Traveling to Arunachal Pradesh requires a number of entry formalities, which however, should not intending tourists. The formalities are general to visitors entering some of the other seven sister states of North-Eastern India. At the same time government policy has also opted for certain safety measures to allow for a gradual cultural interaction and influence in the state that is comparatively new in the field without hurting traditional values and degrading the state's pristine beauty.
Any domestic tourist coming to Arunachal Pradesh has to obtain an Inner Line Permit. Inner Line Permit can be obtained from any of the following officers of the Government of Arunachal Pradesh.
Residence Commissioner, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, New Delhi
Kautilya Marg, Chanakyapuri
Phone: +91 - 11-23013915 / 23013956 / 23913786(R).
Deputy Residence Commissioner, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Kolkata
Salt Lake City, Kolkata
Phone: +91 - 33- 23341243 / 23589865 (F)
Deputy Residence Commissioner, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Guwahati
Phone: +91 - 361-2452859/2456720
Liaison Officer, Government of Arunachal Pradesh , Shillong
Phone: +91 - 364-224247
Liaison Officer, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Parvati Nagar, Tezpur, Assam
Phone:+91 - 3712-220241
Liaison Officer, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Mohanbari, Dibrugarh, Assam
Phone: +91 - 373-282560, 220398
Liaison Officer, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Lilabari, North Lakhimpur, Assam
Liaison Officer, Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Jorhat (Rowriah), Assam
Phone: +91 - 3752-222186
Phone: +91 - 376-2320724
Foreign Tourists intending to visit Arunachal Pradesh require a Restricted Area Permit . The foreign tourists can obtain the Protected Area Permit from:
All India Missions abroad,
All Foreigners Regional Registration Officers (FRROs) at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata
Chief Immigration Officers, Chennai
Home Ministry, Govt. of India
Home Commissioner, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar
The permit can be obtained for a period of 10 (ten) days for a group consisting of four or more persons.
The application giving the details like Name, passport number, its issuing authority and the expiry date, place of birth, profession, proposed duration of stay and the purpose of visit should be made to the following address:
Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh
Phone: +91 - 360-2212339
Ministry of Home Affairs
Govt. of India, New Delhi-110001
Foreign Tourists visiting Arunachal Pradesh will have to pay US$ 50 per head to Government of Arunachal Pradesh and application for RAP should be applied through Local approved tour approved tour operator.