Temporary landing facility( TLF) in emergent situations

Jan 14

There have been instances of foreign nationals turning up at the Indian ports of entry without the valid visas or travel documents. Mostly, they are the people of Indian origin with expired residential permits, or foreign born (and foreign passport holders) children of Indian parents. In certain emergent situations like death in family or illness, they can be...

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The spouses and Children of the Indian nationals, and persons of Indian origin: Obtain X ( Entry) visa for India

Jan 14

The spouses and Children of the Indian nationals, and persons of Indian origin should preferably enter India on X ( Entry) visa. In many instances, they enter India on a Tourist(T) Visa which is not a long term visa to stay in India. A tourist visa can not be extended except for emergencies. However, an X visa can be extended and the foreign national can stay for a...

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Airlines asked not to check-in Indian passengers traveling to China on Stapled Visas

Jan 02

DGCA circular to Airlines: Official Text: CIRCULAR Ministry of Civil Aviation vide their letter No.AV.12012/5/2001-A(Vol.III) dated 29th December, 2009 has informed that Indian citizens travelling to Hongkong and China are being issued visa by concerned authorities on separate piece of paper stapled to the passport. Such stapled paper visas are not valid for travel...

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