Abu Dhabi Announced New Entry Procedure From Within The UAE


The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic has updated the entry procedure to Abu Dhabi emirate from within the UAE and has approved the cancellation of Covid-19 testing requirements to enter, effective Sunday, 19 September 2021.

The decision follows the announcement of a decreased Covid-19 infection rate in the emirate of 0.2 percent of total tests and the activation of the green pass system to enter some public places.

The committee will continue to monitor events and urges all citizens, residents, and visitors to continue adhering to precautionary measures to protect public health and safety, maintain successes, and advance the nation’s sustainable recovery.

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Removes Quarantine For Vaccinated Travelers

Recently, Abu Dhabi has removed the need to quarantine for all vaccinated travelers arriving in Abu Dhabi from all international destinations.

However, all travelers, both vaccinated and unvaccinated, must present a negative PCR test result within 48 hours of departure.

Vaccinated citizens, residents, and visitors arriving from green destinations must take a PCR test on arrival without the need to quarantine, and another test on day 6 if staying in the emirate. When arriving from other destinations they must take a PCR test on arrival without the need to quarantine, and further tests on days 4 and 8, if staying in the emirate.

Unvaccinated citizens, residents, and visitors, including those exempt from vaccination, arriving into Abu Dhabi from green list destinations must take a PCR test on arrival, without the need to quarantine, and take PCR tests on days 6 and 9.


When arriving from other destinations, unvaccinated citizens, residents, and visitors must take a PCR test on arrival, quarantine for 10 days, and take another PCR test on day 9.

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