State-wise Travel Guidelines

As we take to the skies, in lieu of the COVID-19 situation, various state governments have defined respective protocols for passengers arriving at their airports. Prior to travel, please ensure you check the state-wise guidelines of the city/state you are travelling to and comply with the same to ensure a hassle free journey. Please note the state-regulations are subject to  change, kindly visit the state government website for further details.

As per DGCA circular, strict actions shall be taken incase of any violation of covid-19 protocols during air travel. Click here for further information.

Domestic Guidelines

Guidelines for Domestic travel by Ministry of Health and Family welfare. For more information Click here.

Passengers must follow required health protocols, as detailed below, during their travel:

i. Passengers should self-monitor their health and travel only when they have no symptoms related to COVID-19.

ii. All passengers shall follow COVID appropriate behavior at all times which includes use of mask/face cover, hand hygiene and physical distancing of six feet as far as feasible. Masks/face covers must be worn properly to cover nose and mouth. Touching the front portion of mask/face covers to be avoided.

iii. Avoid spitting in public places during travel.

iv. All passengers shall be advised to download Arogya Setu app on their mobile devices.

v. If they develop fever during travel, they shall report to cabin crew.

vi. Passengers should follow hand hygiene and respiratory hygiene (such as covering the mouth with elbow while coughing) at all times.

vii. If they develop symptoms after reaching their final destination, they shall inform the District Surveillance Officer or the State/National Call Center (1075).

International Guidelines

All passengers are required to carry an international version of the Digital COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate downloaded from the COWIN app for travelling abroad. Click here to know more.

Guidelines for International Arrivals issued by MOHFW, Government of India. Click here to know more.

The list of Countries/Regions in respect of which primary vaccination schedule completion certificate is allowed to be considered. Click here to know more.

Passengers arriving into India, must upload a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test report, done within 72 hours prior to the departure OR a Final Vaccination Certificate* stating completion of the full vaccination schedule. Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing. However, if found symptomatic for COVID-19 on arrival or during the self-monitoring period, they shall undergo testing and be treated as per laid down protocol.
*Only Passengers from the list of countries can travel into India with a final vaccination certificate and do not need an RT-PCR report.
For the latest update by MOHFW, Government of India, or list of countries Click here.

Passengers arriving from certain specified countries (countries at-risk) into India would need to follow additional measures including post-arrival testingClick here to know more about countries at risk.

As per the MOCA circular, all passengers traveling from India to a number of international destinations are required to carry a negative RT-PCR test report with a QR code. Click here for more information.

As per the latest MOCA circular, International Passengers arriving at 6 Major Airports are required to pre-book the RT-PCR test. For more information Click here.

As per mandate by the Government of India, all passengers arriving into India by international flights need to register on at least 72 hours prior to departure.

Click here to check the eligibility of passenger's travels under air bubbles/air travel arrangements.

Click here to check the latest circular from UAE GCAA with regards to the PCR test procedures for passengers arriving at UAE airports.

For travel to/from India/UAE, the term FNU(First Name Unknown) and LNU(Last Name Unknown) must not be used for passenger names while adding the Passport/Visa/booking the tickets.

*Regulations updated as on September'06 2022.

Domestic State-wise travel guidelines