Faster visa clearance project on mission mode: Rajnath

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By Sarkaritel February 18, 2015 11:51

Faster visa clearance project on mission mode: Rajnath


New Delhi, Feb 18  The government has undertaken implementation of the Immigration, Visa, Foreigners Registration and Tracking (IVFRT) service, a faster visa clearance system, on a mission mode, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Tuesday.

The scope of the project covers 178 Indian Missions abroad and 13 Foreigners Regional Registration Offices (FRROs), 674 Foreigners Registration Offices (FROs) and 83 Immigration Check Posts (ICPs) within the country, he told the parliamentary consultative committee of his ministry.

As on date the project has been implemented in 155 Indian missions abroad, he said, according to an official release.

Tourist Visa on Arrival enabled by Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) is an important component of IVFRT project and was launched in 44 countries in November.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel February 18, 2015 11:51