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Questions tagged [ecr]

Terminology used in Indian passports: ECR = Emigration Check Required; ECNR = Emigration Check Not Required. The latter is also known as NON-ECR.

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When applying for an Indian Passport, how do I know if I'm in the ECR or non-ECR category?

I'm applying for a fresh Passport from India but I don't know what "ECR" & "NON-ECR" mean: "Is applicant eligible for Non-ECR category?" [Yes] [No] I've already Graduated from University. ...
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How are ECR passport checks enforced in India?

India has a peculiar system where non-educated Indian citizens need a special 'emigration check' in order to work in certain countries. How is this system enforced in practice? Does the airline check ...
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As a high school student in India, will I receive an ECR or non-ECR passport?

I am a final year B.E student. While applying for passport, I had a doubt, whether I am under ECNR (Emigration check not required) or ECR (emigration check required) category. I have done my schooling ...
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Renewal of passport (with ECNR) with alternate documentation

I have to get my passport renewed with ECNR marked as yes and for this I have to produce 10th Passing certificate. But I just have the 10th Mark sheet and not the passing certificate. So will I be ...
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Can I travel to the US with an Indian ECR passport?

I'm an Indian citizen going to USA for a master's degree. I've my passport but with ECR (Emigration Check Required) stamp on it (born after 1993) because there was difference between my mother's name ...
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Does Indian with ECR passport and Dubai employment visa need clearance? [closed]

I lived in Africa for around 8 years and have an Emigration Check Required (ECR) on my Indian passport. I'm currently in India and have an employment visa for Dubai. Do I need emigration clearance or ...
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Taiwan visitor visa for Indian passport with ECR (Emigration Check required) category

I want to apply for a visit visa for Taiwan. I am an Indian passport holder with ECR (Emigration check required Category). Do I need to submit any extra documents? Does a Passport with ECR category ...
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ECR status-related question

Will the ECR status on my Indian passport be automatically invalid after I turn 50 years old, or do I need to apply for a new passport after I get 50 to remove my ECR tag?
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I am renewing my passport but confused for Non ECR Category [duplicate]

The question is "Is the applicant eligible for the Non-ECR category?" I'm renewing mine and my sister's passport and right now I'm studying for a diploma (2nd year). My sister is in 10th standard ...
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ECR category passport. Doubts regarding GRE [closed]

I have recently applied for reissue of passport. When I went to the passport office they asked for 10th and 12th grade certificates, which I had not brought. So they said my passport would come under ...
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How to answer “Is applicant eligible for Non-ECR category?” [duplicate]

I am applying for a passport for my mother. She has completed the 10th grade and she is about 58 years old. The following question has been presented: Is applicant eligible for Non-ECR category? ...
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Delete ECR stamp from passport

I have applied for passport re-issue because my passport was due to expire in Nov 2017 which was granted on pre-verification since there was change in address in Nov 2017 with ECR stamp. I wish to re-...
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Am I eligible for non-ECR category passport? [closed]

I am a citizen of India and am applying for a passport. I am confused about the right category, Emigration Check Required (ECR) or whether I am eligible for the non-ECR category. I passed diploma &...
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how to answer for the question non-ecr category [closed]

I'm applying for my passport. I passed 10th standard. Now I'm studying btech (bachelor's at a technical university) 2nd year. I'm 19 years old. What should I answer for the question "ARE YOU ELIGIBLE ...