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United Arab Emirates

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineNone
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: September 13, 2021
Reviewed: October 26, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources – our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

UAE has opened its borders for visitors to Dubai from most countries, with health measures in place. domestically, most restrictions have been lifted.

Can I travel to the United Arab Emirates?

UAE's borders have re-opened for travelers to Dubai.

Arrivals from Bangladesh, Nigeria, Vietnam and Zambia remain banned.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to the United Arab Emirates?

There is no requirement to quarantine when arriving to Dubai.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to the United Arab Emirates?

  • Anyone flying to Dubai will be required to fill in a Health Declaration Form.
  • All arrivals will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, and valid health insurance to enter.
  • Arrivals from very high-risk countries will be required to present a negative test no older than 48 hours, and a rapid test taken 6 hours before departure.
  • Arrivals from high-risk countries will be required to take another test at the airport.

Is public transportation open in the United Arab Emirates?

Public transportation in UAE is operating in a limited capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in the United Arab Emirates?

Restaurants and bars in Dubai are open, with health measures in place.

Are businesses and attractions open in the United Arab Emirates?

All non-essential businesses and attractions in Dubai have reopened.

There is a night curfew from 00:01 to 05:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in the United Arab Emirates?

Wearing face masks is required in public places and public transportation.

Masks are no longer required while working out in public places, on beaches and pools, and in facilities like hair salons and medical centres while being traeted.

Sources

  1. https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/middle-east/united-arab-emirates?
  2. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/united-arab-emirates/
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