Attestation of Surety Bond for Statement of Need(SON)
New Guidelines for Grant of Statement of Need Certificate and Exceptional Need Certificate
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi have issued new Guidelines, according to which, henceforth, No Obligation to Return to India (NORI) would not be issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOH&FW) under any circumstance.
As per the new guidelines, applications for extension of Statement of Need Certificate (SON) and Exceptional Need Certificate (ENC) to Indian Medical doctors shall be processed only by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi.
A link to the Instructions on their website is placed below:
A copy of bio-data with address, telephone number, e-mail address / fax number.
Fee $10 for Bio-data, $20 for Bond and $3 for ICWF.
Fee is to be paid by cashier’s check or money order drawn only in favor of "Consulate General of India". There should be a seperate cashier’s check or money order for ICWF Fee. Cash payment is also accepted at the counter of the Consulate. Applicants are requested to come with exact change for efficient services.
Personal checks, Debit cards and Credit cards are not accepted.
If application is being sent by post please sent a seperate $20/- cashier’s check or money order fee for return mail. No prepaid envelopes are accepted.