NASSCOM Global Mobility Conference 2013 - India Visa and Immigration Policies - V. Vumlunmang
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - NASSCOM Global Mobility Conference 2013 - India Visa and Immigration Policies - V. Vumlunmang
IndiaVisa and ImmigrationpoliciesV. VUMLUNMANG, IASJoint SecretaryForeigners DivisionMinistry of Home Affairsjsf@nic.in
Introduction• Visa & Immigration policies have to address all crossborder movements, and are also based on bilateralagreementso National interesto Securityo Reciprocityo Uniform treatment• Overstay as on 31st Dec 2012o Canada : 792, Germany : 853, Japan : 879, France : 946o UK : 1401, Korea : 1762, USA : 2401• E-Visas issued: 2012 - 16819, 2013 - 7085• B-Visas issued: 2012 - 496095, 2013 - 202094
Experts• E-Visao Foreign nationals coming to India as consultant on contract for whom theIndian company pays a fixed remuneration (this may not be in the form ofmonthly salary)o Self-employed foreign nationals coming to India for providingengineering, medical, accounting, legal or such other highly skilledservices in their capacity as independent consultants provided theprovision of such services by foreign nationals is permitted under law.o Foreign nationals deputed for providing technical support/services,transfer of knowhow/services for which the Indian company paysfees/royalties to the foreign company.• B-Visao Foreign experts/specialists on a visit of short duration in connection withan on-going project with the objective of monitoring the progress of thework, conducting meetings with Indian customers and /or to providetechnical guidance.
Interns• B-Visao Foreign trainees of MNCs/corporate housescoming for in-house training in the regional hubsof the concerned company located in India.• X-Visao Foreign students sponsored by AIESEC forinternship on project based work incompanies/industries. (one year)• E-Visao A fresh graduate visiting India under the FrenchInternational Internship Programme (VIE) maybegranted E-Visa of one year.
IVFRT• C-Visa : 109 Indian Missions• ICS : 81 Immigration Check Posts• C-FRO : 10 FRROs and 69 FROsoVisa extension processingoForeigner registration processoResidential Permit• MIS