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Inner Line Permit (ILP)
Inner Line Permit (ILP) is an official travel document issued by the Government of India to allow inward travel of an Indian citizen into a protected/restricted areas of Arunachal Pradesh , Mizoram, Nagaland , Nicobar Islands for a limited period.
Types of Inner Line Permit
There are different kinds of ILP's, one for tourists and others for people who intend to stay for long-term periods, often for employment purposes. ILP's valid for tourism purposes are granted as a matter of routine.
Validity of Permits
Normally IPL for tourist permits are issued for a duration of fifteen days for the specific purpose of tourism only. Once these permits can be further extended for 30 more days in two spells of 15 days each. Normal ILP is issued for 6 months which can be extended for another 6 months
Inner Line Permit - Arunachal
ILP is mandatory for visiting Tawang all other tourist spots in Arunachal. Arunachal Pradesh is planning to provide ILP on arrival of the Rajdhani (New Delhi - Naharlagun) passengers and have proper online ILP service.
Inner Line Permit - Nagaland
Every Indian Citizen wishing to visit any part of Nagaland State is required to obtain Inner Line Permit before hand. This permit can be obtained from Resident Commissioner, Nagaland House at NewDelhi or Kolkatta. ILP can also be obtained from Nagaland House in Guwahati and Shillong. Indian tourists visiting Manipur via Dimapur/Kohima require an Inner Line Permit to pass through Nagaland.
Inner Line Permit - Mizoram
ILP for visiting Mizoram can be obtained at Lengpui Airport or from Liaison Officer , Government of Mizoram at Nongrim Hills, Shillong Ph : 0364-2230149 . Mizoram ILP permit can also be collected from Resident Commissioner , Government of Mizoram,MIZORAM HOUSE , Circular Road, Chankyapuri ,New Delhi 110 021 Phone:011-3016408. ILP also issued by Liaison Officer, Government of Mizoram at Silchar (Ph:03842-256550) , Guwahati (Ph: 0361- 2529 448) or Kolkota (033-4756430/4757887/4757064)
Fees - Inner Line Permit
Fees for getting ILP in India is around 150 Rs. Rs 20 for Application form and Rs 120 for Processing fee