Nowadays checking visa status is very simple. The most convenient means of checking your visa status is to check it online. In order to check your visa status online, you need to visit the website of a particular consulate and keep certain information handy with you. To know you online visa status, you may be required to put the following information:
- Passport number
- Application ID
You can also check your visa application status with the help of third party websites wherein you need to register. These website may require you to submit your date of birth, passport number and other related information. There are many visa status enquiry websites available online. Thus, you can easily track your visa application status online.
The process of checking or tracking the status of your visa application is also known as Visa Tracking. Certain countries may offer you a tracking ID when you apply for a visa or submit your visa application form online. With the help of this tracking ID, you can track your visa status.
How to track visa status using passport number
You can also track your visa status by using your passport number. What you have to do is to contact your travel agent or Visa Facilitating Services and provide them your passport number. They will help you know the status of your visa. You can also take the help of some third party websites and enter your passport number, date of birth or any other required information sought by the website. After entering the details, you will get know the status of your visa status. The passport number is a must to check your visa status.
In India, you can check your visa status online by visiting the official webpage of Indian Visa Online which is https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/
How to correct mistakes on my visa application form
What if you have made some mistake in your visa application form? No need to worry! You can easily correct the mistakes in your visa application form. In India, you can correct them directly on the physical application form or correct it online before submitting the final copy. However, different countries may have different procedures for rectifying mistakes in visa application forms.
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Mizoram Intends to Open Border and Offer Visa-Free Entry for At least 60 Kilometres
Lal Thanhalwa, the Chief Minister of Mizoram, has announced his intentions to keep the India-Myanmar border open. He has also revealed that the centre should be reverted to the limit of 60 kilometres on either side for visa-free entry instead of the current 16 kilometres.
In a presentation last week, he said “We do not know about our neighbouring states. But for us here in Mizoram, owing to our close ethnic ties, we would be happy if the earlier practice [60 km free zone and period of stay up 60 days instead of 72 hours] is restored.”
21st June 2017
India Hopeful Of Positive Spin From US Visa Re-Haul
The Indian government was hopeful that the U.S. review of its H-1B visa program would take into account how Indian companies and individuals have cemented bilateral ties and contributed to the American economy.
With the United States reviewing its work visa program, a number of Indian companies were apprehensive of a reduction in the number of visas to be issued in future.
With 17% of the total number of H-1B visas issued being allocated to India, companies and the government were waiting with bated breath for news of any changes to the visa program.
With the rise in protectionism among legislators in America, the review was seen as a hostile step by many countries whose citizens benefit from the work permit program.
However, Indian officials have cautioned against giving in to rumour-mongering regarding any proposed changes and are confident India will benefit from any changes.
22nd May 2017
eVisa Facility to Start at Pune Airport
The government will start the e-Tourist Visa (eTV) facility at Pune airport by the end of this month. It will allow foreign tourists to land at the Lohegaon airport. They can also apply for an eTV just 4 days before their arrival date. At present, this facility is available at 16 Indian airports. The infrastructure required for starting this service has been set up. The airport authorities are also planning to construct a new terminal and renovate the old terminal building.
17th March 2017
Now foreigners with e-visa can visit India through five seaports
In addition to the 16 major airports in India, another five seaports will be enabled for receiving e-visa holders to India. Using an e-visa, a foreigner can visit India for tourism, business, medical treatment, meeting, and conferences. The e-visa is processed online and issued in an e-mail within 48 hours of application. The seaports in Mumbai, Chennai, Kochi, Mangalore, and Goa are selected as the airports to receive the e-visa facility. By providing the e-visa authorized seaport as an option, the government may expect to boost trade and exports which are essential to the Indian economy. Currently, the foreigners from 150 countries are eligible to apply for an Indian e-visa, please visit the MEA website for more information.
27th December 2016
The Most Common Mistake to Avoid on an Overseas Trip
Mistakes by travelers on international trips often end up getting their plans cancelled. In a recent incident a couple on their honeymoon were denied boarding tickets as Husband’s name was missing in wife’s passport while the same was entered in her visa. Travel industry analysts suggest that it’s safe to carry marriage documents when spouse’s name is missing in the passport, especially while planning long distance journeys. For those without marriage certificate, a marriage photograph or an affidavit will suffice most of the times. According to a Delhi based travel agent, a good number of people are deported back from their tour destinations due to such avoidable mistakes.
20th October 2016
Government to Boost Medical Tourism by Fast Tracking e-Visas for Patients
In a move aimed at simplifying the process of providing visa for patients seeking medical treatment in India, the centre will shortly announce electronic clearance of visa services to ensure timely intervention.
The change in process is likely to come into effect after the current session of parliament. An official announcement by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will be made shortly, helping applicants from 150 countries to send online applications for visa on medical grounds with copies of medical paperwork issued by government accredited hospitals in the applicant’s country. The biometrics of the visa seeker will be collected on arrival.
This move is in line with Niti Aayog’s roadmap vision to achieve an annual growth of 10 percent in medical tourism. As per reports, the country’s medical tourism has a growth potential of $8 billion by 2020 from the current worth at $3 billion. At present ,India competes with other nations in Asia such as Thailand, Malaysia & Singapore in this sector.
4th May 2016