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New immigration checkpoint for Andaman islands

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India’s Port Blair airport has been designated an authorized immigration clearance point, making it more convenient for yachts traveling to the Andaman and Nicobar islands, according to a statement from Asia Pacific Superyachts.

A home ministry notification issued by the government of India declares the Union territory airport a “check post for entry into/exit from India with valid travel documents for all classes of passengers.”

According to the statement released by Asia Pacific Superyachts, an e-Visa facility is expected soon at the seaport and airport of Port Blair to enable foreigners to obtain visas upon arrival.

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