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Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Launched Online Inner Line Permit For Tourists in Nagaland

(Nagaland CM, Deputy CM, Chief Secretary, Nagaland DGP during the website launch today | Photo: CM Neiphiu Rio Twitter)

Kohima, November 8 (NE): In a boost to Nagaland Tourism, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Launched much needed Online Inner Line Permit (ILP) For Tourists in Nagaland on Friday, (November 8, 2019) at Civil Secretariat, Kohima.

Now Indian origin can apply for tourists Inner Line Permit (ILP) for 15 days/30 days, through the newly launched website. (URL: ilp.nagaland.gov.in).

(Home page of the newly launched online ILP website)

Newly launched website provides option to Apply new ILP, Check ILP application status, Online ILP fee payment, download ILP card.

To make it easy for the user, websites also provides check lists of the documents required to apply for new ILP along with fee structure. Quick guide on how to apply, frequently asked questions for its user to make the service easy.

(Check lists of the documents & Fees structure for online ILP)

It’s important to note that, only Indian Nationals can apply for ILP through this Portal. (Tourist ILP Only)

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio said; happy to launch online Inner Line Permit (ILP) for tourists to Nagaland. ILP segregates tourists and Government official of other states from the other categories to promote tourism and development. Hence, a separate ILP is issued.

Deputy CM Y Patton said; Going online is the only way to stay relevant today. We needed this. With this system in place, we expect to make the process of attaining permits smoother and easier for the tourists.

Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton, Chief Secretary, GoN, Temjen Toy, DGP, Nagaland Police, Shri T. John Longkumer, IPS along with others were present at the website inaugural.

About Nagaland ILP:

The Inner Line Permit (ILP) Regulation Act (Section III of the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation Act of 1873) is in operation in the Naga Hill district (Present Nagaland state) since 1873. It has been promulgated to safeguard the identity and the very existence of the indigenous people of Nagaland from exploitation by outsiders. The Inner Line Permit is an official travel document issued by the Government of Nagaland to allow inward travel of foreigners and Indian citizens of other states into a protected/restricted area for a limited period. It is obligatory for every foreigners and Indian citizens other than Nagaland to obtain permit for entering into the protected state of Nagaland. This undertaking is an effort by the Government of Nagaland to regulate the prevailing issue of Illegal immigration and to generate vital statistics for Tourism and other inter-state businesses. The Inner Line Permit segregates the tourists and Govt. official of other states from the other categories to promote tourism and development. Hence a separate Inner Line Permit (ILP) is issued.

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