India

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Trip Overview

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Important Trip Information

Please see below for important trip information and registration support.

  • Delhi Hotel Address: Fire Brigade Ln, Fire Brigade Lane, Barakhamba, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India

  • Jaipur Hotel Address: Amer Rd, Jal Mahal, Amer, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002, India

  • When registering, please create an account so you can log back in to change any information, if needed.

  • All students must be vaccinated to travel on this program. Proof of vaccination will be collected 30 days prior to travel.

  • Please select quantity “1” for the trip package during registration. All other extras are optional depending on your travel plans.

  • If you would like to include any pre or post nights at the hotel, please select the total number of nights you would like to include during the check-out process. There will be a follow up question in the registration form that will ask you the dates you would like the extra room nights.

COVID 19 Information

Please see below for important information pertaining to COVID 19 and travel.

**Please note: Please check COVID guidelines for any country that you will transit through during a connecting flight, as many restrictions will still apply even in transit.

India

Up-to-date requirements for US travelers can be found on the embassy website here.

Entry and Exit Requirements

  •  Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter India?  Yes.
    • Travel to India for tourism and other short-term purposes resumed fully on November 15 for individuals holding tourist or e-tourist visas issued on or after October 6, 2021.  Tourist visas issued before October 2021 will not be honored and travelers attempting to enter India using one of these visas are likely to be detained and returned to their point of origin.
    • Additional categories of travelers including certain business travelers, as well as individuals moving to India as residents, are permitted.
    • For complete information on travel restrictions and any possible exceptions, please consult the Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare regarding their Guidelines for International Arrivals, the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs, and the Ministry of Civil Aviation.  The U.S. embassy strongly urges any U.S. citizen considering travel to India to carefully review the information available from the Government of India.  Please note these regulations are subject to change with little notice.  The U.S. embassy’s ability to intervene on behalf of travelers denied entry into India is extremely limited, and travelers denied entry at Indian ports of entry will likely be immediately reboarded and returned on flights back to the United States.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry?  Yes, as of February 22, 2021, all international travelers arriving in India, regardless of vaccination status, must upload a negative RT-PCR report to the Air Suvidha portal taken within 72 hours of the start of their journey.  Additional testing on entry/quarantine may apply depending on nationality or country of embarkment/transit.
  • All international passengers must visit newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/allairports and submit a self-declaration form at least 72 hours prior to departure for India.  Travelers who are fully vaccinated and wish to partake of quarantine relaxations must also upload a copy of their vaccine certificate to the Air Suvidha Portal.
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry?  Yes, the type of screening depends upon where the traveler is coming from and/or transiting through and their vaccination status.
    • All travelers, regardless of point of origin, will undergo thermal screening upon arrival.  Symptomatic travelers will be isolated and re-tested.
    • Travelers coming from or transiting through locations listed as “Countries At-Risk” will be retested upon arrival and not permitted to depart the airport or proceed to connecting flights until a negative test result is returned.  Travelers may opt to use the Rapid test (average cost 3500 INR, varying by State) and can expect to wait 1-2 hours after landing to depart the airport.  Travelers opting to use a PCR test will be charged 500 INR and can expect to wait 4 hours or more after landing to depart the airport.  Travelers with negative tests will be required to home quarantine for seven (7) days, retest on the eighth day, upload test results to the Air Suvidha portal, and continue to self-monitor for an additional seven (7) days.  Travelers who test positive will be held in stringent isolation.
    • The list of “Countries At-Risk” is updated regularly.  Travelers should confirm the status of the country they are traveling from/transiting through prior to travel.
    • Two percent (2%) of travelers from all other countries, regardless of vaccination status, will be selected for testing on arrival in the same manner as travelers from “Countries At-Risk”.  Additionally, all travelers from other countries will be required to home quarantine for seven (7) days, retest on the eighth day, upload test results to the Air Suvidha portal, and continue to self-monitor for an additional seven (7) days if negative.
  • The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs extended regular visas and e-visas of foreign nationals stranded in India because of COVID-19 until September 30, 2021 without penalty.  Travelers were not fined an overstay penalty upon departure if done by that date.  Citizens who did not depart by September 30, 2021 are now subject to fines and other penalties.  Contact the Foreign Resident Registration Office (FRRO) well before any planned departure to pay related fines and obtain appropriate exit permission (https://indianfrro.gov.in/eservices/home.jsp).

Quarantine Information

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine?  Yes, all travelers regardless of vaccination status will be required to complete either isolated quarantine or home quarantine.  Travelers who test negative upon arrival from “Countries At-Risk” and all travelers from “non-At-Risk” countries will be required to home quarantine for seven (7) days, test again on the eight day, and upload the results to Air Suvidha portal.  Any traveler who tests positive upon arrival in India or receives a positive test result for the test taken on the eighth day will be required to complete isolated quarantine.