I want to travel to Nicaragua from India and I have a valid Schengen visa.

Will they give me an on arrival visa via hotel booking?

  • I'm confused, what has the Schengen visa to do with all this? – Diego Sánchez Nov 6 '16 at 11:50
  • Somebody told me that if u have schenegen visa u will get on arrival visa at airport – Puneet Nov 6 '16 at 12:03
  • Okay thanks sir i will made it confirm wi nicaragua embassy – Puneet Nov 6 '16 at 13:20

According to TIMATIC (courtesy KLM):

/ 06NOV16 / 1235 UTC

National India (IN) /Embarkation India (IN) Destination Nicaragua (NI)

Nicaragua (NI)

Passport required. - Passports and other documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date. Passport Exemptions:

  • Passengers with a machine-readable (ICAO 9303 compliant) temporary passport.

Visa Issuance:

Visa required, except for Holders of normal passports issued to nationals of India can obtain a visa on arrival for a max. stay of 30 days. Fee: USD 50.-: - applicable to holders of a valid visa issued by Canada, the USA or a Schengen Member.

Additional Information:

  • All visitors are required to obtain a Tourist Card on arrival. Fee: USD 10.-:
  • Visitors are required to hold proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay and documents required for their next destination.

    -exempt are unaccompanied minors.

  • Extension possible. Fee: USD 2.- per day of stay.


Visitors not holding return/onward tickets could be refused entry.

So yes, you may obtain a visa on arrival.

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