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As per the extant instructions of the Government of India, an Entry (X) Visa can only be granted to the following persons:-
(a) A foreigner of Indian origin, who wishes to come to
(b) Spouse and children of a foreigner of Indian origin
(c) Spouse / dependents of foreigners coming to
2. a person who or either of his/her parents or grand parents or great grandparents, was born in, and was permanently resident in India, provided neither was at any time a citizen of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Pakistan or Sri Lanka or any other country that may be specified by the Government of India from time to time; or
3. a person who is the spouse of a citizen of
Ans.: Study upto the 12th Standard by minor, dependent children of Indian Origin can be undertaken. Holder of ‘X’ visa cannot undertake business/economic activities.
Q.2. Can a person holding Entry ‘X’ visa indulge in Business activities?
Ans.: No. Business is not permitted on X visa.
Q.3. Can a person holding Entry ‘X’ visa accept employment ?
Ans.: No. Employment is not permitted on X visa.
Q.4. Can Entry ‘X’ visa be granted to foreigner parents of foreign nationals studying in
Ans.: No. Parents of foreign students can visit
Q. 5. Which type of visa to be given to foreigner spouse of India Nationals ?
Ans.: Entry (X) visa.