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Asia > India: Covid-19 and Travel


Present Situation

Total cases: 44.7 millions

Active cases: 5 738

Recovered: 44.1 millions

Deaths: 530 73

Vaccination count: 1 B

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2023-01-22

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Allowed
Is a test required to enter the country?
Negative PCR test is required for some travelers.
Are quarantine measures imposed? Sous conditions
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Allowed
India’s borders are now open to tourists.

Travelers are advised to carry a copy of their vaccination certificates.

If unvaccinated or arriving from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, or Thailand, travelers should have proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure.

Two percent (2%) of all travelers, regardless of vaccination status, will be selected for testing on arrival. Travelers selected for testing on arrival will be permitted to depart the airport following collection of the test sample and do not have to wait for results. All travelers are required to self-monitor for 14 days after arrival.

Tests: Negative PCR test is required for some travelers.

Quarantine: Depends
Self-isolation required for some travelers.

Information updated on 2023-01-27.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
The wearing of facial/cloth masks is compulsory in all public places. There are limitations on large gatherings. You may be penalised if you violate restrictions.

COVID-19 cases are currently low and falling across the country. Indian States are relaxing restrictions, including night and weekend curfews, and slowly reopening educational institutions. There still might be the requirement to present COVID-19 negative tests to enter some states, random testing in public areas including at airports, stations, malls and restaurants. You should monitor local media and follow any procedures put in place by local authorities. Before undertaking inter-state travel in India you should check the latest entry requirements and other testing/quarantine restrictions. Strict restrictions are in place in containment zones.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
COVID-19 negative tests is required to attend the Events & gatherings.

Restaurants and bars: Open with restrictions

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Open


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