All foreigners (including foreigners of Indian origin) visiting India on long term (more than 180 days) Student Visa, Medical Visa, Research Visa and Employment Visa are required to get themselves registered with the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO)/Foreigners Registration Officer (FRO) concerned having jurisdiction over the place where the foreigner intends to stay, within 14 days of arrival. However, Pakistan nationals are required to register within 24 hours of their arrival. All Afghan nationals are required to register with the FRRO/FRO concerned within 14 days of arrival except those Afghan nationals who enter India on a Visa valid for 30 days or less provided the Afghan national concerned gives his/her local address in India to the Indian Mission/FRRO/FRO. The Afghan
nationals who are issued Visas with ‘Exemption from police reporting’ are exempt from Police reporting as well as Exit permission provided they leave within the Visa validity period.
Foreigners other than those mentioned above will not be required to get themselves registered, even if they have entered India on a long term Visa provided their continuous stay in India does not exceed 180 days. If the
intention of the foreigner is to stay in India for more than 180 days, he/she should get himself/herself registered well before the expiry of 180 days from the date of arrival with the FRRO/FRO concerned.
Foreigners (including minors above 16 years of age) have to report in person or through an authorized representative to the appropriate Registration Officer for registration. Medical patients may be exempted from appearing in person for registration.
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED ONLINE FOR OBTAINING SERVICE:
1. Applicant’s Photo.
2. Photo Page, Page indicating validity, Page bearing arrival Stamp of Indian
Immigration, Visa with endorsement.
3. Form C copy from Hotel or Lodge/Electricity bill/Landline
Telephone/Municipal Bill of the landlord in case of staying in a house of a
relative or friend along with a letter and photo ID card of the landlord. In
case of rented accommodation copy of the Lease and License agreement
(1st and last page & page containing its validity).
4. Letter from recognized/reputed hospital where treatment is being taken.
Registration Of Foreign Nationals Visiting India For Medical Treatment