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Govt scraps filling Air Suvidha form for international travellers

The requirement of random post-arrival testing of 2 per cent of arriving passengers too has been done away with in the new guideline

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The requirement of random post-arrival testing of two per cent of arriving passengers too has been done away with in the new guideline

Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
The Union health ministry has dropped the requirements of mandatory self-declaration of health status (Air Suvidha) and certificate of full primary vaccination in its revised guidelines for inbound travellers. 

“All travellers should preferably be fully vaccinated as per the approved primary schedule of vaccination against Covid-19 in their country,” the ministry of health and family welfare said in its new guidelines on Monday. It comes into effect from Tuesday.  

The earlier rule issued in February required incoming tourists to upload a negative RT-PCR report taken 72 hours before journey or a certificate of completing full primary vaccination.

The requirement of

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First Published: Nov 21 2022 | 10:49 PM IST

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