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Government earns Rs 1,400 crore as revenue from e-tourist visa

Updated : May 21, 2018 12:01 AM IST

Union Home Ministry officials said the popular e-Visa scheme was availed by 19 lakh tourists in 2017 and it is expected that more than 25 lakh tourists will avail the facility in 2018.
The e-Visa fees are divided into four slabs of zero, $ 25, $ 50 and $ 75 which were fixed on reciprocity and depending on nationality.
Under the e-visa scheme, an applicant, when an online application is submitted, receives an e-mail authorising him or her to travel to India after it has been approved.
Government earns Rs 1,400 crore as revenue from e-tourist visa
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