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Flying abroad? From July 1, you won't need to fill departure cards

Those going out via rail, seaport, land immigration check posts will have to fill embarkation card

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Indians flying abroad will not be required to fill departure cards from next month. However, those going out of the country via rail, seaport and land immigration check posts will have to fill the embarkation card. "It has been decided to discontinue the practice of filling up of the departure card by Indians at all international airports with effect from July 1, 2017," an order issued by the Union home ministry said. The move is aimed at ensuring hassle-free movement of Indians going abroad. At present, those going abroad need to fill in details such as name, date of ...

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 15:23 IST
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