Government of India has launched e-FRRO scheme with effect from 13 April 2018, which is a centralized online portal for the foreigners, for availing Registration and Visa/Immigration related services in India. Its key objective is to provide FACELESS,CASHLESS and PAPERLESS services to the Foreigners with user-friendly experience.The web address of e-FRRO portal is https://indianfrro.gov.in
Presently, e-FRRO has been implemented at 12 FRROs (Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Calicut, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai &Trivandrum), which are functioning under the Bureau of Immigration, Ministry of Home Affairs.
Under e-FRRO scheme, foreigners visiting and staying in India, would be able to get various Visa and Immigration related services in India viz Registration, Visa extension, Visa conversion, Exit Permit etc. from the comfort of their home. Using the e-FRRO application, foreigners can apply online on the portal and obtain the service(s)through email/post without appearing in person at FRO/FRRO office. Only in specific cases, personal appearance will be required, if stipulated by the concerned FRRO.