Are you coming to India? The government has issued some guidelines for international passengers. These guidelines will go into effect on November 22, 2022. One of these guidelines is that international passengers coming to India will no longer be required to submit the Air Suvidha form and vaccine proof.
No Need To Fill Air Suvidha
The Union Health Ministry issued a notification saying that people will not have to fill out the Air Suvidha form to travel to India. Along with this, people also do not have to produce their COVID-19 vaccination certificates. It also read that, though people travelling to India must be fully vaccinated, they do not have to produce a certificate anymore.
People who have been vaccinated in countries that fall under the list of 145 countries had to produce their vaccination certificates. These certificates were recognised by India. People belonging to countries other than these 145 had to produce a negative RT-PCR test report.
Some Rules Remain The Same
However, the passengers who have symptoms will be isolated according to the standard protocol. According to it, the passenger must wear a mask and should be isolated from other passengers on the flight. The symptomatic passenger should then be taken for a follow-up treatment. People must follow the mask rule and keep their distance from each other.
Announcements regarding precautions to be taken for COVID-19 will also be continued during the flight. The passengers should monitor their health until a few days after arriving in India. They are also asked to report symptoms to the national or state helpline numbers if they see them. The only motive behind the change in the rules is to bring normalcy to travel.
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