Coronavirus and travel restrictions:

The Government of India on 11th March 2020 issued a Revised Travel Advisory in order to prevent and manage COVID-19. The major changes are

  • All existing visas, except diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations, employment, project visas, stand suspended till 15th April 2020. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 13th March 2020 at the port of departure.

  • Visa free travel facility granted to OCI card holders is kept in abeyance till April 15th 2020. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 13th March 2020 at the port of departure.

  • All incoming travellers, including Indian nationals, arriving from or having visited China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, France, Spain and Germany after 15th February, 2020 shall be quarantined for a minimum period of 14 days. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 13th March 2020 at the port of departure.

This is a fast changing global pandemic which has significant effect on personal health, economy and business affairs or individuals and businesses.

https://mea.gov.in/Images/amb1/HFW-nCoV_GoM_11March2020.pdf