Some Business visa holders may have to obtain exit permits

Jan 06

As per Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs( MHA) recent guidelines for the business visa holder, the foreign nationals who were already in the country on Business visas and engaged in executing project/contract were required to leave the country by 31st October, 2009. There have been few business visa holders who were covered by the above mentioned...

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Tourist Visa on Arrival: Official details

Jan 06

Tourist Visa on Arrival: Official text. Tourist Visa On Arrival The foreign national of following five countries viz. Finland, Japan, Luxemburg, New Zealand and Singapore can get a Tourist Visa on arrival with a maximum validity of 30 days with single entry facility (w.e.f 01.01.2010) by the Immigration officer at Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata Airports and NOT...

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“Two months rule” for Tourists: Government of India issues details.

Jan 06

This is an old post. The two months rule for Indian Tourist visas has been abolished. Please visit the link for details: http://www.immigration.ind.in/2012/12/two-months-gap-rule-on-tourist-visa-to-india-abolished/ Government of India has issued details regarding the “two months rule” for tourist visas. Here is the official text: FREQUENTLY ASKED...

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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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MHA( Ministry of Home Affairs) notification on Business and Employment Visas to India.

Jan 01

Here is the official text of the notification issued by MHA in the faq format. FAQs RELATING TO WORK RELATED VISAS ISSUED BY INDIA Introduction In recent weeks, several queries have been raised about the type of Visas issued by India to foreigners for work related visits. It is clarified that basically there are two (2) types of work related Visas, namely:- 1....

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India: Tourist Visa on arrival

Jan 01

A press release from Foreign office at New Delhi states that to facilitate bonafide foreign tourists who plan their tours at a short notice, Government of India has decided to introduce ‘Tourist Visa-on-Arrival’ for a period of one year for citizens of five countries — Finland, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand and Singapore on an experimental basis...

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Travel advisory India: Re-entry on Tourist Visas

Jan 01

Travel advisory India: Re-entry on Tourist Visas MHA( Ministry of Home Affairs) have come up with the two months gap rule for the holders of long term tourist visas to India. There is yet no public notification by the MHA for the general public in this regard. So it’s not clear whether the rule applies to short term( i.e. six months or less) tourist visa holders....

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