Visa and Travel Permits


Get Tourist Visa on Arrival

The state of Kerala ensures best travel experience to its tourists. Now visiting Kerala has become even more simple and easy with less or no difficulties. You can now plan a quick trip to Kerala on a very short notice. Through Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) you can apply for online Visa and fly to Kerala hassle free.

Tourist Visa on Arrival (T-VoA) via Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) has been introduced in Kerala for foreign visitors, from 43 well known countries, arriving at Kochi and Trivandrum. Countries like Australia, New Zealand, Norway, USA, UK, Russia, Singapore, UAE, Thailand, Japan, Germany etc will have the privilege of 30 days short stay in Kerala.

Kerala is the only state in India with two airports facilitated with T-VoA via ETA. Effective from November 27 2015, the T-VoA enabled with ETA will allow tourists to apply and pay the fee for the visa online, without having to travel to the Indian missions in their home countries. Applicants who are approved will receive the official travel authorization via email and only need to present a printed copy of this to the immigration authorities upon their arrival in India. The approved applicants will receive a travel authorization email and during the time of travel, they need to present a printed copy of the email to the immigration authorities upon arrival to India.


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