Here is a simple post about how I got my ARC card, it may be the same or different for others but I’m just going to tell what worked for me and hope this post will help some people make this process a bit easier than it was for me.
Firstly you are required to apply for the ARC within the first 90 days of your stay.
This is what you need before going to the Immigration office to apply for the ARC (if on H-1 Visa)
I missed the three lasts documents because it didn’t say on my receipt, they only listed the basic documents. So make sure to check the website twice to see what documents you need for your specific visa.
TIP: Oh and do take a nice photo of yourself that isn’t TOO bright, cause they will brighten it up for you and oh boy if you are blond and white like me with a white background… your photo on the ARC card will look horrible. I almost look like that Slenderman character, srsly no face…