that is flung throughout the festivities. This is another celebration commemorating the triumph of good over evil, with the bonfires symbolizing the burning and destruction of the demon Holika by Lord Vishnu. For a good reason, this is one of the most popular festivals among tourists. It is easygoing and enjoyable.     GANESH FESTIVALThis fantastic celebration commemorates the birth of the renowned Hindu deity with an elephant's head, Ganesha. It lasts for eleven days, during which you may witness large, ornate sculptures of Lord Ganesha adorning homes, public podiums, and roadways that have been exquisitely decked. The statues are venerated daily during the festivities. They paraded around the streets on the last day while singing and dancing.     Diverse cultureIndia is extraordinarily diversified. It includes all of the world's leading faiths and several smaller religious groupings. However, Indians are pretty sensitive when it comes to religion. Thus all tourists should be considerate and courteous, even if they do not comprehend the faiths. Another significant observation you will make on your journey is that Indians vary greatly based on the region of the country you visit. There are 22 official languages in India, which is a fascinating facet of this variety. When visiting India, it is crucial not to make preconceptions. And if you are unsure about how to proceed, politely inquire. Locals are exceedingly hospitable and eager to be of assistance.     Delicious cuisineEach Indian state has its cuisine, which is one of the factors that makes the Indian subcontinent so appealing. You can eat at both upscale restaurants and small food markets without being dissatisfied. However, the finest cuisine you will ever consume is homemade. If an Indian family invites you to supper, you will get the ultimate honor. This is the ideal way to sample the local food. Remember to bring a present for the host, since this is always required of guests, and please remove your shoes before entering the home. Unless you are left-handed, you should also remember that Indian cuisine is often eaten with the hands. The left hand is deemed impure and should not be used for giving or receiving. If you are left-handed, you should request a spoon.    In summationIndia is a wealthy and diversified nation, but it is also considerably different from the West, especially if you are going from the West. This India Visa Guide was created to aid tourists in navigating the visa procedure and the trip experience. In addition to the well-known mystique of its culture, India's singularity is a significant draw for tourists. Traveling there may be a highly thrilling journey filled with many great moments. We hope you find this India Visa Guide helpful and that your future trip to India is enjoyable.
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May
How do you check your India visa status?
How can you check the status of your India visa?There is no country comparable to India. It attracts millions of travelers searching for tranquility, spiritual enlightenment, and excitement.If you have already filed for your India visa and are eagerly anticipating your trip, you may be asking how to check the status of your India visa.It is relatively easy. After submitting a successful India Visa application, you will receive an application ID via email. It's a 16-character code that you'll need to verify your visa status. Therefore, we recommend keeping it handy.Apply Now for  India E Visa  How can you check the status of your India visa? - Follow these instructionsGo to the India Visa Government website and input the application ID and your passport number. It would help if you also verified that you are not a robot by typing the characters in the image.After logging in, you will be able to view the status of your application.   How can you check the status of your India visa without the application ID?If you did not get your application ID immediately after applying, you should first check your spam folder. It is usual for visa-related correspondence to get up there. Whether you still can't see it, check to see if the charge was made to your credit card; if it did, you'd need to call or contact customer care to determine what went wrong. Be careful to have your passport available, as you will be asked questions about your information.However, if no charge was made to your card and you did not receive an application ID, probably, your application was not processed, and you will need to reapply. Your application ID should appear soon following the completion of the application procedure.   How can you check the status of your India visa? - Why is it essential?Keeping track of your India Visa status will help you prepare for any eventuality.If your application is denied, you can postpone your trip and investigate the reasons for the denial. Common causes include entering incorrect information or uploading unclear images of your papers. Because of this, it is crucial to double-check all entered information for accuracy. Now that your application has been properly completed, you may devote your time to travel planning and packing.    How can you check the status of your India visa? - Once your visa has been appropriately approved, it's time to start preparing!A vacation to India is incomplete without seeing the magnificent Taj Mahal. First, discover the love story of Shah Jahan and his beloved Mumtaz as you explore the Taj and the tomb, whose dazzling decorations recount the tale. Then, take a stroll through the Taj Mahal's beautiful gardens and snap a snapshot to commemorate your visit to this beautiful location. We're confident you'll adore it! 
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19
May
What countries are visa-free to India?
Which nations are visa-free with India?Are you contemplating a trip to India but not knowing which nations do not require a visa?In every nation, there are a variety of visa regulations for entering passengers. In some instances, exceptions exist to these criteria. So today may be a good day if your passport enables you to enter India without a visa.   Which nations are visa-free with India? - Let's start!Bhutanese, Maldivian, and Nepalese nationals may enter the country visa-free for 90 days. After that, they may arrive from any nation on the planet other than mainland China. However, before entering India, all visitors from mainland China, regardless of nationality, must get a visa.Apply Now for  India E Visa  Which nations are visa-free with India? - Do you possess a Card for Persons of Indian Origin?There are more exemptions for entering India without a visa. Those who hold a Persons of Indian Origin Card and are citizens of the following nations are exempt from obtaining a permit:Afghanistan BangladeshBhutanChinaNepalPakistanSri Lanka   Which nations are visa-free with India? - Can a Person of Indian Origin Card be applied for?Suppose a tourist has ever held an Indian passport, is married to an Indian citizen, or has Indian parents, grandparents, or great-grandparents. In that case, they are eligible to apply for a Person of Indian Origin card and bypass the visa application procedure.This offer is made to most Indian-origin persons; nonetheless, your nationality takes precedence. If you match any of the following qualifications, you should still check the government website to determine whether citizens of your nation are eligible to apply.Maintain an up-to-date list as the list is constantly updated.   Which nations are visa-free with India? - Visa on arrivalThere are just three nations that are permitted visa-free entry into India. This implies they do not need to apply for a visa in advance and will receive one promptly stamped on their passport.As long as they are not of Bangladeshi or Pakistani ancestry, Japanese and South Korean nationals can receive a 30-day visa upon arrival if they are not from Bangladesh or Pakistan.Citizens of the United Arab Emirates are also eligible for a visa on arrival, but only if they have already received electronic or paper access to enter India.In all other instances, a visa is required to enter the nation.   Which nations are visa-free with India? - Are you among the fortunate?If you're not, don't fret! You may still apply for an electronic visa online and easily visit India. This enchanted land is waiting for you, and we have a few suggestions to help you enjoy it the most.Explore the renowned Golden Temple! This magnificent golden structure floating at the end of a causeway is one of India's most famous pilgrimage sites. Pilgrims from all over the world bathe in the therapeutic waters of the pond adjacent to the temple since its waters are considered to possess curative properties. 
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19
May
How does a visa on arrival differ from an eVisa?
What distinguishes a visa upon arrival from an eVisa?India is one of the world's most visited countries. Every year, millions of people visit there, and with good reason! Colorful celebrations, delectable cuisine, and enchanting towns are just a few reasons to visit this stunning region.If you are contemplating a trip to India and wonder how a visa on arrival differs from an eVisa, this article is for you. Apply Now for  India visa In Singapore  What distinguishes a visa upon arrival from an eVisa? Here is everything you must knowBefore traveling, regular visas, whether electronic or paper, must be processed. However, permits on arrival are issued upon arrival at the border.If you wish to obtain a paper visa to work or study in India for an extended period, you must visit an embassy to get the proper travel permission. However, if you plan a brief trip to India for vacation, business, or medical reasons, you may quickly obtain an electronic visa, or eVisa, entirely online.   What distinguishes a visa upon arrival from an eVisa? - Who may obtain a visa at the airport?As previously stated, a visa on arrival does not require processing before traveling. At the airport or border, visitors merely need to submit a valid passport; the permit will be stamped straight in the ticket.Only Japanese and South Korean nationals can apply for an India visa upon arrival, provided they do not have Bangladeshi or Pakistani ancestry. Visa upon arrival is valid for a 30-day tourist visit.Citizens of the United Arab Emirates may also obtain a visa upon arrival, but only if they have already been issued an Indian paper or electronic access. Therefore, tourists must get either an eVisa or a paper visa before entering India.   What distinguishes a visa upon arrival from an eVisa? When should I plan a trip to India?Once you answer the question "How is a visa on arrival different from an eVisa?" and your documentation in order, you may plan your trip to India.The peak season is December through March. This is the ideal time to organize a vacation to the beach, a safari with tigers, or a temple tour. Of course, it is also the busiest time of year, but part of the Indian experience is learning to deal with the masses.Precipitation is uncommon at this time of year, and the temperature is comfortable. With bright days, chilly nights, and low average humidity, the climate is ideal for touring the cities of India.If you prefer to avoid tourist crowds, the best time to visit the nation is between April and June. We recommend bringing fresh clothing due to the severe heat, although the temples will be empty. This is also an excellent season to explore the Himalayas in the nation's north, where the climate is milder.  
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May
How long does it take to get an India visa?
How long does it take to receive an India visa?India is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. This nation is deserving of inclusion on any bucket list due to its incredible cuisine, ancient culture, and beautiful sights.However, before flying to India, you must get an Indian visa. You may obtain electronic access online if you consider a brief tourist trip. How long, though, does it take to receive an India visa?Brace yourselves because we're about to answer that question and provide you with options for your next vacation to India. Apply Now for  India visa In Singapore  How long does it take to receive an India visa? Discover underneath!The electronic visa application for India is simple to complete. The form may be met quickly online if the traveler has all the necessary information and documentation.Visa applications can be submitted four months before arrival if going for business or medical purposes. Tourist visa applications can be submitted up to 30 days before departure. However, travelers should apply for a visa at least four days before their scheduled departure to allow processing time.You will not be permitted to board your aircraft unless you have a printed copy of your authorized electronic visa.   How long does it take to receive an India visa? - Less time than you may believe!Although the processing period is typically four to five days, it is customary for applicants to acquire their visas within twenty-four hours. There is no need to personally visit an embassy or consulate. Electronic tickets may be processed entirely online, making it the quickest option to enter India.   How long does it take to receive an India visa? - Do not submit your application at the last minute.Even if the processing periods are quick, we advise against applying at the last minute.It is also typical for applicants to make errors on the application form or provide pixelated document scans, which causes delays in the application process.However, do not apply too far in advance, as your visa cost will not be returned under any circumstances if you must cancel your trip.Therefore, you should not wait too long, but neither should you apply for your visa too late. The optimal time to apply is within 30 days before your travel to allow for any changes to your itinerary.Once your visa is issued, your only concern in India will be which attraction you will see first. We suggest visiting the Kailasa Temple. In 760 AD, this astounding building was cut from solid rock. It is intended to depict Mount Kailasa (Kailash), Shiva's dwelling in the Himalayas. This temple is a must-see due to the outstanding skill required to carve the temple structure and the ornamental panels representing scenes from the Ramayana and Mahabharata.  
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20
May
Where are the Indian embassies?
Where are India's embassies located?If you require a paper visa to enter India for employment, study, or a lengthy journey, you must contact the Indian embassy. Where are the Indian embassies, however? Embassies and consulates are typically located in the capital city of each nation. In the case of India, its embassies are located in the following cities: Apply Now for  Indian Visa  Kabul, AfghanistanAlgiers, AlgeriaLuanda, AngolaBuenos Aires, ArgentinaYerevan, ArmeniaVienna, AustriaBaku, AzerbaijanManama, BahrainMinsk, BelarusBrussels, BelgiumThimphu, BhutanBrasilia, BrazilSofia, BulgariaOuagadougou, Burkina FasoPhnom Penh, CambodiaSantiago de Chile, ChileBeijing, ChinaBogota, ColombiaSan Jose, Costa RicaZagreb, CroatiaLa Havana, CubaPrague, CzechoslovakiaKinshasa, Congo (the Democratic Republic of)Copenhagen, DenmarkQuito, EcuadorCairo, EgyptAddis Ababa, EthiopiaHelsinki, FinlandParis, FranceBerlin, GermanyThe city of Athens, GreeceBudapest, HungaryJakarta, IndonesiaTehran, IranBaghdad, IraqDublin, IrishTel Aviv, IsraelThe city of Rome, ItalyAbidjan, Cote d'IvoireTokyo, JapanAmman, JordanAstana, KazakhstanSafat, KuwaitBishkek, KyrgyzstanVientiane, LaosBeirut, LebanonTripoli, LibyaAntananarivo, MadagascarMexico's capital cityUlaanbaatar, MongoliaRabat, MoroccoYangon, MyanmarKathmandu, NepalThe Netherlands' The HaguePyongyang, North KoreaCity of Oslo, NorwayAl Khuwair, OmanPanama City, PanamaLima, PeruMetro Manila, PhilippinesWarsaw, PolandLisbon, PortugalDoha, QatarBucharest, RomaniaMoscow, Russian FederationRiyadh, Saudi ArabiaDakar, SenegalBelgrade, SerbiaBratislava, SlovakiaSeoul, Republic of KoreaMadrid, SpainKhartoum, SudanParamaribo, SurinameStockholm, SwedenBern, SwitzerlandDamascus, SyriaDushanbe, TajikistanBangkok, ThailandTunis, TunisiaAnkara, TurkeyAshgabat, TurkmenistanKyiv, UkraineAbu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates.Washington, D.C., the nation's capitalTashkent, UzbekistanCaracas, VenezuelaHanoi, VietnamSanaa, Yemen However, you will only need to visit the embassy for a paper visa; you may obtain electronic access online if you plan a short vacation. If you seek answers to your inquiries regarding the sort of visa you may require, you will likely feel better at ease visiting an embassy. However, if there is no Indian embassy in your nation, you may still contact them by email or phone. Now that you know where the Indian embassies are, you'll want to plan what you'll see while in India. India is an excellent spot to visit if you enjoy animals. The country is home to various animals, which may be viewed in its gorgeous national parks. The Kanha Tiger Reserve is among our top suggestions. It is home to roughly 150 tigers and 100 leopards, and you will have many opportunities to observe them in its expansive jungle. Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve is a further required stop. This is the ideal location for spotting tigers. The optimum months for tiger sightings are between February and June. However, throughout April through June, temperatures frequently exceed 40°C. You may schedule a safari from the nearby settlement of Tala. 
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20
May
How much does an India visa cost?
How much does a visa for India cost?If you are going on a budget, you may ask how much an India visa costs.This article will answer that question and make some recommendations for your next vacation to India.   How much does a visa for India cost? - The brief response is: It depends!The cost of a visa depends on the type of visa required, independent of the nation.If you plan a long journey to India for work or school, you must visit the Indian embassy closest to you to learn the criteria and costs of paper visas. Apply Now for  Indian Visa How much does a visa for India cost? - Fees for electronic visasIf you plan a brief journey to India for tourist, business, or medical reasons, you will require an eVisa.The Tourist electronic visa is free so long as it is processed immediately on the government website. However, if you decide to use a professional visa provider, the ultimate cost will include their service charge. This might range from $45 to USD 300, depending on the company you select.Applying for the Business eVisa and the Medical eVisa directly through the government website costs USD 82. Therefore, if you utilize a professional visa service, you will be forced to pay a service cost in addition to the government price.   How much does a visa for India cost? - May I receive a refund?No. On its website, the Indian government expressly specifies that the charge is non-transferable, non-extendable, and non-refundable. It is also unrelated to the outcome of your application. If your visa is denied and you wish to restart the application procedure, you must pay the government fee again.In addition, if you make an error in your application, they establish that you are solely responsible for providing accurate information and that they will not issue a refund for the incorrect visa.If you decide to cancel your India trip after your visa has been completed, the Indian government will not reimburse your money. Therefore, ensure you will be visiting the nation before submitting your electronic access.   How much does a visa for India cost? - Am I need to pay any additional fees at the airport?No. After processing your electronic visa and paying the associated cost, you will not be required to pay any further fees upon arrival.Now that you know the answer to the question, "How much does an India visa cost? "it's time to learn about some well worth attending festivals.Holi is the most famous Indian holiday, and it is held in March. Hindus ignite ceremonial fires and sprinkle the streets with gulal, the bright powder that distinguishes this festival from all others, during this celebration.Diwali is a Hindu holiday observed between October and November. Its rows of lights and delectable cuisine may identify this must-see celebration commemorating the ultimate triumph of virtue over evil.Regardless of when you intend to visit India, be sure to peruse the list of upcoming festivals to catch a peek at the country's enchantment.  
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May
How do you apply for an India visa?
How do you apply for a visa for India?There are so many reasons to visit India, from its vibrant festivals to its excellent cuisine and magnificent temples, that you will want to return.Apply Now for India Visa    However, before to our departure, we must address a crucial matter: how to apply for an India visa.This depends on the sort of visa you require. You may need to visit an embassy to obtain it, especially if you want to work or study in the nation for an extended period. However, if you are planning a short trip for business, tourist, or medical needs, you may obtain a visa entirely online from the comfort of your own home.    How can you apply for a visa to India? - Provide the proper papers!To apply for an India visa, you must first acquire all the necessary documents. You will mostly need your passport and a picture. Regardless of the purpose of your travel, you will be required to provide a scan of the information page of your access and a passport-sized photo with a white backdrop. These are the only two papers you must post while traveling for tourism purposes.Now, visitors entering India for various purposes must present supplementary documentation. For example, if you are traveling for medical reasons, you must get a letter from the hospital that will offer your care. In this letter, they must contain your personal information, as indicated in your passport, and the approximate visit date.You must present an invitation letter or business card from an Indian-based firm for business visits. This is for government officials to validate your trip's business purposes.   How do you apply for a visa to India? - Follow these simple steps.Once you have your papers in hand, the only remaining step is to complete an application form. There, you will be required to provide your personal information and travel details. If everything goes as planned, it typically takes four to five days to complete a visa. After it is complete, you may download it in PDF format.You will be required to submit your electronic visa at the border upon arrival; thus, you should also have a hard copy on hand if the authorities request it.   How do you apply for a visa for India? It- Time to have some fun!Once your visa has been processed, you may plan your vacation to India. We suggest that you visit the City Palace and the Amber Fort. Both structures are part of the same enormous complex, including courtyards, gardens, and buildings from various ages. Not just the architecture but also the delicate features and embellishments seen throughout the complex are fabulous. This place is an excellent example of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture for anyone interested in Indian culture.  
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May
Can you renew your Indian visa?
Can you renew your visa for India?Once you are in India, you will not want to leave. This is because so many travelers inquire, "Can I renew my Indian visa?"India is not a nation that should be visited only once. Its expansiveness exceeds the land. They feature numerous vistas, unique fauna, landscapes, people, and customs and celebrations that date back a millennium and make every tourist want to extend their stay.   Can you renew your Indian visa?Absolutely! You can obtain a new visa after your current one expires, but you cannot do so while within the country.If you entered India on a tourist visa, you might remain in the country for up to 90 days in a row. Citizens of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Japan are permitted to stay in the nation for up to 180 days.The validity of the tourist visa is either one or five years from the date of approval. If you have a multiple entry visa, you can leave the country for some time and then return for another 90 or 180 days, depending on your nationality and the duration of your access. However, you must leave the country before your visa expires.Once you return to your home country and your visa has expired, you can obtain a new one to revisit IndiaApply Now for India Visa                                   Can you renew your Indian visa if you hold a business visa?This instance closely resembles the tourist visa. You are permitted to remain in the nation for a maximum of 180 days; if you wish to prolong your stay, you must register with the Foreign Registration Office (FRRO/FRO).The visa is valid for one year from issuance and permits multiple entries. Each entrance can last up to 180 days, but if you are not registered, you must leave the nation before your visa ends or your stay in the country expires.    In the event of a medical visa, may your Indian permit be renewed?Yes, it is renewable but not extendable. The medical visa permits a 60-day stay in the country, beginning on entry. Before the expiration of the 60 days, you must depart the country.If you need to visit India for medical reasons again after your visa expires, you can obtain a fresh passport.    Can you renew your visa for India?Yes! So that you can return to India several times. Obtaining an electronic visa is straightforward, and you may always renew it as long as you do so from your place of origin and your previous passport has expired.Utilize your Indian visa to visit the Kailasa Temple, the Taj Mahal, the Amber Fort, the City Palace, the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, and many more of India's attractions. Visit in March to participate in the Holi celebration, or in October and November to witness Diwali. The reality is that India is fantastic throughout the entire year.  
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