Coronavirus Consolidated Travel Advisory 11-03-2020
More than 100 countries across the world now have reported cases of covid-19
Government of India
Ministry of Health & FW
Consolidated Travel Advisory for Novel Coronavirus Disease
More than 100 countries across the world now have reported cases of
to these countries or people who have travelled abroad might come in contact with people affected with
few countries have reported very large number of cases and deaths putting passengers from these countries
particularly at higher risk of infection. Travel Advisories had been issued by Ministry of Health and Family
Welfare from time to time. The following consolidated Advisory is presently issued.
1.All existing visas (except diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations,
employment, project visas) stand suspended till 15th April 2020. This will come into
effect from 1200 GMT on 13th March 2020 at the port of departure.
2.Visa free travel facility granted to OCI card holders is kept in abeyance till
15th April 2020. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 13th March
2020 at the port of departure.
3.OCI card holders already in India can stay in India as long as they want.
4.Visas of all foreigners already in India remain valid and they may contact the nearest
they choose to do so.
5.Any foreign national who intends to travel to India for compelling reason may contact
the nearest Indian Mission.
6.In addition to Visa restrictions already in place, passengers traveling from /having
visited Italy or Republic of Korea and desirous of entering India will need
certificate of having tested negative for
by the health authorities of these countries. This is in enforcement since 0000 hrs. of 10th
March, 2020 and is a temporary measure till cases of
7.All incoming travelers, including Indian nationals, arriving from or having
visited China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, France, Spain and Germany after 15th
February, 2020 shall be quarantined for a minimum period of 14 days. This will come into effect
from 1200 GMT on 13th March 2020 at the port of departure.
8.Incoming travelers, including Indian nationals, are advised to avoid
minimum of 14 days on their arrival in India.
9.Indian nationals are further strongly advised to refrain from travelling to
China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, France, Spain and Germany.
10.All incoming international passengers returning to India should self- monitor their
health and follow required do’s and dont’s as detailed by the Government.
11.International traffic through land borders will be restricted to designated check posts
with robust screening facilities. These will be notified separately by M/o Home Affairs.
12.All international Passengers entering into India are required to furnish duly filled
in India) ( as annexed) to Health Officials and Immigration officials and undergo Universal Health Screening
at the designated health counters at all Points of Entry.
13.For any queries related to health, people may contact Ministry of Health & Family
Welfare 24*7 helpline number