How to apply for E-Pass during covid-19 lockdown

It is advised to stay inside your homes and step out only if it is an emergency situation.

If you are wondering how to apply for an E-pass for yourself in the times of this covid-19 lockdown, in order to provide the essential services, then you’ve headed to the correct place to get information on COVID-19 travel pass, which is necessary to travel in Lockdown 3.0, which is currently imposed until 17th May. We are grateful to our COVID warriors, our drivers,and all those who are helping us in the times of this global pandemic

Local/Within city travel is allowed in cities marked as Orange and Green zones. However, even on Local travel, restrictions imposed by state and/or district authorities may apply and may also differ, depending in your regional rules and regulations.

Inter-district (within state) and Inter-state (across states) travel mostly requires a pass even if one or both of the source and destination city are classified as green/orange zone. In the Red zones, passes are required for all kind of travel including Local/Within the city, Inter-district and Inter-state. Currently, these passes are issued only for permitted travel and most times issuance of a pass requires 24-36 hours of lead time.

At this time, only 2 passengers are allowed within the cab. Both the driver and the travellers are strictly advised to follow all COVID precautions. These are mandatory wearing of masks, carrying of sanitizer and maintaining social distance as much as possible.

How to apply an E-Pass :

State Name How to Apply 
Karnataka For traveling within Karnataka, use this link.
To get e-pass for travel outside of Karnataka to other states, you can use the link which says “Apply here to travel to other Indian states from Karnataka”. As per the last update, this was not allowed yet.
To get a travel pass for traveling from other states to Karnataka, you can use the link which says “This website link is for movement from other states to Karnataka”. Click on this link and select according to your requirements.
Maharashtra Essential service providers or individuals can apply for a Travel Pass in Maharashtra here. 
Kerala Portal by Kerala Police for submitting affidavit and E-travel pass requests during lockdown due to COVID-19.
Rajasthan If you don’t have the SSOID/username, you will need to register first by clicking on the “Register” tab in the login widget. Follow this link to register/login.
GujaratApply for a lockdown travel pass in Gujarat here. Please click on “COVID-19 Lockdown Exemption Pass for Movement within Gujarat” or “COVID-19 Lockdown Exemption Pass for Movement out of Gujarat” according to your need.
HarayanaOrganizations can apply here for an Emergency Travel Pass. You can also check the Haryana Government website for passes for General Public (Apply to Concerned Deputy Commissioner).  
West BengalThere are two types of passes available:
Exit Pass (One-way pass to go outside West Bengal)
Entry Pass (One-way pass for entering West Bengal)
You can search for “Exit Pass” and “Entry Pass” on this webpage.
PunjabFor traveling within or outside the state of Punjab, click here to apply for an E-pass.
Goa Those stranded in Goa can apply for an E-pass here
Himachal PradeshApply for an emergency E-travel pass here
Jammu and Kashmir Please click on the “Issuance of COVID19 Movement ePass – JK” link mentioned on this webpage.
Jharkhand Appy for a travel pass here
Uttar PradeshVisit the website to apply online for an emergency movement pass. 
Andhra PradeshPeople in an emergency can obtain passes from the police through Whatsapp or email. They will have to apply with their personal details like full name, address, Aadhaar number, vehicle number, place of starting the journey and destination, email ID and the emergency purpose.

The list of Whatsapp numbers for each district to get emergency e-pass in Andhra Pradesh: Srikakulam – 6309990933; Vizianagaram – 9989207326; Vishakapatnam Rural – 9440904229; Vishakapatnam Urban – 9493336633; Kakinada (East Godavari) – 9494933233; Rajamahendravaram (East Godavari) – 9490760794; West Godavari – 8332959175; Machilipatnam (Krishna) – 9182990135; Vijayawada City – 7328909090; Guntur Rural – 9440796184; Guntur Urban – 8688831568; Prakasham – 9121102109; Nellore – 9440796383; Chittoor – 9440900005; Tirupati City – 9491074537; Anantapur – 9989819191; Kadapa – 9121100531; Kurnool – 7777877722
ChandigarhFollow the link here to request for a Movement Pass.
Bihar For those in Bihar, click here for the E-Pass. 
DelhiYou can apply for a travel pass in Delhi here
UttarakhandApply online for a pass here
Tamil NaduE-travel pass for marriage, medical emergency or close relative’s death only can be applied here.
Madhya PradeshGovernment of Madhya Pradesh ePass.
Odisha You can apply for an E-Pass here
ChattisgarhDownload the app from Play Store in android phones and App Store for iPhone.
AssamApply for car pass here.
TelenganaYou can try to apply online using the link provided to obtain a pass for local, inter-district or inter-state movement. However, based on the information we have, you would need to go to the nearest police station and procure a pass.

That was all the information regarding steps on how to get an E-Pass to travel outside, but it is advised to stay inside your homes and step out only if it is an emergency need.

For more information on COVID-19 E-Pass, you may also refer to the various government portals and government websites.

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