The Indian government introduced the new e-Emergency X-Misc Visa for Afghan nationals wanting to leave Afghanistan due to the Taliban takeover of the country.

Key Points:

  • All Afghan citizens may apply for the new e-Emergency X-Misc Visa to receive a six-month emergency visa.
  • Applications must be submitted through this official website to fast-track processing of the visa application.
  • The new visa provides entry into the country only and does not grant the ability to work legally.

BAL Analysis: The new e-visa was introduced in order to help Afghanistan nationals obtain a visa without having to travel to the Indian Embassy. BAL will continue to monitor these developments and will provide more information as it becomes available.

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