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Plans to and from India get made a year in advance and are being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Embassy of India in D.C. has released information on Visa restrictions for those traveling to and from India during the travels ban, along with phone numbers that can be called for more detailed information. Ensure that you are prepared for your next steps as the travel ban is enforced!
For those trying to travel to and from India, read closely about your visa status.
Upon arrival to India, you will have to provide a self declaration form that may or may not be provided to you. You should print out this form before flying to India.
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If you have further questions and would like to speak to a representative, there are 24 hour helplines available.
For more information about India closing its borders, check out our previous article here.
Srishti Prabha is the current Assistant Editor at India Currents and has worked in low income/affordable housing as an advocate for women and people of color. She is passionate about diversifying spaces, preserving culture, and removing barriers to equity.