- Foreigners who have been stuck in India since March 2020
- Allowing for international air traffic to begin
- Unrestricted opportunity to stay in India
Bengaluru News: Visa for foreigners trapped in India has been extended till August 31, 2021, as international flights are not available to return home due to Covid. Many foreign nationals who have come to India with an official Indian visa before March 2020 have been stranded due to a lack of regular commercial flights, the Union Home Ministry said.
The Home Ministry issued the order on 29 June 2020, shortly after 30 June 2020 Visa The expiration date of the foreign nationals visa is valid for 30 days after the date of international flight operations.
To get their visa extension during last year’s lockdown Foreigners This order was issued in the face of the difficulties faced. However, such foreigners are applying to extend their stay period based on the duration of the month of their visas.
‘Covid 19 Due to the inability to operate commercial flights, the Indian visa or stay limit for expatriates staying in India is set to be valid till August 31, 2021. It does not impose any tax or expired penalty. Foreigners are not required to file any FRO / FRO for the extension of their visas, ”the Home Ministry said in a statement.
“Foreign nationals have to apply for a FRO / FRO exit permit before leaving the country. It will be offered at no charge or additional accommodation penalty, ”it said.