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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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Is it possible to courier passport of my 3 month old son to the US from India?

My three month old son is a US citizen (born in the US) and we are of Indian origin. He left for India on an entry visa with his mother recently. Before leaving, I prepared all required documentation ...
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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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Overland Journey to Thailand via Myanmar 2019

Myanmar and Thailand both have their own permits to allow foreign vehicles to cross or enter on temporary basis and then leave their countries, respectively. These countries do not accept Carnet de ...
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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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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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Baggage carousel for checked-in luggage tagged outside EU at Manises/Valencia Airport

Soon I will be travelling from New Delhi, India (non-EU) to Valencia, Spain (Schengen + EU). As there are no direct flights, I will be connecting either through Frankfurt, Germany (Via Lufthansa) or ...
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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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Lost passport application file, what should I do?

I have lost my passport application file (the printed copy of the application from passport seva kendra, India, that gets submitted once all the formalities are done successfully). What should I do?
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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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Eligibility for non ECR passport

My mother is 49 years 5 months old and studied unt 7th class. Is she eligible for non ECR (Emigration Clearance Required) passport? As of now I applied in the ECR category. Is there any benefit of it?
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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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What Income tax return document do you provide during UK standard visitor visa

What Income tax return documents should I add during UK standard visitor visa application? INDIAN INCOME TAX RETURN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT- ITR 4 or FORM-4 SUGAM - INDIAN INCOME TAX RETURN? Can anyone who ...
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Indian Passport : Last Name missing and merged to Given name

I have an Indian passport valid from (2015 to 2025) and I traveled with this many times in EUROPE before. The problem i am facing now after i move permanently to EUROPE and they given me a Resident ...
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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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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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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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Can a non-parent file for OCI or Indian visa for non-Indian child?

What are the laws for filing OCI for an child? Is a non-parent such as uncle/grandparent allowed to file OCI for a child? or apply for an Indian visa?
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Lost OCI card. Applying for an eVisa

I had my UK passport and Indian OCI card stolen. I'm applying for an eVisa and answering the question whetherI have visited India previously means I need a visa number, which I don't have. Can I enter ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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India flight security checks

While booking a ticket for someone, I used her first name and husband's initials (Kalyani S) instead of her full name (Kalyani Chaudhary). Her Aadhar card and other documents provide her full name. ...
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departure stamp was not affixed at Haridaspur immigration

On December 16, 2022, I passed Bangladesh immigration (Benapole) and got a departure stamp on my passport. I also got an arrival stamp on my passport at the Indian immigration (Haridaspur) desk. On ...
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Company bank statement for a German business visa

I am working for a German company remotely, employed through a third party in India. For a short business visa to Germany, I think the embassy requires the company's bank statement, but my Indian ...
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Renewal of minor's Indian passport from the US?

I am in the USA and my son's Indian passport expires in a week. What should I do to renew it? If I apply through VFS, which would take 3-6 weeks to process, will it affect his stay? Or would applying ...
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Who do I complain to if my data privacy has been violated in India?

I recently filled out the mandatory Air Suvidha form before flying to India. A pdf of the form was then emailed out to me, but it didn't have the auto-generated registration number on it. Shortly ...
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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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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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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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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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Is the UK tourist visa on a damaged Indian passport valid if I get a duplicate passport reissued?

I have applied for the UK tourist visa from Bangalore, India where VFS Global (company that provides several visa processing services like collecting documents and sending them to the UK Consulate) ...
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Taking prescribed amphetamines to Dubai or India

Are you allowed to bring prescribed amphetamines to Dubai or India from the USA?
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How to get from Madurai to Munnar

I am going from Madurai to Munnar. I have searching information and have found that there are public buses, but I didn't manage to find any information about bus station and schedule. I will be ...
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OCI renewal for a minor

My son has a OCI card which will soon expire, I would like to know if I can apply for a regular visa instead of renewal of OCI as he has a upcoming visit soon to India.
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My fiancee's visa extension

My fiancee lives in US since 4 years ago and she is still an Afghan passport holder. She applied for an Indian visa and bought her tickets but she wants to stay more then one month in India. She got ...
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Can I use transit visa for visa run from India to Sri Lanka on normal return ticket?

We are a family of five Lithuanians (EU citizens). Currently, we are in India on one year multiple entry tourist visas and need to do a visa run every 90 days. I have checked and Sri Lanka gives free ...
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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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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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Possible issues when carrying multiple laptops/phones from India to Canada?

This questions discusses the rules around how many laptops one can bring to India, but I was wondering if there are any rules about outgoing travel from India. I found this document which, again, ...
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Different name in Passport and Residence Permit

I recently corrected the name and surname in my (Indian) passport while renewing it. Is there’s any issue in travelling with my work residence permit (Schengen country) which has the old name? I have ...
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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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