2 Covid-19 PCR tests for these Dubai travelers from 54 countries


DUBAI – Passengers from 54 countries who are traveling or transiting through Dubai will need two Covid-19 tests, Emirates airline reiterated as it announced a list of countries where the rules apply.

UAE residents and tourists must have two negative Covid-19 PCR test results: one before departure with a validity of 96 hours from the date of the test, and a second test upon arrival in Dubai.

Transit passengers must present a negative Covid-19 PCR test result valid for 96 hours from the date of test, as well as any requirements for their final destination.

The entry requirements apply to passengers traveling from these countries:

Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chile, Cote d’lvoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Slovakia, Somaliland, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United States (California, Florida, Texas), Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Those taking the test before departure must bring an official, printed certificate in English or Arabic to check in. ICA/Expat Media


Single Covid-19 test requirement for these Dubai-bound passengers

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