Update on COVID-19 in India

13 Mar 2020

In view of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the Indian Bureau of Immigration has suspended all existing visas (except for Diplomats, Officials, UN / International organisations, employment, Project visas) from 1200 hrs GMT on 13 March (Friday) at the port of departure, until 15 April 2020. Visas of all foreigners already in India remain valid and requests for visa extensions can be made through the FRRO if required.

Singaporeans who intend to travel to India for “compelling reasons” may contact the nearest Indian Mission for a fresh visa.

All incoming passengers from and/or with travel history to China (Macau, Hong Kong, and Taiwan), Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, France, Spain and Germany after 15th February 2020 shall be quarantined for a minimum period of 14 days.

Incoming travellers, including Indian nationals, are advised to avoid non-essential travel to India and can be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days on their arrival in India.

We would like to encourage all Singaporeans travelling to India to eRegister. This will also enable us to contact and render necessary assistance during any emergency situation.

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