Are you planning inter-state travel from Mumbai to other places like Pune, Nagpur, and Nashik? Well, travelling inter-state may not be that hassle-free as a few places within Maharashtra still require an e-pass to travel. If you are driving to a level-4 city like Lonavala or Alibaug, you will need an e-pass. While rules are changing every week, here are the latest rules in place right now.
Level 1 District
If you are travelling to level 1 cities like Ahmednagar, Amravati Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Latur, Nagpur, Nander, Wardha, and Yavatmal, you will not need an e-pass. Inter-district travel is allowed. However, if you are moving through or passing a level 5 district, an e-pass is required. Local trains and buses are also regularly functioning in level 1 cities.
Level 2 District
If you are travelling to level 2 districts like Navi Mumbai, Pune, Thane, and Vasai Virar, you can enter freely without an e-pass. Buses can function regularly in level 2 districts with 100% capacity, but no standing passengers are allowed. Here Are 6 Gorgeous Villas Near Mumbai To Enjoy Monsoon Amid Lush Greenery.
Level 3 District
The level 3 districts include Akola, Aurangabad, Greater Mumbai Municipal Corporation, Kalyan Dombivli Municipal CorporationMumbai, Nashik, Palgar, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation. Inter-district movement is allowed. However in the case of a vehicle moving through or passing a level 5 district, an e-pass is required.
Level 4 District
Kolhapur, Pune (district), Raigad, Ratnagiri, Satara and Sindhudurg fall under level 4 districys. Inter-district movement is allowed. However, in the case of a vehicle moving through or passing a level 5 district, an e-pass is required. Cargo movement will operate normally. This Year, You Will Need An E-Pass To Enjoy Rains In Lush Green Lonavala.
For interstate and inter-district emergency travel, you can apply for an E-Pass at https://t.co/jR6ROcBcPU
You can also walk in to your nearest Police Station for assistance.
We urge all citizens to apply for an E-Pass only in the case of extreme emergencies.#EPassForTravel
— Maharashtra Police (@DGPMaharashtra) April 23, 2021
There are currently no districts that fall under level-5 which means you can pretty much travel anywhere within Maharashtra without an e-pass.