India is a vast South Asian country with diverse terrain – from Himalayan peaks to Indian Ocean coastline and history reaching back 5 millennia. India remains one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. Indian cultural history spans more than 4,500 years.
**Mandatory Biometrics For India Visa**
All South African travellers now need to give their biometric data when applying for an Indian visa, effective July 17.Travellers who have applied for an e-visa will be required to submit their biometrics on arrival in India.