The Visa for India is available to United States citizens / passport holder in electronic application form since 2014 from the Indian Government. This visa to India allows travellers from United States and other countries to visit India for short term stays. These short term stays range between 30, 90 and 180 days per visit depending on the purpose of visit. There are five major categories of electronic India Visa (India eVisa) available to citizens of United States. The categories available to United States citizens for visit to India under the electronic India Visa or eVisa India regulations are for Tourist purposes, Business Visits or Medical Visit (both as a Patient or as medical attendant / nurse to the Patient) to visit India.