Manipur was added to the Inner line permit regime by the Adaptation of Laws (Amendment) Order 2019. Manipur is the 4th state after Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, and Mizoram to where the ILP is applied.
ILP regime was earlier present in Manipur but it was abolished in Manipur in 1950. It is also connected with CAA 2019. By this, it excepts certain categories of the area and includes those protected by the inner line system.
What is Inner Line Permit?
It is an official travel document that is issued by the Indian Government. It allows inward travel of an Indian citizen into the restricted or protected area for a limited period.
This is document is the Indian government’s effort to regulate movement into some area located near the International border of India. It is based on Section 2 of the Bengal Eastern Regulation, 1871 Act.
Inner line permit Arunachal Pradesh
It is Protected Area Permit (PAP). It is required by Indians other than the native people of Arunachal Pradesh for entering any place in Arunachal Pradesh. It is granted to tourists.
It usually takes 24 hours to get the Inner Line Permit after one applies it online and sometimes it might take a few days. Once one uploads necessary documents, it gets processed in 24 hours. Inner line permit Arunachal Pradesh costs rupee 100 for a single traveller.
Inner Line permit is issued by Secretary (Political), Government of Arunachal Pradesh.
The documents required for the inner line permit are Pan Card/Aadhaar Card/Driving Licence/Passport/Voter Id and Passport Size Photo.