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Union Ministry relaxes restriction permits for Nagaland

Posted on Nov 15, 07:02PM | UNI

As per a Union Ministry of Home Affairs and Home Department notification, restriction under the Protected Area Regime, 1958 that covers the entire area of the states of Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram, has been relaxed initially for a period of one year with an exception of the citizens of Afghanistan, China and Pakistan.

According to official sources here today, the Myanmar nationals visiting the states beyond 16 kms from the Indo-Myanmar border are required to have Protected Area Permit and Restricted Area Permit(PAP/RAP).

Nationals from countries namely Afghanistan, China, Pakistan and Myanmar visiting Nagaland need Restricted Area Permit, without which they are not allowed to enter the state.

All foreigners should register themselves with the Superintendent of Police or Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) on arrival, a release received here said.

All agencies, Department and individuals, who wants to bring foreigners to the state have been requested to follow the said procedural, the sources said.