About Us ADVISORIES for Visa Applicants

IMPORTANT NOTICE

1. No scheduled international commercial passenger aircraft shall take off from any foreign airport for any airport in India, after 0001 hrs GMT of March 22, 2020 till 1830 hrs GMT of April 14, 2020. 

2. All passengers coming from European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden), European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland), Turkey and United Kingdom have been prohibited from entering India from any of the Land/Air/Seaport ICPs. This restriction shall come into effect from 1200 hrs GMT on March 18, 2020 at the port of first departure, and shall remain till further orders and is a temporary measure.

3.  All existing visas (except diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations, employment, project visas) stand suspended till 15th April 2020. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 13th March 2020 at the port of departure.

4.  Visa free travel facility granted to the holders of the OCI card is kept in abeyance till 15th April 2020. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 13th March 2020 at the port of departure. 

5. No Visa applications will be accepted till April 14, 2020.

6. All existing e-Visa remains temporarily suspended till 15th April 2020. Currently, e-Visa facility is not available.

 

Additional Travel Advisory (till 19.03.2020)

Consolidated Travel Advisory on COVID-19 (11.03.2020)

Bureau of Immigration: Visa restrictions (11.03.2020)