About Us Updated advisory on Visa and Travel Guidelines

Embassy of India
Dublin
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Dated 22 October, 2020
                                                     
UPDATED VISA AND TRAVEL GUIDELINES ISSUED BY MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

1. As per Ministry of Home Affairs Order No.25022/24/2020-F.V/F.I dated 21 October, 2020, following categories of foreign nationals are permitted to enter India by water routes or flights including those under the Vande Bharat Mission or ‘air bubble’ scheme or by any non-scheduled commercial flights as allowed by the Ministry of Civil Aviation:
a. All OCI and PIO card holders, holding passports of any country.
b. All foreign nationals, except those on Tourist visa, intending to visit India for any purpose (including their dependents on appropriate category of dependent visa),

2. All existing visas shall stand restored with immediate effect, except electronic visas (e-visa), Tourist visa and Medical visa which remain suspended.

3. There will be no restriction on incoming passenger traffic into India through authorized airport/ seaport immigration check posts for all categories of foreign nationals who are permitted to enter India. However, foreign nationals holding Tourist visa will not be permitted to enter into India, as mentioned above.

4. Guidelines on travel to India from Ireland may be checked at https://www.indianembassydublin.gov.in/page/advisory-for-international-travel-on-non-scheduled-commercial-flights-under-vande-bharat-scheme-and-air-transport-bubble-arrangement/

Please keep safe and healthy!

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