Sample India Arrival Card for Foreigners


This arrival card is applicable only to Foreign Nationals (including PIO and OCI card holders) traveling to India. Citizens of India do NOT need to complete any arrival card.





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ARRIVAL CARD FOR PASSENGERS
Please write in CAPITALS only. One Character in one box as shown below.
Do not write across the lines. Leave one box blank for space.
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  1. Name (as in passport) Leave one box blank after every part of the name/initial


  2. Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY)


  3. Passport Number


  4. Flight Number


  5. Date of Arrival (DD/MM/YYYY)


  6. Countries visited in last six days


  7. Address in India


  8. Telephone Number


Signature of Passenger
 
Immigration Stamp
 


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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
(Rule 5 of Registration of Foreigners Rules)
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Important Web Sites
  1. Government of India - http://india.gov.in
  2. Ministry of Home Affairs - www.mha.nic.in
  3. Bureau of Immigration - www.boi.gov.in
  4. Central Board of Excise & Customs - www.cbec.gov.in
  5. Ministry of Tourism - www.incredibleindia.org, www.tourism.gov.in
  6. Ministry of Agriculture - www.plantquarantineinindia.org
  7. Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs - www.moia.gov.in
  8. Bureau of Civil Aviation Security - www.bcasindia.nic.in

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
REGISTRATION FORMALITIES FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS
  1. If you are entering India on a Student, Employment, Research, Medical or Missionary VISA, which is valid for more than 180 days, you are required to register with the FRRO/FRO under whose jurisdiction you propose to stay. This should be done within 14 days of arrival in India, irrespective of your actual period of stay.
  2. Foreigners visiting India on any other category of VISA that is valid for more than 180 days, are not required to register themselves if their actual stay does not exceed 180 days on each visit. If such a foreigner intends to stay in India for more than 180 days of arrival in India. PIO Card holder should also register if stay exceeds 180 days.
  3. Pakistan nationals are required to register within 24 hours of their arrival in India. Afghanistan nationals are required to register within 14 days of their arrival in India, if their visa duration is for more than 30 days. Exit permission for Afghan nationals is not required if they are leaving within validity of visa period or visa duration is 30 days or less, provided the applicant has given local address in India to the Indian Mission.

  4. For updated information please contact Immigration Officer/FRRO/FRO.
Abbreviations
PIO - Person of Indian Origin, FRRO - Foreigners Regional Registration Officer, FRO - Foreigners Registration Officer

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