UAE to make it easier for Indian travellers visiting Expo 2020
26 Sep 2021
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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Relaxed travel guidelines and COVID protocols will welcome all Indian visitors whether they had tourist visas or work visas ahead of Dubai Expo 2020.
Expo 2020 Dubai will be held from Oct.1, 2021 to March 31, 2022.
Last week Ambassador of UAE to India Dr Ahmed Albanna has announced that Indian travellers who are planning to fly to UAE this season will be allowed to enter the UAE with eased protocols of COVID-19.
He had further said that the UAE has also created a mechanism of issuing visas and expediting issuance of visas to all people and foreigners to visit the Dubai Expo.
Requirements for Indian passengers:
A valid negative COVID‑19 PCR test certificate with a QR code for a test conducted within 48 hours, validity should be calculated from the time the sample was collected, prior to departure from an approved health facility
A rapid PCR test report with a QR code for a test conducted at the departure airport within six hours of departure
When you arrive
You may need to take another COVID‑19 PCR test on arrival. If you take a test at the airport, you must remain in your residence until you receive the test result.
If the test result is positive, you will be required to undergo isolation and follow the Dubai Health Authority guidelines.
You must also download the COVID19 – DXB Smart App iOS Android.