Foreigners involved in criminal Cases

If foreigners are involved in criminal cases, criminal action would be taken in accordance with law. Their travel documents shall be seized till the disposal of the case.


  • Foreigners shall abide by the conditions and restrictions imposed by the Court.
  • If their Residential Permit expires during the pendency of the case in the Court, they shall continue to apply for further extension till the disposal of the case.
  • After the disposal of the case, foreigners will get the exit permit from the Foreigners Registration Office (FRO), Asansol-Durgapur. Then they may leave the country. 
  • If a foreigner is involved in a criminal case, an endorsement will be made in his passport to that effect.