Tourist visas will be availed to Indians in United Arab Emirates(UAE) for the people who have not been in the country in last 14 days. The new guidelines will follow the flyers to go through Polymerase Chain Reaction(PCR) test two times, one on the day of arrival and second, nine days after that. For now, citizens and transit passengers are allowed to fly in/out the UAE but soon along with Indians, people from Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Uganda will also be allowed to travel in UAE.
The PCR test needs to be taken by the passengers six hours before the departure. In the United Arab Emirates, the Covid test and quarantine regulations are in place.
Only Indian nationals with a visa or residence permit granted by the United States, the United Kingdom, or an EU Member State are eligible for visas on arrival in the UAE.
Passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi (AUH) and Ras al-Khaimah Airports (RKT) must undergo a required 10-day home quarantine in RKT and a 12-day home/institutional quarantine in AUH. Furthermore, after crossing immigration, travellers would be compelled to wear a medically authorised bracelet issued by the authorities at the airport.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the coronavirus death toll has risen to 2,018 in the UAE, bringing the total number of cases to 708,302.