Visa

India visa requirements for Antiguan, Barbudans

Indian Visa is not required for Antiguan, Barbudans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda can travel and stay in India for a duration of 90 days by applying for an electronic visa (e-visa).
  • Antigua and Barbuda nationals are to have applied for the e-visa at least four days before travelling. The e-visa costs USD 80.
  • Intending visitors are to possess a valid passport of a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The importation (and exportation) of the local currency of India is pegged at INR 25,000.
  • Also, the import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Citizens of Antigua and Barbuda with firearms require an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Tourists must show proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in India. This could be in the form of a sponsor letter from a host living in the country or a hotel reservation.
  • Travellers with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Antigua and Barbuda.
  • A recent bank statement, to show that the visitor has enough money to spend while in India will be required.
  • Nationals of Antigua and Barbuda are not required to provide a yellow fever vaccination. They are advised nevertheless to be vaccinated against common illnesses before travelling to India.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Antigua and Barbuda. There are international airports in St. John’s and Codrington.
  • Air Canada, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, KLM and Qatar Airways are some of the airlines that fly from Antigua and Barbuda to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from St. John’s to New Delhi, India is 20 hours, 25 minutes, which is the same from Codrington as well.
  • Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major religions in India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.
  • India has a temperate and tropical climate. It has four major seasons which are summer which is from March to May, winter from December to February, monsoon from June to September and post-monsoon also known as northeast monsoon which is from October to November. 
  • The Indian rupee is the official currency used in India. Visitors can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • India is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type  C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas.
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 9 hours 30 minutes ahead of Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.