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Is Passport required to go to Lakshadweep from India?

Last Updated: 26th May, 2020

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Who all can visit Lakshadweep? »Indian travellers are permitted to all LakshadweepIslands. » Foreign tourists having valid Passport andVisa for visiting India, can visit the Islands ofAgatti, Kadmat and International Tourist Resort of Bangaram, withpermission of Administrator.

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Similarly, you may ask, is Passport required for Lakshadweep from India?

If you're an Indian citizen, then no you don'tneed a passport. If you are not an Indiancitizen, then yes you necessarily need one. Maldives, incase you have any confusion, is a different country and as anIndian citizen, you'd need a passport.Lakshadweep is an Indian UnionTerritory.

Additionally, do we need permission to visit Lakshadweep? They are privately owned and plucking coconutswithout permission is a punishable offense. It doesn'tmatter whether you are an Indian national or a foreigner,you need permit to travel to Lakshadweep as tourists. Allyou need to provide for the permit is properinformation like name, address, date and place ofbirth.

Similarly one may ask, how can I reach Lakshadweep from India?

Lakshadweep Island can be reached by ships andflights operated from Kochi. For all tourist purposes Kochi is thegate way to Lakshadweep. Agatti and Bangaram islands can bereached by flight from Kochi. Indian Airlines operateflights from Kochi.

How can I go to Lakshadweep from Delhi?

There are no direct flights or trains or buses betweenNew Delhi to Agatti Island.The convenient way toreach from New Delhi to Agatti Island is to take IndiGofrom New Delhi to Ernakulam then take Air India fromErnakulam to Agatti Island.The fastest way to reach AgattiIsland from New Delhi is to take Tata Indica

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