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Covid Test for India

If you are travelling from the UK to India, it is necessary to have the right health certification. Medicspot offers Covid testing and fit to fly certificates, allowing you to travel to India without complications.

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As of 8 January 2021, flights from the UK to India have resumed in a limited capacity. Flight movement from the UK will be limited to Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad and Chennai airports only.

Furthermore, as of 4 January 2021, the UK government has prohibited international travel without a legally permitted reason for departure.

India Travel Advice

Can I travel to India?

Yes. However, in order to travel to India from the UK you are required to submit a self-declaration form on the New Delhi Airport portal within 72 hours of your scheduled travel.

Furthermore, if you are travelling from the UK to India you must provide evidence of a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure, as well as your travel history for the past 14 days.

Which Covid-19 test do I need to travel to India?

If you are travelling to India from the UK then you must provide evidence of a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of your departure. 

How much does a Covid-19 test cost for travel to India?

If travelling to India, the price of a Covid test is £149. This covers the cost of a PCR test and a Fit to Fly certificate. However, you will still be required to submit a self-declaration form within 72 hours of travel.

What documentation will I receive following my Covid-19 test?

If your Covid-19 test is negative, Medicspot will provide you with a negative PCR test and a Fit to Fly certificate. However, you will still be required to submit a self-declaration form within 72 hours of travel.

Is quarantine mandatory for travellers arriving in India during Covid-19?

Yes. Upon arrival in India travellers are required to undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days at their own cost. This consists of 7 days in a government facility and 7 days at home.

Are there any quarantine exemptions for travellers arriving in India during Covid-19?

Only for compelling reasons/causes of human distress such as pregnancy, bereavement, serious illness or children under the age of 10 may travellers home quarantine for 14 days.

Disclaimer All information is provided as guidance only. Ultimate responsibility for ensuring tests meet travel requirements lies with the traveller. Medicspot cannot be held liable for the advice provided here, given the changing nature of the government guidelines and the testing environment.

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