Lakshadweep Permit, Entry Formalities

Lakshadweep permit, entry formalities are important before you enter these Lakshadweep islands. Lakshadweep permit, entry formalities are different for Indian and Foreign nationals.

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Lakshadweep Permit, Entry Formalities for Indians

Indians : All visitors to Lakshadweep require entry permits from Lakshadweep administration. Out of 10 inhabited islands only 4 islands viz., Kalpani, Kavaratti, Minicoy and Kadmat have been opened for domestic tourists and SPORTS (Society For Promotion Of Recreational Tourism and Sports). A wing of Lakshadweep Administarion is organising package tours by ship covering the above 4 islands from September to May every year and suspended during the monsoon period.

This island is fringed with dense undergrowth and contains coconut trees. Agatti has one of the most beautiful lagoons in Lakshadweep. Kochi-Agatti is connected with direct IA Flight on all days except on Sundays. Agatti Island beach resort is situated very close to the airport at Agatti. It has double bedded independent cottage and attached toilet, private varandha. The entry permit for visiting Agatti will be arranged by the Agatti Island Beach Resort. For reservation please contact

Agatti Island Beach Resort
1st floor, “TRIPTHI” Market Road
Behind G.P.O.
Kochi – 68


Lakshadweep Permit, Entry formalities for international tourists to BANGARAM
Foreign tourists are allowed to visit Bangaram Island and Kadmat Islands only. They are not permitted to visit any other islands in Lakshadweep. The procedure to be followed to visit Bangaram Island and Kadmat Island is given below.

lakshadweep permit, entry formalities -  andaman cinque2Banagaram Island is the only international resort in Lakshadweep and also an ideal location for a holiday like none else on the sub-continent. Bangaram is surrounded by one of the largest and safest lagoons with its calm, unimaginable blue-green waters, lie the white coral sands.
For visit to Bangaram Island tourists has to travel by flight from Kochi to Agatti and transferred from Agatti to Bangaram Island Beach Resort by boat during the fair weather and by helicopter during the monsoon. At present the flights are operating on all days excluding Sundays from Kochi.
Casino Group of Hotels is having their accommodation i.e. Bangaram Island resort at Bangaram Island. All visitors to lakshadweep require an entry permit.

The central reservations of Casino Group hotels
P.B. No. 585,Willington Island,
Kochi – 682003

E-Mail :
may be contacted for reservation of accommodation and also for obtaining an entry permit to Bangaram. For obtaining the same kindly furnish the following details while making the hotel booking –

(1) Full Name
(2) Address
(3) Place/Date of Birth
(4) Nationality
(5) Passport Number
(6)Date of issue / Expiry of Passport
The resort offers you a variety of outdoor activities : scuba diving, snorkelling, deep sea fishing, boating cayaks, and catamarans.

lakshadweep permit, entry formalities - Diving, LakshadweepKadmat is 8 km long and 550 m wide at the broadest point. A particularly fine lagoon, of even depths, and an endless shorelinr, perfect for swimming , makes Kadmat a heaven of Solitude. Kadmat is the only island with lagoons on both east and west sides. A full fledged watersports institute is functional at Kadmat. The institute provides facilities for different disciplines for water sports.

To visit the Kadmat Island foreigners has to avail the package tour “Kadmat Beach Resorts and watersports institute” organised by the SPORTS, a wing of Lakshadweep administartion. A six day package by ship : sailing from Kochi on 1st day and reaching Kadmat on 2nd day. On return sailing from Kadmat on 5th day and reaching Kochi on 6th day morning.
Two days on board ship and three nice stay in the tourist cottage at Kadmat. There will be one sailing per month from October to April every year. Tour will be booked subject to avaibality of seats and on receipt of 50% of the total package charges as advance either by cash or demand draft in favour of SPORTS Society, Kochi. Balance amount to be remitted 15 days before the date of departure from Kochi.
For issuing the entry permit the following information has to be provided to the Lakshadweep administration.

(1) Full Name
(2) Sex
(3) Age
(4) Address
(5) Place/Date of Birth
(6) Nationality
(7) Passport Number
(8)Date of issue / Expiry of Passport
While making the booking.

For Reservation and further information Please contact to
The Assistant Manager Sports (Lakshadweep Tourism ) Lakshadweep Office
Indra Gandhi Road, Willingdon Island
Kochi – 682003