Maharashtra Travel Guidelines for COVID - 19 - International Arrivals , By Road , Train , Airports

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Non-vaccinated travelers must have a Covid-ve certificate. If you're traveling 15 days or more after receiving your second dose of vaccination, you don't require a Covid -ve certificate.
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Maharashtra Travel Guidelines for COVID - 19 - International Arrivals , By Road , Train , Airports

Health Checks(Travel Guidelines Maharashtra):

All passengers must undergo thermal screening.

An ICMR-approved lab COVID-19 negative result or a vaccination certificate is required for travelers traveling in Maharashtra 72 hours before arrival (two doses). The timeline for RT-PCR begins with swab collection.

Relaxation of lockdown lessened. The Unlockdown model divides the state's districts into five levels: 1.

Level I: 5% PR, 25% HBO

Level II: 5% P.R., 25%-40% HBO

Level III: 5-10% PR, 40-60% HBO

Level IV: 10% PR, 60% HBO

Level V: PR > 20%, HBO > 75%

HBO - Hospital Bed Occupancy PR - Positivity Rate

Quarantine at home:

Arriving from home: Asymptomatic travelers do not need to be quarantined.

The Aarogya Setu app is required for all users.

Domestic passengers must have a 48-hour RT-PCR negative result.

Currently, NO RTPCR is Being done at the Mumbai airport.

Visiting Maharashtra from other states is permitted.

This test must be obtained from an ICMR accredited laboratory 72 hours before the planned departure for international travelers.

Travelers will not need to carry RT-PCR test results if they have a final vaccination certificate (both doses) issued 15 days before departure.

Maharashtra Govt COVID 19 Guidelines - Maharashtra travel guidelines covid

A negative RTPCR report is required upon entry into the State Disaster Management Authority.

Both domestic and international travelers are excluded from this exception.

COVID Appropriate Behavior (mask, regular sainting of hands, social distance, etc.) must be followed by all passengers, regardless of immunization status.

The RTPCR test will now be valid for 72 hours instead of 48 hours for all other individuals.

Guidelines for International Arrivals to Mumbai - 

A COVID-19 RT-PCR negative report. This test should have been done 72 hours before travel. Forgery of the report will result in criminal charges.

Pls, furthermore certify, either on the site or elsewhere, that they will comply with the decision of the competent government body to undertake institutional quarantine/home quarantine/self-monitoring for 14 days or as needed.

Following up on certain nations (based on COVID-19 epidemiology) is necessary. Among them are the following:

An institution quarantine of 7 days is necessary for all foreign travelers traveling from 'Ultra Risk Countries' (South Africa, Botswana), including RT-PCR on Days 2, 4, and 7. If confirmed negative, the travelers will have to undergo another seven days of home quarantine.

Passengers from 'At Risk Countries' will be subjected to RT-PCR testing. If negative, the traveler must return home for 14 days.

Passengers from non-At Risk Countries may be submitted to an RT-PCR test. If negative, the traveler must spend 14 days in quarantine.

Suppose passengers under home quarantine or self-health monitoring develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 or test positive for COVID-19 on re-testing. In that case, they will be required to self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call the National helpline number (1075)/State helpline number. An RT-PCR test at the initial arrival airport will require all foreign passengers to connect to any other state of India (without leaving the Airport).

All Maharashtra airports have passenger duty.

Duty of passengers - Maharashtra travel guidelines by road

On the road, you must have a COVID-19 Negative.

All domestic passengers going from Airports in NCR of Delhi, the States of Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Goa will bring RT-PCR negative test results before boarding and display them to the staff at the arrival airport. The Airport Authority of India asked to check for the report before allowing the passengers to board the airplane.

RT-PCR samples should have been collected within 72 hours of the scheduled arrival time at the Maharashtra Airport. This was not the case.

Passengers NOT having the RT-PCR test results meeting requirements 1 & 2 will compulsorily undertake the RT-PCR test at the respective Airport, at their own expense. The Airport will set up the testing centers and charge the travelers.

Maharashtra travel guidelines by train

Airport Operator will only allow customers to leave after passing the exam. If the test results are positive, the Airport operator will notify the passenger.

Reported positive passengers will be contacted and handled according to policy.

The relevant Municipal Commissioners shall be the Nodal Officers and ensure that the directions above are implemented carefully. Source:

Take a look at state-wise travel requirements for air travelers.

High-Risk Air Passengers from South Africa, Botswana, and Zimbabwe would be given priority deplaning at all Maharashtra international airports with dedicated counters for screening and verification.

• RTPCR test immediately upon arrival at respective international Airport; • 7-day "Institutional Quarantine" with a second RTPCR test on the seventh day; • RTPCR test immediately upon departure from each international Airport; If any of the RTPCR Test is found to be positive, then such "High-Risk Air Passenger" should be moved to a Hospital with COVID-19 Treatment Facilities.

This means that if the 7th day's RT-PCR test comes back negative, the "High Risk" air traveler must spend another seven days quarantined at home.

For domestic flights, travelers must be vaccinated entirely or have a negative RT-PCR Test certificate 72 hours before boarding to be eligible to fly.

Passengers from or transiting via the U.K., Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and Brazil are exempt from institutional quarantine.

Passengers coming from or transiting through the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and Brazil are obliged to undergo compulsory institutional quarantine for seven days, followed by seven days of home quarantine, under the existing Standard Operating Procedures.

Numerous nations have started Covid-19 vaccination, and many travelers have finished both doses. Quarantine exemptions have also been requested by medical experts traveling to perform life-saving surgery or care for critically ill patients. Accordingly, the new standards for passenger exemption from Institutional Quarantine are:

  • Elderly travelers exceed 65 years of age.
  • The pregnant lady at an advanced stage of pregnancy
  • Parents of children under five years

Passengers suffer significant sickness and require emergency medical treatment such as cancer, severe physical handicap, mental illness, and cerebral palsy on supporting documentation and medical problems requiring admittance in medical facilities immediately.

Situations including extreme family hardship (death of close family members), father, mother, son, and daughter in serious condition (only on production of convincing support documents to the airport staff)

Passengers who have finished their both Covid- 19 vaccine dose (on presentation of both vaccination certificates and a self-declaration in required format needs to be supplied) (on the production It is required that both immunization certificates and a self-declaration in the approved form be presented)

Medical professionals who want to travel for conducting life-saving surgery/attend critical patients (on the provision of evidence from the hospitals where the surgery/medical treatment is intended to be done)

Passengers from the above groups may be considered exempt from institutional quarantine/quarantine, subject to producing relevant paperwork to the satisfaction of the In-charge Officer at the Airport. For any infraction of quarantine restrictions, exempted passengers would be held accountable.

Mumbai & Pune Airports

Domestic Passengers

Institutional Quarantine - N.A.

Home Quarantine – 14 days for all travelers.


In keeping with the directive given by the Maharashtra State Government on 14th October 2020, stamping with the indelible ink of the arriving domestic passengers has been halted.

Health Screening: Thermal screening will be done for all travelers

Passenger duty

Passengers are asked to confirm the state of their Health using the Aarogya Setu Mobile App. or a self-declaration form. Passengers who want to depart Mumbai within seven days of their arrival must have a confirmed ticket for an onward or return journey in order to be excluded from quarantine.

Passengers from Abroad

Institutional Quarantine: 7 days Institutional Quarantine and seven days home quarantine for those travelers not Carrying natural negative RT-PCR test results.

Home Quarantine: For RT-PCR hostile test result passengers, 14 days Home Quarantine

Health Screening: Thermal screening for all travelers.

Passenger Obligation

Passengers are asked to confirm the state of their Health using the Aarogya Setu Mobile App. or a self-declaration form.

Aurangabad, Kolhapur Jalgaon, Shirdi , Nagpur Airports

Institutional Quarantine – NA

Home Quarantine: All travelers get 14 days of quarantine.

Exception To Quarantine: Domestic arrivals have been exempt from quarantine in accordance with an order issued by the Maharashtra State Government on 14th October 2020.

Passengers are asked to confirm the state of their Health using the Aarogya Setu Mobile App. or a self-declaration form.

Operating Status:

Inter-District movement: Allowed from Level I through IV

This movement might be in Private cars/ Taxis/ Buses/ Long-distance trains

Level V requires an E-Pass for entry and exit. Remember that an E-Pass will only be provided for a medical emergency or fulfilling an important function.

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