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INDIA | Merger of PIO and OCI Card Schemes Brings Eligibility Changes and Clarifications

February 4, 2015

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced that the Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Card has been merged into the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card scheme. Thus, effective as of mid-January 2015, the PIO category is now closed to all new applicants and transitional measures are in place for those individuals currently holding PIO […]

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British-Irish visa scheme introduced for Chinese and Indian visitors

November 19, 2014

The UK and Ireland have officially agreed to a new British-Irish visa scheme to enable Chinese and Indian visitors to enter the UK and Ireland on a single visit visas as opposed to applying separately to each country. The scheme…

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British Council announces 100 million INR scholarships for Indian students

December 12, 2013

For over a century now, UK universities have attracted students from all over the world. Annually, UK higher education institutions have an intake of around 400,000 foreign students, nearly 30,000 of whom are from India. This month, the British Council…

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INDIA eases restrictions on tourist visas

December 4, 2012

Yesterday, the Indian Government"s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) eased restrictions on tourist visas which had enforced a two-month gap between consecutive visits by foreign nationals. However, it is important to note that nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq,…

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The Rollout of TB Testing in India is announced by UKBA

August 14, 2012

What has changed? The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has announced a timetable and arrangements for the rollout of the new pre-entry tuberculosis (TB) screening programme in India. All Indian nationals who wish to enter the UK for more than six…

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US EB-2 India and China Immigrant Visas Exhausted for the Year

May 1, 2012

Recently, the American Immigration Lawyers' Association announced that the number of immigrant visas available for EB-2 India and mainland China has been exhausted for this fiscal year. These visas are subject to an annual limit which was reportedly reached on…

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Indian missions in UAE now accepting online visa applications

October 19, 2011

Yesterday the Indian missions in the UAE began accepting online visa applications, in a measure designed to make the applications process quicker and more streamlined for the many visitors to India from the UAE each year. The Indian Missions issued…

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Worldwide ERC® India Global Mobility Summit 2018

January 11, 2000

Join Newland Chase's Managing Director of India, Rohan Ghatge, and Director of Operations for Newland Chase Asia-Pacific, Voon Lee, at the Worldwide ERC® India Global Mobility Summit 2018. This year's summit will focus on global mobility, HR, expatriate support, immigration, international taxation and compliance, equipping delegates with new knowledge and business connections. 

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Worldwide ERC® India Global Mobility Summit 2019

October 21, 1999

The 2019 India Global Mobility Summit is a knowledge-sharing event shaped by the global, regional and technical developments and innovations that are driving talent mobility. Attendees will benefit from the information that mobility experts from around the world will share through a mix of engaging presentations and intimate group discussions. Newland Chase is exhibiting!

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SINGAPORE: Acceptable Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Amended for Individuals Vaccinated in the U.S.

November 17, 2021

Singapore’s Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced new criteria for individuals vaccinated in the United States to prove their vaccination status and use the country’s Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTLs).

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