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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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Exit permit or Indian visa for child born in india for US citizens?

My wife and I are US citizens with OCI cards. We had a twin baby last year in October and we are waiting for US passport. How do we apply for an exit permit? Also, can we apply for an Indian visa ...
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Indian ETA photo is horizontal

My Indian ETA has been granted today but my photo ID above the barcode is horizontal not vertical. Will this be sufficient or cause problems at immigration? Thanks
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Carrying medicines for my friend to UK [duplicate]

I will be travelling to UK for my job purpose and one of my friend in UK has asked me to deliver some Ayurvedic medicines for her illness which has prescription and receipt along with it, but I am ...
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Travelling with ricevuta (receipt) of permesso di soggiorno after fingerprint appointment

I am an Indian student studying in Italy. My fingerprint appointment will be over by February 16th. Can I then travel to India with only the receipt before the delivery of the physical card?
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Agra to Jaipur - How to hire a taxi / driver?

In a few weeks we’ll be travelling to India. We’ll stay one night in Agra, visit the Taj and then want to travel to Jaipur by taxi, leaving Agra around noon. We want to stop on route to see some ...
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Reference for Indian ETA application

We are planning to get an E-visa for India but it asks for a reference. I've heard occasionally that you can just put in the hotel where you staying but this application asks specifically for a name. ...
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Same flight and aircraft with layover, but booked tickets separately

I needed to book tickets from point A to C. But the connecting (1 stop, no aircraft change) flight option was too expensive (30 min stop at B). So I booked two tickets in the same aircraft (same ...
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Do I require a transit visa? I'm am Indian citizen, travelling from Australia to India

I'm Indian citizen, traveling to India from Australia with Malaysia Airlines for both flights. I have a 13.5-hour layover in Kuala Lumpur. Do I require a transit visa?
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Non-US citizen with warrant

If I have a bench warrant, will I able to leave the United States without any issues? Because my charge was PL 145.05 mischief, and I didn't attend court in New York, will I able to go to my home ...
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Information about Kampegowda international lounge Bengaluru

I'll be going from Bengaluru to Frankfurt, and I have a few questions about the lounge: When can I enter into it? How much is the fee? Is everything complimentary after paying the fee? Thanks. If ...
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H1B Visa interview in India

Good morning. I am trying to schedule the interview for my H1B visa extension during my next vacation to India. I am using this link - https://evisaforms.state.gov/Instructions/SchedulingSystem.asp ...
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Am I a person of Pakistani origin for the purposes of an Indian tourist visa?

I am a British-born citizen and when applying for an Indian tourist e-visa I am asked: Were your Parents/Grandparents (paternal/maternal) Pakistan Nationals or Belong to Pakistan held area. [sic] In ...
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Travel meetup in Amsterdam

My friend is travelling from India to Canada with an Indian passport via Amsterdam (Schiphol airport). Is it possible for me to meet her with a Schengen visa? If yes then how?
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What is the difference between Super Value Economy, Flexi-Saver Economy, and Flexible Economy?

Air India offers the following kind of tickets in order of increasing price (top to bottom) Super Value Economy Flexi-Saver Economy Flexible Economy What is the difference between them? The Airline ...
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I want to buy 500,000 rupees' worth of sound speaker systems from India

Can I import these items from India to Bangladesh free, or do I have to pay tax, and how much would I have to pay? The value is 500,000 Indian rupees. I am from Bangladesh.
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Travel to Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh

What is the easiest way to travel from large Southern cities (Hyderabad, Mangaluru, Bengaluru, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Chennai) in India to Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh? Easiest defined as not having to ...
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Need a visa to travel to India as former OCI?

My partner (Australian citizen) had an OCI card, but hasn't renewed it yet (she has a new passport). However, we need to go to India for family reasons very soon, and the OCI renewal process appears ...
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Canadian / Croatian travelling to India [duplicate]

I am meant to be travelling to India in December for a wedding. The Indian government is currently not issuing tourist visas to Canadians. I am a dual passport holder and will be travelling to / from ...
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Can I carry 0.177 caliber airgun from Canada to India [duplicate]

I am an Indian resident seeking to ensure a seamless airport experience by proactively confirming details to preemptively address any potential issues. Can I carry 0.177 caliber airgun with me from ...
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Are we allowed to carry airport style checked luggage when using Indian trains?

I have a luggage bag looking like this: Would it be allowed to take this with me when I board an Indian train?
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Are there any links to forms that can be printed and filled by non-citizens entering India?

Are there any links to forms that can be printed and filled by non-citizens entering India? And would these printed forms be accepted by the Immigration officials?
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Identifying traffic signals for colour blind people

I am colour blind and have difficulty distinguishing between red and yellow in traffic signals. However I can identify green as that is designated with a arrow symbol in Indian traffic signals. So I ...
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Is it possible to reach India from any neighbouring countries without a flight?

I am planning an overland bike journey across south Asia (beginning in Vietnam). I want to include India and Nepal in my trip. Because I'm travelling by bicycle it's difficult to include flights and I ...
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Transiting in Dubai with two separate tickets (Emirates, Spicejet) - Indian passport without US visa

I am arriving in Dubai from the US at Terminal 3 at 19:10 with Emirates airline. My onward Spicejet flight is from Terminal 1 the next day at 03:40 AM. I am an Indian citizen and won't have a valid US ...
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Indian with Sweden work permit. What are the visa requirement for a Republic of Ireland visit?

I have a valid work permit and have been working in Sweden for 6 months. I want to visit the Republic of Ireland. What is the visa requirement for this?
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Passport thread coming off from the bottom end [duplicate]

I have got the visa stamped for Schengen countries. But i noticed i have a small binding coming off from the bottom end of the passport. I have attached a pic, please refer the same. Do i need to get ...
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When can I send second application for an evisa to India?

I have an electronic visa for a year, which ends on 28 November. I want to get a visa issued for 5 years. When can I send the application for it on the website, and when will I be able to use it to ...
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Cheapest way to reach Peru from India

I want to go to Peru next year. Air fare is mighty expensive, then it struck me, it might be possible to go by ship. And it would be fun, I'd actually see ocean journey and see the geography which I ...
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Travelling during Diwali in India, good idea to book ahead?

We will be in Northern India in November 2023. We will travel by train/bus and don't plan to book hotels ahead as we like to be very flexible with our travels. The Diwali holiday is on November 12th ...
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Business Schengen Visa for Tourism Purpose

I have a mutli entry schengen visa valid until Dec 2023 which was obtained under the business visa route. I am an Indian citizen and will be travelling from here. My business trip may now be cancelled ...
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Indian senior citizens visiting Canada with a 15-hour layover at Haneda Airport and flying with ANA from Delhi to Vancouver [duplicate]

List item My parents, who are senior Indian citizens, are flying from Delhi to Vancouver with a layover of 15 hours at Haneda Airport, Tokyo. They are flying with the Japanese carrier ANA. Will they ...
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Can I Travel with this slightly Damaged Indian passport

I have a flight in 3 days and I want to confirm whether I can safely travel with this slightly damaged passwort, I didn't even noticed until yesterday that it was torn in the corner like this , I have ...
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Indian e visa ETA date of expiry

I recently applied for Indian e-visa. Date of journey date I entered on the online application was Oct 3rd,2023. However Date of ETA expiry is Oct 5th. Could this be an error. How to get this ...
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Can I import personal electronics from India to Bangladesh while traveling?

I am from Bangladesh and I am planning a trip to India. I also have a plan to buy an iPhone when I am in India, as the price in Bangladesh is higher than in India. Now, my questions are: can I get the ...
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City break during 6h transit in Delhi

My international flight should land at 8:05 at Delhi on Sunday and my domestic flight is scheduled at 14:30. I would like to visit the city as 6 hour seems like lots of time. I dont need to check in ...
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Will this be considered a damaged passport?

I originally received my passport in this condition. The outside of the front cover has a visible crease. Every other aspect is totally clean, including the biodata page, visa pages, and even the ...
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UK Visitor Visa for my mother with my husband's sponsorship was denied once

Me and my husband are sponsoring for my mother's visitor visa this time. Currently she is employed as a primary school teacher but she will be leaving her job i.e. retiring when coming to the UK. Her ...
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trying to book train tickets in india witout an indian phone number

I had an IRCTC account for years, wasnt too active. I am returning to india on a visit and trying to book tickets ahead. Changed my number on IRCTC to a foreign one, paid the 100 INR fee, but the ...
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Visiting Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota as non-Indian

Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, south of Chennai, is India's main spaceport. They have recently opened up a 5000-seat viewing gallery for launches, complete with a booking system ...
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Indian tourist visa extension for USA citizen (8 month old baby)

My baby is a USA citizen, travelled to India on tourist visa(valid till 2023).We wanted to extend his stay in India for more than 180 days. Does anyone has extend the tourist visa online? when we try ...
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Filling DS160 (B2) for a person (from India) who doesn't have proof of education

While filling the DS-160 form for B2 visa, I came across a question : Have you attended any educational institutions at a secondary level or above? My mother has completed her graduation during the ...
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Flying to India with one month left on Indian passport [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen (valid Indian passport holder.) I will be travelling to India from the gulf on a family emergency 7th of August … and I checked and saw my passport will expire in just over a ...
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Is there difference in the laws for declaring jewellary that we wear vs that which we keep in carry on?

It is a common phenomena for Indians travelling from GCC to back, to carry jewellary by wearing. I always understood it as simply done for status or maybe even aesthetics. However, recently when I was ...
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Do I need a transit visa for the connecting flight in Kuwait?

I'm travelling from Hyderabad, India, to Athens, Greece, which I have a connecting flight through Kuwait. From India to Kuwait I have booked Indigo Airlines and the connecting flight from Kuwait to ...
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Will the fact that you traveled to Pakistan be a problem if you go to India?

As I understand it India and Pakistan are at war. I have a bucket list dream to go to all three the nations on the Indian sub-continent. Is it going to be a problem if I go to India and they see a ...
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Auroville Visa Run (without flying)

What options do I have to exit & re-enter India without flying? I'm currently in Auroville, India. I have a 1-year visa, but my visa requires that I leave and re-enter the country every 6 months. ...
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Travelling from USA to India With Controlled Medications

Are you allowed to travel with a valid 30 day prescription for controlled medications from USA to India? Or are they prohibited?
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Travel to India with eVISA (internal flight)

I am travelling to India, into New Delhi which is a port of entry for an eVisa, then will take an internal flight to Jodhpur, which isn’t on the eVisa list. Will I have any issues with an eVisa taking ...
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Can I take alcohol from India to US on a flight?

A friend of mine bought a bottle of an Indian alcohol to deliver to their relative in the US. I have accepted the bottle but I don't know if I can take the bottle with me. I know I can take bottle ...
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Can I use my student ID (private school) as ID proof at the airport security and flight check in, I am an unaccompanied minor travelling domestically

I have to urgently travel to Delhi from Varanasi and the only identification proof I have is my ID card of my school (it's a private school, not a government school). I am 16 years old and travelling ...
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