Covid Entry Check: India Travel Restrictions

This India dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

  • Partially Open
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 19 Jan 2022, 04:05AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
34.08% (last 7 days)
1.79% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), Business Travellers, the following travellers may also enter:
• Travellers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet;
• Travellers with a Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card;
• Travellers with a diplomatic passport and an NOC (No Objection Certificate) issued by the Ministry of External Affairs;
• Travellers with a visa (excluding medical visas issued on or before 21 October 2020, and tourist visas(Type T)) issued by India;
• Travellers with an E-visa (excluding E-Tourist visas) issued by India;
• Travellers with an E-Tourist visa issued on or after 6 October 2021;
• Travellers with a tourist visa (Type T) issued on or after 6 October 2021.
For countries listed in greenlanes:
Nationals of these countries may enter.

Other important information:
• Travellers arriving from Brazil, South Africa or United Kingdom are subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) molecular test upon arrival and another test on day 7 at their own expense.
• Travellers are not allowed to transit through Bangalore (BLR), Chennai (MAA), Delhi (DEL), Hyderabad (HYD), Kolkata (CCU) or Mumbai (BOM) to a third country.
• Flights to India are currently suspended except relief, repatriation and humanitarian flights and flights under the Air Transport Bubbles

For Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe:
• Travellers arriving from these countries are subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival and another test on day 7 at their own expense.

What to expect in India?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers must complete the self-declaration form before departure. They must select ‘Air Suvidha’ on the right top corner at

For more information:

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Travellers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test must be uploaded at .

Travellers could be subject to a COVID-19 RT-PCR test upon arrival at their own expense. The test must be booked before departure at the website of the airport of arrival.
More details can be found at

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🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information:

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; Quarantine is to be served at a home or at a dedicated facility (cost borne to traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information:

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
There are no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Other GreenLanes are available from
Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal
For further information visit:
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