Crew Visa Requirements for India

By Declan Selleck


India has new crew visa requirements.

  • Visa upon arrival is no longer available.
  • It is mandatory for all crew to have visas arranged before arrival to India.

When flying as operating crew you will need an e-Business Visa. Carry a copy with you when disembarking.

Processing time is around 4 to 5 days.

Use the following link to apply.

Keep in mind e-tourist visa is for pax only.


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Declan Selleck

Declan Selleck

Declan is a Flight Service Specialist with OPSGROUP.


  • Heath says:

    Great info! Under eBusiness Visa, what is the appropriate submenu selection to be made for flight crew?

  • Debs says:

    Can I enter India at Hyderabad as operating crew without a passport? I’ve lost it and due to be flying in a few days

  • You have shared a lot of good information. Your information is very useful for people. A lot of people are unaware of this information. They do not know what we have to do. Your blog is very good. Thanks for such post and please keep it up.

  • Niall says:

    Thanks Michelle , Fountain of knowledge as always . 🙂

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