Quarantine rules updated for arriving passengers and residents


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The UAE is following general precautions and safety measures in order to combat and contain the Covid-19 transmission

Arrivals from destinations not on the ‘green list’ will home quarantine for five days – not 10 days as previously mandated.

Those passengers who are vaccinated and are not on the ‘green list’ will now quarantine for five days instead of ten. Under Abu Dhabi’s coronavirus regulations, those arriving from the green list countries do not need to quarantine.

Officials have set out a series of scenarios depending on a traveller’s country of origin and Covid-19 vaccine status. These include a PCR test on arrival and subsequent tests.

Travellers coming from the below listed Abu Dhabi- Green List can go without any quarantine. Those include Greenland, Iceland, Cuba, Morocco, United Kingdom, Russia, People’s Republic of China, Saudi Arabia, New Zealand, Australia, Uzbekistan, Portugal, Switzerland, Japan, South Korea.

Abu Dhabi authorities have stated the following

  • Vaccinated travellers arriving from green countries must take a PCR test on arrival and on Day 6, without the need to quarantine. Vaccinated travellers arriving from other countries must take a PCR test on arrival, quarantine for 5 days and take another PCR test on Day 4.
  • The protocol applies to all vaccinated UAE citizens and residents of Abu Dhabi emirate who received their second vaccine dose at least 28 days earlier, which is documented in the vaccine report on Alhosn app.
  • Non-vaccinated citizens and residents of Abu Dhabi arriving from green countries must take a PCR test on arrival without the need to quarantine, followed by PCR tests on Day 6 and Day 12.
  • Non-vaccinated citizens and residents arriving from other countries must take a PCR test on arrival, home quarantine for 10 days and take another PCR test on Day 8.

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