As per the official press release by the Ministry of Home Affairs on May 4th 2020.
Government of India will be facilitating the return of Indian nationals stranded abroad on compelling grounds in a phased manner.
The travel would be arranged by aircraft and naval ships. The Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) has been prepared in this regard.
Indian Embassies and High Commissions are preparing a list of distressed Indian citizens. This facility would be made available on payment-basis. Non-scheduled commercial flights would be arranged for air travel. The travel would begin in a phased manner from May 7.
Medical screening of passengers would be done before taking the flight. Only asymptomatic passengers would be allowed to travel. During the journey, all these passengers would have to follow the protocols, such as the Health Protocols, issued by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
On reaching the destination, everyone would have to register on the Aarogya Setu app. Everyone would be medically screened. After scrutiny, they would be quarantined for 14 days, either in a hospital or in an institutional quarantine on payment-basis, by the concerned State government. COVID test would be done after 14 days and further action would be taken according to health protocols.
The Ministries of External Affairs and Civil Aviation would soon share detailed information about it through their websites.
State Governments are being advised to make arrangements, including for testing, quarantine and onward movement of the returning Indians in their respective States
Click here to read the press release.
As per the Civil Aviation website:
Persons who are eligible to fly out of or into India as per Order No 40-3/2020-DM-I (A) issued by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) dated 5th May 2020 may please check flight details and other mandatory requirements at the Air India website. Air India is the designated agency for receiving applications, issuing tickets and handling flight related operations in line with the said MHA SOP.
Air India Evacuation Flight Schedule
Updated Air India Flight Schedule, 7th May
Updated Air India Express Flight Schedule, 7th May
Updated Air India Evacuation Flight Schedule PHASE 1 (07th to 17th May 2020), 12th May
Updated Air India Evacuation Flight Schedule PHASE 2 (17th May to 3rd June 2020), 14th May
Updated Air India Express Flight Schedule (16th to 23rd May 2020)
Updated Air India Evacuation Flight Schedule PHASE 2 (17th May to 13th June 2020), 17th May
Updated Air India Evacuation Flight Schedule (17th May to 17th Jun 2020), 24th May
Updated Air India Express Schedule, 23rd May
Updated Air India Evacuation Flight Schedule (10th June to 1st July 2020), 3rd June 1
Updated Air India Evacuation Flight Schedule Phase 2 (17th May to 13th June 2020), 7th June
Updated Air India Evacuation Flight Schedule Phase 3 (10th June to 1st July 2020), 9th June
Updated Air India Evacuation Flight Schedule Phase 3 (10th June to 2nd July 2020), 13th June
All persons coming to India are required to fill up the Proforma in duplicate & submit a copy each to Heath and Immigration Counter.
Self Declaration form for all International Passngers
Click on the countries listed below for updates, registration and further information on Return of Indian Nationals residing therein.
United Arab Emirates
United States of America
Guidelines to be followed; Order No 40-3/2020-DM-I (A) is as below:
Source: Civil Aviation Ministry, Air India Website
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