Coronavirus and FAQs at (DXB) airport

Coronavirus Answers and Frequently Asked Questions for Passengers at Dubai airport (DXB)

IMPORTANT: The information provided below is only a quick guide, but it may be subject to change due to permanent changes in the health situation. Therefore, always corroborate the information with the official entities and the airline with which you intend to travel to and also check if at the time of your trip, the country you are coming from is not within the list of High Risk Countries.
 

Covid-19: Regulations for travel to United Arab Emirates

Foreign travelers who are not eligible for a visa on arrival can only apply for a tourist visa if they are fully vaccinated. Full details on visa requirements can be found at https://www.etihad.com/en/fly-etihad/visas If another country has been visited in the previous 14 days where travel has been suspended due to variance Omicron, travelers will not be allowed to enter. There are exemptions for UAE citizens and residents who must self-quarantine for 10 days and are subject to further testing requirements. The list of suspended countries and more information can be found at https://u.ae/en/information-and-services/justice-safety-and-the-law/handling-the-covid-19-outbreak/travelling- amid-covid-19 / traveling-to-the-united-arab emirates

Other restrictions

Entry requirements may vary depending on the Emirate visited and the country of departure. The requirements set by the United Arab Emirates and the additional requirements set by Dubai can be found at https://u.ae/en/information-and-services/justice-safety-and-the-law/handling-the-covid -19 -outbreak / traveling-amid-covid-19 / traveling-to-the-uae The requirements established by Abu Dhabi can be found at https://visitabudhabi.ae/en/plan-your-trip/covid-safe- travel More information specific to Dubai can be found at https://www.visitdubai.com/en/coronavirus-advisory

Vaccinations and travel rules for vaccinated people

Foreign travelers who are not eligible for a visa on arrival can apply for a tourist visa by presenting a valid international certificate of complete vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of a vaccine authorized by the World Health Organization. This is not necessary for UAE nationals and residents.

It is mandatory to submit medical certificate / proof

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided upon departure.

Test is done upon arrival

Travelers with a tourist visa must undergo a rapid PCR test upon arrival.

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to a health screening upon arrival and further testing may be required for those showing symptoms of COVID-19.

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Don't forget to check the requirements with your airline.
 

Latest updates: March 21, 2022

 CORONAVIRUS

World situation. General considerations
 
Due to the advancement of vaccination worldwide, documentation and testing restrictions have been eliminated in many countries. In fact, in some countries, by presenting the complete vaccination certificate against Coronavirus, RT-PCR or antigen test results are no longer required, nor is a health affidavit form.

However, we insist once again, that in the situation of constant changes, it is always important to consult and finalize details with the airline and, if necessary, with the airport as well as, in the case of international flights, with the embassy or consulate near the final destination, and also with the countries involved for connecting flights, if any.
 
In this sense, it is useful to review the International Map of the current restrictions of each country.

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