New Delhi: In view of the rapid spread of coronavirus, the Centre has issued a fresh travel guideline. Here are the details. Also Read - IPL 2020 Coronavirus: Franchises Not in Favour of IPL Sans Foreign Players; Here's The Complete List of Overseas Players Affected by Visa Suspension
1. All existing visas (except diplomatic, official, UN/international organisation, employment and project visas) stand suspended till April 15. This will come to effect on March 13 at the port of departure. Also Read - Arsenal's Mikel Arteta, Callum Hudson-Odoi of Chelsea Test Positive For Coronavirus
2. Visa-free travel facility granted to OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) cardholders is kept in abeyance till 15 April 2020. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT (0800 EST) on March 13, 2020, at the port of departure. Also Read - Tom Hanks-Coronavirus Health Update: Actor Says he And Rita Wilson Are in Isolation, Positive About Recovery
3. Any foreign national who might need to travel to India for compelling reasons may contact the Consulate at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Pramit at www.indiainnewyork.gov.in.
4. All incoming travellers, including Indian nationals, arriving from or having visited China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, France, Spain and Germany after 15 February 2020 shall be quarantined
for a minimum period of 14 days. This will come into effect from 1200 GMT (0800 EST) on 13 March 2020 at the port of departure.
5. All incoming travellers, including Indian nationals, would be subject to medical screening and can be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days on their arrival in India.
6. International traffic through land borders will be restricted to designated check posts with robust screening facilities. Ministry of Home Affairs will separately notify these check posts.