The Indian government has eased its COVID-related entry requirements for those traveling to the country.

Key Points:

  • As of Feb. 13, individuals who are traveling to India are no longer required to be fully vaccinated to enter the country; however, Indian authorities recommend all travelers be fully vaccinated before traveling.
  • Travelers are no longer required to test for COVID-19 before or after arrival in India.
  • Travelers will undergo thermal screening upon arrival in India; those who are symptomatic must undergo a mandatory quarantine.
  • Indian authorities will randomly test travelers for COVID-19 upon arrival.

Additional Information: Children under the age of 12 are exempt from the post-arrival random COVID-19 testing. More information regarding the Singapore’s decision to lift COVID-19 entry requirements is available here.

BAL Analysis: Indian authorities eased their COVID-19 entry requirements as the virus situation has improved around the world. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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