Frequently Asked Questions
Why ILP is required in Nagaland?
The Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation 1873, which has been in force in the Naga Hills (present Nagaland) since 1873, requires anyone, both Indian and Foreigner, who is not an indigenous inhabitant of Nagaland, to obtain an Inner Line Permit (ILP), in such form and with such conditions as may be prescribed by the Government of Nagaland, to enter the state of Nagaland for a limited period.
How can a Domestic Tourist obtain ILP?
For Online ILP, Go to the portal, www. ilp.nagaland.gov.in, Select ILP Services > Apply New ILP (Tourist Only), Fill the ILP Application Form accordingly, and Submit it.
For obtaining ILP manually, contact any of the authorities at the various Nagaland Houses as mentioned in the Home Page, or the office of the Deputy Commissioner of the concerned district in Nagaland.
How can persons belonging to other categories like Businessmen/Traders, Labourers, Teachers, Students etc. obtain ILP?
They can obtain ILP manually by contacting the authorities at the various Nagaland Houses as mentioned in the Home Page or the office of the Deputy Commissioner of the concerned district in Nagaland.
How long will it take get an ILP?
Depending on the category of the ILP you have applied, and the number of applicants at any point of time, it may take hours or days to issue the ILP by the competent authority.
As regard the Online ILP for Tourist, if applied during working hours, it may take less than 30 minutes. If applied on a non working day, it would be approved and issued during the first hour of the next working day.
What are the charges for issuing an ILP?
- Rs 100 per person and valid for 3 months
- Rs 500 per person and valid for 1 year
- Rs 100 per student and valid for 1 year
- Tourist (Domestic):
- Rs 50 per person valid for 15 days
- Rs 100 per person valid for 30 days
- (Note: For Online Tourist ILP also the charges will be same as above and there will be certain additional charges applicable for payment gateway services)
When I apply for the Online ILP for Tourist, how do I get the confirmation. If I am unsure, should I submit another application?
You will receive a confirmation SMS stating that your application has been received on successful submission.
Why does the asterisk sign (red) appear while applying for Online ILP for Tourist when I leave some text box empty?
When you see an asterisk sign, it simply means that the user input is required. It is a mandatory field to be entered.
Why am I not able to upload my photos or document at times while applying for Online ILP for Tourist?
Make sure your photo is in JPG or PNG format and photo size should not exceed more than 300/500kb.
If I find some bugs or error in the Application meant for Online ILP for Tourist, whom should I inform or report?
You can inform the ILP Support Team by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- For any other related query please contact ILP support: email@example.com (Note : 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Government Working Days)