New Delhi, Feb. 18 -- The Centre has issued new guidelines for international arrivals as mutant variants of SARS-CoV-2 spread across the world.

These will supersede all guidelines issued since August 2, 2020.

"This Standard Operating Procedure shall be valid w.e.f. 22nd February 2021 (23.59 Hrs IST) till further orders," the Ministry of Civil Aviation said in a statement on Wednesday.

The guideines have been divided in three sections based on the origin of travel.

All international travellers except those coming through flights originating from United Kingdom, Europe and Middle East will be required to submit a self-declaration form on the online 'Air Suvidha' portal before the scheduled travel.

They would also need to upload a negat...