Questions tagged [india]

Travel related to the South Asian country of India. Also known as Hindustan or Bharat. The country is known for its diverse geography, languages, cuisines, climate and culture.

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Indian National Trip to Nepal from Malaysia as tourist

I'm an Indian National and presently in Malaysia and wants to travel to Nepal and from Nepal I intend to drive to India. Do I need to get an immigration chop at Kathmandu airport while arriving into ...
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Can I get transit visa on arrival at Cochin airport?

Hy I am citizen of Bangladesh staying in Malaysia. I want to travel to Dubai from Kuala Lumpur with different airlines. Air Asia to Cochin and Indigo to Dubai. I have 19 hours transit at Cochin ...
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Can an Indian Tourist eVisa be used for Business [closed]

I got a 180 day multi-entry Tourist eVisa via iVisa one month ago. Can I use this visa for business as well?
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Is 56 Minutes enough to get between terminals at Newark International (EWR)?

I have a flight going from charlotte to Newark, and a 56-minute connection between wheels down in Newark from charlotte, to wheels up in Newark to Mumbai. Could anyone tell me what my odds are on ...
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Can I apply fore visa in Nepal before current Indian visa expires?

My son, a UK citizen, is currently in India and wishes to stay longer. Can he leave India and apply for another tourist visa from Nepal whilst his current visa is still valid?
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Importing a bike from India to Bangladesh

Is it possible to buy a brand new bike from India and bring into Bangladesh? If it is possible, how much are the custom charges likely to be?
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Will my Indian e-Visa be ok for my 2 weeks travel?

I have been granted a 30 days Indian eVisa for a 2 weeks travel. In the mail for the visa it states: Date of issue of ETA :- February 06th,2020 Date of expiry of ETA :- March 06th,2020 e-...
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Should we apply for Tourist eVisa if we already have Business eVisa

Me and my husband (Both Indonesian citizen) would like to visit India in March for Holiday. I don't have visa yet so I will be applying Tourist eVisa, but my husband already have a Business eVisa (...
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i applied for Algerian tourist visa before 2 month still no answer from consulate [closed]

i applied for Algeria tourist visa before 2 month still no answer from consulate, i called them thy said maybe refused or canceled, today i visited them with new file to submit tourist visa ...
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Does the U.S. novel coronavirus ban affect those who've been to areas claimed by China but administered by India?

Per What are the current travel restrictions on individuals entering the United States from regions affected by novel coronavirus? (emphasis added): The 14-day rule does not apply the Special ...
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Small oil stains on the bio-data page of my UK passport. Is this “damaged”?

I am travelling to India next month, and to do so I ordered a new passport. In the short time I've had it, I've somehow managed to get 4 blobs of oil stain (explained as oil by the fact that the ...
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Is it safe to travel with only a prepaid Mastercard?

As said in the question, is it safe to only have a prepaid Mastercard as a mean of financing my travel? The amount on the card is not a problem since it is linked to my bank account and can be ...
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how Indian children can come to Philippines together with their filipino mother?

I am a Filipino and I want to bring my 2 children to the Philippines but they are Indian nationals, I want to ask what is the easiest way for me to bring my babies, I am not planning to bring them and ...
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Carrying hard drives in checked in luggage

This question is about flying within India. Can I place an internal hard drive and a solid state drive inside my checked in luggage? I'll be wrap them in a bubble wrap and place them between my ...
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Should I apply for a 1 year eVisa or for a 30day one? [closed]

I am an Italian citizen and I booked a planned trip to India. To reduce time and risks I chose to not use the agency but apply for an eVisa myself. I was looking and the official site and I have seen ...
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Keeping Jio SIM functional

I have jio sim which I have been using for some time. I have moved to a European Union country for a period of 18 months. I would like to keep the sim and the number functional. What is the cheapest ...
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Indian eBusiness visa issues

I have a business trip in India on January 25 to February 10. The eVisa website keeps crashing on me. Pages keep saying "Session Timed Out" when I save them, meaning that I have to keep trying over ...
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Indian passport expiring - Travel to Canada [duplicate]

My mother would be traveling to Canada from March to June 2020 on Indian passport and Canadian visitor Visa. However, both passport and Visa would expire in July 2020. Can she travel with existing ...
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Carrying Exhibition items From India to Dubai & Back

I am attending an exhibition in Dubai, & i intend to carry the exhibit items with me as check-in baggage. The items are surgical instruments and none of those items contain Lithium batteries. ...
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I was asked to transfer a book via airplane

A friend of my friend forgot a book in my country. As I am flying to India soon, I was asked if I could take the book there with me. I am worried that something could be inside the book, and that it ...
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Do I need transit visa or get pre-arrival registeration to go to Japan via Hong Kong? [duplicate]

I hold an Indian passport and am planning to visit Japan via Hong Kong ( Cathay Pacific ). There is a layover of about 2 hours. Do I need to get preregistration done ? I am not planning to leave the ...
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Place for long stay in North India

I am male and I need to stay with a women for long time approx 10-20 days in North India. Oyo, MMT, StayUncle etc., are generally recommended for unmarried couple for one or couple of days. Since I ...
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Transit via UK with a valid IM1 visa

Background: My family has extended visitor record and study permit (but not the VISA stamped on their passport) Also I have recently got my approved PR approved and have onetime IM-1 VISA stamped on ...
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International travel - land in different airport and fly domestic flight to destination [closed]

There are not many international flights to intended destination and the cost is high. Is it ok with the rules if I land in another city and book a domestic flight separately. Edit I am travelling ...
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Wrong First name in domestic flight ticket

Booked a flight ticket with wrong first name.Say her name is “venkata Sai matta” (matta is last name).while booking I wrote “Sai Matta”.Called helpline for name change they denied my request.Can ...
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Do I require transit visa for traveling to Ireland via frankfurt from Mumbai [duplicate]

Do travellers from India require frankfurt transit visa for Ireland
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Is food free in Suvidha 3rd AC?

Can someone tell me whether food charges are included in the fare of Suvidha tickets just like Duronto train does?
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Damaged passport - docs required [closed]

Are there extra charges for passport re-issuance in case of a damaged passport? The book got detached from cover, that's all. For Non-ECR, where to find the seal? Can't see in my passport. Hope ...
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With Indian e-visa, can I do 2nd entry from Nepal back to India through Banbasa border crossing?

My situation is that I'm already in India. I entered India with tourist e-visa. First entry has to be through one of designated air/sea ports. I did enter through Delhi airport and I got visa stamp to ...
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How to book Indian buses and trains in advance without an Indian phone number?

Is it possible these days to book Indian buses and trains in advance without an Indian phone number? When I look online, all sites and apps require an Indian phone number, which as a non-Indian, I do ...
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Can I travel with cremated remains (father's ashes) from Malaysia to India [duplicate]

we already checked with AirAsia airlines. they need a death certificate and cremation certificate for security purpose. They asked us to check with the customs department of India. but I'm not sure ...
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Is there a simple procedure or what are the procedures to obtain a permit to visit Lakshadweep islands?

I wanted to know why Indian citizens need a permit to visit Lakshadweep, and an answer on Quora says: "To protect the interests of the general public of Lakshadweep, about 95% of whom are ...
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Malaysian going to India tour for second time with same visa - multiple entry [closed]

I am Malaysian planning to visit India. My visa is valid till 1-1-2020. Earlier I went in January. Can I go a second time before the visa expires?
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Considering shopping for PC parts for my personal rig in Hong Kong. I would like to know about Indian import taxes [duplicate]

I found out there is 36.05% (Basic Customs duty @ 35% + Education Cess @3%) on the value of dutiable goods that is in excess of the Duty Free Allowance of 50000 rupee, according to 2016 Indian baggage ...
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Can an Indian ETA expiry date be extended

I have received my e-visa to India, however, due to unforeseen circumstances I have to travel on Nov 23, landing in Mumbai on Nov 25. My ETA expiry date is Nov 22, can I still travel.?
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Indian e-Visa “Some error occurred” when submitting last page of application

When submitting a completed 30day Indian e-visa form (including already uploaded photo jpg and passport pdf) on the last verification page I get: "Some error occurred" message. Did anyone solve this? ...
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How can a tourist order a dabbawala lunch?

I've recently learned about an amazing traditional lunch delivery service in Mumbai: The dabbawalas constitute a lunchbox delivery and return system that delivers hot lunches from homes and ...
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Bike transport from Haridwar to Bangalore

Can anyone help me that how can I transport my bike from Haridwar to Bangalore? Are there trains that have this facility?
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Can I use an Indian eVisa 6 months after its issuance date for a visit?

My friend has been issued an eTV from India which is valid for one year with a multiple entry. The visa was issued in April 2019. However, he could not travel according to the planned dates. The new ...
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Carrying a UPS Return Package with Phones, from the US and back

I need to return 3 phones that were recently purchased from US, I will be travelling from India to US (SFO). Is it okay to carry 3 Phones (packed-unused) with a valid UPS return package. Will this ...
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Unable to make Indian E-visa payment

When I am applying for a 30 day tourist E-visa, on the official Indian visa site (https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/), I keep getting stuck at the payment part. It says: The Visa fee payment ...
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Will I have issues obtaining an Indian visa as a Pakistani-American?

I think the title sums it up pretty well but I am planning on travelling to India for a friend's wedding in January and wanted to know if I would have any issues obtaining a visa. This might be an odd ...
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Indian e-visa application cannot be accepted because journey date must be at least 4 days after registration

I'm a British citizen. I'm trying to submit my e-visa tourist application for arrival date 12th oct 2019. The site gives me the option to select arrival date 12th oct 2019 however towards the end of ...
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Do we stay airside at Delhi T3?

We are flying LHR to DEL by BA arriving T3 and then flying DEL to Kathmandu by Indigo from T3. We have two separate tickets. Can we stay airside at Delhi T3 or do we have to enter India and then go ...
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Indian visa for Pakistani National

I am a Pakistani national, however my girlfriend is from India we met in third country, now she is back in India, and I want to visit her, can I get the visa for India on basis of meeting girlfriend ...
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Do I have to book my tickets before applying to E-Visa to India?

I am applying for E-visa to visit India. Now, while everything else looks fine, I am confused about a particular detail. I know my tentative travel dates but I have not booked my tickets yet. Now, ...
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Traveling to india with toddler

We are both US citizens with OCI cards, our daughter is a US citizen but does not have an OCI card. We will be traveling to India in January next year, wondering if we should get an e-visa or a ...
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How to Transfer OCI Sticker from expired US passport to new US passport

My elderly relative is a naturalized US Citizen (since 1970) from India. In 2012 he got OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) Booklet Sticker attached to his US Passport This relative recently renewed ...
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Authorised ID card for entry into airport

My grand son studying 3rd Std is with us, with his parents away in Bangalore. He has an expired-passport and a school ID card. He has no Aadhaar card yet. For entry into airports, what proof should I ...
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Does India require 2 blank passport pages, if you already have a visa in your passport?

In common with many folks here, I'm running rather short on blank passport pages. Specifically, I'm down to just 1 blank page left (plus a bunch of half-filled ones) Looking on the UK.Gov site for ...

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