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: July 15th, 2021

1. Meet Entry Visa Requirements

All travelers 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 hold a negative PCR test certificate which has been taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure.

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 travelling. 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 travelling with Emirates airline, you will automatically receive free global cover for COVID-19. 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.  

Before returning to the USA effective immediately, the United States requires that all air passengers entering the country will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding their flight as per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Many of our travel suppliers have made arrangements for on-site COVID-19 testing right at your hotel (view these travel supplier policies).