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Ministry of External Affairs

Overseas Indian Affairs Division-I


The Ministry of External Affairs proposes to introduce the Emigration Bill, 2019 in Parliament that will replace the existing Emigration Act, 1983.

Draft Emigration Bill, 2019 as well as brief explanation of the proposed legislation can be accessed below.

Comments/suggestions on various aspects of the draft Bill may be sent to the Ministry of External Affairs latest by January 20, 2019 at the following email Ids:

(i) dsoia1@mea.gov.in
(ii) so2oia1@mea.gov.in

Salient aspects of Draft Emigration Bill, 2019

Draft Emigration Bill, 2019