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Immigration Bill 2019

The Emigration Bill

The Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi has finalised the draft of a new Emigration Bill after undertaking consultations with line Ministries, State governments, Recruitment Agents, International Organizations, Chambers of Commerce and Industry and academic institutions. The Emigration Bill, 2019 will replace the existing Emigration Act,1983. 

The draft Emigration Bill as well as a Note on its salient aspects has been uploaded on the Ministry’s website for seeking feedback/comments from the public and may be accessed at The same has also been shared on Ministry’s social media platforms - facebook and twitter.

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: