NEW DELHI: Delhi Airport has updated its ‘Air Suvidha’ portal as new guidelines for inbound international passengers come into effect, Delhi International Airport (DIAL) said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Union government issued a new set of guidelines on 20 October for passengers from 20 countries traveling to India. The move follows the continued decline in global COVID-19 cases and an increase in immunization. On the basis of reciprocity, travelers from all of these countries, which offer entry without quarantine to Indians, will benefit from certain flexibilities on arrival (Category A countries), such as the absence of a mandatory 14-day quarantine at the time of arrival. ‘arrival.
Category A countries include UK, France, Germany, Nepal, Belarus, Lebanon, Armenia, Ukraine, Belgium, Hungary and Serbia. The other category countries (countries at risk) are those whose travelers should undergo additional measures upon arrival in India, including post-arrival testing, DIAL said.
These include countries in Europe, including South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand and Zimbabwe. Under the new standard operating procedure (SOP), the government has withdrawn all categories of exemptions.