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FRO Visakhapatnam City office deals with foreigner’s Registrations, Visa Extensions, Exits, Return visas, Police Clearance Certificates and other alight matters as per the powers delegated by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. Of India

The FRO Visakhapatnam City office is situated at :

Police Commissioner Office, Suryabagh, Police Barracks, Visakhapatnam – 530003.

Contact Details:

Foreigners Cell, City Special Branch-II – 0891 2544228

Working Hours:

FRO Visakhapatnam City office is open from Monday to Saturday between 10.30 am to 05.00 pm to process all types of foreigners applications/requests. The Office closed on every Sunday, 2nd Saturday and Government Public holidays.

Guidelines :

Guidelines for online application filing of Registration, Visa Extension, Exit Permit and other services required for the foreigners who visits Visakhapatnam City on various types of Visas:

A foreigner can apply online on the website for availing of various services in the Office of the FRO, Visakhapatnam City.

1. Applicant shall select State as Andhra Pradesh & District as Visakhapatnam and choose the desired form and then click on submit option. The online application form will be displayed on screen. Read the instructions very carefully and then proceed.

2. Applicant is required to fill the online registration form and schedule his / her appointment in the FRO before his / her visit. Once the application form is filled and submitted (by selecting Save & Continue option), a unique application ID is generated by the system.

3. The applicant is advised to keep the application ID as the same can be further used for any further modifications in the details submitted online and during his / her visit at FRO.

4. Once the appointment is scheduled successfully, a PDF file (filled application) shall be generated by the system. Applicant is required to take the print out of the application form.

5. On the scheduled date, the applicant shall visit the FRO for getting services from 10.30 AM to 05.00 PM to meet registration officials along with the print of the PDF file (filled application), covering letter and the requisite supporting documents. Applicant shall have to appear before Add. Dy. Commissioner of Police, City Special Branch, Visakhapatnam City within stipulated time (14 days of their arrival in India) along with the application for verification process.

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