E-Visas are becoming a popular option for those who want to travel internationally. Not only are they typically less expensive and easier to obtain than a traditional visa, but they are also delivered electronically as soon as they’re processed. Additionally, e-Visas are accepted by many countries worldwide, and the application process can be completed in just a few simple steps.
Are you Ready to apply for your e-Visa but don’t know where to start? Swift can help! Read on for a step-by-step guide on how to apply for an eVisa:
Steps For Applying For an E-Visa
Complete the Application
The first step you need to take is to head to the Swift Passport and Visa Services website and complete the e-Visa application. After you’ve navigated to your desired country’s e-Visa page, you will be asked to submit your order and begin filling out your e-Visa application. The process is quick and easy, and it should only take about 30 minutes to complete the application.
Upload the Required Paperwork
Once you’ve submitted your order and completed your e-Visa application, you must upload some paperwork. Each country requires different documents to be provided by the traveler, so the documents you need may vary depending on which country you’re applying for. Our team will tell you exactly which documents are needed so you don’t have to stress.
Get Your E-Visa
The final step in the process is quite simple. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and wait for our team to process your eVisa. We will review your documents and application, process your application, and send your e-Visa to you electronically as soon as it’s ready. We will also monitor the status of your e-Visa throughout the entire process and ensure that everything is going smoothly so that you get your eVisa in time for your trip.
E-Visa Costs and Fees
One of the best things about e-Visas is that they are typically inexpensive to obtain compared to traditional visas. This is because the entire application process can be completed online, and you don’t have to pay extra to send your documents in the mail. The cost to obtain an eVisa varies depending on which country you are applying for, and the Swift Service Fees also change occasionally. If you have any questions about our e-Visa costs and fees, please contact a member of our team.
Documents Required to Apply For an E-Visa
After completing the e-Visa application process, our team will send you a list of documents you must upload. These documents will vary depending on the country that you are applying for, as each country has different requirements. Some of the documents you may be asked to upload include a copy of your passport, a passport-type photo, etc.
E-Visa Processing Times
E-Visa processing times can vary depending on the country you are applying for and what kind of e-Visa you need, amongst other factors. Luckily, most e-Visas only take a few days to process rather than a few weeks. We recommend that you apply for your e-Visa as soon as possible in case you run into any problems or delays with your application. Once your e-Visa is processed, we will send it to you electronically.
Common Pitfalls to Avoid
There are some common pitfalls that you should consider before applying for your e-Visa. Luckily, these pitfalls can be avoided as long as you know what to expect.
Here are 3 common pitfalls to avoid when applying for your eVisa:
Not Having a Form of Payment on Hand When Applying: You will be asked to submit payment when you start your order. So, be sure you have a form of payment ready to use so that the application process goes as quickly as possible.
Not Having Your Documents Ready: We will send you a list of documents that you’ll need to upload, and it’s important that you gather these documents as soon as possible. The faster you can upload your documents, the sooner you will receive your eVisa.
Applying For Your eVisa Too Late: Though it usually only takes a few days to process your e-Visa application, some people don’t realize they need an eVisa for their trip until the last minute. Be sure to check if you need an e-Visa ahead of time so that you can apply and get your e-Visa in time for your travels.
How to Apply For an E-Visa Online
To start the e-Visa application process, please visit the Swift Passport and Visa Services website. Once there, head to our E-Visa Services page, select your desired country, submit your order, fill out the application, and upload all the necessary documents. We will then review your application and paperwork, process your e-Visa, and send it to you electronically once it’s ready. If you have any questions along the way, please contact a member of our knowledgeable team. We would be happy to assist you! No matter where you plan on going, we’ll get you there.