Entry Formalities For
FOREIGNERS AND INDIANS

Do's & Don’ts for the Visitors

Do's

  • Foreigners, especially to ensure to and from confirmed air tickets and accommodation in advance before proceeding to the Andaman Island to avoid immigration problems.
  • Foreign nationals should obtain the required permit from the immigration authorities soon after landing on the island at Airport/Harbour.
  • Visit the permitted areas in the Islands only.
  • Make use of the services of authorized tourist guides.
  • While driving, follow the traffic rules, keep left. Carry legal documents like driving license, permit passport etc.
  • Consult life guards before entering sea.
  • Swim in safe area only.
  • Keep the beaches and the environment clean.
  • Dispose of the garbage at proper places/dustbins and avoid plastic.
  • Observe decency and decorum in dress.
  • Avail the service of Scuba Dive instructors having certification of international/professional organizations like PADI, CMAS, NAUI, BSAC AND SSI for safe diving experience.
  • Drive the vehicles in accordance to convoy system. Same day return by ATR is not permissible accordingly to Jarawa Policy.
  • On beach, parents are requested to keep an eye on your kids at all times.
  • Please drink sufficient water to avoid dehydration.
  • Please inform your location to the life guard.
  • Please pick up your bags and bottle while leaving the visiting spot.

Don'ts

  • Foreign national should not enter the islands without required permit.
  • Do not enter into restricted / tribal areas.
  • Do not take video, film or photographs inside Tribal Reserve areas of the indigenous tribes.
  • Do not carry sea fans and seashells unless specific permits are obtained from Fisheries Department.
  • Do not light fire in forest areas.
  • Do not stay on the beaches or forest during nights by putting up down tents / hommocks.
  • Nudity on beaches and public places is forbidden.
  • Do not enter the National Parks without permission.