Entering Nilgiris

How to E-Register?

Everyone one entering the Nilgiris District must register from 1st November on the following website.

tnepass.tnega.org/#/user/pass 

 

VISITORS TO THE NILGIRIS FROM OTHER DISTRICTS, STATES, AND COUNTRIES SHOULD APPLY FOR EPASS UNDER THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

  • Individual/Group Travel via Road: Bike/Bus/Car/Van (Selective few Districts and Coming inside Tamil Nadu from other states).
  • Individual/Group Coming Inside Tamil Nadu via Train/Flight.
  • Bring Guest Workers inside Tamil Nadu from other States.

Active check posts in Nilgiris

Entry
Point
Checkpost
Name
Pandalur Taluk Thaloor, Patavayal, Nambiyar Kunnu, Cholady
Gudalur Taluk Kakkanalah, Nadugani, Manalvayal, Kottur, Poolakundu, Kakkundy, Kuni
Kundha Geddai
Coonoor Burliar
Kotagiri Kunjapannai

Entry rules for residents & non-residents​

1. Tourists visiting the Nilgiris will need to produce a COVID negative certificate not more than 72 hours old along with an e-registration form

2. Nilgiris residents with government-issued id proof, entering Nilgiris from other districts, do not require to E-Register.

3. Nilgiris residents entering from other states or countries must E-Register

4. All visitors & non-residents must E-Register

Covid Testing
  • Symptomatic patients are advised not to travel into Nilgiris. They may not be allowed to enter.

  • Random COVID-19 testing will be done at the check posts for visitors from other states and countries.

  • Those who are tested at the check posts must home quarantine until they get their test results or as advised by Health Authorities.

  • It is advised for people entering the Nilgiris to have a COVID free certificate that is not older than 96 hours.

Testing and Quarantine

Covid Testing
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