Explained: The Entry Rules For Indian Students In US, Germany & Other Countries

by Tania Tarafdar
Explained: The Entry Rules For Indian Students In US, Germany & Other Countries

The Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that was first reported in India has now spread across the world. To contain the spread of the Delta variant, many countries are continuing their ban on India. Did you know that the deadly variant is responsible for 90% of the cases in the UK now? In lieu of the threat, only a few countries are opening their doors to travellers from India leaving the students in stagger. But if you are planning to travel abroad right now, here’s what you should know.

Indians Can Enter These Countries Without Quarantine

Indians can now travel to Russia, Serbia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Ghana, South Africa, Afghanistan, and Kyrgyzstan without the mandatory quarantine. However, they will still need a negative RT-PCR test report to enter these countries. Find all the details about travelling to these countries here.

Travel Rules For Indians Travelling To Turkey, Germany, South Korea & US

However, have you been planning to travel to Turkey, South Korea, the US, and Germany for work or education? If yes, here are the latest rules.

Turkey: Any passenger travelling from India should undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine from Turkey. A negative RT-PCR test report is also a must to travel to Turkey. Indians Can Now Travel To Russia, Turkey & 4 More Countries On Tourist Visa; Details Here.

South Korea: South Korea has eased relaxed travel rules for Indians. They have done away with the mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travellers who have received both doses of the Covishield vaccine. However, those vaccinated with Covaxin will still have to undergo the mandatory quarantine as the vaccine is not on WHO’s emergency list.

US: While the US has not lifted its ban on Indians, students can travel to the country. Some other national interest exception categories are also allowed to travel the US. COVID-19 vaccination is not a mandate to travel to the US but some universities may demand vaccination. Indian Students Shell Out Whopping ₹2 Lakhs For One-Way Ticket To Canada.

Germany: Germany is not open to Indian students yet due to the threat of the new Delta variant. Germany is accepting C Visa with consulate approval and D Visa only for a family reunion and dependent cases submitted with appointment only. You can apply for C & D categories visas from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, and Bengaluru.

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