COVID-19: India travel restrictions reduced

7 Sep 21

INDIA

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq reduced travel restrictions to and from India on Aug. 31.

Key Points:

  • Foreign nationals who have visited India on or after July 1 may now enter the Kurdistan Region if they:
    • Present a negative PCR test and conduct an additional test upon arrival.
    • Quarantine for 14 days at a government determined location.
  • All individuals traveling to or from India through the Kurdistan Region must pay for the PCR test and quarantine.

Additional Information: The KRG has yet to provide information on whether or not Indian nationals will be allowed to enter the region.

BAL Analysis: All individuals traveling through the Kurdistan Region should be prepared to present negative PCR test results, conduct an additional PCR test and undergo a 14-day quarantine. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group. For additional information, please contact berryapplemanleiden@bal.com.

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