Tourists from July 7 | Dubai Allows Return of Residents
DUBAI: Dubai will allow foreign nationals holding residency visas issued in Dubai to return to the emirate starting June 22 and international tourists will be welcomed from July 7, the UAE emirate’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management has announced.
Citizens and residents will be permitted to travel overseas from June 23 provided the destination countries agree to receive them.
The new decisions are supported by protocols and preventive measures aimed at safeguarding the health and wellbeing of all passengers travelling into or out of Dubai Airports.
The new air travel protocols for Dubai citizens, residents and visitors was announced
under the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the follow-up of Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The Supreme Committee is headed by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Tourists will be required to present a recent Covid-19 negative certificate or undergo testing at Dubai airports. Covid-19 positive cases will be isolated for 14 days.
Travellers must stringently comply with preventive measures and safety procedures put in place by Dubai and destination countries.
Airlines will have the right to prevent passengers from boarding if they exhibit Covid-19 symptoms.
International health insurance, Covid-19 test and completed health declaration form are mandatory for tourists visiting Dubai
The new announcement will allow thousands of people affected by the worldwide restrictions in passenger air traffic since the start of the pandemic to resume their travel plans, the announcement said.
The committee said the marked progress achieved by the emirate in combating the virus with strict precautionary measures implemented at national and local levels has earned it worldwide praise. Dubai’s rapid response to the global pandemic combined with the concerted efforts of the government and private sector and the commitment of the community have helped significantly reduce the spread of the virus.