Do you need Registration?

a) A foreigner is required to register in Foreigners Registration Office (FRO) within 14 days of arrival, if his / her VISA is valid for more than 180 days and if the foreigner intends to stay continuously in India for more than 180 days on a single visit.


b) Citizens of Pakistan are required to register within 24 hours of their arrival unless exempted from reporting by the Visa Issuing Authority.


c) Citizens of Afghanistan are required to register within 14 days of their arrival.


d) Also, registration is required, if stipulation is made in VISA.


  • 1. Registration is not required for children below 16 years of age.
  • 2. Tourist visa is generally neither convertible nor extendable. However, please go through your Visa conditions, carefully.