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tatyanaki posted on the thread Register foreign marriage in India. on the India forum

Why don`t you visit the nearest court in your locality and question an office employee who is responsible for course of the proceedings? You can get first-hand information. Nobody will tell you more clear and detailed.

tatyanaki posted on the thread New in town - looking for friends on the New Delhi forum

sachingoel85 wrote:

First of all expat team kick all those people who share their numbers n emails and its seem all are married and looking for dating!  Cmon guys give her a break!

Finally. one person has sounded at least the real situation which is happening here.

tatyanaki posted on the thread need help for PIO card on the India forum

If you decided to go to Delhi personally do everything by yourself so that you can control all the process and will get to know how it works.
1. No agent is allowed to submit your documents because you have to go there with your husband as both yours and his signatures are required.
2. Before FRRO you have to go to Ministry of Home affairs and apply there first.
3. After your documents are examined they send the confirmation to Delhi (or may be even to Mumbai FRRO). This is possible because MHA is dominated one.
4. To know more you can visit their website to clarify details.

Unfortunately officers do not contact issuers on phone. But may there is a kind of live chat, or you send an e-mail to ask all the issues exercising which you haven`t got answered in Mumbai.
This procedure looks longsome but if all the documents are done in proper way it will not take much time.
Anyway before you take a journey try to simplify it by taking all the steps in right way and in order of importance they are.

All the best


tatyanaki posted on the thread need help for PIO card on the India forum

The best you can do just go to Delhi personally so that all the documents will be safe and sound with you. In case you can not go before you send documents, do couple of hard copies and one of it get notarised. Keep dispatch slip with you until you get to know that your documents have been delivered. In case your documents get lost it will help you save some time not to collect them once again. But as far as i know courier service does not deliver the originals of any id proof.

Best of luck
Wish you get PIO card as soon as possible


tatyanaki posted on the thread How safe is India? on the Kolkata forum

Helen Trinh wrote:

My female friend and I will attent a wedding in Kolkatta first week of June. Stay there for four days and then explore Nepal for four days How safe is Kolcatta? I read on the news quite often that is not a safe country (especially for girls). Whats your experience of India?

Don`t think you are coming to jungle. All over the world people are different. Just give a respect to Indians and they  will greet you in return. My INDIA  is very kind and openhearted. Just RESPECT IT and no one even will hurt you. You have nothing to affraid.


tatyanaki posted on the thread im coming to india, little scare on the New Delhi forum

Hi, truongkham.
You are coming for living, but you are not sure if you can live in India???. What is reason brings you to India then?
Not possible to give any advice how to live in India. The main one is respect the culture, traditions, people and everything else will come automatically and will make your staying safe and comfortable.

Wish you all the best.
Welcome to India.

With warm wishes

tatyanaki posted on the thread Opening up a company for a foreigner in India on the New Delhi forum

neilcarrey wrote:

Wonder how can you stay and work in India and help others while you haven't cleared about what kind of visa you are holding and the experience to deal with indian bureocracy?

Hi, Neil.

Everything is possible if you believe and your desire is tue.
All the best


tatyanaki posted on the thread need advise on the India forum

Hi, n5812.
Here are couple of advice for girls - foreigners who is wishing to marry Indian guys:

1. Marriage in India is very serious step and without parents no one guy will never do it by himself.
2. Marrying an Indian guy, you getting married to all his family, traditions, manners, and so called vox populi. You can never avoid this things.
3. whatever people say, 99% Indian guys marry only Indian girls always. This is the reality and you can`t change it.

One of my Indian friends (we know each other more 25 years) is not married because of some matters. We are very good friends, so we can share everything between us. So, once he told me - If i could get married, she would be an Indian girl only. And this despite the fact that 10 years he has studied and lived in USSR and knows different lifestyle. The second one is divorced and has a daughter with his ex-wife, but he says, that if i get married once again, girl should be single and without kids. How you like it?
Now make a conclusion and think thrice.
All the best.

tatyanaki posted on the thread Employment visa process late on the Chennai forum

Hi, vasi14.
Nobody can say how much time it will take exactly. Even in embassy they don`t know. Visa processing is always unpredictable. In the end up the embassy may refuse your application at all without any explanation. It happens. Just be in touch with curator of visa section to get informed in time. That`s all.

tatyanaki posted on the thread Visa overstay on the India forum

Delta1212 wrote:


One of my relatives is a British citizen married to an Indian. She has stayed in India for the past 30 years and I don't see any Visa stamped in her passport. I talked to a local lawyer in India and they don't seem to have a clue on how it worked in the good old days.

We wanted to bring her overseas for a visit. Before we stir the hornets nest I would like your help in understanding a few things:

1. What kind of Visa is she on? I don't see a Visa stamp on the passport - however there is an entry stamp for her entry.

2. Do you know any good lawyer (in India) who I can talk to, to understand this?


Hi. Make it more easier. Go directly to Ministry of Home affair in Delhi and there you can get all your questions answered.

tatyanaki posted on the thread any nice events in Delhi on the New Delhi forum

Hi, Madara
If you want to be in stream of last updates, take a weekly observer like Time Out Delhi for example. You can find information about events in  Delhi and outside of the city and a lot of other various interesting articles as well.


Hi, frangc.
To get employment visa out of India almost not possible. I myself have faced this problem last year. I tried to get a job (i am software applying experienced specialist). I have registered on several Indian job sites and got some proposals regarding job. But when employees got to know i am abroad, they said - once you are in India, welcome for interview.
You have only one option - to come to India on tourist visa again and marry your indian girlfriend. In this case after sometime you will get PIO card and more possibility to get a job in India.


tatyanaki posted on the thread Need advice. on the Hyderabad forum

Absolutely agree.
Just came back to Delhi from Punjab, so i can say.
Indian people are mostly focused on indian food. Don`t try to impress them by cooking any continental food, it doesn`t work here. I have tried to introduce Russian, Belarusian and Ukrainian food in 2 restaurants in Delhi and one new restaurant in Punjab. Owners were keen, but customers didn`t accept. Moreover, to cook Russian or any other dish from CIS countries cuisine takes much more time than pizza, for example. I love indian food very much, so i can understand indian people.

tatyanaki created a new thread on the New Delhi forum

Expats from Russia and Europe

Hello all. I am Russian lady. I am currently in New Delhi. I would like to get in touch with other expats from Russia/CIS and other parts of Europe, living in or around Delhi.


tatyanaki created a new thread on the New Delhi forum

Opening up a company for a foreigner in India

I am looking for a CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT COMPANY/ INDIVIDUAL who can help me in opening up a company here in New Delhi, India. I want to get a long term business/employment visa through this company.
Anyone has any experience regarding this? i would highly appreciate any help from anyone.