Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

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.

-1
votes
0answers
52 views

passport cover came off [duplicate]

I study in Armenia, during summer vacation I went to homeland India that time my passport cover came off fully after that I pasted my passport with feviquick , I didn’t know that this comes in damaged ...
-2
votes
0answers
25 views

I have received a employment permit e-visa from Dubai. Now my passport number is changed. Can I travel using existing visa? [duplicate]

I have received a employment permit e-visa from Dubai. Now my passport number is changed. Can I travel using existing visa? I had a ECR Indian passport. Using this passport Indian Emigration do not ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Road Trip by Car Through India Myanmar Thailand Cambodia and Vietnam [on hold]

So basically I want to have a road trip in southeast Asia by car (like a top gear special). How do I get hold of a car. Is it even possible, and if so how? And if not, why?
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Type of appointment to take to close a passport applicaion?

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
61 views

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 ...
33
votes
3answers
5k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Can India nationality apply for an APEC card?

Can a Singapore permanent residence with Indian Nationality apply for an APEC card?
2
votes
1answer
29 views

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 ...
4
votes
0answers
48 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Can a baby enter India from Australia with e-visa and exit with OCR? [closed]

Can a new born baby enter India with an e-visa and exit with OCR?
1
vote
1answer
36 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
98 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
140 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Do I need a transit visa for a connection in India? [duplicate]

I will travel from Cairo to Manila with 2-hours layover in Cochin International Airport (India) Terminal 3. I fly to Kuala Lumpur from the same terminal and, finally from KL to MNL. Do I need to apply ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
74 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
49 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Can an Indian citizen holding a valid USA visa apply for Taiwan visitor e-visa?

I'm traveling from US to Japan via Taipei. Have a 10 hour layover in Taipei and planning to exit the airport and visit few places. I hold Indian passport (valid for 2 more years) and valid US visa (...
2
votes
2answers
64 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
46 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Buying plane tickets in India with a hyphenated last name [duplicate]

I am trying to buy flights within India, specifically from indigo air. I have a hyphenated last name, and this is the name on my passport. I am not from India, so I will need my passport with me to ...
-1
votes
1answer
76 views

Take a new unpacked box of iPhone XS to India from US [duplicate]

I'm traveling to India and my friend is asking me to bring a new unopened iPhone XS to India for him. I'll have a 2 hour layover at Dubai and then I'll reach Delhi. Can I take an unopened box of a new ...
-4
votes
0answers
20 views

How to get live status of train in a website? [closed]

Which is the best option available for getting Indian train information live status? Which I can implement on my Website...
29
votes
3answers
7k views

What is the intended use of the water hose in Indian restrooms? [duplicate]

In Indian restrooms, I have often seen a flexible water hose with a hand-release attached. My original assumption was that it is supposed to be used to clean the bowl if you have left 'skidmarks' ...
2
votes
2answers
96 views

Can an Indian travel to India with 50 days before passport expires?

My wife is travelling from Philadelphia to India in January 2019 and, on her outbound trip, she will only have 50 days validity left on her passport. However, while in india, she will be renewing her ...
3
votes
0answers
118 views

Can a Swedish citizen on government benefits invite a person to stay with them?

I'm a Swedish citizen living in a flat rent is paid by the Swedish Social Security system. I want to invite my friend, an Indian, to visit me. Will it be a problem for Social Security if I invite my ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

Need to add children to wife's itinerary

My wife booked a multi city ticket that consists of 2 round trips. She wants to now add our kids to one of the round trips. Online, we can't purchase a ticket for 2 minors only. Is there a way to ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

India - Train PQWL likelihood [closed]

my friend and I have booked train tickets from Chennai to Chettinad (Rameswaram Express) on 01/11 but could only get on the PQWL, at positions WL2 and WL3. As this is quite an important leg in our ...
3
votes
1answer
144 views

Family with lots of electronics traveling to India connecting flight in India customs

This is my first time going to India so please cope with me. I have been doing some reading and discovered a 'potential landmine'. From Singapore we fly to Kochi (Indian airlines) and connecting ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

Photo ID for domestic air travel [duplicate]

I have no photo ID issued by Government with me. Can I use an Affidavit with photo duly sworn in before Notary can be A valid Photo ID. Is there any specific language for such Affidavit. Travel ...
1
vote
3answers
167 views

What is Indian SIM for south to west coast (Kochi to Goa) that would not have roaming charges, work in Mifi and for 6 months?

I am planning on going to India in a few months time and will need a mobile internet connection, I have SIM internet router and will need a sim card that can be used in such a device. I will be ...
2
votes
0answers
171 views

Is there a way to book tickets on Indian Railways without supplying your gender?

When purchasing a reserved ticket on any train operated by Indian Railways, one's required to enter the age and gender (male or female) of all passengers. However, for various reasons, I don't wish to ...
3
votes
1answer
53 views

Does Kochin (COK, India) airport have free or paid Wifi?

I will be landing at Kochin airport and will need to get Uber without having Indian SIM (which is apparently pain to get and takes time to activate). Does Kochin airport have Wifi?
2
votes
1answer
46 views

India e-visa - arriving from different country, is that ok?

I'm a UK citizen, looking to go to Sri Lanka and India (in that order). Am planning to get e-visas for both countries sorted before I go. Is it ok to arrive in India from Sri-Lanka with my e-visa? ...
1
vote
1answer
135 views

What self defense items are allowed in India?

I am planning on traveling with my family to India, mostly west side up to Goa, by trains and public transport. I am a firm believer that God protects those who protect themselves, hence the question. ...
1
vote
1answer
109 views

Are there any self-driving cab services in India

Ola and Uber are the most-used cab services in India. But these cabs have a driver. Are there any self-driving cab services available in India. I mean that the cab should not have any driver and it ...
2
votes
1answer
86 views

US Port of Entry

I'm traveling from New Delhi to New York, and have Boston as a 2.5 hour layover. In the DS-160 form for B1/B2 Visa, I've filled New York as my entry to the US. Will this be problematic for my Visa ...
-2
votes
1answer
222 views

Indian visa for a Bangladeshi: how to deal with blacklisting? [duplicate]

I am a Bangladeshi. I have already travelled to India three times. The last time, I travelled to Nepal by road from India, then came back to Bangladesh. After finishing my Indian visa validity, I ...
6
votes
1answer
436 views

Does one have to keep the printed e-Visa on which the immigration agent wrote the visa expiry date?

Upon entering India with an e-Visa (formerly known as tourist visa), the immigration agent writes the expiry date of the visa on the printed e-Visa (not the one on the passport, but the one we're ...
0
votes
3answers
96 views

Can I reserve return tickets to a layover country and separately reserve return tickets from layover to my destination?

I'm planning a trip from Seattle to Delhi. Can I reserve my tickets in such a way that I have return tickets from SEA -> BKK and separate tickets from BKK -> DEL. I intend to explore the city of ...
2
votes
1answer
106 views

FIR for damaged Indian passport?

I have an Indian passport. Do I need to file a first information report (FIR) at the police station if my passport is only damaged (not stolen)? Only the outer cover has been a little bit detached, ...
3
votes
1answer
80 views

Can a student id card can be taken as an identity proof for domestic air travel in India? [duplicate]

I have a student id card verified by my institution. My father works in defence so I also have a family identity card with a photograph attached to it. I would like to know if I will be allowed to ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

American with Expired India tourist e visa [duplicate]

I’m an American in India. My passport is current but my Indian tourist e visa has expired. I want to travel on to Nigeria, Ghana and Sierra Leone. How can I resolve this challenge?
8
votes
2answers
186 views

Is it possible to use the free Wi-Fi at the Delhi Airport when one cannot receive a text message?

Is it possible to use the free Wi-Fi at the Delhi Airport when one cannot receive a text message? The Wi-Fi network I found seemed to ask for OTP, which is sent by text message.
3
votes
0answers
399 views

What will happen if I overstay a tourist visa or can I extend it in New Delhi?

I'm a Bangladeshi passport holder. My Indian multiple entry tourist visa will expire on 8 October 2018. I visited India on 20 August 2018. I will visit again with this same visa on 22 September 2018 ...
3
votes
1answer
246 views

nepalese citizen travelling from sydney to india

I am a Nepalese citizen living in Sydney. I have to travel to India for few days. My question is, do I have to get a visa to travel to India as im currently living in Sydney? cheers!!!
1
vote
0answers
100 views

Can I get a 1 day extension from the FRRO in India on a 1 year Indian business visa for a 1-day overstay due to flight time change [duplicate]

I have a 1 year Indian business visa which expires 3rd December. My international departing flight was at 2am on the 4, but has now been changed by 4 hours to 6am on the 4th meaning I will not be able ...