The Restricted Area Permit (RAP) regime notified under the Foreigners (Restricted Area) Order, 1963 has been relaxed vide Circular No. 506 of Foreigners Division, MHA, GOI dated 29.6.2018 and subsequently issued vide Circular No. 514 dated 17.09.2018 in Andaman & Nicobar Islands for 30 inhabited islands, requirement of RAP has been done with i.e no RAP is required by a foreigners to visit these islands, till 31.12.2022. The conditions and guidelines are as follows:-