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Is ECNR is required in passports to travel to African countries. My Passport in not stamped ECNR what shall i do

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Asked by Tarunya Tripathy, 01 Jun '07 03:48 pm
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For the first part of ? the answer is YES.

The following Indians are entitled for ECNR stamp :

(a) Persons going abroad in managerial capacity in Hotel/Restaurants, Tea-Houses or other places of Public resort etc. possessing specialized Degrees in these fields.

(b) All Gazetted Government servants.

(c) All Income-Tax payers (including Agricultural Income-Tax Payers) in their individual capacity. Proof of assessment to Income-Tax and actual payment of Income-Tax for last three years is required and not merely payment of advance tax. However in most cases as an assessment order is not issued separately by the Income Tax Deptt., Income Tax Return which are stamped by Income Tax authority are accepted.

(d) All professional Degree holders, such as Doctors holding M.B.B.S. Degree in Ayurved or Homoeopathy, accredited Journalists, Engineers, Chartered Accountants, Cost Accountants, Lecturers, Teachers, Scientists, Advocates, etc.

(e) Spouses and dependent ...more
Answered by Krishnakumar G. Nair, 01 Jun '07 04:39 pm

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