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How long do I need to wait right after I apply to obtain one? I was born in the United States, and I am from Florida. And if I apply online on the website to get my visa thru my email, how long do I need to wait? I have already been to India once. However, I lost my visa and passport, and I am currently processing the new passport that I will get in two weeks.

Apply for the online between 4 and 240 days prior to departure to India. The procedure is as simple as completing the visa application form online and submitting the required documentation. Submit payment, and your visa will be emailed to you in PDF format within 3 to 5 business days. You will need to print a copy of the visa to carry on you for the duration of the trip. Biometrics are captured on arrival at the designated ports in India. You can apply for a visa for India from USA at your Indian Embassy or VAC, and collect it typically within a week, but always within two weeks.