Starting from July 4, international travel has opened up for UAE residents and citizens, albeit with restrictions in place. Although a number of countries have started to reopen their borders for international visitors, not all of them are open to travelers departing from the UAE. Nationals and residents leaving Dubai will need to produce a negative COVID‑19 PCR test and an official, printed certificate upon arrival. They are also required to complete the quarantine undertaking form and submit this to the Dubai Health Authority staff on arrival.
Note: The following information is accurate as of the date of publishing (major developments updated daily) and to the best of our knowledge. The countries mentioned and travel restrictions listed are subject to change as new developments unfold. If you are planning to travel to any of these destinations, please visit the official website of the country you're visiting for the.
Where Can You Travel From United Arab Emirates Right Now?
Below is the complete list of countries those from United Arab Emirates can travel to, with no or minimal restrictions upon arrival.
Who Can Visit United Arab Emirates Now?
As of October 2, 2020, UAE is open for travel to most nationalities, provided they produce a negative result of a PCR test conducted within 96 hours before travelling to Dubai.
All passengers arriving from Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chile, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Senegal, Slovakia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, USA (only California, Florida and Texas), Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Zambia or Zimbabwe must have a medical certificate with a negative CCOVID-19 PCR test result 96 hours before departure.
Incoming visitors will be required to fill out the typical visa application, have medical insurance, and download the COVID-19 DXB app prior to arrival. Along with the negative coronavirus test, health declaration form and temperature checks at the airport is mandatory.
What Should I Keep In Mind While Traveling To and From UAE?
- A COVID-19 PCR test and quarantine undertaking form is compulsory upon entry to UAE.
- If you're traveling from Dubai to Abu Dhabi or vice versa via road, there are strict rules in place. For entry to Abu Dhabi from Dubai, you are required to produce a negative COVID‑19 PCR test result issued within 96 hours.
- If you're traveling from one emirate to the other, your quarantine time will be reduced by the number of days you have already been in another emirate of the UAE. For example, if you have been in Dubai for 10 days before entering Ajman, you must quarantine for 4 days after entering Ajman.