|Visa & Currency|
If you are a foreigner, it is mandatory to possess an Indian visa as it is an important document. In case you failed to submit visa in front of authorities, you might be detained or send back to your country. It is also imperative to posses a passport which is at least valid for six months from the date of your departure. Generally visa is valid for six months, but it may vary depending on the rules of your nationality. You may apply for a collective visa if you are traveling in a group of not less than 4 people and are being dealt by a recognized travel agency. The visa fees are usually non-refundable and may change without prior notice. Contact your embassy for further details. There are different types of visas available.
Types of Visa
It is also advisable to carry an identity card, in case some security personnel ask you to prove your identity. The most important documents that you should carry while traveling in another country are Visa, passport and an Identity card.
Indian currency is called Rupees. Rupees are available in the denominations of Re.1, Rs.2, Rs.5, Rs.10, Rs.20, Rs.50, Rs.100, Rs.500 and Rs.1000. 1 Rupee is equivalent to 100 paise and there are coins of 25 & 50 paise and1 Re., 2 Re. and 5 Re. You can approach well known banks to convert your currency and issue checks since some of the banks will not accept traveler’s cheque.