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Woohoo! Big news Dubai gives relaxation on travel restrictions to other countries including India

Dubai has eased travel restrictions for its residents living in some countries, including India. According to a media report, the government will allow residents who have received two doses of the UAE-approved COVID-19 vaccine.

The Supreme Committee on Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai, chaired by Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced updates to Dubai’s travel protocols. According to a Gulf News report, travel restrictions are in place on travelers arriving from South Africa, Nigeria and India from June 23. Travelers traveling from India must have a valid residence visa, who have received two doses of the UAE-approved vaccine. By the way, there are four vaccines approved by the UAE government: SinoPharm, Pfizer-BioNtech, Sputnik V and Oxford-AstraZeneca. In addition, in South Africa and Nigeria, non-resident travelers are allowed to travel subject to vaccination and PCR testing conditions. Whereas a negative test certificate is required from the PCR test taken 48 hours before departure.

In addition, Indian travelers have to undergo a rapid PCR test four hours before their departure to Dubai. On reaching Dubai, he will also have to undergo another PCR test. In addition, travelers from India must undergo institutional quarantine till the receipt of their PCR test results.


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