Citizens Of SAARC Countries


Citizens of SAARC Countries categorized as Group A (Dignitaries, Government Officials, Participants of SAARC meetings and officials of SAARC Secretariat and its Regional Centers) who are coming under "SAARC Visa Exemption Scheme" are exempted from requirement of a visa and Police Reporting.

Citizens of SAARC Countries categorized as Group B (General/Public categories including Businessmen, Journalists, Sportsmen etc) who are coming under "Visa Liberalization Scheme" are exempted from requirement of Visa and Police Reporting.

Afghanistan Nationals are issued Temporary Residential Permit at the immigration Check post, with a direction to get themselves registered within 14 days with the concerned FRRO/FRO of their place of stay.

Foreigners may ensure that they enter India ONLY AFTER an immigration stamp with the correct date is affixed on their passport by the Immigration Officer.

Foreigners carrying a valid PIO (Person of Indian Origin) Card or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) Card along with their valid national passport are authorized to enter India without obtaining Indian visa separately. It is compulsory for foreigners who are OCIs to also carry the passport bearing the OCI 'U' visa sticker.