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Indians stranded in Denmark can now avail Vande Bharat Mission flights from Paris

Posted on: June 10, 2020 | Back | Print

Repatriation by VBM flights from Paris

Important Notice

Indians stranded in Denmark can now avail VBM flights from Paris. Tickets can be booked directly from Air India website. For this it is mandatory to register with Embassy of India, Copenhagen, if not yet done, at following link


Indian nationals are allowed visa free transit through the international zone in France for 24 hours only. All Indian travellers transiting via Paris CDG airport to board VBM flights originating from Paris (from June 15-June  30, 2020) need to carry duly filled self-attested proforma (attached). On page 1, they must tick the fourth category, that is, the one meant for transit passengers. Further, on page 2, there is a self-attestation saying that they do not have Covid symptoms. 

Embassy of India, Copenhagen had earlier published information about the new procedure introduced at the Danish borders for individuals on a SCHENGEN visa/residence permit who have overstayed due to COVID-19.  To reiterate, on departure from Denmark, the Danish Police will issue a letter to the person confirming that the date of his/her departure from Denmark has been postponed by 60 days. All persons who have expired visa/work permit and would be travelling from Denmark to take connecting Vande Bharat Mission flights from Frankfurt or other stations in the Schengen Area, may please ensure that they obtain this letter from the Danish Police before leaving Denmark through any border post.