Flying To Dubai? Check The New Guidelines For Travel To Dubai


Air India Express on Saturday has shared a bunch of new rules and regulations for travel to Dubai. The airline share these new guidelines from its official twitter account.

As per the new guidelines share by Air India Express all Dubai-bound passengers are required to:

1. Fill the Declaration Form before arriving at Dubai and submit it before taking the PCR test.

Download Self Declaration Form For Dubai Travel

Self Declaration Form For Dubai

2. Download the COVID-19 DXB Smart App before departure. Scan the QR code in the declaration form using the DXB Smart App.

Instructions in English language attached below.

COVID-19 DXB Smart App

3. Print Negative COVID-19 Certificate. PCR test no later than 96 hours before departure. Children under 12 yrs & passengers with moderate to severe disabilities are exempted from PCR.

4. Undergo PCR test at Dubai before immigration and self-isolate until results.


5. GDRFA Approval for Dubai issued residence visa from the link below.


6. ICA eligibility registration for other emirates issued visas from below link


Please Note: Tourists with valid visa or visa on arrival are not required to get any approvals from GDRFA or ICA.

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Manish Khandelwal
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Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of, he's passionate about writing.

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