User can apply for the visa under Ministry of External Affairs.
- Indians Travelling Abroad
- Minority Community
- Rural Indian
- Scheduled Tribes/Schedule Caste
- Social Workers
- Defence & Paramilitary Personnel
- Differently Abled
- Government Employee
- Importers and Exporters
- Job Seekers
- Non-Resident Indians
India in Business portal by the Investment and Technology Promotion (ITP) Division of the Ministry of External Affairs works for accelerating the pace and quantum of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the country. Get information pertaining to various policies like the FDI, Industry and SEBI. Find details related to the foreign investment, investment policies and procedures, investment routes...
Indian diaspora is a geographically diversified, which is spread in more than 110 countries. Users can get detailed information on the Indian Diaspora with reference to different countries. One can get an idea about the concept of ‘New and Old’ Diaspora of India. The PDF format documents on the country specific Indian Diaspora are provided.
Get detailed information about the Study in India Programme by Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. Information is available on programme objectives, guidelines regarding selection of participants, facilities for participants etc. Details on implementation procedure and courses conducted under the scheme are provided.
Get detailed information about the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and its various functions. Information pertaining to the organisational structure, foreign relations, Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and foreign service institutes etc. is given. The Parliament questions and answers pertaining to the foreign affairs are provided. Users can also find statements, speeches, interviews and...
The Indian Diaspora is a generic term to describe the people who migrated from territories that are currently within the borders of the Republic of India. The Diaspora is currently estimated to number over twenty million. Detailed information is provided on the Indian Diaspora and on the High Level Committee on Indian Diaspora. Details of the Committee's mandates are also provided. Information...
The Educational Consultants India Ltd. (EDCIL) under Department of Higher Education aims to provide relevant information to the international student community about educational opportunities available in India. Information is provided on the Indian education system, admission procedure, career options and course options. Details of students placement services, associated institutions and...
Details related to Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Card are provided by Bureau of Immigration (BOI), Ministry of Home Affairs. Users can get information about the card, its benefits, eligibility criteria, fee and authority to which the application has to be made. Details on registration process for PIO Card and documents required are also available.
Information for foreign students is provided by Educational Consultant India Ltd. (EdCIL) under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Users can access information on student visa and list of Indian Embassies abroad. Information related to procedures like departure from home country, arrival in India, joining formalities, accommodation and departure from India is also provided.
Chandigarh Non Resident Indian (NRI) Cell is responsible for redressal and early settlement of matters pertaining to NRIs. Information on procedure of lodging complaints through NRI Cell is given. Details related to NRI Cell, its objectives, scope, constitution, etc. are given. Access to notification of Sec-13 B of the East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act, 1949 is also available.
Indian residents or foreigners coming to India can find information on baggage rules stipulated by the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). Users can get details on articles and jewellery allowed free of duty for professionals returning to India, passengers returning from and other than Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar or China and type of items and maximum value up to which it is permitted etc...
Get information about the Non Resident Indian (NRI) cell of National Commission for Women (NCW). Details about NRI cell, its functions, procedure of working, achievements and contact details are given. Access to information about contact details of Indian missions and embassies, important case laws, booking NRI marriages, do’s and don’ts related to NRI marriages, National Domestic Violence...
Get detailed information on how to fill up an application form to obtain a passport. Detailed information and instructions to fill the form to get a passport is provided. Users can find details such as where to affix photograph, appending signature and thumb impression etc.
Find details on Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) scheme by MEA. Information is available on registration for Overseas Citizenship, rights, instructions and procedures of the scheme, facilities and benefits provided by the Ministry etc. Notifications regarding registration for OCI are also available.
Find information on Overseas Indian Youth Club (OIYC), an initiative by Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs. Details are available on mechanism of the club, its objective; its connection with Ministry’s other programmes such as Study India Programme (SIP), Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC) etc. Names of countries where OIYC has been launched are also provided.