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Ministry of Home Affairs

file_download Advisory on fake Indian e-Visa Portals
Advisory on fake Indian E Visa portals

file_download All existing Visas granted to Foreigners, except certain categories, to remain suspended till the Prohibition on International Air Travel of passengers from/to India is lifted
Removal of Suspension of all Visa on account of COVID restrictions

file_download Amendment to the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1992 and the Foreigners Order, 1948
Amendment in Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1992 and the Foreigners Order, 1948

file_download APIS guidelines to the carriers
APIS guidelines to the carriers

file_download Delegation of powers to State Governments / UT Administrations/FRROs/FROs in Visa matters
Delegation of powers to State Governments / UT Administrations/FRROs/FROs in Visa matters

file_download Details of Protected/Restricted Areas and requirements for obtaining Protected Area Permit (PAP)/Restricted Area Permit(RAP)
Details of Protected/Restricted Areas and requirements for obtaining Protected Area Permit (PAP)/Restricted Area Permit(RAP)

file_download e-Visa facility - List of Airports
e-Visa facility - List of Airports

file_download e-Visa facility - List of Countries
e-Visa facility - List of Countries

file_download e-Visa facility - List of Seaports
e-Visa facility - List of Seaports

file_download Exemption from the FCRA provisions
Exemptions from FCRA

file_download Existing FCRA Account Holders given more time till 30.06.2021 to open “FCRA Account” in designated New Delhi Branch of State Bank of India
Extenstion of time to open designated bank account by FCRA account holders

file_download Extension of Validity of Registration Certificates issued under The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, (FCRA) 2010 Expiring/Expired during period between 29.09.2020 and 30.09.2021
Circular of extending validity of FCRA certifications between 29.09.2020 to 30.09.2021

file_download Facilities granted to persons belonging to Minority Communities in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan staying in India on LTV
faclities to people staying in India on LTV from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh

file_download Fee for availing OCI Miscellaneous Services
Fees for OCI services

file_download Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Rules, 2012
FCRA Rules amendments

file_download Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules, 2011 and Forms
FCRA Forms and rules

file_download General policy guidelines relating to Indian Visa
Indian Visa policy guidelines

file_download Graded relaxation in Visa and travel restrictions
Graded relaxation in Visa and travel restrictions

file_download Grant of Long Term Visa (LTV) to Pakistani Nationals
Grant of Long Term Visa (LTV) to Pakistani Nationals

file_download Grant of Visa to foreign Nationals/ permission to OCI cardholders to commission surrogacy in India withdrawn w.e.f. 3.11.2015
Grant of Visa to foreign Nationals/ permission to OCI cardholders to commission surrogacy in India withdrawn w.e.f. 3.11.2015

file_download Grant to Permanent Residency Status to Foreign Investors
Grant to Permanent Residency Status to Foreign Investors

file_download Instructions relating to grant of Visa to crew of non-scheduled airlines and chartered flights and issue of Temporary Landing Permits (TLPs)
Visa and Temporary landing permits for crew of non-scheduled airlines and chartered flights

file_download Instructions relating to grant of Visa to crew of non-scheduled airlines and chartered flights and issue of Temporary Landing Permits (TLPs)
Visa and Temporary landing permits for crew of non-scheduled airlines and chartered flights

file_download Instructions relating to issue of residential permits to Japanese Nationals holding Employment Visa and their dependents holding entry Visa
Instructions for Residential permits to Japanese Nationals holding Employment Visa

file_download Instructions relating to issue of Residential Permits to Japanese Nationals holding Employment Visa and their dependents holding Entry Visa
Instructions for Residential permits to Japanese Nationals holding Employment Visa

file_download Instructions relating to registration of foreign Nationals coming to India on Medical Visa/ Medical Attendant Visa
Instructions relating to registration of foreign Nationals coming to India on Medical Visa/ Medical Attendant Visa

file_download list of Immigration Check post
list of Immigration Check post

file_download Merger of PIO and OCI
Notification of merger of PIO/OCI cards

file_download MHA advisory to States on COVID-19
Advisory on COVID Management for States

file_download MHA advisory to UTs on COVID-19 management
Advisory on COVID Management for union territories

file_download MHA issues SOPs for movement of Indian Nationals stranded outside the country, as well as, for those persons stranded in India who are desirous to travel abroad for urgent reasons
SOP for Vande Bharat move for repatriation of stranded Indian Nationals and also emergency travel abroad

file_download MHA relaxes Visa and Travel restrictions imposed in response to COVID -19, permitting certain categories of OCI cardholders stranded abroad, to come back to India
Relaxation of Visa and Travel restrictions for OCI cardholders in COVID-19

file_download MODI Government simplifies process for re-issue of OCI
Procedure for re-issue of OCI cards simplified

file_download Notification G.S.R. 150, Foreign Contribution (Acceptance or retention of gifts or presentations)
Notification of 2012 for retention of gifts under FCRA

file_download OCI Miscellaneous Service: Introduction
Guidelnes for miscellaneous services for OCI Cardholders

file_download OCI MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES: Guidelines
Guidelines for miscellaneous services for OCI Cardholders

file_download Overseas Citizen Of India (OCI) Cardholder: Brochure
Procedure for submission of application, eligibility, benifits for registration as OCI cardholder

file_download Overseas Citizen Of India (OCI) Cardholder: Introduction
Government of India decided to register Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) of certain category as has been specified in section 7A of The Citizenship Act, 1955 as Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Cardholder

file_download Overseas Citizen Of India (OCI) Cardholder: NRI/Person of Indian Origin/OCI Cardholder: A Comparative chart
Statistical information on OCI card holders

file_download Passport (Entry into India) Amendment Rules, 2015 and Foreigners (Amendment) Order, 2015
Amendment of Passport rules for foreigners

file_download Powers to take action against foreign Nationals living illegally in India.
Delegation of and enabling power to take action against illegal stay in India.

file_download Protected and Restricted Areas
About protected and restricted areas

file_download Registration as OCI cardholder in lieu of PIO card
Registration of OCI cardholders in replacement of PIO Card

file_download Regulations applicable to Foreigners in India
Regulations applicable to Foreigners in India

file_download Right of Multiple entry Life-long Visa facility to visit India for OCI Cardholders, to remain in abeyance till Prohibition on International Air Travel of passengers from/to India is lifted
Temporary disturbance in multiple entry life long Visa for India visit by OCI card holder

file_download Stay Visa/Residential Permit/Long Term Visa (LTV) policy for Afghan Nationals
Long Term Visa for Afghanistan Nationals regulations

file_download Supporting documents to be submitted online for obtaining service(s) from FRROs/ FROs.
List of Documents to be submitted for FRRO/FRO offices

file_download The Citizenship (Amendment) Rules, 2015
Law governing the citizenships in India

file_download The Citizenship Act, 1955
Law governing the citizenships in India

file_download The Citizenship Rules, 2009
Law governing the citizenships in India

file_download The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010
Law governing Foreign donations and gifts to Trusts and Societies in India

file_download The Gazette of India Notification (FCRA)
FCRA Notifications concerning foreign donations

file_download The Gazette of India Notification (FCRA)
FCRA Notifications concerning foreign donations

file_download The Immigration (Carriers Liability) Act, 2000.
Rules governing Carriers Liability in general in India

file_download The Immigration (Carriers Liability) Amendment Act,2005
Rules governing Carriers Liability in general in India

file_download The Immigration (Carriers Liability) Amendment Rules, 2010
Rules governing Carriers Liability in general in India

file_download The Immigration (Carriers Liability) Rules, 2007
Rules governing Carriers Liability in general in India

file_download The Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939
Act regulating the registration of Foreigners in India

file_download The Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1992
Rules regulating the registration of Foreigners

file_download Tourist Visa on Arrival - User Guide
Visa guidelines of arriving Tourists

file_download USER GUIDE FOR Reporting of Transactions received under FCRA by BANKS
Guidelines for Banks for reporting FCRA transactions

file_download Visa for Bangladeshi Nationals
Regulations for Visa for Bangladeshi Nationals

file_download Visa for Pakistani Nationals
Regulations for Visa for Pakistani Nationals

file_download Visa-on-Arrival for Japanese Nationals - Introduction of a new chapter in the Visa Manual circular no.: 469
Visa on arrivals for Japanese citizens