Travelling from India to Dubai? Read this first - GulfToday

Travelling from India to Dubai? Read this first


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The Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai, headed by Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced updates to Dubai’s travel protocols for inbound passengers from India and other countries effective from June 23, 2021.

With regard to travel from India, only passengers with a valid residence visa are allowed to travel to Dubai.

Here are the six rules Indian travellers have to follow to enter Dubai:

1. Residents should have received two doses of vaccine approved by the UAE authorities.

2. Passengers must have received a negative test result for a PCR test taken within 48 hours before departure. The UAE citizens are exempted.

3. Only QR coded PCR test result certificates are accepted.

4. All passengers should take a rapid PCR test four hours prior to flight departure.

5. All passengers must undergo a PCR test on arrival at the Dubai airport.

6. Passengers should undergo institutional quarantine until they receive their PCR test result, which is expected within 24 hours. The UAE citizens and diplomats are exempted.

On Saturday, India reported 60,753 new COVID-19 cases and 1,647 deaths over the past 24 hours, according to a government statement.

The total cases of COVID-19 in India have risen to 29.82 million and so far 385,137 have succumbed to the infections.

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