Passengers From Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra No Longer Require RT-PCR Report At Delhi Airport


All passengers arriving from Maharashtra, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh will no longer require to show a negative RT-PCR test report when they arrive at Delhi Airport.

Starting from 14th June, Monday, the authorities have done away with this norm. “As per the latest guidelines, RT-PCR report is not required for domestic arrivals from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana,” a Delhi Airport official informed


Indian airlines like SpiceJet, IndiGo, and Vistara have also issued travel advisories and informed their passengers about the latest change in guidelines.

“Mandatory RT PCR rule ends. Delhi-bound passengers from Maharashtra, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh are not required to carry a negative RT-PCR test anymore,” said SpiceJet in a tweet.


It must be noted that earlier, those who are arriving at Delhi from Maharashtra, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh, were required to carry a recent RT-PCR report showing the absence of a Covid-19 infection.

It is worth mentioning that other Health Screening and Travel Requirements will be the same as follow for all passengers arriving at Delhi Airport.

Health Screening

  • Random sample collection will be done for passengers arriving from states where there has been a spurt in several COVID-19 cases.
  • Passengers will be allowed to exit after sample collection.
  • The thermal screening will be done for all passengers upon arrival.

Travel Requirements

  • When arriving from a domestic city/state: Passengers must download the Aarogya Setu app.
  • When arriving from an international destination: Please refer to the section below to know the detailed travel rules and requirements. 

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