E-PASS NOW MANDATORY FOR INTER DISTRICT TRAVELLING IN MAHARASHTRA

Due to the corona disease, going out of our houses is restricted; forget about travelling across states in the country. As the second wave of the covid-19 is slowly getting under control, the central government and the state governments in their own paces are extending relaxations under the covid-19 guidelines.

RELAXATIONS BY THE MAHARASHTRA GOVERNMENT-

The Maharashtra government has also extended certain relaxations under the lockdown norms. One such relaxation is the travelling inter-district in the state itself.

The second lockdown in Maharashtra is till 15th June 2021. But the government has given some liberties during this time.

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The people who are needed to travel inter districts in the state of Maharashtra and now required to get an E-Pass.

WHO NEEDS AN E-PASS?

Presently, no person is allowed to travel inter-district in the state. Under very special cases are people allowed to travel. Such cases are-

  • marriage
  • death, or,
  • medical emergencies.

But now, people who need to travel inter-districts can get an E-pass for the purpose.

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The E-pass will have details of the person travelling, car number, validity of the pass and a QR code.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO SUBMIT THE E-PASS FORM-

  • An identity proof
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • Wedding cards or related documents, if going for a wedding
  • Medical reports, if travelling for medical emergencies
  • Death certificate, in case of death
  • In case of other emergencies, related documents are needed.

STEPS TO APPLY FOR AN E-PASS IN MAHARASHTRA-

  • Go to the official E-pass portal for Maharashtra.
  • Click on ‘Apply for the pass here.
  • Select the district you want to travel to.
  • Upload the necessary documents asked. Combine all the documents in a single file before uploading.
  • State the emergency reason for your travel.
  • You will receive a token ID after submitting the form for the E-pass.
  • You will receive approval after the verification of the form by the concerned department.
  • You can check the status of your form using the token ID, and if approved use it to download the E-pass.
  • Make a soft or a hard copy of the E-pass to show to the police while travelling.
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