A&N Police welcomes foreigners and domestic tourists to visit these exotic Islands and is dedicated to make the visit a pleasant, safe and memorable experience. You can help us further by following these tips while touring the Islands. 

Guidelines for foreigner visiting the Islands

  • Keep your valuables and important documents including passport secure in hotel in safe deposit box. 
  • Never carry large sums of cash in your purse. 
  • Carry your Credit cards and cash inside jacket pocket. 
  • Make sure that your luggage is given only to hotel staff when you reach hotel. 
  • Never leave luggage or other expensive items un-attended at Airport, Sea Port, Stands etc. 
  • Never put your valuables, jewellery, cash etc. in luggage while boarding a flight.  
  • Do not travel or visit areas outside permit. 
  • Do not venture into sea where crocodile warning has been put up. 

Some Do's for tourists

  • Foreign nationals must obtain the required Permit from Immigration authorities soon after landing. 
  • Visit only permitted areas in the islands. 
  • Make use of the service of authorized tourist guides. 
  • While driving follow the traffic rules. Keep left, Carry legal documents like driving license, permit, passport etc. with you. 
  • Consult life guards before entering the Sea. 
  • Swim in safe areas only. 
  • Keep the beaches and the environment clean. 
  • Observe decency and decorum in dressing. 
  • Avail the service of Scuba Dive Instructors having certificate of international professional organizations like PADI, CMAS, NAUI, BSAC or SSI for safe diving experience.   
  • Call 100 police assistance, or approach the nearest policeman for any help.  

    Some Don'ts for tourists

  • Foreign nationals should not enter the islands without required permit. 
  • Do not enter into restricted / tribal areas. 
  • Do not take video, film or photographs inside Tribal Reserve areas or of the indigenous tribes. Do not interact with tribals. 
  • Do not carry sea fans and seashells unless specific permits are obtained from the Fisheries Department. 
  • Do not light fire in forest areas. 
  • Do not stay on the beaches or forest areas during nights, by putting up own tents / hammocks. 
  • Nudity on beaches and public places is forbidden. 
  • Do not enter the National Parks without permission. 
  • Do not swim after consuming liquor. 
  • Person who commits breach of any of the conditions of the Wildlife protection shall be punishable as per law.