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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UK Visa correspondance from immigration

I am an applicant from India who is trying to apply for UK Visitor Visa on priority from VFS Global. My application was received successfully but I received this very distressing email from the ...
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Legality of being an extra/actor for Bollywood as a tourist?

I've heard on some websites (including this one) how easy it may be to become an extra for a Bollywood film. Obviously, it involves being paid. What's the legality of this for a tourist and can ...
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Is travel from India to the US on an Advance Parole document allowed during the COVID-19 pandemic?

As discussed here, most people who have been present in India (or various other countries) within the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter the US. However, a CBP article mentions "an advance ...
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Can I travel from Canada to India via Germany (Frankfurt)

I'm a Canadian citizen with an OCI (Overseas Citizenship of India) card. There are presently no direct flights offered from Canada to India, which is why I've found myself in this mess. I booked a ...
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Do I need a visa for travelling to France/Italy/Greece with Blue card issued in Germany and Indian passport?

I recently moved to Germany from India and have received a blue card permit (AUFENTHALTSTITEL, BLAUE KARTE EU) this month. It is valid till 2025. My passport is still Indian. I am planning to visit ...
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Plugging in a Power Spike/Surge protector to a Voltage Converter

I'll be moving from India to USA in a month and I am trying to figure out the adapters. Can I connect a Universal Travel adapter( I own this) to a power spike and connect appliances? Is it safe? I don'...
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Is it the norm for hotels not to provide washing service for undergarments in India?

A strange event happened while I was travelled to Kerela (*), I asked the hotels to take care of my laundry , they said sure they'd do the clothes except the inner garments. I asked why they refused ...
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Changing fare type in KLM

I have an intercontinental KLM flight with the standard fare. However, due to my own mistake, I just discovered that there is also a student fare with more baggage allowance. Can I change my fare type ...
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Excess baggage on Vistara (or another airline) + KLM?

I have a single ticket from Kolkata, India to Amsterdam. The first part consists of a domestic flight with Vistara from Kolkata to Delhi and the next is with KLM from Delhi to Amsterdam. I was told by ...
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India Canada travel ban?

I am a Canadian permanent resident Came to India in March and was flying back on 4th May 2021. Due to the covid 19 strain threat, Canada put a ban on all flights from India to Canada which they have ...
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travel restriction exemption from India to the US on an F1 visa

Because of the high covid case loads in India the US announced travel restrictions between the US ad India. There appear to be exemptions to these restrictions for students on an F1 visa. It is not ...
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Will the lack of an entry stamp for return to Nepal from India be a problem for me at US CBP?

I am a Nepalese citizen, currently in Nepal from 10th March. I have not been in India for the past 14 days, the only time I was in India was from 2nd March to 10th March and I will be departing from ...
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Transit in Doha without visa

Since Qatar is the only Gulf country that hasn't banned travel from India yet. I am a non-Indian living in India, and I booked a ticket from India to Doha through Indigo and another ticket from Doha ...
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Is there really no way for Australian citizens to return home from India right now legally?

I just read that Australia has passed a law that makes it illegal for citizens to return home from India. Is there absolutely no way to do it? Can't the embassy in New Delhi assist in some way? I ...
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Travel to India after H1B expiration

I am relocating back to India from USA. My H1B expired on 5th April, 2021 and with recapture days my last working day in US was 11th April. I am planning to travel on 17th April. Will there be any ...
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travel to India with OCI or visa

my kid is 5yrs ,he has both Indian visa up to 2026 and OCI ,recently his passport was renewed ,my question is can I use visa to go India or should I have to renew OCI card and use it.
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Travelling from Berlin to Mumbai to Goa, how long would I need for processing in Mumbai before my flight to Goa?

I am travelling from Berlin to Goa via Mumbai. According to the latest guidelines I need to take a PCR test on arrival and get my receipt before I can take the connecting flight. Can someone who has ...
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A little confused by "final destination" for the Air Suvidha form

I'm filling out the Air Suvidha Self Declaration form on the New Delhi Airport's website. This is a form all international-arrival passengers have to fill out, and attach their negative COVID test to. ...
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Where is this dome in Delhi?

This is an image from an 1986 Tamil movie, Mouna Raagam, (at 0:26 in this video), which was supposedly shot in Delhi. A paste into Google image search throws a number of domes in Delhi, but the top is ...
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Indian Passport Holder travelling to India from UK during lockdown

I hold Indian Passport and UK residence permit I would like to travel india due to my fathers expected eye operation Do I need to provide a doctors letter at UK airport before departure?
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Arrival and departure on same day to/from India

I'd like to travel to India from Ireland and back to take my son with me from India. Under the current restrictions, will it be possible to arrive and depart on the same day, provided I am able to get ...
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Query for China Travelling [closed]

In this Covid Situation, Chinese Nationals stranded in India. What is the best route we can give them to travel to their own country?
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What is the difference between different provinces in India food culture? [closed]

So I know some things about regional variations in food culture. Kerala is the Indian seafood masters. Hyderabad has the best goat curries probably in the world. Goat being a meat that does not offend ...
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How do you gauge the safety of Indian street food?

I would love to someday go to India and travel a bit. I'm just wondering what exactly is the deal with the street food? Is there some wisdom as to what street food you can trust and what you cannot? I ...
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Taking medicines from USA to India for someone else in air travel

My relatives are US citizens and they are in India since a year due to covid-19. They are asking us to bring medicines from USA to India in my flight from USA to India via Dubai. They told us NOT to ...
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Travelling to Berlin Germany from India and would like to Take My Assembled PC (except monitor) with me [closed]

I will soon be travelling on dependant visa with my wife to Berlin and I would like to take my CPU (assembled PC cabinet with keyboard and mouse) with me. Is it possible? visiting Germany for the ...
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Where should I get my Covid test (for travel to the UK) in India?

I am travelling from India to the UK on the 21st of January. The UK government has made it mandatory to get a negative Covid test before coming to the UK. Can I get the test done from anywhere or are ...
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Passport validity is less than 6 month on departure date [duplicate]

I plan to travel to India on Jan 30, 2021, with a green card valid until Dec 18, 2029, and an Indian Passport valid until April 4, 2021. Will there be an issue with my passport to travel to India? I ...
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Is it compulsory to hire a local certified guide for trekking in the Great Himalayan National Park?

I am a fairly experienced and soon to be technically qualified(meaning Advanced First Aid and Wilderness Skills certification) Himalayan trekker. I wanted to know if hiring a guide to trek in GHNP(...
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Can I travel to Vietnam for Christmas in 2020?

I am an Indian citizen and planning to travel to Vietnam during Christmas time. I did find that Vietnam is accepting online E-visa applications for Indian citizens but couldn't find any covid ...
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Are there certain countries that a black African traveler should avoid travelling to? [closed]

I'm in my 20s and originally from East Africa. I live in Ireland but have traveled across Western Europe and to the US/Canada. I've found very little racism there contrary to popular belief. I would ...
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From India to Dubai, non Indian and non UAE citizen and allowed for VOA. But there's a trick

I'm in India. I'm not Indian, not UAE resident, not from the Gulf countries either. I'm allowed to obtain visa on arrival in Dubai nowadays during the pandemic, and it's with certanty. The thing, ...
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Customs Duty on Bringing 2 Laptops from US to India

I have an old laptop which I carried from India to the US & has an export certificate with it(so it's duty-free). Can I buy the laptop in the US and bring both the laptops, duty-free into India?
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Where do I complete my departure immigration step? Is it in interior airport or the airport of exiting the country?

I am an Indian passport holder travelling with below itinerary on a single PNR. Bangalore India to New Delhi India Terminal 3 - Air India 1174 New Delhi India Terminal 3 to New York USA - Air India ...
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Why is Lufthansa cancelling flights to India?

Does anyone know why Lufthansa has cancelled flights to India up to 20th October?
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Are soft copies of ID proof acceptable for domestic air travel in India?

My daughter and I have to travel from Mysore to Hyderabad. I don't have hard copies of our ID proofs with me, would it be fine to show soft copies of the ID proofs?
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Is travelling allowed in Uttarakhand without E-pass?

Looking for a small vacation since it's been a long time hiding inside home. If anyone could share the exact travelling guidelines for Uttarakhand it will be great. Is e-pass required for the travel? ...
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Can I travel to France with Fiktionsbescheinigung (Fiction Certificate) of Germany [closed]

I am planning to travel to Germany from India and would want to stay in Paris in between for a week. I have Fiktionsbescheinigung from the German Government.
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What is the process for getting on a flight in India, starting from entry to the airport?

First, I am travelling from Ahmedabad to Hubbli airport inside India, only I don't even have a passport to travel, and I don't even know what the process is for going inside airport for check-in. ...
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What are these regular flights to India amid the ban on international flights?

India has currently banned international flights to reduce the spread of Covid-19. How and why is British Airways operating regular flights to various destinations in India like Delhi and Mumbai? EDIT:...
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There are no open seats available for selected center - The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, New Delhi

When I am trying to book an appointment on VFS global, I am getting the following message, "There are no open seats available for the selected center - The Embassy of the Federal Republic of ...
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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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India - ID proof for child traveling on domestic flight

My 8 yr old child 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 within India? He has to travel from ...
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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? [closed]

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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