International commercial passenger flights to and from India will remain closed until July 31, 2021. In some instances, there are select routes on a case-by-case basis. India has established “air transport bubble” arrangements with 28 countries, including Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Canada, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Iraq, Japan, Kenya, Kuwait, the Maldives, Nepal, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania, Ukraine, the UAE, the UK, Uzbekistan, and the US.
All international travelers must submit a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test report on arrival to India.
- This test should have been conducted within 72 hours prior to undertaking the journey.
- The test report along with a self-declaration form should also be uploaded to the online portal.
Vaccinated international travelers may seek an exemption from institutional quarantine.
International commercial passenger services to and from India have been suspended since March 2020.
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