India Visa/Passport News

Foreigners Can Now Get Treatment in India Without Medical Visa

The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to facilitate the procedures of getting medical treatment in India for foreigners with pre-existing conditions. Previously, foreign nationals already in India on valid visas could not get medical treatment in the event of falling sick during their stay in India, as a medical visa was mandatory. Doctors and other medical staff usually advised patients to convert their visas into medical visas before admitting them in hospitals/medical centers. According to [...]

By | 2019-09-02T13:00:26+00:00 September 2nd, 2019|India Visa/Passport News|

India May Lose Chance to Host Men’s World Boxing Championship Due to Kosovo Boxer Visa Denial

India is the latest proof that politics should not be meddling in sports. The South Asian country now faces the threat of losing its chance to host the Men’s Boxing World Championships in 2021, after denying a visa application for the Kosovo boxer Donjeta Sadiku. Sadiku, who also has an Albanian passport alongside with the Kosovo passport, was set to represent her country at the Boxing World Championship for Women in India. She was also listed among [...]

By | 2019-08-19T15:06:03+00:00 November 20th, 2018|India Visa/Passport News, Kosovo Visa/Passport News|

Kosovo Boxers Face Indian Visa Issues

Kosovo boxer Donjeta Sadiku may again lose the chance to represent her country at the Boxing World Championship for Women in India all due to visa issues. Despite of having an Albanian passport, alongside with the Kosovo passport,  the Indian authorities have still not processed her visa application. While the Boxing Championship is due to start on November 15, the President of the Boxing Federation of India Ajay Singh is still hopeful that the authorities would issue [...]

By | 2019-08-19T15:07:22+00:00 November 13th, 2018|India Visa/Passport News, Kosovo Visa/Passport News|

60 world countries offering visa-free entry to Indians

Home to a population of 1.324 billion, India has also given to the world 4.7 million tourists in 2017 alone. However, Indian tourists often face difficulties traveling abroad due to visa requirements set by countries across the globe. Despite of being one of the largest South Asian countries, India has failed in reaching visa-free agreements with most of the worlds countries. Thus, its passport is listed in the 81th place, out of 106 positions, in the list [...]

By | 2019-09-26T17:34:13+00:00 October 17th, 2018|India Visa/Passport News|

Indians No Longer Require Airport Transit Visa in France

Indian nationals will no longer have to go through all the processes and requirements for obtaining an Airport Transit Visa (ATV) for France, since they are no longer required to be in possession of such a visa to transit French airports. Since 23rd of July and on, every Indian passport holder is permitted to go through the international zone of any airport in France without the need to present an Airport Transit Visa. Ambassador of France to [...]

57 Countries With Visa-free or Visa on Arrival for Indians

Indian nationals are among those world citizens who can go abroad and enter more than 50 countries visa-free, or by obtaining a visa-on-arrival. Because of the visa-free agreements or visa-free policies of these countries (or visa-on-arrival), Indians can visit more than 1/4th of the countries around the world without having to follow procedures that take time and energy. According to the Henley Passport Index, which rates passports according to the number of countries their holders can enter [...]

By | 2019-09-26T17:34:04+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|India Visa/Passport News|

Indian Consulate in South Africa Denies Visa to Baptist Leader

The Indian consulate in Johannesburg, South Africa, has rejected the visa application of the president of the Baptist World Alliance and the religious head of the Baptist World Community, Reverend Paul Msiza, who was scheduled to attend a four day commemoration of 150 years of the Garo Baptist Church in Meghalaya. An official press release from the Baptist organization said Msiza, the Pope equivalent of the Baptists, had applied for visa on January 29, and he was [...]

By | 2019-08-19T15:53:13+00:00 February 9th, 2018|India Visa/Passport News|

Australian Journalists Fail to Receive Visas to India Because of a Story

A group of Australian journalists have lost their arranged flight to India and the opportunity to carry out a dozen of interviews with some of the brightest people in India, after the latter has not responded to their visa applications even after three months. Journalists of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, had received a grant to interview a wide range of people in India, including academics, environmental activists, satirists, journalists and historians for a radio series on the [...]

By | 2019-08-03T15:24:25+00:00 February 6th, 2018|India Visa/Passport News|