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Mandatory Online Registration For Indian Expats Suspended

Mandatory Online Registration For Indian Expats Suspended

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The Indian government on weekday deferred a controversial decision to create on-line registration necessary for ECNR (emigration clearance not required) passport holders flying to eighteen countries, as well as the six Gulf Cooperation Council nations.

The rule, same to be geared toward the protection and welfare of Indian emigrants abroad, was set to require impact on Gregorian calendar month one. The non-ECR class of passengers embody Indians paying revenue enhancement and people with academic qualifications above matriculation.


As of now, only ECR class passport holders square measure needed to induce migration clearance from the workplace of the preserver of Emigrants to hunt employment abroad.

A Ministry notification same that the choice was being postponed in response to considerations raised by the NRI community.

“The Ministry has been receiving representations from varied quarters, as well as non-ECR passport holders already used in ECR countries, concerning difficulties sweet-faced by them in registration on World Wide Web. The Indian missions in those countries have conjointly been forwarded representations received by them and therefore the native Indian community,” the notification same.

Thus the registration of Non-ECR passport holders has been unbroken inactive until any orders. However, if any such emigree desires to register voluntarily as earlier, they'll do therefore, it added.