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Covid-19 Travel Update

International flight operations under air bubble have already resumed. Flight operations from the UK have resumed from 0:01 hrs. 8th January 2021. Operations till 23rd Jan will remain restricted to 15 flights per week each for carriers of the two countries.

The scheduled domestic & cargo flights are operating normally. It is important that all passengers must check the latest COVID-19 protocol & visa norms from the concerned airline or embassy before commencing their journey . Each state has issued specific guidelines for the Covid-19 protocol. No quarantine is required for passengers arriving with a negative RT PCR certificate provided the test is conducted within the stipulated period from the date of journey.

However, all passengers arriving from the UK must undergo RT PCR test both in India & UK. Those passengers must also undergo 7-days of institutional quarantine and 7-days of home quarantine on arrival at Delhi Airport.

UK Passenger Guidelines

As per the latest govt mandate, all passengers arriving from the UK will have to undergo mandatory RT-PCR test in the United Kingdom as well as in India.

Yes, it is mandatory to get the test done in UK. The passengers must upload Negative RT-PCR Test report via self-reporting form on the Air Suvidha Portal on www.newdelhiairport.in before boarding the flight from UK.The sample for the RT-PCR test must be collected within 72 hours of journey.
Furthermore, they must also undergo RT-PCR Test at the first arrival port in India. They are also required to undergo a mandatory 7-day institutional quarantine followed by 7 days of home quarantine.

Institutional Quarantine for passengers arriving from the UK is mandatory. There will be not exemption as per the Delhi Govt. guidelines.

The cost for RT PCR testing has to be incurred by the passengers. The cost of the test & lounge at the Delhi Airport is Rs 3400 per person.

Cost of the RT-PCR test & lounge at the Delhi Airport is Rs. 3400/ per person and shall be incurred by the passenger.

The waiting time for test results at T3 may take up to 10 hours.

AIR SUVIDHA

Air Suvidha is a contactless solution by Ministry of Civil Aviation and Delhi Airport for all international passengers coming to India. It is a Self Reporting and Exemption Form Portal for International arriving passengers.

As per the state rules of Karnataka, Kerala, and Odisha, all asymptomatic passengers will undergo home quarantine. All asymptomatic passengers having the first airport of entry located in these states, have to undergo 14 days mandatory home quarantine. Hence, the exemption is not required.

The date of journey would be of the first flight from the country of origin towards to first port of entry into India.

You may show the PDF received on the phone, however, we recommend you carry a physical print out as well.

We have bio bins to dispose off the masks and PPE kits placed inside the airport

These forms are created for all International arriving passengers to India.

All International arriving passengers are required to fill the self-reporting form as mandated by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Air Suvidha is an online system for International passengers to submit mandatory Self-Reporting Form to declare their current health status. This form is mandatory and should be filled anytime before boarding.

Yes, Self Reporting form has to be mandatorily filled by all international arriving passengers.

There is no cut-off time limit for the self-reporting form. It can be filled anytime before boarding. However, it is encouraged that you fill it well in advance.

On submission, the mandatory self- reporting application will be forwarded to the Airport Health Organization (APHO) under the Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Passengers can then refer to their email inbox for the updated application document. Passenger should show this document on arrival in India at the APHO counter and proceed for immigrations

Please note, Exemption Request form can be filled and submitted online along with supporting documents. Exemption Requests will be approved or rejected online by respective state authorities. Passengers can apply online to seek exemption from mandatory Institution Quarantine under five categories.

Only International arriving passenger belonging to any of the below mentioned 5 category & having valid documents can apply online to seek exemption from mandatory Institution Quarantine under five categories.

1.Pregnant women 2.Suffered a death in the family 3.Suffering from serious illness (Description to be provided) 4.Parents accompanied by children below 10 years 5.Covid-19 negative certificate (attach RT PCR test only).

Using the Self Reporting application’s request number, the details of the passenger get auto-filled in application for exemption or vice versa.

Passenger seeking exemption from mandatory Institution Quarantine can apply online providing valid documents On submission of the form, an acknowledgment with a unique reference number will be sent to the applicant's registered email Id.

Copy of the Passport in JPEG or PDF format 1. Pregnant woman - Attach doctors recommendation letter 2. Parents accompanied by children below 10 years - Attach passport copy 3. Suffering from serious illness - Attach medical certificate 4. Suffered a death in the family - Attach death/ Doctor's certificate ; 5. Attach RT-PCR negative report or a copy of RT-PCR tests where results are awaited. Please provide the original negative report on arrival along with the exemption form. * Family as defined by Indian Govt. consists of Spouse, Children, Siblings, Parents & Grandparents only.

On submission of the form, an acknowledgement with a unique reference number will be send to the applicant's registered email Id. Govt. health officials will confirm the status (Approval or Rejection ) of your application through email . State Authorities at the first port of entry will review exemption requests of all international arriving passengers.

Details of co-passenger needs to be submitted in the portal along with the main applicant's form. Passengers can also submit group online requests through the same form for the entire family travelling in the same flight.

Delhi Airport is just facilitating all international arriving passengers on behalf of MOCA in routing their applications on to the right govt authority. Final decision on the same is taken only by the concerned govt authority.

Passengers with RT-PCR approved exemption (from institutional quarantine) shall undertake self-monitoring of their health and will be exempted from quarantine.

As per the latest government guideline, International arrival passengers are exempted from quarantine (institutional quarantine & home quarantine) basis negative RT-PCR report. This test should be taken within 72 hours of departure or on arrival at the airport where the COVID19 testing facility is available.

If the respective state government rejects the application, the passenger shall undergo the institutional quarantine as per the govt. norms at the approved centers. Refer to the Important Quarantine Guidelines to know more about the institutional quarantine.

As per the latest government guideline, International arrival passengers are exempted from quarantine (institutional quarantine & home quarantine) basis negative RT-PCR report. This test should be taken within 72 hours of departure or on arrival at the airport where the COVID19 testing facility is available.

No, the RT-PCR test is not mandatory. For passengers with no test report, have to undergo mandatory 7 days of institutional quarantine, at their own cost and another 7 days of home quarantine on arrival in India.

This is applicable to all international arrivals in India.

Help and Information

Delhi Airport has taken adequate precautionary measures for the safety of its staff and passengers. The measures, meant to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus, include:
  1. Marked areas outside and inside terminals.
  2. Thermal screening of all passengers.
  3. Provision of hand Sanitiser.
  4. Pre-planned seating arrangements in all areas.
  5. Sanitization is being done at regular intervals at the terminal buildings & high contact surfaces. Also, ensuring strict compliance of social distancing norms by the passengers and staff to minimize human contact. Face masks, gloves & Hand Sanitiser are available at the Airport Pharmacy. Medical waste is disposed appropriately.
  6. Doctors on duty 24x7 to cater to passenger requirement.

Passengers are encouraged to do online check-in. Check-in rows from A to H is allocated for Domestic Airlines. Each airline is allocated a certain number of check-in rows. Passengers for one airline are not allowed to use facilities designated for another.

Delhi Airport has taken the required precautionary measures for the safety of its staff and passengers.

We have adopted effective & efficient sanitization processes and there are trained house keeping staff who are respfonsible to maintain the accepted level by frequently cleaning & sanitizing their allocated areas. The scheduled sanitization activity at the baggage reclaim, all other areas inside the terminal buildings including high contact surfaces are monitored by a dedicated team to ensure strict Adherence to the procedures.

Markings near the baggage belt has been done to ensure social distancing. This helps to ensure strict compliance of social distancing norms by the passengers and staff to minimize human contact.

We have also deployed a number of UV technology based machines and disinfection tunnels that will help disinfect various touchpoints of the passengers.

It is not advised for children below 10 years to travel as they fall in the high-risk group. If it is an emergency then parents need to consult their paediatrician for clearance to fly and for the measures to be taken. We request you to get in touch with the airline concerned before booking flight ticket for passenger below 10 years.

Passengers should reach at least 2 hours prior to domestic flight departure.

All domestic flights are operational from T2 (All GoAir Flights and IndiGo flight number between 2000-2999) and T3 (all other airlines).

  • To distribute passenger load in the departure forecourt, DIAL has moved from current all gates all airlines to allocation of designated gates to airlines to enter into the terminal building.
  • All passengers will need to download the Aarogya Setu App on their phones, prior to reaching the airport / at the forecourt itself.
  • Provisions has been made for thermal scanning of passengers as per Government guidelines

We have designated different gates at Terminal-3 as per the airline. The new arrangements is as follows-:
AIRLINES CHECK IN ROW ENTRY GATES
VISTARA A 1 & 2
SPICEJET B 1 & 2
AIR ASIA D 3 & 4
AIR INDIA E-F 3 & 4
INDIGO J 5 & 6
GOAIR G 5 & 6
ALL OTHER DOMESTIC C&H (Reserved) 5 & 6
INTERNATIONAL REPATRIATION FLIGHTS K-L-M 7 & 8

Passengers are encouraged to do online check-in .Check-in rows from A to H is allocated for Domestic Airlines. Each airline is allocated a certain number of check-in rows. Passengers for one airline will not be allowed to use facilities designated for another. Boarding pass will be issued by the Airline only after the passenger confirms to the declaration below.

Any Person who is tested positive for COVID -19 or any person staying in a containment zone should not travel. If a passenger who is not permitted to fly, undertake an air journey he/she shall be liable for penal action.

Passengers are required to provide declaration for below mentioned points - Passenger Declaration:
  1. I am/ We are not residing in any containment zone.
  2. I am/ We are not suffering from any fever/cough/any respiratory distress.
  3. I am/ We are not under quarantine.
  4. If I/we develop any of the above mentioned symptoms I shall contact the concerned health authorities, immediately.
  5. I/we have not tested COVID-19 positive
  6. I am/ We are eligible to travel as per the extant norms.
  7. I shall make my mobile number/contact details available to the Airlines whenever required by them.
  8. I understand that if I undertake the air journey without meeting the eligibility criteria, I would be liable to penal action.
  9. I/We undertake to adhere to the Health Protocol prescribed by the Destination State/Union Territories

All passenger baggage will be passed through UV disinfection tunnels at both point of departure and arrival.

Delhi Airport has started operating domestic flights from Terminal-3. The food and beverage outlets are open at T3

Washroom hygiene has always been a high-priority at Delhi Airport. Washrooms are cleaned and sanitised round the clock.

Delhi Airport has taken the adequate precautionary measures for the safety of its staff and passengers. The measures, meant to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus, include:
  • Marked areas outside and inside terminals
  • Thermal screening of all passengers
  • Provision of hand sanitisers
  • Pre-planned seating arrangements in all areas
  • Sanitization is being done at regular intervals at the terminal buildings & high contact surfaces. Also, ensuring strict compliance of social distancing norms by the passengers and staff to minimize human contact. Face masks,gloves & Hand sanitisers are available at the Airport Pharmacy.Medical waste is disposed appropriately.

  • Passengers would be encouraged to download HOI app, a dedicated AI-enabled app , for contact-less commerce. It can also be used for contact-less food ordering.
  • HOI, a cognitive and intuitive travel app, will help the travelers in navigating the airport seamlessly. Contact-less food ordering and payment service is one of the unique features of HOI app.
  • Passengers can avail this facility by simply downloading the app on their Android or iOS device, sign-up and add their upcoming flight’s travel details.
  • Passengers can use self-ordering kiosk at the food court to avoid queuing. They can also avail of Delhi Airport’s unique food delivery service “Food Genie”. Digital payment and digital menu would be encouraged to minimize contact.

    Apart from contact-less food ordering feature, this app has several valuable features for both the airports’ passengers, such as real time flight status alerts, boarding gate and belt information, airport facility information, time to gate and waiting estimates, weather at destination amongst others.

    Seating arrangement with marking of chairs for non-usage have been made to ensure social distancing. Queue managers would be deployed for boarding & bussing gates.

    • Social distance marking have been put up at aerobridges, piers, lifts, travellators, etc. Also, provision of hand sanitizers at the exit of passenger bridges /bus gate arrival area have been made.
    • All departure baggage would be disinfected at Ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection tunnel, developed by DIAL. Similar SOP is being developed for arriving international baggage.
    • Social distance markings have been put up around baggage belts and additional seating arrangement have been made in this area for waiting passengers.
    • Social distance markings have been put at all transport waiting areas and SOP is being worked with cab providers for disinfection of cabs before use at airport. Similar SOP for metro & other modes of transport would be initiated.
    • Visitors entry into the terminal will remain temporarily suspended.
    • To encourage compliance of social distancing norms at the airport, DIAL has deployed additional queue managers at kerb side (city side), check-in halls, security check areas and boarding gates, with social distancing markers/reminders.
    • DIAL will encourage all passengers to wear masks and maintain social distancing at all times, to ensure their own safety and well-being.

    In the interest of safety, visitors are discouraged from coming to the airport.

    As per the govt. mandate, international scheduled flights operations will continue to remain suspended.

    Please contact: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare’s 24X7 helpline +91-11-23978046 or write to email: [email protected]

    Important information on COVID-19

    Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others.

    The thermal screening & quarantine of passengers is being primarily handled by APHO(Airport Health Organization).

    Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.

    Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

    Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.

    Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.

    • If you are healthy, you only need to wear a mask if you are taking care of a person with suspected 2019-nCoV infection.
    • Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing.
    • Masks are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
    • If you wear a mask, then you must know how to use it and dispose of it properly.

    • Before putting on a mask, clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
    • Cover mouth and nose with mask and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the mask.
    • Avoid touching the mask while using it; if you do, clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
    • Replace the mask with a new one as soon as it is damp and do not re-use single-use masks.
    • To remove the mask: remove it from behind (do not touch the front of mask); discard immediately in a closed bin; clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

    From the evidence so far, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, including areas with hot and humid weather. Regardless of climate, adopt protective measures if you live in, or travel to an area reporting COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infection that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.

    There is no reason to believe that cold weather can kill the new coronavirus or other diseases. The normal human body temperature remains around 36.5°C to 37°C, regardless of the external temperature or weather. The most effective way to protect yourself against the new coronavirus is by frequently cleaning your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or washing them with soap and water.

    Taking a hot bath will not prevent you from catching COVID-19. Your normal body temperature remains around 36.5°C to 37°C, regardless of the temperature of your bath or shower. Actually, taking a hot bath with extremely hot water can be harmful, as it can burn you. The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infection that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.

    To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus could be transmitted by mosquitoes. The new coronavirus is a respiratory virus which spreads primarily through droplets generated when an infected person coughs or sneezes, or through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose. To protect yourself, clean your hands frequently with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Also, avoid close contact with anyone who is coughing and sneezing.

    No. Hand dryers are not effective in killing the 2019-nCoV. To protect yourself against the new coronavirus, you should frequently clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Once your hands are cleaned, you should dry them thoroughly by using paper towels or a warm air dryer.

    UV lamps should not be used to sterilize hands or other areas of skin as UV radiation can cause skin irritation.

    Sourced from World Health Organization - WHO

    Safety measures for passengers

    Latest govt. advisory

    Advisory by State Government / Union Territories

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Andaman & Nicobar Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Institutional (7 Days) Institutional (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test Rapid Antigen Test/RT-PCR Test RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Andhra Pradesh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR Rapid Antigen Test
    Assam Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (10 Days) Home (10 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test Rapid Antigen Test + RT-PCR Test Rapid Antigen Test + RT-PCR Test

    Advisory issued on 31st May, 2020

    Chandigarh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 22nd May, 2020

    Chhattisgarh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 1st June, 2020

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Delhi Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring Institutional (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Daman and Diu Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Institutional (7 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR (except for Gujarat Residents) RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Goa Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test No Rapid Antigen Test

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Haryana Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Yes Yes
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Himachal Pradesh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No No
    Type of COVID-19 test No No

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Jammu & Kashmir Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 22nd May, 2020

    Jammu & Kashmir Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR rapid Antigen test

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Kerala Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (7 Days) Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR NA

    Advisory issued on 21st May, 2020

    Lakshwadeep Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days at Cochin and 7 Days post reaching Agatti) Home (14 Days at Cochin and 7 Days post reaching Agatti)
    Type of COVID-19 test No No

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Madhya Pradesh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test No Rapid Antigen Test

    Advisory issued on 23rd November, 2020

    Advisory issued on 21st December, 2020

    Maharashtra Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test Yes Yes

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Megalaya Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (10 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test Rapid Antigen Test + RT-PCR NA

    Advisory issued on 22nd May, 2020

    Mizoram Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 14th May, 2020

    Nagaland Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Odisha Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Punjab Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Rajasthan Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Tamil Nadu Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Uttar Pradesh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Uttarkhand Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (5/10 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR/TrueNAT/CBNAAT/Antigen Test RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    West Bengal Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring (14 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Arunachal Pradesh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring (14 Days) NA
    Type of COVID-19 test Rapid Antigen Test Rapid Antigen Test
    Bihar Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Gujarat Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test No RT-PCR
    Jharkand Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Manipur Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring (14 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Sikkim Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring (14 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test No No
    Tripura Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring (14 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Telangana Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Ladakh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days) NA
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR NA
    Podicherry Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (7 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR NA

    My Gov corona helpdesk (Whatsapp number) : +919013151515

    Covid-19 Travel Update

    International flight operations under air bubble have already resumed. Flight operations from the UK have resumed from 0:01 hrs. 8th January 2021. Operations till 23rd Jan will remain restricted to 15 flights per week each for carriers of the two countries.

    The scheduled domestic & cargo flights are operating normally. It is important that all passengers must check the latest COVID-19 protocol & visa norms from the concerned airline or embassy before commencing their journey . Each state has issued specific guidelines for the Covid-19 protocol. No quarantine is required for passengers arriving with a negative RT PCR certificate provided the test is conducted within the stipulated period from the date of journey.

    However, all passengers arriving from the UK must undergo RT PCR test both in India & UK. Those passengers must also undergo 7-days of institutional quarantine and 7-days of home quarantine on arrival at Delhi Airport.

    Latest govt. advisory

    Advisory by State Government / Union Territories

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Andaman & Nicobar Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Institutional (7 Days) Institutional (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test Rapid Antigen Test/RT-PCR Test RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Andhra Pradesh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR Rapid Antigen Test
    Assam Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (10 Days) Home (10 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test Rapid Antigen Test + RT-PCR Test Rapid Antigen Test + RT-PCR Test

    Advisory issued on 31st May, 2020

    Chandigarh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 22nd May, 2020

    Chhattisgarh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 1st June, 2020

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Delhi Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring Institutional (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Daman and Diu Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Institutional (7 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR (except for Gujarat Residents) RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Goa Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test No Rapid Antigen Test

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Haryana Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Yes Yes
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Himachal Pradesh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No No
    Type of COVID-19 test No No

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Jammu & Kashmir Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 22nd May, 2020

    Jammu & Kashmir Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR rapid Antigen test

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Kerala Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (7 Days) Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR NA

    Advisory issued on 21st May, 2020

    Lakshwadeep Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days at Cochin and 7 Days post reaching Agatti) Home (14 Days at Cochin and 7 Days post reaching Agatti)
    Type of COVID-19 test No No

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Madhya Pradesh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test No Rapid Antigen Test

    Advisory issued on 23rd November, 2020

    Advisory issued on 21st December, 2020

    Maharashtra Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test Yes Yes

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Megalaya Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (10 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test Rapid Antigen Test + RT-PCR NA

    Advisory issued on 22nd May, 2020

    Mizoram Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 14th May, 2020

    Nagaland Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Odisha Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 23rd May, 2020

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Punjab Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Rajasthan Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Tamil Nadu Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Uttar Pradesh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    Uttarkhand Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (5/10 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR/TrueNAT/CBNAAT/Antigen Test RT-PCR

    Advisory issued on 24th May, 2020

    West Bengal Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring (14 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Arunachal Pradesh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring (14 Days) NA
    Type of COVID-19 test Rapid Antigen Test Rapid Antigen Test
    Bihar Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Gujarat Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test No RT-PCR
    Jharkand Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (14 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Manipur Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring (14 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Sikkim Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring (14 Days) No
    Type of COVID-19 test No No
    Tripura Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Self Monitoring (14 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Telangana Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine No Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR RT-PCR
    Ladakh Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Institutional (7 Days) + Home (7 Days) NA
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR NA
    Podicherry Domestic Travel International Travel
    Quarantine Home (7 Days) Home (14 Days)
    Type of COVID-19 test RT-PCR NA

    UK Passenger Guidelines

    As per the latest govt mandate, all passengers arriving from the UK will have to undergo mandatory RT-PCR test in the United Kingdom as well as in India.

    Yes, it is mandatory to get the test done in UK. The passengers must upload Negative RT-PCR Test report via self-reporting form on the Air Suvidha Portal on www.newdelhiairport.in before boarding the flight from UK.The sample for the RT-PCR test must be collected within 72 hours of journey.
    Furthermore, they must also undergo RT-PCR Test at the first arrival port in India. They are also required to undergo a mandatory 7-day institutional quarantine followed by 7 days of home quarantine.

    Institutional Quarantine for passengers arriving from the UK is mandatory. There will be not exemption as per the Delhi Govt. guidelines.

    The cost for RT PCR testing has to be incurred by the passengers. The cost of the test & lounge at the Delhi Airport is Rs 3400 per person.

    Cost of the RT-PCR test & lounge at the Delhi Airport is Rs. 3400/ per person and shall be incurred by the passenger.

    The waiting time for test results at T3 may take up to 10 hours.

    AIR SUVIDHA

    Air Suvidha is a contactless solution by Ministry of Civil Aviation and Delhi Airport for all international passengers coming to India. It is a Self Reporting and Exemption Form Portal for International arriving passengers.

    As per the state rules of Karnataka, Kerala, and Odisha, all asymptomatic passengers will undergo home quarantine. All asymptomatic passengers having the first airport of entry located in these states, have to undergo 14 days mandatory home quarantine. Hence, the exemption is not required.

    The date of journey would be of the first flight from the country of origin towards to first port of entry into India.

    You may show the PDF received on the phone, however, we recommend you carry a physical print out as well.

    We have bio bins to dispose off the masks and PPE kits placed inside the airport

    These forms are created for all International arriving passengers to India.

    All International arriving passengers are required to fill the self-reporting form as mandated by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Air Suvidha is an online system for International passengers to submit mandatory Self-Reporting Form to declare their current health status. This form is mandatory and should be filled anytime before boarding.

    Yes, Self Reporting form has to be mandatorily filled by all international arriving passengers.

    There is no cut-off time limit for the self-reporting form. It can be filled anytime before boarding. However, it is encouraged that you fill it well in advance.

    On submission, the mandatory self- reporting application will be forwarded to the Airport Health Organization (APHO) under the Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Passengers can then refer to their email inbox for the updated application document. Passenger should show this document on arrival in India at the APHO counter and proceed for immigration.s

    Please note, Exemption Request form can be filled and submitted online https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/covid-19-exemption-international-passenger) alongwith supporting documents. Exemption Requests will be approved or rejected online by respective state authorities. Passengers can apply online to seek exemption from mandatory Institution Quarantine under five categories.

    Only International arriving passenger belonging to any of the below mentioned 5 category & having valid documents can apply online to seek exemption from mandatory Institution Quarantine under five categories.

    1.Pregnant women 2.Suffered a death in the family 3.Suffering from serious illness (Description to be provided) 4.Parents accompanied by children below 10 years 5.Covid-19 negative certificate (attach RT PCR test only).

    Using the Self Reporting application’s request number, the details of the passenger get auto-filled in application for exemption or vice versa.

    Passenger seeking exemption from mandatory Institution Quarantine can apply online providing valid documents On submission of the form, an acknowledgment with a unique reference number will be sent to the applicant's registered email Id.

    Copy of the Passport in JPEG or PDF format 1. Pregnant woman - Attach doctors recommendation letter 2. Parents accompanied by children below 10 years - Attach passport copy 3. Suffering from serious illness - Attach medical certificate 4. Suffered a death in the family - Attach death/ Doctor's certificate ; 5. Attach RT-PCR negative report or a copy of RT-PCR tests where results are awaited. Please provide the original negative report on arrival along with the exemption form. * Family as defined by Indian Govt. consists of Spouse, Children, Siblings, Parents & Grandparents only.

    On submission of the form, an acknowledgement with a unique reference number will be send to the applicant's registered email Id. Govt. health officials will confirm the status (Approval or Rejection ) of your application through email . State Authorities at the first port of entry will review exemption requests of all international arriving passengers.

    Details of co-passenger needs to be submitted in the portal along with the main applicant's form. Passengers can also submit group online requests through the same form for the entire family travelling in the same flight.

    Delhi Airport is just facilitating all international arriving passengers on behalf of MOCA in routing their applications on to the right govt authority. Final decision on the same is taken only by the concerned govt authority.

    Passengers with RT-PCR approved exemption( from institutional quarantine )shall undertake self-monitoring of their health and will be exempted from quarantine.

    The test taken within 72 hours of departure from the port of origin is valid on arrival in India. The exemption form can be filled post going for the test up to 72 hours before departure. In case the report is not available in time, the form can be filled with proof of test and on arrival, passengers are expected to show a covid negative certificate along with exemption approval. Passengers with covid negative certificate can travel in public transport including domestic flights to reach their final destinations.

    If the respective state government rejects the application, the passenger shall undergo the institutional quarantine as per the govt. norms at the approved centers. Refer to the Important Quarantine Guidelines to know more about the institutional quarantine.

    Sample for COVID-19 test have to be taken within 72 hours of boarding. If the final report is not available 72 hours prior the flight, passengers shall carry the report and can show it on arrival at the airport. Also, such passengers can apply for exemption online & upload proof of test mentioning that they are waiting for result to arrive.

    No, the RT-PCR test is not mandatory. For passengers with no test report, have to undergo mandatory 7 days of institutional quarantine, at their own cost and another 7 days of home quarantine on arrival in India.

    This is applicable to all international arrivals in India.

    Help and Information

    Delhi Airport has taken adequate precautionary measures for the safety of its staff and passengers. The measures, meant to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus, include:
    1. Marked areas outside and inside terminals.
    2. Thermal screening of all passengers.
    3. Provision of hand Sanitiser.
    4. Pre-planned seating arrangements in all areas.
    5. Sanitization is being done at regular intervals at the terminal buildings & high contact surfaces. Also, ensuring strict compliance of social distancing norms by the passengers and staff to minimize human contact. Face masks, gloves & Hand Sanitiser are available at the Airport Pharmacy. Medical waste is disposed appropriately.
    6. Doctors on duty 24x7 to cater to passenger requirement.

    Passengers are encouraged to do online check-in. Check-in rows from A to H is allocated for Domestic Airlines. Each airline is allocated a certain number of check-in rows. Passengers for one airline are not allowed to use facilities designated for another.

    Delhi Airport has taken the required precautionary measures for the safety of its staff and passengers.

    We have adopted effective & efficient sanitization processes and there are trained house keeping staff who are responsible to maintain the accepted level by frequently cleaning & sanitizing their allocated areas. The scheduled sanitization activity at the baggage reclaim, all other areas inside the terminal buildings including high contact surfaces are monitored by a dedicated team to ensure strict Adherence to the procedures.

    Markings near the baggage belt has been done to ensure social distancing. This helps to ensure strict compliance of social distancing norms by the passengers and staff to minimize human contact.

    We have also deployed a number of UV technology based machines and disinfection tunnels that will help disinfect various touchpoints of the passengers.

    It is not advised for children below 10 years to travel as they fall in the high-risk group. If it is an emergency then parents need to consult their paediatrician for clearance to fly and for the measures to be taken. We request you to get in touch with the airline concerned before booking flight ticket for passenger below 10 years.

    Passengers should reach at least 2 hours prior to domestic flight departure.

    All domestic flights are operating from Terminal 3.

    • To distribute passenger load in the departure forecourt, DIAL has moved from current all gates all airlines to allocation of designated gates to airlines to enter into the terminal building.
    • All passengers will need to download the Aarogya Setu App on their phones, prior to reaching the airport / at the forecourt itself.
    • Provisions has been made for thermal scanning of passengers as per Government guidelines

    We have designated different gates at Terminal-3 as per the airline. The new arrangements is as follows-:
    AIRLINES CHECK IN ROW ENTRY GATES
    VISTARA A 1 & 2
    SPICEJET B 1 & 2
    AIR ASIA D 3 & 4
    AIR INDIA E-F 3 & 4
    INDIGO J 5 & 6
    GOAIR G 5 & 6
    ALL OTHER DOMESTIC C&H (Reserved) 5 & 6
    INTERNATIONAL REPATRIATION FLIGHTS K-L-M 7 & 8

    Passengers are encouraged to do online check-in .Check-in rows from A to H is allocated for Domestic Airlines. Each airline is allocated a certain number of check-in rows. Passengers for one airline will not be allowed to use facilities designated for another. Boarding pass will be issued by the Airline only after the passenger confirms to the declaration below.

    Any Person who is tested positive for COVID -19 or any person staying in a containment zone should not travel. If a passenger who is not permitted to fly, undertake an air journey he/she shall be liable for penal action.

    Passengers are required to provide declaration for below mentioned points - Passenger Declaration:
    1. I am/ We are not residing in any containment zone.
    2. I am/ We are not suffering from any fever/cough/any respiratory distress.
    3. I am/ We are not under quarantine.
    4. If I/we develop any of the above mentioned symptoms I shall contact the concerned health authorities, immediately.
    5. I/we have not tested COVID-19 positive
    6. I am/ We are eligible to travel as per the extant norms.
    7. I shall make my mobile number/contact details available to the Airlines whenever required by them.
    8. I understand that if I undertake the air journey without meeting the eligibility criteria, I would be liable to penal action.
    9. I/We undertake to adhere to the Health Protocol prescribed by the Destination State/Union Territories

    All passenger baggage will be passed through UV disinfection tunnels at both point of departure and arrival.

    Delhi Airport has started operating domestic flights from Terminal-3. The food and beverage outlets are open at T3

    Washroom hygiene has always been a high-priority at Delhi Airport. Washrooms are cleaned and sanitised round the clock.

    Delhi Airport has taken the adequate precautionary measures for the safety of its staff and passengers. The measures, meant to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 virus, include:
    • Marked areas outside and inside terminals
    • Thermal screening of all passengers
    • Provision of hand sanitisers
    • Pre-planned seating arrangements in all areas
    • Sanitization is being done at regular intervals at the terminal buildings & high contact surfaces. Also, ensuring strict compliance of social distancing norms by the passengers and staff to minimize human contact. Face masks,gloves & Hand sanitisers are available at the Airport Pharmacy.Medical waste is disposed appropriately.

    • Passengers would be encouraged to download HOI app, a dedicated AI-enabled app , for contact-less commerce. It can also be used for contact-less food ordering.
    • HOI, a cognitive and intuitive travel app, will help the travelers in navigating the airport seamlessly. Contact-less food ordering and payment service is one of the unique features of HOI app.
    • Passengers can avail this facility by simply downloading the app on their Android or iOS device, sign-up and add their upcoming flight’s travel details.
    • Passengers can use self-ordering kiosk at the food court to avoid queuing. They can also avail of Delhi Airport’s unique food delivery service “Food Genie”. Digital payment and digital menu would be encouraged to minimize contact.

      Apart from contact-less food ordering feature, this app has several valuable features for both the airports’ passengers, such as real time flight status alerts, boarding gate and belt information, airport facility information, time to gate and waiting estimates, weather at destination amongst others.

      Seating arrangement with marking of chairs for non-usage have been made to ensure social distancing. Queue managers would be deployed for boarding & bussing gates.

      • Social distance marking have been put up at aerobridges, piers, lifts, travellators, etc. Also, provision of hand sanitizers at the exit of passenger bridges /bus gate arrival area have been made.
      • All departure baggage would be disinfected at Ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection tunnel, developed by DIAL. Similar SOP is being developed for arriving international baggage.
      • Social distance markings have been put up around baggage belts and additional seating arrangement have been made in this area for waiting passengers.
      • Social distance markings have been put at all transport waiting areas and SOP is being worked with cab providers for disinfection of cabs before use at airport. Similar SOP for metro & other modes of transport would be initiated.
      • Visitors entry into the terminal will remain temporarily suspended.
      • To encourage compliance of social distancing norms at the airport, DIAL has deployed additional queue managers at kerb side (city side), check-in halls, security check areas and boarding gates, with social distancing markers/reminders.
      • DIAL will encourage all passengers to wear masks and maintain social distancing at all times, to ensure their own safety and well-being.

      In the interest of safety, visitors are discouraged from coming to the airport.

      As per the govt. mandate, international scheduled flights operations will continue to remain suspended.

      Please contact: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare’s 24X7 helpline +91-11-23978046 or write to email: [email protected]

      Important information on COVID-19

      Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others.

      The thermal screening & quarantine of passengers is being primarily handled by APHO(Airport Health Organization).

      Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.

      Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

      Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.

      Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.

      • Wearing a mask is compulsory at all public places for everyone for their safety.
      • Masks are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
      • If you wear a mask, then you must know how to use it and dispose of it properly.

      • Before putting on a mask, clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
      • Cover mouth and nose with mask and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the mask.
      • Avoid touching the mask while using it; if you do, clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.
      • Replace the mask with a new one as soon as it is damp and do not re-use single-use masks.
      • To remove the mask: remove it from behind (do not touch the front of mask); discard immediately in a closed bin; clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

      From the evidence so far, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, including areas with hot and humid weather. Regardless of climate, adopt protective measures if you live in, or travel to an area reporting COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infection that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.

      There is no reason to believe that cold weather can kill the new coronavirus or other diseases. The normal human body temperature remains around 36.5°C to 37°C, regardless of the external temperature or weather. The most effective way to protect yourself against the new coronavirus is by frequently cleaning your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or washing them with soap and water.

      Taking a hot bath will not prevent you from catching COVID-19. Your normal body temperature remains around 36.5°C to 37°C, regardless of the temperature of your bath or shower. Actually, taking a hot bath with extremely hot water can be harmful, as it can burn you. The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infection that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.

      To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that the new coronavirus could be transmitted by mosquitoes. The new coronavirus is a respiratory virus which spreads primarily through droplets generated when an infected person coughs or sneezes, or through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose. To protect yourself, clean your hands frequently with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Also, avoid close contact with anyone who is coughing and sneezing.

      No. Hand dryers are not effective in killing the 2019-nCoV. To protect yourself against the new coronavirus, you should frequently clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Once your hands are cleaned, you should dry them thoroughly by using paper towels or a warm air dryer.

      UV lamps should not be used to sterilize hands or other areas of skin as UV radiation can cause skin irritation.

      Sourced from World Health Organization - WHO

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