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INDIA: COVID-19 Visa Restrictions FAQ

May 12, 2020

Newland Chase India immigration experts answer frequently asked questions about restrictions on visas and travel to and from India.

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GERMANY: Long Waiting Times for Visa Appointments at German Missions in India

October 17, 2019

The German authorities have published current waiting times for visa appointments at the various German missions around India.

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INDIA: Increased Penalties for Late Registration and Late Visa Extension

December 11, 2018

Effective immediately, the Bureau of Immigration (BOI) has revised its penalty fees for late registration of foreign nationals, and for submission of visa extensions after visa expiry.

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INDIA: Exit Clearance Requirement Now Extended to All Indian Nationals

November 23, 2018

Effective immediately, all Indian nationals travelling to any of 18 “notified” countries for employment purposes are advised to register with the eMigrate portal of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) at least 24 hours prior to departure.

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Going Global: Expand Your Business to India

November 1, 2018

A look at the international business climate and corporate immigration system of India and evaluation of the opportunities for companies expanding internationally. Work permits, employment visas or work visas, and business visas explained. Fifth edition in Newland Chase's 'Going Global' series.

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PANAMA: Stamped Visa for Nationals of Cuba, China, Dominican Republic, India and Venezuela Now Valid for up to Five Years

October 17, 2018

Effective 12 October 2018, in Panama, the multiple-entry stamped visa issued to nationals of Cuba, China, Dominican Republic, India and Venezuela is valid for up to five years.

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INDIA: Supreme Court Rules Aadhaar Scheme Legal

September 27, 2018

The Supreme Court of India today upheld the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar scheme, while also striking down several contentious provisions of the Aadhaar Act.

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INDIA: E-Services Extended Further; E-Visas Can Be Used Three Times in a Year

September 25, 2018

The e-FRRO system for online registration and visa-related services has been extended to Gurugram, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddha Nagar. Plus, an Indian electronic visa (e-Visa), whether for tourism, business or medical purposes, can now be used up to three times in a single calendar year.

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INDIA: New Deadline for Linking Aadhaar to PAN

July 4, 2018

The Indian Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has extended the deadline for residents to link their Aadhaar number to their Permanent Account Number (PAN) until 31 March 2019. This is the fifth time the government has extended this deadline.

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INDIA: E-Services Extended Nationally to All FRROs

April 16, 2018

Effective immediately, India’s Bureau of Immigration (BOI) has rolled out nationally its new e-FRRO system for online visa-related services.

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