Trip Safety

Check latest Domestic Travel Guidelines issued by the Indian State Governments.

Most states and union territories have released their own guidelines for inbound and outbound travellers vis-à-vis passes, permits, quarantine rules and other requirements. Please go through the guidelines of your source and destination states and union territories carefully before planning your travel, for a hassle-free experience.

 

Mandatory for Travellers

    • All passengers must download the Aarogya Setu App.
    • All visitors are required to share their contact details (including their residential/hotel address) on arrival.

Quarantine and Testing Rules

    • Symptomatic passengers will be tested and shall be required to go for institutional quarantine till the test results are available.
    • All passengers arriving at the airport and travelling onwards to tribal areas will be tested using the RT-PCR test. All other asymptomatic travellers will be tested by Antigen test. Symptomatic travellers/ ILI cases will be tested as per existing protocols.
    • All mainland and inter-island travellers must home quarantine for 7 days from the day of arrival or till they are tested negative, whichever is earlier.

Air Travel Guidelines

  • Airlines will be making onboard announcements regarding proper disposal of PPEs in BioHazard bins before leaving the airport terminal. Please pay attention and follow the guidelines, if applicable to you.
  • To access the schedule of incoming and outgoing flights, visit: https://www.aai.aero/en/airports/flights-schedule/portblair
  • In case of specific queries relating to air travel to Andamans, passengers may contact the airport authorities. For contact info click here
  • Passengers are requested to check the travel advisories and guidelines issued by their respective airports (departure and arrival) before travel.
  • Passengers will be thermally screened at the airport and a Covid-19 test will be done on a random basis on arrival.
  • A self-declaration form stating that the passenger is free of Covid-19 or an Aarogya Setu status update is required before boarding any flight. Those with ‘Red’ status on their Aarogya Setu App cannot fly.
  • It is advisable that all passengers do a web check-in before arriving at the airport. Physical check-in has been temporarily suspended at most airports across the country.
  • Passengers arriving at the airport should be wearing a mask at all times.
  • Passengers ought to time their entry into the airport 2 hours before departure (minimum). At most airports, the baggage drop off counters close about 60 minutes before departure.
  • No meals will be served on board due to safety concerns.
  • Only one check-in bag will be allowed.
  • No newspapers or magazines will be provided on board any flight.
  • The use of baggage trolleys will be minimised to ensure less number of touch point infections.

Check International Travel Guidelines for the country you are travelling to for a hassle-free travel experience

Follow these Guidelines for Smooth International Travel

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India has issued a fresh set of orders for international passengers travelling to India. These guidelines will come into effect from August 8, 2020. We sincerely urge you to abide by these important travel guidelines, for a safe and hassle-free flying experience.

  • All travellers should submit a self-declaration form online at newdelhiairport.in at least 72 hours before the scheduled travel.
  • They should also give an undertaking on the portal that they would undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days, which includes 7 days paid institutional quarantine at their own cost, followed by 7 days isolation at home.
  • Exemptions from institutional quarantine will be allowed only for very compelling reasons like pregnancy, death, serious illness in the family or in the case for parent(s) with children of the age of 10 years or below. For such cases, home quarantine may be permitted for 14 days. A request for exemption (for such cases) must be communicated during the online registration at newdelhiairport.in at least 72 hours before boarding. The decision taken by the government as communicated on the online portal will be final.
  • Travelers may also seek exemption from institutional quarantine by submitting a negative RTPCR test report on arrival. This test should have been conducted within 96 hours before departure. The test report should be uploaded on the portal for consideration. Each passenger shall also submit a declaration with respect to authenticity of the report and will be liable for criminal prosecution, if found otherwise. The test report could also be produced upon arrival at the point of entry airport in India.
  • Dos and Don’ts shall be provided along with ticket to the travellers by the agencies concerned.
  • All passengers shall be advised to download the Arogya Setu app on their mobile devices.
  • At the time of boarding the flight/ ship, only asymptomatic travellers will be allowed to board after thermal screening.
  • Passengers arriving through land borders will also have to undergo the same protocol as above, and only those who are asymptomatic will be allowed to cross the border into India.
  • Travellers who had not filled in a self-declaration form on the portal shall fill a duplicate form with the same information, in the flight/ship. A copy of this will be given to Health and Immigration officials present at the airport/ seaport/ Iandport. Alternatively, such travellers may submit a self-declaration form on the online portal at the arriving airport/ seaport/ Iandport as per the directions of the concerned authorities, if such facility is available.
  • While on board the flight or ship, required precautions such as wearing of masks, environmental hygiene, respiratory hygiene, hand hygiene etc. must be observed by airline/ ship staff, crew and all passengers.
  • Thermal screening would be done out at all ports of entry (by land, sea or air). The self-declaration form filled online must be shown or a copy of physical self-declaration form must submitted on arrival.
  • The passengers found to be symptomatic during screening shall be immediately isolated and taken to medical facility as per health protocol.
  • Those passengers who have been exempted from institutional quarantine (decision as indicated on the online portal in advance) will show the same to the respective State Counters on their cell phones/other mode before being allowed home quarantine for 14 days.
  • The remaining passengers shall be taken to suitable institutional quarantine facilities, to be arranged by the respective State/ UT Governments.
  • These passengers shall be kept under institutional quarantine for a minimum period of 7 days. They shall be tested as per ICMR protocol available at https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/Revisedtestingguidelines.pdf
  • In addition to this, states can develop their own protocol with regards to quarantine and isolation as per their assessment post arrival of passengers in the state concerned.
  • For a full list of Do’s and Don’ts, please visit: https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/RevisedguidelinesforInternationalArrivals02082020.pdf
  • All passengers must register themselves on https://repat.videshapps.gov.in/regis
  • Passengers must carry a copy of the registration form on the day of travel. Without a registration number, travel may not be allowed.