Is applicant eligible for non ECR category meaning?
Non-ECR, formerly known as ECNR, means Emigration Check Not Required(ECNR).
In general, if you have passed 10th class/grade (Matriculation or Higher Educational Pass Certificate) or have higher degree then your passport falls under Non-ECR Category..
What documents are required for ECR in passport?
For cancelling ECR Status in the case of dependents, (children / spouse) original and a photocopy of passport of the spouse / parent and birth certificate / marriage certificate is required who are having ECNR passport.
Who needs passport ECR?
Persons holding Permanent Immigration Visa, such as the visas of UK, USA and Australia. Note:If the applicant does not have Non-ECR status then All such ECR passport holders need to obtain Emigration Clearance Certificate from the Protector-General of Emigrants, Ministry of Overseas India Affairs.
What are the disadvantages of ECR passport?
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What is the meaning of ECR in passport?
Emigration Check RequiredAs per the Emigration Act, 1983, Emigration Check Required (ECR) categories of Indian passport holders, require to obtain “Emigration Clearance” from the office of Protector of Emigrants (POE), Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs for going to following 18 countries.
How do I know my passport is non ECR?
(i) If a passport (old booklet type) does not contain ECR stamp (normally the stamping is done on page 3 of the passport), it is a non-ECR passport. (ii) In the new type of passport booklet, ‘Emigration Check Required’ is printed just above the Name of father / Legal Guardian column on the last page of the booklet.