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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE Embassy in Athens called on all travellers flying from Greek airports to Abu Dhabi and Dubai airports to conduct a COVID-19 PCR test prior to travelling.
The Embassy stressed necessary of the PCR test to allow entry into the country, even if travelers have a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19.
The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has issued the updated list of “Green List” destinations. Vaccinated travellers arriving from these destinations will be exempt from mandatory quarantine measures after landing in Abu Dhabiand will be required to undergo PCR testing upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as well as another PCR test on day 6.
Unvaccinated travellers arriving from these countries are exempt from mandatory quarantine but will also need to undergo PCR testing on arrival, as well as two further PCR tests on day 6 and 12.
Below is the full list of 'green' countries, regions and territories that you can travel from if planning a trip to Abu Dhabi:
Please note below the updated “Green List” as of 31 July 2021:
• Czech Republic
• Hong Kong (SAR)
• New Zealand
• Saudi Arabia
• South Korea
• Taiwan, Province of China
• United States of America
Abu Dhabi will also continue to issue updates on the list and overall travel status in the coming months.
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