Sample India Arrival (Disembarkation) Card


This arrival (disembarkation) card is applicable to both Indian and Foreign Nationals traveling to India.





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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. Sex (tick [checkmark] the appropriate box)


  3. Nationality


  4. Date of Birth (DD/MM/YY)


  5. Country of Residence


  6. NRI/PIO/OCI Status (tick [checkmark] the appropriate box)
    ≅NRI ≅PIO ≅OCI ≅None


  7. PIO/OCI Card No., if any


  8. Passport Number


  9. Date of issue (DD/MM/YY)


  10. Flight Number


  11. Port of Boarding


  12. Date of Arrival (DD/MM/YY)


  13. Countries visited in last 6 days


  14. Address in India


  15. Telephone Number


  16. To be filled in by Indians only

  17. Does your Passport carry ECR stamp? (tick [checkmark] appropriate box)
    ≅Yes ≅No


  18. Whether employed overseas (tick [checkmark] appropriate box)
    ≅Yes ≅No


  19. If answer is yes to 17 reason for return (tick [checkmark] appropriate box)
    ≅Completion of Employment ≅Others


  20. To be filled in by foreigners (Including PIO/OCI) and NRIs

  21. Visa Number


  22. date of Expiry (DD/MM/YY)


  23. Type of Visa


  24. Expected date of Departure (DD/MM/YY)


  25. Purpose of visit (tick [checkmark] appropriate box)
    ≅Business ≅Transit ≅Official ≅Employment ≅Education ≅Conference
    ≅Visit Friends/Relatives ≅Medical/Health ≅Religion/Pilgrimage ≅Leisure/Holiday ≅Sport ≅Others
*Not to be filled by NRIs
Signature of Passenger
 
Immigration Stamp
 


 
CUSTOMS
ON ARRIVAL HAND OVER THIS PART OF THE CARD TO THE CUSTOMS OFFICER IN INDIA WHILE LEAVING THE AIRPORT/CHECKPOST


  1. Name in full


  2. Flight No.


  3. No. of checked in baggage(s)


  4. No. of hand baggage(s)


  5. Total value of dutiable goods imported


  6. (a)Are you carrying any plants/seeds/fruits/flowers/vegetables/bulbs/other planting materials?
    Yes/No
    (b)Are you carrying any meat & meat products/dairy products/live or ornamental fish/poultry/poultry products?
    Yes/No


Signature of the Passenger_______________________________

BACK
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
ARRIVAL CARD
(Rule 5 & 15 of Registration of Foreigners Rules)

(Bureau of Immigration India Seal)

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Welcome to India
Important Web Sites
  1. Government of India - India.gov.in
  2. Ministry of Home Affairs - www.mha.nic.in
  3. Bureau of Immigration - www.immigrationindia.nic.in
  4. Airport Authority of India - www.airportsindia.org.in
  5. Central Board of Excise & Customs - www.cbec.gov.in
  6. Ministry of Tourism - www.incredibleindia.org or www.tourism.gov.in
  7. Ministry of Agriculture - www.plantquarantineinindia.org
  8. Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs - www.moia.gov.in
  9. Bureau of Civil Aviation Security - www.bcasindia.nic.in
  10. Ministry of Civil Aviation - www.moca.gov.in
  11. Directorate General of Civil Aviation - dgca.gov.in

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
  1. It is obligatory for disembarking passengers to declare details of plants/plant material in their baggage on arrival in India
  2. 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 for first stay exceeding 180 days.
    3. The following categories of foreign nationals are exempt from registration:
      (a) those visiting India on any short term VISA i.e. valid for 180 days or less.
      (b)Children below 16 years of age. (irrespective of any type of VISA)
      (c)holding Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) VISA.
    4. Pakistan nationals are required to register within 24 hours of their arrival in India. Afghanistan nationals are required to register within 7 days of their arrival in India.

    5. For updated information please contact Immigration Officer/FRRO/FRO.
  3. INFORMATION REGARDING CUSTOMS
    1. Indian Customs require you to declare goods in excess of the free allowance, prohibited or restricted goods & commercial goods at Red Channel counter, Export or Import of Narcotic drugs. Wildlife and its products and commercial goods and arms & explosives are prohibited/restricted Attempt to export of import these goods can lead to penal consequences, including arrest.
    2. Free allowance for tourists of Indian origin is normally Rs. 35,000/- per passenger, including two liters of whisky/wine and 200 nos. cigarettes. However, this free allowance is lower for passengers arriving from Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and China and for children less than 10 years of age. One Laptop computer imported as baggage is allowed duty free for an adult passenger. Tourists of foreign origin can also import duty free gifts and souvenirs worth Rs.8000/-.
    3. All tourists can import used personal effects e.g. Laptop, Palmtop Computer, reasonable jewellery free of duty, if they are to re-export these items at the time of departure.
    4. Passengers should declared foreign currency in the foreign currency declaration form, if currency notes, bank notes or TCs are in excess of US$ 10,000 or equivalent. In case of currency notes only, these are to be declared if the same are in excess of US$ 5,000 or equivalent.
    5. In case your baggage is mishandled (lost) on arrival, please ensure that you have obtained the Customs endorsement about the unavailed free allowance. In case of any difficulty or complaint, please contact the Customs Officer on duty at the Baggage Reclaim Area.
    6. For updated information, please contact Custom Officer.
Abbreviations
PIO - Person of Indian Origin ; OCI - Overseas Citizens of India ; NRI - Non-resident Indians
FRRO - Foreigners Regional Registration Officer; FRO - Foreigners Registration Officer

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