india

Overview

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, India has put in place precautionary measures to reduce the risk of importation of COVID-19. Before making a decision to move to India, it is important to keep up with the latest news on the travel restrictions to help you better plan your relocation.

Information still current at: 29 June 2021

Last Updated at: 08 July 2021

THINKING OF MOVING AND LIVING IN INDIA?

Start your relocation journey with our Relo Buddies today!

mobility-update-india

Overview

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, India has put in place precautionary measures to reduce the risk of importation of COVID-19. Before making a decision to move to India, it is important to keep up with the latest news on the travel restrictions to help you better plan your relocation.

Information still current at: 29 June 2021

Last Updated at: 08 July 2021

THINKING OF MOVING AND LIVING IN INDIA?

Start your relocation journey with our Relo Buddies today!

Latest Update

  • Fully vaccinated individuals can avoid quarantine and Covid-19 testing during international and interstate travel.

[Back to Top]

Latest Update On India Travel Restrictions

  • International flights to India are suspended until June 30.
  • Passengers may be required to undergo a 14-day quarantine.
  • All passengers are not allowed to enter India, with the exception if you are:
  1. Nationals of India, Nepal and Bhutan
  2. Residents of India
  3. Those who hold an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), or Persons of India Origin (PIO) card or booklet.
  4. Those with a valid visa (except a medical visa issued before 21 October 2020).
  5. Those with valid E-visa or tourist visas (excluding tourist visa type T).
  6. Those returning from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives or Nepal via India to their country of residence.

For more information on travel restrictions, COVID-19 test and quarantine, please refer to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 

[Back to Top]

Schools

  • Schools in India continued to remain closed, with students having online learn. However, some states have decided to resume offline classes.
  • With effect from July 1, Telangana School to reopen physical classes.

For more information on schools reopening in India, please click here.

[Back to Top]

Changes to Visa Related Services During COVID-19

  • India has resumed services for the issuance of the following visas: e-Business visas, e-Medical Attendant visas, and e-Conference visas.
  • The e-tourist visas are suspended until further notice.

For more updates on the visa services in India, please click here. 

[Back to Top]

Home Search

 

Short Term Accommodation

  • Hotels are open in Maharashtra.
  • Hotels are available for booking for passengers transiting through India
  • Passengers can also choose to quarantine at hotels in Mumbai.

[Back to Top]

Importing Pets To India: Rules and Requirements

International flights to India are suspended until July 13 2021, and all land borders are closed.

  • Foreign national of Indian Origin requires an OCI or PIO card to bring pets into India.
  • Foreign national not of Indian Origin must be relocating to India for work purposes, or live in India for at least a year to import pets to the country.
  • Indians citizens visiting India on a short visa requires a DGFT license to bring pets into India.
  • Owners need to obtain the No Objection Certificate (NOC).
  • Cats and dogs must be vaccinated for rabies for at least 31 days before arrival.
  • The rabies titer test is not needed.
  • Owners need to show proof of the Veterinary Certificate issued by India.

Please refer to Pettravel.com for more information on relocating pets into India.

[Back to Top]

Check out the following pages and contact information to get the latest updates on the COVID-19 situation.
Reach out to the Government of India through MyGov Corona Live Chat, or the national helpline numbers 011-23978046, 1075 (Toll-Free).
For COVID-19 updates visit mygov.in, The India Express (for live update), and covid19india.org.

[Back To Top]

Latest Update

  • Fully vaccinated individuals can avoid quarantine and Covid-19 testing during international and interstate travel.

Latest Update On India Travel Restrictions

  • International flights to India are suspended until June 30.
  • Passengers may be required to undergo a 14-day quarantine.
  • All passengers are not allowed to enter India, with the exception if you are:
  1. Nationals of India, Nepal and Bhutan
  2. Residents of India
  3. Those who hold an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), or Persons of India Origin (PIO) card or booklet.
  4. Those with a valid visa (except a medical visa issued before 21 October 2020).
  5. Those with valid E-visa or tourist visas (excluding tourist visa type T).
  6. Those returning from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives or Nepal via India to their country of residence.

For more information on travel restrictions, COVID-19 test and quarantine, please refer to the Wego Travel Blog. 

Schools

  • Schools in India continued to remain closed, with students having online learning. However, some states have decided to resume offline classes.
  • With effect from July 1, Telangana School to reopen physical classes.

For more information on schools reopening in India, please click here.

Changes to Visa Related Services During COVID-19

  • India has resumed services for the issuance of the following visas: e-Business visas, e-Medical Attendant visas, and e-Conference visas.
  • The e-tourist visas are suspended until further notice.

For more updates on the visa services in India, please click here. 

Home Search

 

Short Term Accommodation

  • Hotels are open in Maharashtra.
  • Hotels are available for booking for passengers transiting through India
  • Passengers can also choose to quarantine at hotels in Mumbai.

Importing Pets To India: Rules and Requirements

International flights to India are suspended until July 13 2021, and all land borders are closed.

  • Foreign national of Indian Origin requires an OCI or PIO card to bring pets into India.
  • Foreign national not of Indian Origin must be relocating to India for work purposes, or live in India for at least a year to import pets to the country.
  • Indians citizens visiting India on a short visa requires a DGFT license to bring pets into India.
  • Owners need to obtain the No Objection Certificate (NOC).
  • Cats and dogs must be vaccinated for rabies for at least 31 days before arrival.
  • The rabies titer test is not needed.
  • Owners need to show proof of the Veterinary Certificate issued by India.

Please refer to Pettravel.com for more information on relocating pets into India.

Check out the following pages and contact information to get the latest updates on the COVID-19 situation.
Reach out to the Government of India through MyGov Corona Live Chat, or the national helpline numbers 011-23978046, 1075 (Toll-Free).
For COVID-19 updates visit mygov.in, The India Express (for live update), and covid19india.org.

Start Your Relocation Journey Here!

Let’s get you started!

Your new journey begins here:

From

To

Start typing and press Enter to search

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial