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- MANDATORY ECNR REGISTRATION IN eMIGRATE TEMPORARILY POSTPONED
Dec 9, 2018
MANDATORY ECNR REGISTRATION IN eMIGRATE WEBSITE TEMPORARILY POSTPONED
The government of India has decided to temporarily stop the mandatory registration of ECNR passport holders in eMigrate website till further notice. Recommend : Iqamas of children above 25 years will not be renewed
According to the Ministry of External Affairs Advisory, "It is informed that the Ministry has been receiving representations from various quarters, including Non-ECR passport holders already employed in ECR countries, regarding difficulties faced by them in registration on www.emigrate.gov.in.
- The Indian Missions in those countries have also forwarded representations received by them from the local Indian community, In view of the above, the competent authority has decided to keep this Advisory, regarding registration of Non-ECR passport holders in abeyance until further orders.
- Earlier, It was made mandatory for every Non-ECR Indian passport holders travelling to 18 ECR countries including Saudi Arabia to register in eMigrate website at least 24 hours before departure. Those who failed to register would not be allowed to travel starting Jaunary 1st of 2019.
- Now Ministry halts this temporarily till further notice from the Competent Authority department. However, If any such emigrant wants to register voluntarily as earlier, he/she can do so.