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Posted on: March 18, 2020 | Back | Print

Embassy of India

Oslo

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PRESS RELEASE

Revised Travel Advisory/Visa Restrictions related to COVID-19

(as of March 17, 2020)

(I) Travel of passengers from member countries of the European Union, the European Free Trade Association, Turkey and United Kingdom to India is prohibited with effect from 18th March 2020. No airline shall board a passenger from these nations to India with effect from 1200 GMT on 18th March 2020. The airline shall enforce this at the port of initial departure.

(iI) Expanding compulsory quarantine for a minimum period of 14 days for passengers coming from/transiting through UAE, Qatar, Oman, and Kuwait. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT on 18th March 2020 at the port of first departure.

(iii) Travel of passengers from Afghanistan, Philippines, Malaysia to India is prohibited with immediate effect. No flight shall take off from these countries to India after 1500 hours Indian Standard Time (IST). The airline shall enforce this at the port of initial departure.

All above-mentioned instructions are temporary measures and shall be in force till 31st March 2020 and will be reviewed subsequently.

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For any query related to COVID-19, please contact the following officers: -

Mr. Deepak Pasricha, mobile: +47-96830199

Or

Mr. Manjeet Singh, mobile: +47-47721552.