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Additional Travel Advisory dated 17 March 2020 due to COVID-19

Posted on: March 17, 2020 | Back | Print

High Commission of India
Pretoria

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Additional Travel Advisory due to COVID-19 

In continuation of the travel advisory issued earlier, the following additional advisory is issued: 

1) Expanding compulsory quarantine for a minimum period of 14 days for passengers coming from/transiting through UAE, Qatar, Oman, and Kuwait. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 18 March 2020 at the port of first departure. 

2) Travel of passengers from member countries of the European Union, the European Free Trade Association, Turkey and United Kingdom to India is prohibited with effect from 18 March 2020. No airline shall board a passenger from these nations to India with effect from 1200 GMT on 18 March 2020. The airline shall enforce this at the port of initial departure. 

3) Travel of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines, Malaysia to India is prohibited with immediate effect. No flight shall take off from these countries to India after 1500hours Indian Standard Time (IST). The airline shall enforce this at the port of initial departure. 

4) These instructions are temporary measures and shall be in force till 31 March 2020 and will be reviewed subsequently. 

March 17, 2020 

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