Pre-test of COVID-19 before arrival is must.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
UAE residents holding residence visas issued in other emirates must have an entry approval from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) if their arrival destination is Dubai.
Whereas Dubai residents just need the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) approval prior to their return to the UAE.
This has been done to ensure smooth handling of airport services.
The service has been resumed through the ICA centres with adherence to all precautionary requirements.
Last week, the ICA announced resumption of granting entry permits for domestic workers as well as employment permits for government and semi-governmental entities and vital facilities in the country in coordination with the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA).
The service has been resumed through the ICA centres with adherence to all precautionary and preventive requirements and measures at the country's ports. Pre-test of COVID-19 before arrival is a must, to be followed by receiving and quarantining arrivals by their employers or institutions for a period of 14 days in coordination with the concerned authorities.
ICA also confirmed that it would continue allowing entry of domestic workers with valid residence visas from all nationalities.
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