Travel to India is open with effect from October 22, 2020. Only Tourists and medical travellers are not allowed at the moment to enter India.
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The USA CDC is going to close down their health screening plan for those arriving from outside the USA into the country with effect from September 14, 2020.
Indians and other nationalities who are planning to fly into Singapore will be subject to a CoVid-19 negative test pre-departure as well. This new condition has been only imposed on those who have travelled or been in India over the past 14 days before departing to Singapore.
USA has reopened the processing of non-immigrant Visas which will not require an interview under the Visa Interview Waiver programme.
Malaysia will block the entry of Indian long-term pass holders into the country from Monday, September 7, 2020, onwards. This move is on the back of India’s CoVid-19 case count going up.
India and Qatar have struck a new air corridor agreement which will allow travellers from both sides to fly to the other country for a limited window in August 2020.
India is finally starting to open up a bit for travel for Indians and some nationalities. For instance, Indians can now travel to the USA/ UK/ UAE and Canada on all sorts of visas and these nationalities can also enter India with immediate effect. All the details inside.
There is much confusion about who can travel out of India and who can travel to India at this moment. I try and work my way through the answers. For one, travel to the USA from India is open.
From August 8, 2020, onwards, you may not have to quarantine on arrival in India. This would be decided on a case to case basis, but made possible if you have a recent CoVid-19 negative test report before starting your flight to India.
Here is a list of the countries which have been excluded from the list of countries which need to quarantine on arrival into the UK. This is good news for those planning a summer trip there.
The European Union has begun to open up from July 1 onwards. As a first step, residents of 15 countries will be allowed to come to the EU for non-essential travel. India is not on the list.