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Guidelines for DXB Passengers - UPDATE 12/01/2021

 

 


 

REVISED UPDATE– 12/01/2021

 

Dear Partners,

 

Kindly be advised that effective from 16th January 2021 the following conditions must be met for all flights to/from DXB or DWC. Changes are highlighted for ease of reference.

 

Arriving at DXB/DWC from one of the below Countries:

 

Middle East & Africa

Angola

Guinea

Kenya

South Sudan

Zambia

Djibouti

Iran

Lebanon

Sudan

Zimbabwe

Egypt

Iraq

Morocco

Syria

Nigeria

Eritrea

Israel

Rwanda

Tanzania

South Africa

Ethiopia

Ivory Coast

Senegal

Tunisia

Ghana

Jordan

Somaliland

Uganda

 

Europe

 

Croatia

Georgia

Moldova

Russia

 

 

Cyprus

Hungary

Montenegro

Slovakia

 

Czech Republic

Malta

Romania

Ukraine

 

 

Asia

 

Pakistan

India

Vietnam

Tajikistan

Indonesia

Bangladesh

Philippine

Afghanistan

Cambodia

 

Nepal

Uzbekistan

Myanmar

Turkmenistan

 

 

South America

 

 

Argentina

Chile

 

 

 

 

UAE residents arriving at DXB/DWC from above stated countries

All passengers must take two COVID‑19 PCR tests: one before departure with a validity of 96 hours from the date of the test, and a second test upon arrival in Dubai.

 

Tourists arriving at DXB/DWC from above stated countries

All passengers must take two COVID‑19 PCR tests: one before departure with a validity of 96 hours from the date of the test, and a second test upon arrival in Dubai.

 

UAE National from all countries arriving to DXB/DWC

All UAE Nationals are Not required to conduct PCR test before arriving at DXB/DWC , PCR Test on arrival only.

 

Transit passengers from all countries arriving at DXB/DWC

All transiting passengers are not required to present a COVID 19 PCR test certificate unless it is mandated by their final destination.

 

The below COVID-19 PCR test requirements for countries excluded from the above list

 

Passengers arriving at DXB/DWC from all GCC Countries

All customers arriving (originating) from GCC countries have the following 2 options available prior to arriving into Dubai;

 

1.      Customers can arrive with a Negative COVID-19 test result and will be allowed entry into Dubai without a test on arrival being necessary.

2.      Customers can arrive without a Negative COVID-19 test result but will be required to conduct a PCR test on arrival.

 

 

UAE residents arriving at DXB/DWC from countries  ( Excluded from the list )

All passengers have the option to present a negative COVID‑19 PCR test certificate that is valid for 96 hours from the date of the test before departure or take the COVID‑19 PCR test on arrival in Dubai.

 

Tourists arriving at DXB/DWC from countries  ( Excluded from the list )

All passengers must present a negative COVID‑19 PCR test certificate that is valid for 96 hours from the date of the test before departure This includes those arriving from UK and Germany.  

 

·         For passengers choosing to conduct a PCR test prior to departure of their inbound flight they must print Negative COVID19 Certificate in English or Arabic languages only (No Handwritten Reports).  PCR test conducted no more than 96 hours before departure of flight inbound to DXB/DWC. Children under 12 and passengers with moderate to severe disabilities are exempt from PCR.

 

·         GDRFA approval for Dubai Issued residence visa on

https://smart.gdrfad.gov.ae/Smart_OTCServicesPortal/ReturnPermitService.aspx

 

Or

 

·         ICA eligibility registration for other emirates issued visas on

https://smartservices.ica.gov.ae/echannels/web/client/guest/index.html#/residents-entry-confirmation

 

·          Tourists with valid visa or visa on arrival are not required to get any approvals from GDRFA or ICA

 

Departing from DXB to all countries

·         All passengers are required to follow final destination requirements.

 

Download the COVID 19 DXB Smart App before arriving at DXB/DWC.

 

 

Best Regards,

Aviation Business Management Team – Dubai Airports  

 

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