India-Dubai flights: Children under 18 years don't need vaccination proof to return

Photo: Reuters
Photo: Reuters

Dubai - Additionally, children below the age of 12 will not be required to undergo rapid tests.



By Web report

Published: Mon 9 Aug 2021, 4:27 PM

Minors below the age of 18 are exempted from the vaccination requirement when travelling from India to Dubai, national carrier Emirates has said.

Additionally, children below the age of 12 will not be required to undergo rapid tests.

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The airline's support staff have been advising passengers of the latest updates on its official Twitter handle.

The UAE recently lifted restrictions on passenger entry from six countries, including India.

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Some categories of travellers — including healthcare workers, teachers, students, Expo 2020 workers, medical exemption cases and humanitarian cases — are being given permission to travel without getting a vaccine as well.

However, pre-travel approvals from relevant immigration authorities, depending on the emirate they are flying to, is mandatory.


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