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Advisory for India bound Air India/ Air France passengers from Paris

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Advisory for India bound Air India/ Air France passengers from Paris

Government of India has announced Air India flights under Vande Bharat Mission as per the schedule below: 


2. Some Air France flights arealso operating between France and India under “Air bubble" arrangement agreed between the two countries.
 
3. All passengers availing these flights   from Paris  are required to mandatorily register with Embassy of India, Paris  at  https://forms.gle/ddKHqae5cVrstXbu8 . 
 
4. Tickets may be purchased directlyfrom  the website of   Air India/ Air France. No confirmation is required  from the Embassy of India, Paris  for purchasing the tickets.
 
WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO TRAVEL:
 
5. At this stage, travellers belonging to below mentioned categories would only be allowed to enter India:
 
(i). Indian nationals.
 
(ii). All OCI card and PIO card holders.

(iii) All foreign nationals holding valid India visa except following:
-Tourist visa holders
-Electronic visa holders
-Medical visa (including medical attendants) holders who were issued visa before March 18, 2020.

(The condition of obtaining a visa will not apply to dependent family members of foreign diplomats /officials who are eligible for visa exemption in terms of bilateral visa exemption agreements or visa specific agreements entered into by India with various countries.)

(iv) Nationals of Nepal and Bhutan.
(v). Tibetan migrants who have their residence in India and holding Certificate of Identity issued by the Ministry of External Affairs and Return Visa to enter India (subject to the condition that such Tibetan migrants should have been registered with the FRRO/ FRO concerned.).
 
6. Indian nationals are allowed visa free transit through internationals zone of the CDG Airport, Paris up to 24 hours.
 
QUARANTINE AND COVID TESTING: 

7. Guidelines with regards  to quarantine and Covid testing may be found at below link:

https://www.civilaviation.gov.in/sites/default/files/Guidelinesforinternationalarrivals17022021.pdf
 
8. Covid test facilities at CDG airport, Paris are only available for incoming passengers. Passengers seeking exemption for institutional quarantine should have completed the test before taking the respective flights.

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