8 November 2019: Home Department, Government of Nagaland launches online Inner Line Permit application
- Online Inner Line Permit application launched by Home Department, Government of Nagaland (www.ilp.nagaland.gov.in) on 8th November 2019. Launched by Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister, Y. Patton.
- Nagaland is the second state after Arunachal Pradesh to have an online facility for ILP.
- The online mode is in addition to the manual mode which will continue to be operational.
Fee for online ILP is fixed at Rs 50 for 15 days and Rs 100 for 30 days.
- Document required for application (a) ID Proof: Aadhaar, PAN, Voters ID, Driving License, Passport, Government ID, Student ID and (b) Photo: A recent colour passport photo.
- Currently, the Inner Line Permit is operational in Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland. In Nagaland, Dimapur is the only district which is not under the purview of ILP (as of June 2019).
- ILP is a result of “The Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation 1873”, which aims to protect and safeguard the identity and existence of the indigenous people. The Regulation makes it obligatory for anyone, both Indian Citizen and Foreigner, who is not an indigenous inhabitant of those states, to obtain an Inner Line Permit (ILP) to enter the state for a limited period.