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At the Dubai International Airport.

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New Dubai rules for arriving tourists from July 7

 

DUBAI – The Dubai Government has announced that tourists and visitors would be allowed entry into Dubai from July 7.

Here’s all you need to know

Do I need a visa to enter the UAE?

Yes. You need full entry visa requirement to visit the UAE.

What should do prior to my flight to Dubai?

You must download the Covid-19 DXB app to register your details to health authorities.

Do I need to have health insurance?

Yes. You need to have a valid international health insurance in order to enter the UAE.

Do I need to undergo Covid-19 testing prior to my flight to Dubai?

Yes. Tourists must do a PCR test for Covid-19 with a maximum validity of four days or 96 hours prior to their date of departure. They will be required to show proof of not being infected with the virus on arrival at Dubai airports.

What if I can not provide Covid-19 test results?

You will undergo a PCR test at the airport.

Are there forms I need to fill?

Yes. You need to fill the Health Declaration Form before embarking on your flight.

Do I need to wear a facemask at the airport?

Yes. You must wear a facemask at the airport. You must also follow physical distancing guidelines.

What if I develop Covid-19 symptoms?

You will not be allowed to board your flight if you display any Covid-19 symptoms.

What will happen when I arrive at the Dubai airport?

You will be subjected to thermal screening.

What if I show Covid-19 symptoms at the airport?

If you develop Covid-19 symptoms, Dubai Airports medical personnel will test you to ensure you are free of coronavirus.

What if I test positive for Covid-19?

You must register your details on the COVID-19 DXB app and isolate yourself at a government provided facility for 14 days at your own expense. ICA/Expat Media

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