Advisory against taking Satellite phones to India Visa Services

Advisory against taking Satellite phones to India

All visa seekers have already been advised against taking and using satellite phones (including Thuraya and Irridium) in India.

It is again informed to all visitors to India that:

  •  There is a ban of use of Satellite telephones in India.
  • If any unauthorized use of such satellite telephone sets, such as Thuraya, Irridium etc. is detected, with people including tourists, these sets will be seized and the holder would be prosecuted under Section 6 of Indian Wireless Act and Section 20 of Indian Telegraph Act.