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Revised Advisory on Travel to India on account of COVID-19 dated 3rd March,2020

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In supersession of all earlier advisories issued on the subject, the following advisories are issued for travel to India:

(i) All regular (sticker) Visas/e-Visa (including VoA for Japan and South Korea) granted to nationals of Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan and issued on or before 03.03.2020 and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Such foreign nationals requiring to travel to India may seek fresh visa from Embassy of India, Seoul.

(ii) Regular (sticker) visa /e-visa granted to nationals of Peoples of Republic of China, issued on or before 05.02.2020 were suspended earlier. The suspension shall remain in force. Those needing to travel to India may apply for fresh visa from Embassy of India, Seoul.

(iii) Regular (sticker) visa /e-visa granted to foreign nationals who have traveled to People’s Republic of China, Iran, Italy, South Korea and Japan on or before 01.02.2020, and who have not yet entered India, stand suspended with immediate effect. Those requiring to travel to India may seek fresh visa from Embassy of India, Seoul.

(iv) Diplomats, officials of UN and other international bodies, OCI cardholders and Aircrew from above countries are exempted from such restriction on entry. However, their medical screening is compulsory.

(v) All foreign and Indian nationals entering into India from any port are required to furnish duly filled self declaration form (including personal particulars i.e. phone no. and address in India) and travel history, to Health officials and Immigration officials at all ports.

(vi) Passengers (foreign and Indian) other than those restricted, arriving directly or indirectly from China, South Korea, Japan, Iran, Italy, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand, Singapore and Taiwan must undergo medical screening at port of entry.

(vii) Please contact Indian Visa Application Center at 3rd Floor, Doksedang-ro 85, Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul (04419) for fresh visas. In case of any queries, please write to Embassy of India, Seoul at cons.seoul@mea.gov.in or call +82-2-7924257 extn 404, 406, 408.

 

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March 3, 2020