Calicut on India’s visa-on-arrival radar

Logo squareAugust 4 (TravelAndy): India is planning to extend its tourist visa-on-arrival for the Calicut International Airport, reported The Hindu newspaper.

Around 50,000 foreign passengers arrive at the Calicut airport every year.

The tourist visa-on-arrival facility is now available at nine airports in the country.

A central team is visiting the visiting Calicut on August 6 to discuss the proposal, said the report quoting sources.

The Indian government plans to bring 150 countries under its e-visa scheme by the end of 2015.

The e-visa scheme currently covers more than 75 countries including the US, Germany, Russia, Singapore and Guyana.


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