India Withdraws Stringent Curbs For UK Nationals; Know Details
New Delhi: The UK nationals will not have to adhere to stringent curbs when they come to India.
As per a new notification issued by India government, the UK nationals will now have to abide by earlier guidelines that were issued on February 17, 2021.
The revised guidelines that were issued on October 1 for UK nationals coming to India, now stand withdrawn.
On October 1, the Centre had decided to impose reciprocal travel curbs, including mandatory quarantine, for travellers arriving from the UK. The stringent rules were applicable from October 4 for all UK nationals arriving in the country, irrespective of their vaccination status.
The decision comes shortly after the UK decides to scrap tough Covid-19 quarantine travel rules for 47 destinations, including India.
Earlier this month, India had said that all British nationals arriving in India from the UK will have to undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine if they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
India’s had made this announcement after the UK recognised Covishield vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India but retained the 10-day quarantine period for fully vaccinated travellers from India.