The Govt of Sikkim on Tuesday announced that it will lift the inter-state travel restrictions in the festive season allowing people to enter the state without producing negative RT-PCR test reports or vaccination certificates at the border,
According to the state notification, the announcement comes after the COVID-19 situation in the state has continued to improve.
The notification was issued by Sikkim’s Home department;
“Sikkim Home Department vide Notification no. 74/Home/2021 dated 11/10/2021, lifted restrictions in inter-state movement from all check posts of Sikkim. The restriction imposed earlier to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the State.”
This is the first occasion since May 2021 that all border check-posts have been restriction-free.
This will help both homegrown and outstation tourists who want to travel during the festive season.
The Sikkim government had earlier eased restrictions and norms for tourists visiting the state by doing away with mandatory checking of documents like vaccination certificates and RT-PCR test reports at the border check posts.