FORM ‘C’ advisory

Port Blair
16 Oct 2018

As per the Foreigners Act and directions of Ministry of Home Affairs any Hotel/Guest House / Dharmashala / Individual House / University / Hospital / Institute etc. who provide accommodation to foreigners must submit the details of the residing foreigner in Form C to the Registration authorities within 24 hours of the arrival of the Foreigner at their premises. C – Forms pertaining to arrival of foreigners can be submitted online at
In case online submission of C-Form can’t be made due to poor internet connectivity, the hotels/guest houses / dharmashalas / houses etc. located in Port Blair Municipal area can submit C – Form in offline mode at FRO Office, Port Blair whereas lodgings outside Port Blair Municipal area can submit the hard copies of duly filled up C – Forms in jurisdictional Police Station from where these will be sent by concerned SHO to FRO Office, Port Blair.
Foreigners coming through Yachts and intending to stay for more than 24 hours in Andaman & Nicobar waters should also submit the C – Form online or offline through the master of the Yacht or the local agent as the case may be within 24 hours of arrival.  Any violation of the provisions related to submission of Form C shall invite penal action under Foreigners Act. For further assistance & clarification please contact Foreigners Registration Officer, Ground Floor, Superintendent of Police (D) South Andaman Office Building, Port Blair, Phone No. 03192-233307/03192-237793 on any working day during working hours.