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Entry Certificates

Volume 26: debated on Tuesday 29 June 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many officers dealing with entry certificates are in post at each embassy or high commission; and what was the waiting list at each for the last year for which figures are available.

The information for posts in the Indian Sub-continent is as follows:

PostNo. of Entry Clearance OfficersApplicants for immediate settlement as at 31 March 1982
New Delhi3810
Bombay51,580
Calcutta110
Islamabad141,900
Karachi2340
Dacca148,750