Abu Dhabi Scraps Quarantine For Visitors From 31 Countries
Gulf Today|July 29, 2021
Emirates flights from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to UAE suspended till Aug.7; 1,527 new COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths reported in UAE; UK to begin vaccine rollout to Commonwealth, Asian nations.

ABU DHABI

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 Dhabi and will be required to undergo PCR testing upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as well as another PCR test on day 6.

The emirate has exempted 31 countries from mandatory quarantine.

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.

Countries, regions, and territories included within the “Green List” will be regularly updated based on international developments. Inclusion in the list is subject to strict criteria of health and safety to ensure the well-being of the UAE community. The list also only applies to countries travellers are arriving from, rather than citizenship.

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