Andaman And Nicobar Travel Update: Issued New Travel Guidelines for Visitors
💚All Tourists Spots & Activities in Andaman are Open
Are you planning to travel to Andaman and Nicobar this winter season, if yes then you must be aware of the new Covid-19 guidelines issued by the A&N Administration. The officials on Thursday issued a new guideline for travellers as well as for inter-island travel.
To Enter Andamans,
If you’re double-vaccinated, it has been 15 days since your second dose.
- No RT-PCR is required to enter Andaman.
- Carry your COWIN final vaccination certificate with you.
- Carry the ID proof mentioned on the COWIN certificate.
If you’ve gotten no doses, or partially vaccinated (one dose) or it has not been 15 days since the second dose.
- Carry RTPCR report within 48 hrs before starting the journey from an ICMR-approved lab.
- You’ll undergo a compulsory & free RTPCR test in Port Blair on arrival.
- A single-day self-quarantine in Port Blair, until test results arrive, is mandatory.
PLEASE NOTE: Applicable for anyone older than 12 Years, children under 12 years are exempt from the above requirements.
Covid-19 Guidelines for Foreigners travelling to the Andamans.
- If you’re double-vaccinated, it has been 15 days since your second dose, you need to carry your vaccination proofs and your ID proofs.
- If you’ve gotten no doses, or are partially vaccinated (one dose) or it has not been 15 days since the second dose, you have to carry a negative RTPCR report from an ICMR-Approved lab. The test report will have to be no more than 48 hours old at the time of check-in. You will have to then undergo a compulsory & free RTPCR test in Port Blair on arrival. A single-day self-quarantine in Port Blair until test results arrive is mandatory.
They will be tested at the Point of Entry as well. All asymptomatic passengers travelling to inter-island sectors, regardless of vaccination status, are exempt from any type of COVID-19 testing.
All symptomatic passengers departing from the mainland or travelling to inter-island sectors, regardless of age or vaccination status, must undergo RT-PCR testing within 48 hours of departure.
The new guidelines were issued in response to a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.