14 June 2017
Overseas Medical Insurance must be bought from one of the stated Indian insurance companies
Effective from 15 June 2017 Overseas Medical Insurance must be bought from one of the stated Indian insurance companies. Please click here for the Insurance list.
23 September 2016
Passport collection Process
In order to ensure the safe and secure return of passports to applicants, a new system is implemented in the collection or return of passports from the VFS Centre in Kolkata, with effect from 1 October 2016.
From that date, passports will either be collected: in person, by a third party or sent back by a courier service (with the payment of 300 INR).
In all the three above cases, the representative who comes for passport collection must produce an original of:
In all other cases, passports will be returned by courier service. A fee of 300 INR per passport has to be paid, at the time of the submission of the file, by the applicant.
He will fill in the form (click here) stipulating the name and address to which his passport should be returned (Travel Agent, at home, or third party).