About Us Revised Guidelines for international arrivals w.e.f 01.12.2021

Embassy of India



Dated 30 November, 2021



         These guidelines come into effect from December 01st, 2021 midnight, and are applicable to all those arriving in India via air, sea and land.

  1. All passengers are required get negative RT-PCR test report, test conducted 72 hours prior to departure from Ireland.
  2. All passengers are required to submit Self Declaration form on the Air Suvidha portal (https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration) prior to departure from Ireland.
  3. On arrival in India, thermal screening would be carried out in respect of all the passengers by the health officials present at the airport. The self-declaration form filled online shall be shown to the airport health staff. Symptomatic patients and their contacts will be isolated as per protocol.
  4. Since Ireland is included in the list of ‘Countries at-risk, all passengers arriving in India from Ireland will-

(a) Submit sample for post-arrival COVID-19 test* at the port of arrival (self-paid test). Such travelers will be required to wait for their test results at the arrival airport, before leaving or taking a connecting flight.

(b) If tested negative, home quarantine for 7 days. Re-test on the 8th day of arrival in India and if negative, further self-monitor their health for next 7 days.

 *Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre- and post-arrival testing.

Complete guidelines on international arrival into India may be checked here.

List of Countries at-risk may be checked here.

Algorithm for Guidelines for international arrivals may be checked here.

Advisory for International Travel to India from Ireland on non-scheduled commercial flights under Air Transport Bubble arrangement may be checked here.


Please keep safe and healthy!