Maharashtra: New Guidelines For International Passengers Arriving At Mumbai Airport

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In view of the detection of more transmissible variants of SARS-COV-2, it has been decided by the Government of India that International passengers arriving from/transiting through UK, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe shall be mandatorily subjected to self-paid RT-PCR test on arrival at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai, with effect from 00.00 hrs on 3rd September 2021.

As per the new guidelines, the institutional quarantine mechanism is done away with and the passengers shall be governed by the following:

  • All the International Passengers arriving from OR transiting through UK, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe shall be mandatorily subjected to self-paid RTPCR test on arrival at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai, with effect from 03.09.2021 at 00.00 hrs.
  • All exemption granted as per the earlier circular shall no longer be applicable. (Full/Double Covid-19 Vaccination, passengers age above 65 years, etc.)
  • All other passengers (except the UK, Europe, Middle East, South Africa, Brazil, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand. Zimbabwe) who have to exit Mumbai Airport OR to take connecting flight shall display their negative RTPCR test report conducted within 72 hours of the journey and can exit the airport. RT PCR Test shall not be mandatory for such passengers on arrival at Mumbai Airport from 03.09.2021 at 00.00 hrs.
  • All passengers shall have A submit their self-declaration form a. undertaking A officers deployed at the Mumbai Airport and shall b mandatorily subjected to 14 days home quarantine.

For effective implementation of the above guidelines, the requisite arrangement for RT PCR Test and registration is already made at Mumbai Airport by the Airport Operator at Government fixed rates. (Rs. 600/RT-PCR test, as of 03.09.2021).

The testing capacity has been augmented to 600 passengers per hour.

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