Union Government on 22 April 2015 rolled out an online system for submission of the Long Term Visa (LTV) applications by the eligible Pakistani nationals and for its processing by various agencies.
The Union Home Ministry took the decision to address the difficulty of the minority communities in Pakistan who come to India with the intention to settle permanently. The applications can be submitted online through hyperlink indianfrro.gov.in/frro
Feature of the Online System
• The system alows the eligible Pakistani nationals to submit the applications online for Long Term Visa.
• The system will also enable the applicant to monitor and track their applications and will also help in their speedy disposal.
Till now, such LTV applications were accepted through a manual system. This manual system will continue to exist along with online system for three months. From 1 August 2015, all applications for LTV will be received and processed only on the online mode.
Earlier in September 2014, the Home Ministry had set up a task force to monitor and expedite the processing of such people’s citizenship and LTV applications.
When: 22 April 2015