Documents for Foreigner Registration in India

The following documents are required for foreigner registration in India:

  1. Online registration through eFRRO is mandatory, except in case of exigency or emergency.

    If you need to apply in person, you can use the Application form.

  2. Registration Fee: Rs. 100.

  3. Original valid passport and visa.

  4. Four passport size photographs.

  5. Three photocopies of the following passport pages:
    • The photo page of the passport;
    • The page displaying validity of the passport;
    • The page displaying the Indian visa and arrival stamp

  6. Three copies of the undertaking letter, as per the sample below, from Indian host/sponsor/guarantor along with their valid ID document such as passport, PAN card, Aadhar card, election card, official identity card, etc.

  7. Proof of residence. Three copies of electricity bill or telephone bill or municipal bill or certificate of municipal authority, or leave & license agreement of any other valid proof of residence. In case of registration on tourist visa, submission of a letter from the hotel or payment receipt is sufficient.

  8. Employment Visa: Three copies of the terms and conditions of the contract of assignment, including salary, designation, employment length, etc.

  9. Employment or Business Visa:
    • Three copies of PAN card or application for PAN card.

    • Forwarding letter of the company/firm/business undertaking, duly signed by the authorized signatory that mentions the name, designation, phone number, and mobile number.

  10. Student Visa: Three copies of a bonafide certificate from school, college, or academic institute for the academic year mentioning relevant details including admission validity and nationality of the foreign student.

  11. Medical Visa:
    • A letter from a reputed and recognized hospital where the treatment is being taken along with supporting medical documents/ diagnostic test reports with a medical certificate about a tentative period of treatment.

    • If the applicant is admitted to the hospital, a medical certificate bearing photo of the applicant attested and certified by the doctor.

  12. Copy of the marriage certificate for those seeking an extension of stay as a spouse of an Indian National.

  13. Accreditation certificate from the Press Information Bureau for those on a journalist visa.



We take full responsibility for the activities and conduct of Mr./Miss/Mrs. ___________________________, national of _________________________, during his/her stay in India. If anything adverse comes
to notice during this period, we undertake to repatriate him/her on our cost.


Signature of competent authority



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