Can i apply for H1B visa with ECR status in passport

Hi, Currently my passport has ECR, I'm immediately planning to apply for H1B visa stamping for employment. Do I need to get ENCR inorder to get H1B or can I apply with ECR status?

asked Mar 17 '12 at 21:22 by Selva17 1111


ECNR is an Indian government requirement and has nothing to do with getting visa for any country.

Whether or not you have ECNR, you can get visa for any country.

answered Mar 21 '12 at 19:24 by Pankaj Batra 5.2k320

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Thank you Pankaj!! Ok if i get my visa approved still with the ECR status in passport, can i able to travel for US on employement category. Or still do i need to get ENCR. Will there be any issue on immigration in airport? is there any special case for US?
(Mar 22 '12 at 07:12) Selva17
Hi pankaj Ji; I have not complied 10th class but doing as on open uneversty as first year do u can apply passport and can go on visiting visa to any country.
(Apr 17 '13 at 17:42) do I can travel
See if you are eligible in any of the categories mentioned here: http://www.passportindia.gov.in/AppOnlineProject/onlineHtml/NonEcrDocuments.html
(Apr 18 '13 at 23:10) Pankaj Batra

ECNR is only required if you are traveling to any of the below 18 countries for job/business: United Arab Emirates (UAE), The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Libya, Jordan, Yemen, Sudan, Brunei, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Syria, Lebanon, Thailand and Iraq.

answered Mar 22 '12 at 18:44 by Pankaj Batra 5.2k320

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