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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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Flying to India - visa and country closure

I intend to travel to India on 20th July. My current visa runs out on the 7th July so I'd obviously need to apply for a new one. Can I do that before my current one expires?
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Kid to travel on domestic flight

My 8 yr old kid is not carrying his aadhar card with him. Can he travel on domestic flight without ID proof? Can E aadhar be used as Proof of identity to travel? He has to travel from Jaipur to Mumbai....
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e-FRRO E2 Visa Extension [migrated]

For process of E2 (Employment visa - India ) extension for a Japanese National . Documents have been uploaded and it is under process in the portal however am awaiting the decision from E-FRRO. How ...
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My pregnant wife with Green card status is stuck in India due to COVID-19, What are my options as she cannot come until she gives birth? [closed]

My wife is stuck in India since Feb 24, she's supposed to come on April 30th. But, all flights were cancelled including ours. There are repatriation flights, but, she is 32.5 weeks pregnant when the ...
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Child travel consent form for domestic travel within India

Is child travel consent form required for domestic travel within India from Mumbai to Delhi while travelling with a single parent?
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How long does a visa ban last when you are blacklisted for business visa violations by FRRO or MHA India?

I had a 3-year Indian business visa, which expired in November 2019. I was banned from India in February 2019 after I applied for a Residential Permit and left India on an Exit Permit with the remark: ...
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How did the USA airport authorities allow the Sunny Leone family to reach the USA during COVID-19 lockdown?

How did the USA airport authorities allow the Sunny Leone family to reach the USA during COVID-19 lockdown? Source
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How to come off the black list in India [duplicate]

I am German and was blacklisted December 2018 at the Chennai Airport without any explanation. I had founded a Trust in Germany to support children coming from very poor rural Areas in South India (35 ...
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Indian passport renewal and I-94 extension for H1B visa holder in COVID-19 special situation

I am an Indian citizen, residing in California, USA on an H1B Visa. My passport is expiring in mid-June, 2020, along with my I-94. My visa is valid until December, 2021. I have my 2 year old son on H4 ...
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How to travel long distance in India during “Janatha Curfew”?

Recently due to COVID-19 outbreak, India prime minister Narendra Modi declared "Janatha Curfew" on March 22 2020 (sunday). Even Indian Railways won't run. How to travel long distance in India during "...
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Visa extension in India for a baby U.S citizen

I'm an Indian citizen living in the United States on a dependent visa. My 5 month old son, was born in the U.S and now we are in India. On arrival, the stamp in the baby's passport says something like,...
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Non-ECR category for an Indian Passport, without birth certificate, class 10 cert. and No PAN

I am planning to apply new passport for my mother-in-law, her age is over 50 years and she falls under Non-ECR category . She doesn't have a birth certificate, 10th marks card and PAN card . She only ...
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How to get a state permit for a rented self driven car from Kolkata to Bihar?

I am travelling in a self driven rental car from Kolkata to Bihar via Asansol - Dumkar Road, where can I get the state temporary permit for a week?
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Passengers with baby asked to move across the aisle

While travelling a domestic flight in India we (my wife and I) were seated on seats 7E and 7F (3-3 configuration) and the rest of the seats in the row were occupied by a family who had a baby which ...
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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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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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