~Foreigners visiting Hyderabad can now register
Hyderabad|India|January'2009: Foreign Nationals/Indian origin possessing
passport of Foreign country visit Hyderabad City on different types of visas
viz. Student Employment. Business, X, etc. and they are supposed to get
themselves registered with Foreigners Registration Officers/ Commissioner of
Police, Hyderabad as per the Registration of Foreigners Rules.
Presently, the Process of registration at Foreigners Registration Office is done
manually and the Foreigners are put to lot of inconvenience as they have to wait
for long hours at the Office.
In order to provide better service to foreign nationals, now they can register
themselves with FRO Hyderabad through online i.e. they can submit the
application form along with necessary details through online by accessing
Hyderabad City Police Website at:
http://apps.appolice.gov.in/residentialpermitshyd/home.aspx" and they can collect Residential Permit after
visiting physically the FRO office on any working after 24 hours of their
submission of form. They have to bring necessary original document during the
visit. They can also generate an acknowledgement slip and application form after
submitting the application form, which has be produced for collection of
Similarly, Indian nationals and resident of jurisdiction of Hyderabad Police
Commissionerate have been applying for Police clearance Certificate for
obtaining Visas/Green card of other countries before FRO Hyderabad. Presently
the process is done manually and the applicant has to visit office twice i.e.,
once for submission and once for collection. Now the applications for police
Clearance Certificate will be accepted Online and they can collect Police
Clearance Certificate after visiting physically the FRO office on any working
day after 7 working days of their submission of forms online, after submitting
the desired documents.
The aforesaid applications have been designed in such a manner that applicants
should not be inconvenience and also the functioning of Foreigners Registration
Office can be efficient and smoother.
There is a provision of Exit permit, while registering online, which means that
the applicant has to fill up the exit particulars, if he exits the country
permanently. If he fails to do that and enters the country again on different
visa, he cannot apply for online registration in such cases.
The Guidelines for registration of foreign nationals possessing different types
of visas have been included for the convenience of applicants. For further
information in connection with Visa requirement, it can be obtained at
Another advantage of this application is that the data in connection with
overstayed foreigners will be readily available on any given point of time.
The software applicant of this project has been designed by Labcal Biometric
Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Road No. 10, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad. The project could
be successfully completed because of assistance by Inspector General of Police,
Police Computer Services and Pioneer Labs, who took care of hardware and
The Second Phase of the Online Project will cover Visa Extension for Foreign
Nationals, Which is in progress and will be completely shortly.
The project of Online Registration for foreigners has been launched today i.e.
16-01-2009 by Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad.
Reachout's News Bureau