In light of heightened security concerns, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has decided to temporarily suspend the issuance of visitor entry passes at the Delhi airport until November 30, 2023.
This measure is being taken to ensure the safety and security of passengers and airport staff.
The suspension applies to all visitor entry passes, including those issued for the purpose of meeting, greeting, or sending off passengers. Additionally, the issuance of temporary airport entry passes has also been banned during this period.
Exceptions for Operational Purposes
There will be a relaxation of the restrictions for government functionaries who require access to the airport for operational purposes. However, these individuals will need to obtain prior authorization from the appropriate authorities.
Visitor Entry Pass Information
A visitor entry pass allows individuals to access the Meet & Greet area located in the Arrivals section of Terminal 3 (T3) at Delhi Airport. The pass is valid for three hours from the time of issue and costs Rs.100 per person. Visitors must carry a valid proof of identity and children under the age of three are permitted to enter free of charge.
- Charges: A visitor entry pass is priced at Rs. 100 per person.
- Validity: Each pass is valid for a three-hour period from the time of issuance.
- Identification: To use a pass, one must carry a valid proof of ID.
- Free Entry: Children under the age of 3 can enter for free.
- Visitor entry tickets are non-refundable.
- Laptops and bags are not allowed inside the terminal with a visitor entry pass.
Parking and Visitor Entry Counter Location
Visitors can conveniently park their vehicles in the Multi-Level Car Parking opposite Terminal 3 and reach the Visitor’s Entry Counter near Pillar No. 10 in the Arrivals Forecourt. The entrance to the Visitor’s Meet and greet Area is located next to the Visitor’s Entry Ticket Counter.
BCAS’s decision to temporarily restrict the issuance of visitor entry passes and entry to the terminal building reflects its commitment to ensuring the safety and security of all passengers and personnel at the Delhi airport.
These measures are in response to heightened security concerns and will be in effect until November 30, 2023. Travellers and visitors are encouraged to plan their airport visits accordingly during this period.