Dubai ends rapid PCR test for all Indian Travellers as per this new guidelines.
Earlier today, an advisory issued by the Dubai Airport brought new guidelines into the effect that says Indian nationals travelling to Dubai no longer need to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test at the airport before departure.
Dubai Airport updated the travel requirements for passengers from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan. But, here’s what you need to do when travelling to Dubai.
The fresh advisory requires Indian nationals to produce a negative COVID-19 test certificate taken up to 48 hours before the scheduled departure of the flight, from an approved health service provider. The passengers will require to undergo a PCR test upon their arrival in Dubai.
The travellers will have to go self-quarantine till the results are declared. Passengers who test negative can continue their travel plans while passengers who test positive will undergo quarantine and treatment as laid down by Dubai authorities.
Passengers who are vaccinated or not vaccinated with all types of visa and/or entry permissions granted by the appropriate authority in the United Arab Emirates are permitted to travel to Dubai from Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, Liberia, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia.
For transit passengers, the rules governing entry at the final destination will be applicable. The responsibility of ensuring that the conditions of travel are met will lie with the airline operators.
The revision in travel requirements will ease the situation for a large number of Indians who either reside in or travel frequently to the city