Prebooking RTPCR Test Mandatory for Indian Airports (How To)

If you are traveling to India this season, you have to prebook an RTPCR test on arrival at these airports. Details below.

Maharashtra reported six new instances of the Omicron variant on Sunday, while a 45-year-old NRI and a British teenager just arrived in Gujarat tested positive for the variation.

Passengers from ‘at risk’ nations traveling at six major Indian airports on or after Monday must pre-book RT-PCR testing, the ministry of civil aviation said last week.

How to pre-book RTPCR test at Indian Airports

  • Visit the official website of the destination city’s international airport.
  • On the top panel, look for ‘Book Covid-19 Test’.
  • Next, choose a trip (in this case, international arrival).
  • Name, email, mobile, Aadhaar card/passport number, address, appointment date, time slot, etc.
  • After completing the form, pick the test type (in this case, RT-PCR, though Rapid PCR testing is available as well).
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to arrange your RT-PCR test at the airport.

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Is prebooking RTPCR test mandatory for Indian Airports?

Yes, pre-booking RTPCR test is mandatory for the following Indian airports – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.

Which airports in India have mandatory RTPCR prebooking?

At the following Indian airports, RTPCR testing is mandatory – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.

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