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COVID-19: Different Approvals for Different UAE Airports

COVID-19: Different Approvals for Different UAE Airports - Coming Soon in UAE
22 July 2020
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The updated requirements for returning UAE residents have been announced.

After restoring regular passenger flights, UAE residents stuck outside can return back to the home country. There are still some requirements in operation depending on the arrival of the airport and airline.

According to Air India Express, one of the airlines operating during the special flights announced between the UAE and India, there are guidelines to UAE residents coming to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah airports.

If you are going to Dubai, it is required to have:
• a valid GDRFA approval;
• a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result from the government-approved lab (no older than 96 hours);
• special health declaration form and the quarantine undertaking form;
• COVID-19 DXB Smart app.

If you are going to Abu Dhabi, it is required to have:
• an ICA approval;
• valid negative COVID PCR test from a government-approved lab (no older than 96 hours);
• special health declaration form and the quarantine undertaking form.

If you are going to Sharjah, it is required to:
• an ICA approval or a valid GDRFA approval;
• a valid negative COVID PCR test from a government-approved lab (no older than 72 hours);
• special health declaration form and the quarantine undertaking form.

Upon arrival to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, or Sharjah airports, you have to pass the PCR test for the second time and remain in the residence place until receiving results. If a test result is positive, an individual should stay in isolation and adhere to government guidelines.

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