On May 19, Colombia’s Health Ministry announced that non-resident arrivals from India would be suspended until June 30, 2021.
Travelers who are traveling from India or who have been in India is the previous 14 days may only enter Colombia if they are:
- Colombians and foreigners who started their travel from the Republic of India or started their connecting flight to Colombia before the effective date of this resolution.
- Colombians and foreigners who, due to time difference, have already been present at the air terminal before this resolution came into force.
- Colombians and foreigners with permanent residence in Colombia, following the indications of the health authorities regarding the isolation and taking of the PCR test, established in article 3 of this Resolution.
- Diplomats and their dependents, foreigners with a migrant visa or visa type “R,” “M.”
- The crew of the aircraft.
Travelers who are admitted must adhere to the preventative health measures of this Resolution (No. 626):
- Persons older than two (2) years must present, without any exception, the negative PCR test taken within the last ninety-six (96) hours in the country of origin.
- Have to take, at his/her own expense, a PCR test within twenty-four (24) hours after the arrival and another PCR test after seven (7) days of the arrival.
- Adopt preventive sanitary measures of isolation and strict quarantine for fourteen (14) days from the date of arrival, which will be carried out at the place of residence or in lodging, paid with their own resources, without being able to modify during this time the chosen place.
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