Emergency Visa Process to India for OCI Card with Coronavirus Advisory

OCI Card Emergency Indian Visa Process Info

If you are an OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) Card holder, you can travel to India without need for visa.  But, with the recent Coronavirus situation, Indian Government has put in restrictions on OCI Card holders saying that the visa free entry for OCI Card holders is not available until April 15th, 2020 as per …

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Indian Passport Processing Delays – RPO Process, Tatkal – Experience

Indian Passport Delay RPO Process Renewal - new Experiences

Since the online passport application system, you do not need an agent and you can apply for new or renew Indian passport on your own. Also, as NRI, you also do not need an agent and can apply for passport renewal as NRI using the same process. But, at times, especially as NRI, you are …

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ECR vs Non-ECR (ECNR) Indian Passport Application. Meaning?

ECR vs Non-ECR - ECNR Indian Passport Meaning and Info

Many of you applying for Indian Passport will come across this question “Are you eligible for Non-ECR Category?”. It can be very confusing with ECR and Non-ECR as many of us are not sure what they mean. Also, you may be asked for emigration clearance for employment in certain foreign countries for ECR passport holders. …

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Single Parent – How to Apply for Indian Passport for Baby or Minor ? Process ?

Single Parent Apply for Kids Passport In India

We have had many users ask regarding applying for a minor or baby passport, if you are a single parent. There were misconceptions in the past that you need consent of both the parents.  If you are a single mother and you do not have access or do not want to have the biological father …

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Studying Abroad, Apply for Indian Passport Renewal in India– 2018 Experience

Indian Passport Renewal Experience living outside of India 2018

Thanks a lot to Jyothi Rao for taking time to share their experience. Background : currently studying outside of India and visiting India for passport renewal/re-issue. Apply in Tatkaal for renewal of Indian Passport ? If you want to do Renewal in Tatkaal Processing,  first thing first no more Annexure B For Tatkaal… So no …

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Lost Indian Passports in Europe – Experience – FIR, Emergency Certificate. How to handle?

Sample Emergency Passport - Certificate Copy

Imagine you plan a nice two week trip to Cover Best of Europe and you lose your passports on 3rd day of your trip in Europe. Quite scary right.  Suruchi and her husband were in same situation. Thanks to her for sharing their experience with us, so that we all know how to handle such …

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Passport Renewal Application NRI in India – Present Address, Previous Address ?

Indian Passport NRI Present Address

In case you are not sure, if you can renew/ re-issue your passport as NRI in India, when you visit for vacation…the simple answer is yes, you can do that. You can check out article Passport Renewal Process NRI In India  as shared by our readers.  One of the most asked questions, is what should …

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Visa on Arrival in Thailand for Indians – Process, Fee, Requirements

Thailand Visa on Arrival Process requirements

Thailand is one of the countries that gives visa on arrival for Indians. It is one of the major tourist destination for Indians and for business purposes as well. I have been traveling to Thailand for business and pleasure since 2011 and every time I land there, I just hate standing in the long immigration …

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Indian Passport for New Born Baby or Minor – Photo, ECNR, Education – FAQs

New Born Baby Indian Passport or Minor Education ECNR Appointment FAQs

We have written an article in the past with on Process to apply for passport for a minor or new born baby in India. There are many questions asked by users that one would encounter during application process, thought of putting them as FAQs for everyone’s benefit. Do you need to take appointment online for …

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Study, Life in Scotland as International Student at University of Edinburgh

Study and life in Scotland as international student

In my previous article, I covered some of the topics on how to apply, study in Scotland as international student. I thought I would do a quick round-up of studying at the University of Edinburgh and life here for those considering a degree at the Scottish capital. How is University of Edinburg ?  Charles Darwin …

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