I am in India currently with 10 years tourist visa. Which has limitation of 180 days.
I wanna know when does 180 countdown starts? From date my visa was issued or day I land in India?
Please let me know asap.
A 10-year visa allows multiple entries. Thus, the 180-day limitation refers to the duration of stay, which begins each time you arrive in India.
India allows maximum stay of 180 days on Tourist visa, from the date of entry, for a multiple entry visa.
Please refer to the link: https://www.in.ckgs.us/visa/tourist-visa
Please note, CKGS processes visa for India Gov at above website
A tourist visa can only be granted to a foreigner who does not have a residence or occupation in India and whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, sightseeing, casual visit to meet friends and relatives, etc. No other activity is permissible on a tourist visa. A tourist visa may be issued normally for three months to six months with single, double or multiple entries and is non-extendable and non-convertible. The duration of the visa is at the sole discretion of the Issuing Authority. All visa fees once paid are non-refundable irrespective of the outcome of the visa application and duration granted. Please note that the validity of the visa begins from the date of issue by the High Commission of India and not from the date of travel on your application form.