Effective 01st February, rules for PCR and DPI tests are being updated to enter Abu Dhabi.
The testing requirements and regulations to enter Abu Dhabi will change from Monday, 01st February. Those planning to enter the capital will have to have a negative PCR test from the past 48 hours, or a negative DPI test from the past 24 hours to access the emirate as per the Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee updated procedures.
The Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has updated procedures to enter the emirate from within the country, effective from Monday, 1 February. The decision aims to enhance precautionary measures to contain and eliminate the spread of Covid-19. pic.twitter.com/xIVYybMPvP
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If you’re entering with a negative PCR test, you’ll need to take a second and third PCR test on the fourth and eighth days in the capital. If you’re arriving in Abu Dhabi with a negative DPI test, you’ll need to take a PCR test on day three and day seven in the emirate. There are fines for those who don’t take the tests on the right days.
Vaccinated people and those participating in the National Vaccination Programme are exempt, but must produce an active icon on the Al Hosn Application. Those arriving internationally from countries on the green list are required to take a PCR test on arrival and again on day six in the country but do not need to quarantine.
Those arriving from all other countries in the capital must quarantine for ten days and get a PCR test on day eight to end quarantine on day ten.