India: Updated Guidelines for International Travelers

Last Updated on March 2, 2023

Key Points  

  • India introduced new guidelines for international travelers entering the country beginning 13 February 2023  


The government of India will lift its COVID-19 entry restrictions on 13 February 2023. The government advised that all travelers should, ideally, be fully vaccinated with an approved vaccination regimen.  

Upon arrival, travelers will randomly be selected for thermal screening upon entry. Travelers will be required to continue to self-monitor throughout their stay in India.  

What are the Changes? 

Beginning 13 February 2023, the government of India will lift COVID-19 entry restrictions for travelers. According to the government announcement, this decision was made as a result of the declining trajectory of COVID-19 cases globally.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of India’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

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