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UAE Indian visa Application scam

Indian visa Application scam
Written by Randhir Kumar

The Indian Embassy of UAE, noticed a website ( conning people for the UAE visa services. The same is also declared in the website, where they offer UAE visas for the Indians.

In a press release the Embassy said, that the website displays a heading “online Indian Visa Application Form” and declared to have a skill in long-term entry for Indian tourist and business visas. To start the visa process, they charged around Rs 5600 ($90), and for rest of the visa fee, applicant was suggested to pay at the government visa official center.

The embassy has been informed that, after filling up the online visa application and paying the service fee – applicant moved to the BLS International Offices – Indian Passport and visa services (an outsourced center).

The UAE Indian embassy advised, the applicants not to make any online payments for any visa services as they are deceiving people. The website designed by the scammers is very similar to the Visa application website ( of the Indian Government.

Anil Kumar

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