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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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I am separated mother with 6 year old daughter i dont have legal documents of divorce and was rejected tourist visa [duplicate]

What can strong reasons can provide as single mother and no divorce that I can take my daughter only for tourist purpose and comeback
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Are the BMI Limits for Himalayan Treks hard limits? Can I still go If I prove myself to be athletic despite my BMI?

I heard some websites mention BMI Limits for Trekking in the Himalayas. Are these limits hard limits? Can I still go If I prove myself to be athletic despite my BMI?
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I am planning for a weekend trip to Coorg, where can I find luxury and unique stays? [on hold]

I am planning for a weekend trip to Coorg, this Saturday and Sunday with my family. We are looking for a luxury stays and it should offer at least 5 to 7 activities.
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How do I cover Business and Tourism on a single schengen visa but different entries for each

I will be travelling to Paris from India on company work for a week - 8 to 12 April. Once I return to India I need to be back in Paris on 22nd April with my family on a holiday, and then from there I ...
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Expired and “cut” Australian passport with valid Indian (OCI) visa

Australia's passport renewal process includes the passport official cutting out the machine readable zone of the old passport (middle pages are not touched), if the old passport has not expired. Now ...
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How can I cheaply transport lots of baggage when travelling domestically in India when coming in or going out on an international flight?

I'm planning to travel to India from an international destination, and leaving back to the same international destination. My airline allows me to check two bags weighing 50 pounds each, and I plan to ...
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US Dollars abroad [duplicate]

On my next trip to India I was thinking of exchanging some US dollars I have left from travelling into rupees. I have now realised that they are 2006, 2009 and even one 1998 100 USD notes; do you ...
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How to obtain a receipt for Indian Visa payment?

My colleague applied for, and was granted, an Indian visa at the end of 2018. Our employer now requires a receipt for the payment and my colleague is stating that they do not have one. Does anyone ...
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Indian e-visa: where is the immigration office located on Delhi airport?

I'm arriving at the Delhi airport with e-visa. I'm not going to leave the airport because I will take a domestic flight to a small airport in few hours. I have to have my visa confirmed before I will ...
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CBP: Declare jewellery from India to USA as gift for grandchildren

We're planning to take $1000 worth of gold and silver jewellery from India to USA. Do we need to declare it on the CBP form? Some blogs says that the monetary value should be declared only if ...
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How do I mention a previous US visit using an OCI card?

My minor son travelled to India 7 years ago with a OCI card. Now I and my son are traveling to India again. He now has a new US passport, which is different than the one mentioned on his OCI card 7 ...
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May I drive an Indian-registered car in Nepal?

My car is registered in India. I Plan to visit Nepal for 10 days. Am I allowed to bring and drive my car there, or would I need to re-register it in Nepal?
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Safe way to send a new credit card from EU to India [closed]

I need to send a credit card (to be activated) from Italy to India. Is it safe to do it using a courier like UPS? My idea is to ship it as a document. Any tip is very welcome!
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Do I need to re-apply for an Indian e-tourist visa again if I'm entering India the second time already holding an e-business+e-tourist visa?

I am a holder of an Indian e-visa, and on the application form I selected both the e-Tourist and the e-Business options. The ETA I received clearly states e-Business and eTourist in the Service Name ...
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Do I need transit visa for Dubai airport? [duplicate]

I am traveling from Istanbul to Mumbai, and stopping in Dubai for 6, 7 hours. I have only baggage on board, the one that I will carry with me. My flights are not with the same company, but the same ...
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Cannot upload photo to Indian eVisa application HELP [duplicate]

I am in the process of applying for an Indian eVisa and have reached the point of uploading my photo. I have been this for several hours now and am at my wits end. I have already found the other ...
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Travelling to Dubai from India as a tourist

I'm a resident Indian with a valid B1/B2 US Visa and I intend to travel to Dubai for a four-day trip and I have a couple of questions regarding that. On the page on government.ae, under section "Visa ...
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Air transit visa for Indian passport holder [duplicate]

I have a flight from Bogota colombia to Mumbai(India) and have a stop in istanbul airport for few hours and i hold Indian passport so do i need the air transit visa? Thanks Manoj
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Do I need a visa in New Delhi?

Good day, my name is Arvydas! I am Lithuanian. Here is a quick overview of my trip. Riga - Kiev - New Delhi - Kathmandu Riga - Kiev (Ukraine International Airlines) Kiev - New Delhi (Ukraine ...
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Buy multiple flights with Air India

I need to travel from Milan (Italy) to Guwahati in India. The way to go seems to buy an Air India flight from Milan to Delhi, and then another Air India flight from Delhi to Guwahati. This combination ...
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Change in date of birth in passport

My correct date of birth is 19/09/1993.While taking admission in school due to the staffs negligence they made it 19/06/1993.Also my father ignored it considering it won;t create any issue.Now my ...
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Transit through Seoul with an Indian passport from Canada

I have a valid temporary visa (TRV) on my Indian passport and I am travelling from Canada to India via Seoul , do I need a transit VISA? Also I am flying back to Canada from India via Hong Kong and ...
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How can I verify whether my name is blacklisted by Indian immigration?

How can I check whether my name is blacklisted by Indian immigration?
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What is the purpose of Boarding Points on Indian railways tickets?

In most of the world, if you want to travel from A to B, you buy a ticket from A to B and that's it. However, in India, it's possible to buy a ticket from X to B, designate a Boarding Point in A ...
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Can I board my train from booking point which is one station before my boarding point?

I booked my ticket from A - C and kept my boarding point B just one station after A between A - C. If I'm boarding from A, will I be considered as no ticket between A-B. The TTE said that I have to ...
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Does a Malaysian citizen need a visa to transit through Cochin airport, India, on the way to UAE?

Does a Malaysian passport holder need a visa for transiting for 2 hours and 40 mins at Cochin airport, on the way to United Arab Emirates?
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Reference problem for indian tourist visa from Bangladesh

Hi everyone just filling in our visa application forms to visit india from the Bangladesh and they are asking for references in India and the Bangladesh.I don't know anyone in India.Can anyone suggest ...
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Indian e-visa photo at 270 degrees

I have just received an Indian e-visa. The photo orientation of my photo is 270 degrees (the top of my head is facing left). Is this normal?
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What is the process of swine flu (H1N1) screening used at airports?

Today I received an email from VFS advising as follows: In view of the spread of the Swine Influenza A (H1N1) all passengers traveling to India will be screened at the International Airports in ...
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Evisa for India cruise

I will be on a Celebrity Constellation cruise in February that stops in three ports in India, for a total of four days (overnight in Mumbai on the ship). Is one evisa sufficient for all of this? Other ...
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Time to exit Mumbai (BOM) Intl Airport (Terminal 2)

I will be travelling to Mumbai with an E-Visa and will arrive on Tuesday 10pm. My question is how long it would take to exit the airport(including immigration clearance, customs and baggage claiming)? ...
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What are places shown in this sticker that claims to be a silhouette of Bangalore (Karnataka, India) skyline?

I came across this image and was curious what the places were. I'm soon planning a visit to Bangalore and would like to visit these places.
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How to clean yourself after you've used this style of western toilet in India? [duplicate]

I saw this type of toilet (see image 2) in North India. The commode is same as most of the others. But I couldn't find the jet (see image 1) which is generally attached with the seat. So I'm ...
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Type of appointment to take to close a passport application?

My hometown is in West Bengal, India and currently I am staying in Gurugram. I applied for a passport in Gurugram and the officials have put it on hold as they are asking me to come up with another ...
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Are Agra main attractions closed on 31st of December?

I'm planing a trip to India for the end of this year, and I want to know if Agra main attractions are closed on the 31st of December (like the Taj Mahal and Agra fort). I didn't find anything in the ...
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If I have estranged relatives in the UK, what do I submit in a tourist visa application?

My parents are planning to visit the UK and Europe, and have engaged a tourism company for this. While reviewing the documents they sent us, I noticed that the field asking about friends or relatives ...
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How long does Indian visa processing take for an American born citizen of Pakistani heritage?

I am an American born, US citizen. My parents however came over from Pakistan in the 70's and haven't been back since. They have been citizens for over 30 years. I am going to the embassy in SF to ...
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Can India nationality apply for an APEC card?

Can a Singapore permanent residence with Indian Nationality apply for an APEC card?
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Do I need a visa to re-check my luggage in Kuala Lumpur and India as an Australian citizen?

I'm travelling from Australia to Sri lanka and have two short stop overs in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Chennai,India. I need to check-in and also claim and check my luggage in at each stop-over. I do ...
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Damage passport [duplicate]

My mother was travelling from India to US and airline person pointed out that her indian passport is damaged. After multiple request they let her travel but asked her to replace the damaged passport ...
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flight rescheduling charges for Indigo?

In Indigo there is a Flex option which I don't know what it stands for ? Apparently it stands so that one can reschedule the flights as well. But I was told at the gate that full fare would be needed ...
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Is a short stay visa required for collecting boarding pass if office is located outside international zone? [duplicate]

Source: LA Airport (USA) Destination: Bangalore (India) Stop: Paris (CDG airport) Type of flight: Non-Connecting ( Two different tickets) Travelling Document: Indian Passport Currently Holding Visa: ...
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Does being denied entry to a country affect future travel to other countries?

I was denied entry to India due to a visa technicality. I was advised by organisation I was travelling with to get tourist visa when I actually needed miscellaneous visa. Will this affect future ...
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Do I need Proof of onward travel when entering India on one-year multiple entry tourist visa as Lithuanian (EU Citizen)?

I am Lithuanian (EU Citizen) and got one-year multiple entry tourist visas for my family. My entry point will be Kochi (COK) airport from Singapore. I am getting conflicting information in regards ...
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India e-Visa Query

Perhaps someone could provide some clarification. I'm planning on heading back to India next month. I already had an e-Visa issued in October which I used previously but it expires end of Dec so I'm ...
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India: GST tax invoice received after booking a plane ticket. Do I have to pay more?

I booked a flight in India with Go Indigo. I booked it online, from Canada. A few weeks later I got an email with a tax invoice that says that the "taxable amount" is 123 Rupees. I don't understand ...
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Does Indigo have manual check-in to get boarding pass?

I have booked a domestic flight using go.indigo.com . Flight is from Pune to Kochi and back. Now they are asking to do web check-in in which you have to choose a seat which ranges anywhere from INR ...
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Will it be a problem if I never used an Indian tourist visa that I was issued?

In 2016, I applied from Bangladesh for an Indian tourist visa; it was issued and it expired in 2017. However, I did not visit India during that time. Now I need a new visa for a 2018 visit. What do I ...
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Filipina under working visa in Oman wishes to travel to India

I am a Filipina under working visa in Oman. Can I travel to India and if yes does Filipino citizens have visa on arrival to India and if no what is the requirement?
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Stay in Haridwar or Rishikesh [closed]

I would like to become a sadhu. I am planning to go to Haridwar or Rishikesh, and stay in an ashram until Kumbh Mela (I have heard it’s easier to find a guru during this time.) The problem is I am a ...