ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR DUBAI
It is almost time for your trip to Dubai! As you prepare, please be aware of the new travel requirements and entry screening process for visiting the country. The ongoing pandemic causes frequent changes to entry requirements and testing guidelines, so be sure to check this page frequently leading up to your trip as it will be updated with new information as it becomes available.
Last Updated: Jan 15th, 2021
1. Meet Entry Visa Requirements
All travelers (age 12 or older) visiting Dubai must ensure they meet entry visa requirements. Visa requirements can be found here.
2. Take a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Test
All passengers arriving in Dubai must take a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test up to four days prior to their date of travel (maximum 96 hours).
The Negative PCR COVID-19 certificate must be printed in English or Arabic. No hand-written, SMS or digital certificates will be accepted.
You may be required to take another test at Dubai Airports upon arrival.
3. Medical Travel Insurance with International Coverage
You must also have medical travel insurance with international coverage that covers COVID-19 before traveling. In addition, all visitors will need to sign a declaration to bear all costs of quarantine and treatment and complete a Health Declaration Form before departure confirming you are not displaying COVID-19 symptoms.
If you are traveling with Emirates airline, you will automatically receive free global cover for COVID-19 health expenses and quarantine costs valid through to January 31st, 2021. Please click here for further details regarding Emirates coverage.
For more information on visiting Dubai, click here.
If you have any questions or require assistance before, during, or after your departure, please don't hesitate to contact us. We can always be reached by phone or email.