News Here's How You Can Get An E-Pass In Kolkata For Movement During Second Lockdown

Here's How You Can Get An E-Pass In Kolkata For Movement During Second Lockdown

West Bengal has imposed a stricter lockdown. If you've to travel within the city now, here’s how you can get an e-pass in Kolkata.


By Kumar Shree Published on May 17, 2021, 01:46 PM

Here's How You Can Get An E-Pass In Kolkata For Movement During Second Lockdown

With a stricter lockdown in place from May 16, the West Bengal government has made e-pass mandatory for all local emergency movement. Here’s how you can avail an e-pass in Kolkata during the lockdown. By Kumar Shree

In the latest lockdown, all unnecessary vehicular movement stands cancelled. Only those falling under the essential and emergency service categories can travel within the city, and that too with an e-pass. Those associated with emergency services or organisations will need an e-pass for local movement. The list includes individuals associated with e-commerce delivery, those working with any form of online delivery services, and media persons.

Kolkata Police also tweeted about the same. “An E-pass facility for movement of Essential Service Providers & Online Delivery Services has been launched today by Kolkata Police. Please fill up the form with your details. An E-Pass will be sent to your email. It can be pasted on your vehicle during travel,” they wrote.

Kolkata Police also shared a list of notifications regarding restrictions/prohibitions in West Bengal till May 30, 2021.

Moreover, Kolkata Police has also introduced a dedicated website for availing e-passes. Those who need an e-pass can visit the website, mention all the required details, and they will receive a QR code-enabled e-pass through email or SMS. The individual must furnish this e-pass whenever asked at police pickets or checking points.

Editor’s Note: Keeping the current situation of the pandemic in mind, T+L India recommends every reader to stay safe and take all government-regulated precautions in case of travel at this time is necessary. Please follow our stories on COVID-19 for all the latest travel guidelines.

Related: How To Get An E-pass To Travel In Delhi During The Extended Lockdown

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