Dubai: Stranded Expats to be welcomed today while Tourists from 7th July
Dubai: The Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management added that the emirate’s airports would start receiving residents stranded abroad from today (June 22). It also said that citizens and residents will be permitted to travel overseas from June 23.
The Committee has also decided to start welcoming visitors and tourists from overseas beginning July 7, 2020. The new decisions are supported by protocols and preventive measures aimed at safeguarding the health and wellbeing of all passengers travelling in or out of Dubai Airports.
The decisions have been announced as per directives issued by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the follow-up of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.
In addition to the extensive health and safety measures that have been implemented to minimise the impact of Covid-19 and safeguard the health of residents and visitors, the partners were also briefed on the progress made so far in the phased reopening of sectors including the travel and hospitality sectors and other infrastructure, attractions and facilities that could help boost demand for domestic tourism.
Visa and insurance
As expected, all tourists should get the appropriate entry permit and also have medical travel insurance before heading to Dubai. Tourists will also be required to register details on the COVID-19 DUBAI App.
If you are a tourist intending to travel to Dubai, authorities have asked for a PCR test result certificate for test taken up to 4 days (maximum 96 hours) before date of travel.