UAE Travel Update: 12 Days Home Quarantine Mandatory For Passengers From India


The UAE authorities on Tuesday issues new guidelines and said that all passengers coming from India to Abu Dhabi are required to spend 12 days in home quarantine and also follow all the other travel guidelines mandatorily.

Etihad Airways, the flagship carrier of UAE said on its website that Indians arriving in Abu Dhabi will be required to quarantine for 12 days and wear a medically approved wristband for the duration of the quarantine period.

It must be noted that the airport authority at Abu Dhabi will provide the wristband once the passengers clear the immigration.

Moreover, all passengers are also required to take a PCR test on arrival in UAE and another PCR test on day six and day eleven will be conducted.


Residents are advised to undergo the rapid PCR test within 4 hours of boarding at Indian airports.

The authorities said that any test taken outside of the airport facility will not be accepted. The UAE authorities have issued a list of requirements for passengers.

The authorities said holders of valid residency who received full vaccination in the UAE and 14 days have passed since receiving the second dose and carrying vaccination certificates approved by the official authorities in the country will be allowed to enter from those countries.

All of these categories are required to submit a request on the website of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship to obtain the necessary approval. Vaccination certificates approved by authorities in the country should be attached.


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