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Guidelines for tourists travelling to Dubai from July 7

Staff Report/Dubai
Filed on June 22, 2020 | Last updated on June 22, 2020 at 06.23 am
dubai, coronavirus, covid-19, dubai airport

(alamy.com/ae)

They need to show proof of not being infected with the coronavirus.

Dubai is all set to welcome tourists starting July 7, it was announced on Sunday.

Must know: Returning Dubai residents must have flight tickets, approval

The tourists will be required to present a recent Covid-19 negative certificate or undergo testing at the airport.

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Here are the detailed guidelines shared by the Dubai Media Office. International tourists must:

> Do a PCR test with a maximum validity of four days (96 hours) ahead of the date of departure. They will be required to show proof of not being infected with the virus on arrival at Dubai airports. If they cannot provide proof, they will undergo a PCR test at the airport.

> Have a valid health insurance to enter the country.

> Fill the 'Health Declaration Form' before embarking.

> Download the Covid-19 DXB app and register details. This is critically important since it facilitates easy coordination and communication with the health authorities if tourists experience Covid-19 symptoms.

> Know that airlines have the right to refuse boarding at the airport of departure if they display any Covid-19 symptoms.

> Undergo thermal screenings at the airport.

After arrival:

> If a traveler is suspected to have Covid-19 symptoms, Dubai Airports has the right to re-test to ensure the tourist is free of the virus

> It is mandatory for Covid-positive tourists to isolate themselves at an institutional facility provided by the government for 14 days at their own expense

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