Travel Information

International Connectivity

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The primary airport for India’s capital and largest city, Indira Gandhi International Airport is located 10 miles (16km) southwest of New Delhi. The busiest airport in India, the facility was named for former prime minister Indira Gandhi.

Flights to Indira Gandhi International Airport are available from many destinations worldwide, including London, Paris, Rome, Moscow, Tokyo, Beijing, Mauritius, Chicago, Abu Dhabi, Doha, and many destinations across the Asian subcontinent. Several low-cost airlines offer cheap flights to Indira Gandhi International Airport, and it’s a base for ten Indian airlines, including jet Airways and Air India.

Flights to Indira Gandhi International Airport are available on Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air France, Air India, Air Mauritius, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Chaina Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, GoAir, IndiGo, Japan Airlines, Jet Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Swiss International, Thai Airways, Unitied and Virgin Atlantic.

Visa

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Citizens of all countries require a valid passport (for at least 6 months from date of departure) and an appropriate visa. Visa must be obtained abroad from an Indian Embassy or Consulate. If any foreign delegate is attending the conference, approval from Nodal Ministry, MHA and MEA need to be acquired.

To get visas for participants from – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, and foreigners of Pakistan origin settled in other countries, the information on the particular format needs to be given and sent to CAETS 2015 Secretariat at least 10 weeks before participant’s intended date of travel.

The Ministry of Home Affairs will send necessary instructions to the respective ministries once the approval is granted by the departments concerned.

Health

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A valid yellow-fever certificate is mandatory for all individuals (including infants) who have been or were in transit in Africa, South Africa or Papua New Guinea six days prior to their arrival in India. The certificate becomes valid 10 days after vaccination. India does not require immunization against small pox or cholera.

Drinking bottled water at all times is strongly recommended.

Customs

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Visitors are generally required to make a verbal identification of their baggage and declare foreign currency in excess of $10,000.