Are you flying to Delhi? Here find Fresh Guidelines…


Owing to the surge in cases of new fast-spreading Covid-19 variant, Omicron; the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has issued fresh guidelines for air passengers travelling to Delhi.

The Ministry stated on Twitter, “Attention Travellers! Travelling to Delhi? Take a look at the latest State-wise Quarantine Guidelines. Take all the necessary measures and be a #COVID_Hero #TravelSafeTravelMindfully.”


Below are the rules that domestic or international air travellers, will be required to follow upon landing at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi:

  • Due to the rise in COVID cases, random sample collection of flyers will be done for passengers arriving from states witnessing a surge in cases.
  • Passengers will be allowed to exit after their sample is collected.
  • All passengers will have to undergo thermal screening post-arrival.
  • If anybody is travelling on a connecting flight and is not leaving the airport, they will have to refer to guidelines of the respective arrival states.


Quarantine rules in Delhi

  • Passengers who test positive for the virus, will have to quarantine for 10 days at home or a COVID Care Centre (CCC)/Community Health Centre (CHC)/hospital.
  • International travellers will be required to submit a self-declaration form on Air Suvidha Portal before scheduled travel.
  • Passengers transiting or originating from at-risk countries will be informed by the airlines to undergo post-arrival testing, quarantine if tested negative, and stringent isolation.
  • All international passengers will have to submit samples post-arrival which will be self-paid. If tested negative, they will have to undergo mandatory 7-day quarantine, and then undergo tests again on the 8th day. If they test negative again, they will self-monitor for another 7 days.


International passengers coming from non-risk countries in India will be allowed to leave the airport. However, they will have to self-monitor their health for 14 days.

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