As after seeing the hike in coronavirus cases, International passengers traveling to India will now have to mandatorily declare their current health status on the Air Suvidha Portal before boarding their flight. This updated rule has been announced by the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

As such, passengers will need a copy of their passport, their vaccination certificate, and their RT-PCR negative test which should have been conducted within 72 hours of departure. For immigration, a copy received in e-mail on arrival in India will be required, which is to be verified at the APHO counter.

In addition, those traveling from 'at risk' countries will also have to undergo a test on arrival; It can be pre-booked by clicking on the Testing Facility link.

Mandatory things to be done for all international arrivals in India; 
  1. They have to submit a self-declaration form on the Air Suvidha Portal.
  2. On the portal, they will also have to submit a negative RT-PCR test report; The test should have been conducted within 72 hours before the visit.
  3. In addition, they will have to undergo a self-paid COVID-19 test on arrival at the airport.
  4. Passengers have also been advised to remain in home quarantine for 7 days.
  5. In addition, post-arrival COVID-19 testing is mandatory for travelers from at-risk countries such as Europe, United Kingdom, Botswana, South Africa, Mauritius, Brazil, Zimbabwe, Israel, Tanzania, China, Ghana, New Zealand, Hong Kong and other countries. and Singapore.


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