Temperature checking of a passenger boarding a repatriation flight from Chicago to Mumbai. Consulate Image.

Karnataka guidelines for international arrivals (V4, August 2020)

The government of Karnataka has issued revised guidelines for international arrivals into the state.

Passengers must pre-register before travelling

As with the earlier guidelines, all passengers must pre-register on the Karnataka COVID war room website at least 72 hours before travel.

Categorized arrivals

All passengers will be categorized on arrival. Passengers showing any symptoms of COVID-19 will be sent to a testing centre for screening. If the test returns positive, the passenger will be quarantined at a hospital. If negative, the passenger will be required to home quarantine for 14 days.

If the passenger is not showing any symptoms, they will be required to home quarantine for 14 days.

Business travellers

Business travellers who have a confirmed return ticket within 48 hours from arrival will not be required to be tested or quarantined.

Business travellers with stays between 48 hours and 7 days will be required to present a negative RT-PCR test or be tested at the airport to be exempted from quarantine.

Version 4 – Guidelines for international returnees to Karnataka

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