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Visas to nationals of 4 more countries waiting | India News


NEW DELHI: India suspended regular (adhesive) and electronic visas granted to citizens of Italy, Iran, South Korea and Japan on March 3, 2020 or earlier. Those who have not yet entered India have been asked not to do so. . And if they must come to India for some compelling reason, they must apply for a new visa, according to a new set of “travel and visa restrictions” issued by the Immigration Office of India (BoI) on Tuesday.

Air India also decided to reduce the frequency of flights. “Until March 31, our Delhi-Tokyo flight will fly four times a week, instead of five; Delhi-Seoul and Delhi-Milan will fly twice a week, instead of four, and Delhi-Rome will operate twice a week. Until the end of May, the daily flights Mumbai-Singapore-Delhi and Delhi-Bangkok-Mumbai will operate four and three times a week, respectively, ”said an AI spokesman.

Diplomats, UN officials will not be subject to visa restrictions

The airline is reviewing the situation “every 15 hours” and is likely to decide soon its flight in Jeddah. The BoI order read: “All regular (adhesive) / e-visa visas (including visa upon arrival) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on March 3, 2020 or earlier, and that have not yet entered India, standing suspended.

Those who require travel to India due to compelling reasons may apply for a new visa from the nearest Indian embassy / consulate. “The order also says that the regular visa / electronic visa granted to all foreign citizens who have traveled to China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan as of February 1, 2020, and which have not yet entered India, are suspended with immediate effect. ” However, diplomats, UN officials and other international organizations, holders of OCI cards and air crews from these five countries have been exempted from restrictions.

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