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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
New categories of travellers from the countries from which entry was prohibited, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Nigeria and Uganda, will be allowed to enter the country as of August 5, 2021, the General Civil Aviation Authority and the National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority said.
Holders of valid residency who received full vaccination in the UAE and 14 days have passed since receiving the second dose and carrying vaccination certificates approved by the official authorities in the country will be allowed to enter from those countries.
Medical personnel working in the country, including doctors, nurses, and whether vaccinated or not will be also excluded from entry banning. In addition, those who teach in universities, colleges, schools and institutes in the country, whether vaccinated or not, will be allowed as well to enter the country.
Students studying in the country, humanitarian cases who hold valid residency and those who work in federal and local government entities, as well as those who seek to complete medical treatment in the country, whether they are vaccinated or not, will also be excluded from the entry ban too.
All of these categories are required to submit a request on the website of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship to obtain the necessary approval. Vaccination certificates approved by authorities in the country should be attached.
The excluded categories must present a prior negative COVID-19 PCR test within 48 hours of the time of departure.
The tests must be conducted by accredited laboratories and carry a QR Code.
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Hundreds of cars crowded roads linking Saudi Arabia and Bahrain on Monday, as Riyadh permitted citizens vaccinated against COVID-19 to travel abroad more than a year after barring external trips.
Passengers must have received a negative test result for a PCR test taken within 48 hours before departure. The UAE citizens are exempted.
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