Coronavirus Pandemic

Flying out of Dubai? Here are the steps you need to follow

Staff Report/Dubai
Filed on June 21, 2020 | Last updated on June 21, 2020 at 09.40 pm


Citizens and residents will be permitted to travel overseas from June 23.

The Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management on Sunday evening shared a detailed set of guidelines for tourists visiting Dubai as well as residents flying out.

Airports in Dubai will welcome tourists from July 7, 2020, it said.

The committee also said that citizens and residents will be permitted to travel overseas from June 23.

Important: Guidelines for tourists travelling to Dubai from July 7

There will be no restrictions on the overseas destinations that citizens and residents can travel to and from Dubai. However, they must comply with guidelines and protocols followed in the countries they are travelling to. They must:

> Fill in a 'Health Declaration Form' before embarking to confirm they do not have any Covid-19 symptoms

> Know that the airline has the right to refuse boarding if they display any symptoms.

Read on: Returning Dubai residents must have flight tickets, approval

On returning to Dubai, they must:

> Undergo a PCR test at the airport

> Register their details on the Covid-19 DXB app and commit to restricting themselves at home until their test results are available

> Must isolate themselves for 14 days in case they are Covid-positive.

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