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What type of work permit or visa is Akshay Kumar on as he is not an Indian Citizen

Akshay Kumar is a citizen of Canada. Dual citizenship is not allowed as per the Indian Constitution. Hence, he is on an employment visa in India. So lets read more about the employment visa. 

Employment Visa in India
What type of work permit or visa is Akshay Kumar on as he is not an Indian Citizen

Employment Visa in India

Such employment visas are given to those individuals who want to get employed in India and work in the country. The employment visa is granted for the duration of the work and at a time, it does not surpass one year. Any Canadian citizen or a non-Canadian national who has been a permanent resident of Canada for 2 years or more can apply for this visa.  

Even a US or UK citizen who has a Canadian work permit can apply for a business visa; however, this is at the sole judgment of the Indian government. Also, the Indian Government has also begun issuing a Tourist and Entry Visa for a duration of 5-10 years for Canadians since 4th Dec 2017. 

Employment Visa in India

Visa applicants must note that bio-metrics are mandatory. Applicants are in the age group 12-70 years have to be present at the center and apply for the visa personally. Also, note that visas of 5-10 years are not accepted via Mail or Post.

The application for the visa has to be duly filled with complete information and must be signed by the applicant. In addition, the form, photographs, all the necessary documents, and additional forms will have to be filled and submitted by the applicant. Also, bear in mind that visa applications have to be submitted at least 15 days prior to the travel. This is an approximate figure for the processing time though. The applicant will also have to pay the required visa fees.

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