RESTRICTIONS ON RE-ENTRY WITHIN TWO MONTHS ON TOURIST VISA FOR CERTAIN NATIONALITIES
- In case of nationals of Afghanistan, China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan, Bangladesh, foreigners of Pakistani and Bangladeshi origin and Stateless persons, there should be a gap of at least two months between two visits to India on a multi-entry tourist visa.
- Foreigners under above mentioned categories, holding Tourist Visas, who after initial entry into India plan to visit another country largely on account of neighbourhood tourism related travel and re-enter India before finally exiting, may be permitted two or three entries, as the case may be (need based), by an Indian Mission/Post subject to their submission of a detailed itinerary and supporting documentation (ticket bookings). If they are already outside of their country of origin, they can also get such an endorsement from the nearest Indian Mission/Post.
- In other cases, re-entry within the stipulated gap of two months for applicants of the above-mentioned categories may be permitted only in emergent situations like death/serious illness in the family or any other exigent situation which can be duly justified with proper documentation to the satisfaction of the Mission/ Post granting the permission.
- Applications for re-entry permission (within two months of last exit from India) on multi-entry tourist visa, by the applicants of the above-mentioned categories, can be submitted in person with proper documents and miscellaneous services fees of AED 30/- (AED Thirty) at the Visa section, Consulate General of India, Dubai, from 0830 hours till 1200 hours on all working days. The proforma of application form is as given below.
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