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Three popular Indian states have revised entry rules and travel requirements for passengers.
These states are: Uttarakhand, West Bengal and Tripura.
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Important: Please note that travel guidelines are dynamic and subject to change on short notice. This is only a quick overview—for detailed information, please visit our COVID-19 travel guidelines tracker.
The Dehradun District Magistrate recently issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) for travellers entering the district from other states. Travellers will now have to mandatorily register themselves on the Smart City web portal.
Also, fully vaccinated passengers coming from Maharashtra, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh will be allowed only after showing a COVID negative report not older than 72 hours. Travellers from other states must carry a full vaccination certificate (two doses and 15 days should have passed after getting the second dose) or a COVID-19 RT-PCR/TrueNat/CB-NAAT/RAT conducted within 72 hours of arrival.
Here’s the official order:
Uttarakhand: Dehradun District Magistrate R Rajesh Kumar issues SOPs, in wake of #COVID19 pandemic, for those entering the district from other states.
Those coming from outside will have to mandatorily register themselves on Smart City web portal. pic.twitter.com/IRxRnnhQun
— ANI (@ANI) November 1, 2021
For West Bengal
The Airport Authority of India (AAI), Kolkata has issued new guidelines for travellers arriving in West Bengal.
A passenger should carry a full vaccination certificate (two doses) or an RT-PCR negative report, conducted within 72 hours of flight departure.
Read the official order here:
#TravelAlert: Passengers to kindly note as per guidelines of State Govt, all inbound flight passengers to West Bengal shall have to be either fully (doubly) vaccinated or furnish an RT-PCR negative report for a test conducted within 72hrs of such flight departure. (1/2)
— Kolkata Airport (@aaikolairport) November 1, 2021
Passengers travelling to Tripura from Kerala, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Manipur, West Bengal, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland must follow the below-mentioned guidelines:
1) Travellers must carry a negative RT-PCR/TrueNat/CB-NAAT report issued within 48 hours.
2) Passengers will undergo testing upon arrival if not carrying the report.
For travellers from other states: Fully vaccinated travellers must carry a valid vaccination certificate (two doses and the second dose should be taken at least 14 days before arrival). Partially vaccinated/unvaccinated travellers must carry a COVID-19 RT-PCR/TrueNat/CB-NAAT negative report issued within 72 hours.
Till we meet again, happy travels 🙂