The Indian has updated its guidance for international arrivals and added countries to the “countries at-risk” list.

Key Points:

  • As of Jan. 11, individuals intending to travel to India must:
    • Submit a self-declaration form on the online Air Suvidha portal.
    • Upload a negative PCR test result that was taken within 72 hours of departure.
    • Submit a signed affidavit attesting to the authenticity of the PCR test results.
  • As of Jan. 11, travelers from the “countries at-risk” list, including EU countries, Brazil, China, Israel, Singapore, South Africa, and the U.K., among others, must:
  • Take a COVID-19 test upon arrival and receive negative results before leaving the airport.
  • Quarantine at home for seven days and taken another test on the eighth day of arrival.
  • Self-monitor for another seven days after test results are received.

Additional Information: Authorities advise travelers to pre-book PCR tests online via the Air Suvidha Portal. If travelers from at-risk countries test positive for COVID-19 they must quarantine at a designated facility. More information regarding entry requirements and health protocols is available here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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