Tamil Nadu lockdown relaxations: Who requires an e-registration to travel?

Tamil Nadu Lockdown relaxations: Based on the number of Covid-19 cases, the 38 districts of the state have been divided into 3 categories.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday announced that the lockdown across the state will be extended by another week. However, he did give a host of relaxations to the existing norms.

Based on the number of Covid-19 cases, the 38 districts of the state have been divided into 3 categories. As per the earlier order, people would still need e-registration to commute from one place to another, but now, this rule has been differentiated for districts depending upon the caseload.

Districts that fall under Category 1:  Coimbatore, Nilgris, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai.

Districts that fall under Category 2: Ariyalur, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Kallakurichi, Kanniyakumari, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Perambur, Pudukkotai, Ramanathapuram, Ranipet,  Sivaganga, Theni, Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Tiruppatur, Tiruvannamalai, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Villupuram, Vellore and Virudhunagar.

Districts that fall under Category 3: Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet and Tiruvallur.

E-registration rules for districts in Category 1:

E-registration rules for districts in Category 2:

All the aforesaid rules apply to people living in districts that fall under this category. However, the only relaxation is regarding marriages where travel between districts is allowed after getting an e-pass from the concerned authorities. E-pass can be applied for up to 50 persons by the bride, groom or the head of the family on either side.

E-registration rules for districts in Category 3:

Rules for employees travelling to their workplaces on two-wheelers and people attending marriage ceremonies, however, remain the same as the ones for districts falling under Category 2.

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