Read updated rules from Indian High Commission for OCI card holders looking to visit India through repatriation flights – UKMALAYALEE

Read updated rules from Indian High Commission for OCI card holders looking to visit India through repatriation flights

Wednesday 17 June 2020 3:49 AM UTC

By A Staff Reporter

LONDON June 17: The India government last week allowed certain categories of foreigners, including Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders, to enter India amid restrictions on the entry of people from abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has allowed certain categories of foreigners, including OCI cardholders and minors who hold OCI cards and whose parents are Indian nationals, a senior ministry official said.

The list is categorised as (A) Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Cardholders and (B) Other Foreign Nationals as shown in the picture above.

Foreign nationals covered under sub-para B(i) to (v) will have to fill up the Emergency Visa Application Form (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FORM FROM  HCI WEBSITE) and send it to visa.london@mea.gov.in, the Indian High Commission website reported.

Such OCI card holders covered under sub paragraph A(i) to (iv) do not need visa to travel to India. However, they are requested to register themselves at the following link.

CLICK TO REGISTER WITH THE HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA

For further information from the Indian High Commission website please CLICK HERE

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