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Cancellation of physical visas granted to Afghan nationals & introduction of e-Emergency X-Misc. Visa

Embassy of India,

Panama

Notice dated 25th August, 2021

Subject: Cancellation of physical visas granted to Afghan nationals & introduction of e-Emergency X-Misc. Visa

The Government of India has decided to cancel, with immediate effect, the physical visas issued to Afghan nationals by Mission/ Posts, who are yet to arrive to India and it has introduced e-Emergency X-Misc. Visa to Afghan nationals desirous of travelling to India. Requirements of e-Emergency X-Misc. Visa are as under:

1. Passport (compulsory)

2. National Identity Card (Tazkira) of Afghanistan (compulsory)

3. Proof of residence in Afghanistan (optional)

4. Proof of employment/occupation in Afghanistan (optional)

All Afghan nationals visiting on e-Emergency X-Misc. Visa will have to mandatorily register with FRRO/FRO concerned within 7 days of arrival in India. If they are moving from their registered place of stay to another place, they will have to further register mandatorily with the FRRO/FRO concerned at the new place of residence.

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