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Covid-19: UK-Dubai travel rules for Emirates passengers

Yousuf Saifuddin Kapadia/London
Filed on August 13, 2021


UK moved UAE to amber list on August 8.

Dubai-based carrier, Emirates, issued rules for travel from the United Kingdom in a fresh update on Friday.

UK moves UAE to amber list

All passengers travelling to Dubai from the UK must hold a negative Covid19 PCR test certificate for a test taken no more than 72 hours before departure - the certificate must be a Reverse TranscriptionPolymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR) test.

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Note that NHS Covid Test certificates are not accepted for travel from the UK, the statement specified.

Other test certificates including antibody tests and home testing kits are not accepted in Dubai.

Exemptions for UAE nationals

UAE nationals travelling to Dubai from UK are exempted from Covid19 test requirements prior to departure but will undergo a PCR test on arrival in Dubai.

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