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United Arab Emirates

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationOperating
Updated: July 22, 2021
Reviewed: July 27, 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, from most countries.
  • Arrivals from South Africa, Nigeria, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Vietnam and Zambia, are banned, except for returning citizens, and diplomats.

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

  • Permitted arrivals from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, will be required to quarantine for 10 days.

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 high-risk countries will be required to present a negative test no older than 48 hours, and take a second one at the airport.
  • Permitted arrivals from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be tested on days 4 and 8 as well.

Is public transportation open in the United Arab Emirates?

Public transportation in UAE is operating in 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 Untied Arab Emirates?

All non-essential businesses and attractions in Dubai have re-opened.

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

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

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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