Latest Statewise Flight Quarantine Rules for Travelling in India

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As the flight operations have resumed, considering the COVID-19 situation, the different state government has carried out their respective flight quarantine rules. Before traveling to a place, make sure that you have read and have understood all Statewise flight quarantine rules. State regulations may change in the future, so please keep visiting the state government website for further details.

Statewise Flight Quarantine Rules

  1. New Delhi

Domestic: There will be no institutional or home quarantine for the passengers. Thermal screening is necessary and Aarogya Setu App needs to be updated. The passenger has to fill self-declaration form either before a flight (online) or onboard. Symptomatic patients will be taken directly to an isolation facility.

International: For exemption from institutional quarantine, passengers must submit a negative RT-PCR report. Relaxation will be given from institutional quarantine to home quarantine if someone passed away in the family, pregnancy, serious illness, parents with less than 10-year-old child.

  1. Gujarat – Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Jamnagar, Kandla, Bhuj, Rajkot, Porbandar, Bhavnagar Airports

Domestic: Beyond the thermal check, no health screening is required. There will be no institutional or home quarantine for the passengers. A self-declaration form has to be provided by the passenger and keeping Aarogya Setu App updated is necessary. No COVID test will be done.

International: Passengers without valid negative RT-PCR reports will be taken into isolation in an institutional quarantine center for 7 days. After 7 days of institutional quarantine, passengers will be home quarantined for the next 7 days if they do not possess a valid RT-PCR report.

  1. Telangana – Hyderabad Airport

Domestic: There will be no institutional or home quarantine for the passengers. Thermal screening is necessary and Aarogya Setu App needs to be updated. The passenger has to fill self-declaration form either before a flight (online) or onboard. Symptomatic patients will be taken directly to an isolation facility.

International: For exemption from institutional quarantine, passengers must submit a negative RT-PCR report. Relaxation will be given from institutional quarantine to home quarantine if someone passed away in the family, pregnancy, serious illness, parents with less than 10-year-old child.

  1. Andhra Pradesh – Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Kadapa, and Vishakhapatnam Airports

Domestic: No quarantine for asymptomatic travelers.

International: Passenger is required to submit self-declaration form on https://www.spandana.ap.gov.in, 72 hours before boarding the plane. The passenger has to undergo a Rapid Antigen Test for COVID-19 screening at the airport which is Rs. 500/-. This test has to be conducted max. 96 hours before the starting of the journey.

  1. Assam

The state government has issued a new SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) for the incoming passengers to the state. If a person has undergone RT-PCR Covid-19 test within 72 hours before arriving in Assam and the test results come out negative, then that person will not be quarantined and will not undergo the COVID-19 test after his arrival in the state.

If a person steps out of the state and returns within 24 hours after his departure then he need not undergo the COVID-19 test or quarantine.

  1. Maharashtra – Mumbai and Pune Airports

Domestic: No institutional quarantine is required but passengers have to undergo 14 days home quarantine. Thermal screening is necessary and Aarogya Setu App needs to be updated. Symptomatic patients will be taken directly to an isolation facility.

International: The passenger has to undergo 7 days institutional quarantine and 7 days home quarantine if they are without a negative RT-PCR report. RT-PCR report negative passengers have to remain home quarantine for 14 days. Thermal screening is necessary and Aarogya Setu App needs to be updated.

  1. Maharashtra – Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Jalgaon. Shirdi and Nagpur Airports

Only 14 days home quarantine is necessary for the passengers. No COVID-19 test is necessary. Thermal screening is necessary and Arogya Setu App needs to be updated.

  1. Bihar – Patna, Darbhanga, and Gaya Airports

Domestic: No quarantine of passengers.

International: Passengers have to be institutionally quarantined for 7 days and it will be government paid, followed by 7 days home quarantine for asymptomatic passengers arriving at Gaya airport.

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