Coronavirus vaccination certificate is no longer required to enter the United Arab Emirates for Indian travellers with a valid residence visa.

The UAE will begin accepting Indian passengers, who are UAE visa holders, as long as they are able to submit a negative coronavirustest result, taken at least 48 hours before boarding the flight, and at the time of residency and have approval from GDRFA.

Passengers will also have to undergo a rapid PCR test at the airport.

Flagship airlines Emirates tweeted that, "As per our latest update, the COVID-19 vaccination certificate is no longer a requirement."

Emirates updated its website and said that all travelers with a valid UAE residence visa will be allowed to travel to Dubai from India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Nepal, Uganda and Sri Lanka, subject to certain conditions.

Travel Guidelines

1. Dubai visa holders need to apply for pre-entry approval through GDRFA.

2. Passengers must have a valid COVID-19 test certificate issued within 48 hours between the time of sample collection and scheduled flight departure. Note that only Covid-19 PCR test reports that have been issued from certified laboratories, as well as the QR code attached to the original report, will be accepted.

3. Everyone must complete a Covid-19 PCR rapid test 4 hours prior to the departure of their flight; Whereas Rapid Antigen Test will not be accepted.

4. Passengers will have to complete the Covid-19 PCR test upon arrival in Dubai.

5. However, UAE nationals will be exempted from the above requirements but will have to undergo a Covid-19 PCR test on arrival in Dubai.However, UAE nationals will be exempted from the above requirements but will have to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Dubai.


Follow us for latest travel updates on FacebookTelegramLinkedIn and Twitter

Post a Comment

Please do not enter any spam link in the comment box

Previous Post Next Post