Before you book
Contingent upon your UAE visa, you need to apply to either the GDRFA or ICA for endorsement to return.
Dubai home visa holders
In the event that you hold a Dubai home visa and you are flying back to Dubai, you should have a return endorsement from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA). This just applies to Dubai visas.
Apply when you book your trip with us on the web or through our call place or on the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) website.
During the GDRFA application measure, you will be approached to enter your Resident File Number. This number is on your visa under File.
Check the GDRFA site to see the status of your application. In the event that your application is affirmed, you will get an email with a GDRFA reference number.â€¯If the application can't be handled at the hour of the solicitation, you can attempt again following four days. There is no compelling reason to catch up on your status with our call place or GDRFA.
GDRFA endorsement is just for Dubai home visa holders.
Any remaining UAE visa holders
On the off chance that you hold a visa from some other emirate outside of Dubai, you should acquire section consent from the Federal Authority through uaeentry.ica.gov.ae
Before you travel
There might be explicit takeoff necessities in your nation before you leave. Check the data on our Travel Requirements page.
The COVIDâ€‘19 PCR test prerequisites for Dubai have changed.
The accompanying passage rules apply to UAE inhabitants going from these nations and domains:
Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives Islands, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States
UAE occupants have the choice to introduce a negative COVIDâ€‘19 PCR test testament for a test required close to 96 hours before the flight or take the COVIDâ€‘19 PCR test on appearance in Dubai.
The declaration should be for a polymerase chain response (PCR) test. Other test authentications including immunizer tests and home testing packs are not acknowledged in Dubai.
In the event that you are stepping through an exam before you leave, you should bring an authority, printed declaration in English or Arabic to check-in – SMS and advanced endorsements are not acknowledged.
The accompanying section rules apply to UAE inhabitants going from these nations and regions:
Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chile, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Slovakia, Somaliland, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Inhabitants should take two COVIDâ€‘19 PCR tests: one 96 hours before the flight, and a second test upon appearance in Dubai.
The authentication should be for a polymerase chain response (PCR) test. Other test authentications including immune response tests and home testing units are not acknowledged in Dubai.
You should bring an authority, printed authentication in English or Arabic to check-in – SMS and advanced testaments are not acknowledged.
On the off chance that you are traveling in Dubai, you are not needed to introduce a COVIDâ€‘19 PCR test authentication except if it is ordered by your nation of root or last objective.
Kids younger than 12 and travelers who have a moderate or extreme inability are excluded from this test. There might be explicit test exceptions in your nation of birthplace and last objective. It would be ideal if you check the prerequisites before you travel.
UAE nationals are absolved from doing the COVIDâ€‘19 PCR test before withdrawing from the birthplace station to Dubai. They will be tried on appearance in Dubai.
COVIDâ€‘19 testing research facilities:
The UAE government has determined assigned laboratories. You can either utilize the suggested research centers in the rundown or any trusted and confirmed labs in your nation of birthplace to get your COVIDâ€‘19 PCR test.
In the event that you are flying from India, Pakistan, Nigeria, or Bangladesh, you should get your testament from one of the labs recorded in the assigned research facilities report to be acknowledged on the flight.
At the point when you show up
You may have to take another COVIDâ€‘19 PCR test on appearance. On the off chance that you step through an examination at the air terminal, you should stay in your home until you get the test outcome.
In the event that the test outcome is positive, you will be needed to go through disconnection and follow the Dubai Health Authority rules.