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Travel to India during Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

NO

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

YES

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

YES

Test during stay:

YES

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

Vaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Vaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination:

You will be required to show your COVID-19 vaccinations to enter into the country as fully vaccinated.  You will be able to do this using the NHS COVID app.

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: Not required
On arrival:

You will be subject to thermal screening on arrival by health officials regardless of your vaccination status.  If you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 you will be isolated immediately and taken to a medical facility for testing.  If that test if positive you will need to remain at the facility until a negative test is taken.

You will be able to leave the airport and self monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days after your arrival. 

To be considered fully vaccinated, you will need to ensure that 15 days have past since your last dose of a vaccine.

Form pre-travel:

A Traveller Health Declaration form will need to be completed before travel.  Please check on the link below to see when you are able to complete the form needed for your destination.  You may need to either complete this form electronically, or print out and take with you to show at the airport of departure and arrival. It is important that you check the form as early as you can for time frames as this may need to be completed up to 7 days before travel, or as little as 24 hours before travel.

Traveller Health Declaration: https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR VACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/india
Local regulations:

The wearing of facial or cloth masks is compulsory in all public places.  There are also strict restrictions on large gatherings.  

Restrictions vary from state to state.  There is a phased re-opening of a limited number of activities and services but these vary from place to place.  You may also find that states or cities implement regional lockdowns or curfews at short notice to help ease the spread of the virus.

Unvaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Unvaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination: Not required
Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: PCR Test
PCR Test locations: https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations
Test time:

You must present a negative COVID19 PCR test taken no earlier than 3 days (72 hours) before arrival into India.

On arrival:

You will be subject to thermal screening on arrival by health officials regardless of your vaccination status.  If you are displaying symptoms of COVID-19 you will be isolated immediately and taken to a medical facility for testing.  If that test if positive you will need to remain at the facility until a negative test is taken.

You will need to isolate for 8 days.  If you do not have an address in Delhi, then you will be placed in a government facility.

You will then undergo a test on day 8 and should this be negative you will be free to move around.

Form pre-travel:

A Traveller Health Declaration form will need to be completed before travel.  Please check on the link below to see when you are able to complete the form needed for your destination.  You may need to either complete this form electronically, or print out and take with you to show at the airport of departure and arrival. It is important that you check the form as early as you can for time frames as this may need to be completed up to 7 days before travel, or as little as 24 hours before travel.

Traveller Health Declaration: https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR UNVACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/india
Local regulations:

The wearing of facial or cloth masks is compulsory in all public places.  There are also strict restrictions on large gatherings.  

Restrictions vary from state to state.  There is a phased re-opening of a limited number of activities and services but these vary from place to place.  You may also find that states or cities implement regional lockdowns or curfews at short notice to help ease the spread of the virus.

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.

Last updated: 17.03.2022 at 17:34