Can I get an eVisa if I'm going to India to film?
No, E-Visas are only available for International travelers whose sole objective for visiting India is recreation, sight seeing, casual visit to visit friends and relatives, attending a short term yoga program, medical treatment including treatment under Indian systems of medicine, business purpose, as attendant to e-Medical visa holder, attending a conference/ seminar/ workshop organized by a Ministry or Department of the Government of India, State Governments or UT Administrations etc. & their subordinate/ attached organizations & PSUs and no other purpose/activity.
You have to obtain a standard FILM VISA for filming purposes. This includes undertaking feature film shooting, television or reality show, serials and Cinema shooting.
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