In the latest travel update for those entering the UAE, it has been announced it is mandatory for everyone to have a COVID-19 test before travelling.
The new ruling, which will come into effect on August 1, is for all passengers including UAE citizens, UAE residents, tourists and those in transit coming into UAE airports on inbound flights or transit flights. Tests must be done prior to travel, a maximum of 96 hours before.
This latest regulation put in place is “in line with the country’s efforts to protect the health and safety of its citizens and residents and reduce the spread of coronavirus”, state news agency WAM said.
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