For private visits [tourism or tovisit friends/relatives] of Members and their spouses to such foreigncountries where visas are required, visa notes are issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, Patiala House, NewDelhi on receiving a specific request from the Members concerned.
Members desirous of having visa notes issued for private visits may sendtheir requisitions (in the name of the Secretary-General, Rajya Sabha) to theConference & Protocol Section, along with the photocopies of their Diplomatic Passports, for obtaining visa notes from the Ministry of External Affairs.
Visa endorsements on theDiplomatic Passports of Members and their Spouses from the concerned foreignEmbassy/High Commission may be arranged by the Members themselves.
The above is also applicable toMembers travelling abroad in their personal capacity for participation inConferences, Seminars, etc. by virtue of their expertise and domain knowledgewith or without foreign hospitality.
Kind cooperation of Members issolicited.