Applying for a Curfew/Movement/Emergency Pass during COVID-19 Lockdown
On 24 March 2020, Hon'ble Prime Minister of India announced a nation-wide lockdown for 21 days to contain the spread of COVID-19. In order to regulate the movement of goods and people during this period, many State Governments have developed mechanisms to issue 'curfew passes'.
This page lists guidelines issued by select states and union territories on how to apply for a curfew e-pass.
- Please apply for a pass only if it falls under the category of goods and services categorized as 'Essential by the State Government'.
- Applying for a pass does not guarantee grant of the same
- Local administration will have the final say on which applications can be accepted
|State Name||How to Apply|
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands||
Procedure: Contact the Sub Divisional Magistrates for the particular region
|Chandigarh||Please refer here to apply for COVID 19 movement pass|
|Chhattisgarh||Download App Here|
To apply for a curfew pass, please follow the instructions mentioned here
Process: Call collectorate for your respective district(s) in Goa as well as email them with your issue and IDs of employees for whom the passes are required.
If North Goa: Link
Note: COVID negative test report or fully vaccinated certificate required for people from outside Goa entering North Goa district. Please refer to the Office of the Collectors & District Magistrate, North Goa District dated 09.05.2021 for details.
If in South Goa: Link
Apply on the following link
|Jammu & Kashmir|
Please apply for a curfew pass over the Pragyam App
Access the user manual here
Please find below the procedures for resuming operations of essential goods manufacturing factories in Kerala and logistics involved in the transport of essential Goods.
Resuming operations of essential goods manufacturers:
Logistics/Transport of Essential Goods (intra-State)
It is suggested they carry their ID cards and Invoice / Waybill stating the origin, destination and items being moved for easy reference.
|Ladakh||Click here to apply for an e-pass|
Procedure for applying for a pass for vehicular movement:
There is no formal procedure. ID Cards of employees associated with factories supplying essential goods is enough. Helpline for drivers and operators has been created (0674-2620200)
e-Pass is being issued for those who are engaged in providing essential services like health, manufacturing, transport, storage, shops, banking, media persons. For e-passes, Apply Here
|Puducherry||Apply for e-pass here|
Click here to apply for e-pass (Home page > Scroll down to the ‘Citizen Corner’ > Click on E-pass)
Click here to download the User Manual
|Tamil Nadu||To apply for a curfew pass, please visit this website|
|Uttar Pradesh||Visit the ePass Management System|
The online system to address queries and issues is given here.
Refer to the section: COVID-19 and select ‘COVID-19 Permissions and Issues’
|West Bengal||For vehicle passes for essential commodities, Apply Here|