India alters travel guidelines for international travellers

NITN | @notintownlive | 07 Jan 2022, 06:39 am

India alters travel guidelines for international travellers India Travel Rules

New Delhi: Under the amended travel rules, India has made a seven day quarantine compulsory for international travellers.

The changes made to the existing travel guidelines will come in effect from Jan. 11.

Passengers in transit or originating from 'at risk' nations will face post arrival testing. They will be placed under quarantine if results are negative and isolation rules will be applicable if people test covid positive.

Travelers who arrive from a specified list of at risk nations will need to provide a sample for on arrival testing. They will also need to wait for test results before exiting or boarding a connecting flight.

International passengers who test negative after undergoing a seven day home quarantine will need to undergo a RT-PCR test and its details must be uploaded on the Air Suvidha portal.

Further, the Indian Government requires these people to self check their health for seven more days if results turn out negative.

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