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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:

Guidelines, Application Form, Bond Proforma, etc. relating to submission of application for Statement of Need (SON) OR Exceptional Need Certificate (ENC) 

Applicants may approach the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare at the following address:

Under Secretary (IC)
International Cooperation Section
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
(Department of Health & Family Welfare)
Room No. 514, 'A' Wing
Nirman Bhavan, New Delhi 110 011, India

Email: soic-mohfw@nic.in
Phone: (011-91-11) 2306-3068/2306-1945
Fax: (011-91-11) 2306-1262

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