The government on Thursday revised guidelines for international arrivals, removing the category of
According to the new guidelines, all foreign arrivals must fill a
self-declaration form online
(available at the Air Suvidha web portal), including a
travel history of the past 14 days.
They must also upload a
test that was conducted within 72 hours of the travel date.
Alternatively, they can also upload a certificate confirming they have received
both vaccine doses.(Option for only some countries)
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Only asymptomatic passengers will be allowed to board, and
must be followed during the flight.
On arrival, in addition to
, passengers selected at random (up to two per cent of total passengers per flight) will be asked to undergo
Passengers will be selected by the airline and must
be from different countries.
Passengers found to be symptomatic will be immediately
quarantined and tested
All other passengers must
self-monitor for 14 days
for any Covid symptoms, the Health Ministry said.
The new guidelines will come into effect from Monday,
, the Union Health Ministry said.