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7 December, 2020

Six countries now exempted from preflight pcr test under Dubai travel rules

Total of 57 countries are now allowed to travel to Dubai and longer need to show a negative coronavirus test before they board their flight to Dubai

Airline passengers from four Gulf nations no longer need to show a negative coronavirus test before they board their flight to Dubai. Arrivals from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman can get a PCR nasal swab at the city's two airports.

Last month, tourists from the UK and Germany were also exempted from pre-departure tests. Anyone tested on arrival must isolate in their hotel until they receive their results by text message or via the government's Covid-19 app.

The above entry rules apply to passengers travelling from the countries listed below:

Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives Islands, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and United States.

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