The state of Uttarakhand has released new travel guidelines considering the ongoing situation of Covid-19 pandemic. While the Government lifted most of the travel restrictions in several phases post Covid-19 lockdown, the second wave of Covid in Uttarakhand has made the Government rethink on travel guidelines

The Uttarakhand government on late Tuesday evening announced that RT-PCR negative report would be mandatory from April 1 for people visiting Uttarakhand , which have been witnessing a rise in the number of Covid-19 positive cases in the past few weeks.
“Keeping in view the fresh surge in Covid-19 cases in various states, following restrictions are imposed for inbound people to enter Uttarakhand state to prevent the spread of Covid-19 cases. Persons travelling by road, air and train to Uttarakhand are advised to carry negative RT-PCR test report, which is to be done 72 hours prior to the time of arrival in the state,”

Uttarakhand Interstate Travel Guidelines

  • All passengers traveling to Uttarakhand are required to carry a negative RT-PCR report, not older than 72 hours.
  • If any passengers is found Covid positive upon arrival, they will need to follow all quarantine rules imposed by the state Government.
  • All passengers must download the Aarogya Setu app.
  • Passengers traveling to Uttarakhand need to register on the state website.

Uttarakhand Intrastate Travel Guidelines

No restrictions on intrastate travel.

For more information, check out:

COVID State-wise Status

State Registration Website

COVID Information Portal, Uttarakhand


Please note that according to the guidelines issued by States/UTs, all passengers will have to undergo mandatory thermal screening at the point of departure and only asymptomatic passengers will be allowed to board the flight/train/bus. Thermal screening at the exit point shall also be arranged.