The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has updated the list of ‘Green List’ countries that will come into effect from July 31. As per protocols issued by Abu Dhabi authorities, vaccinated travellers arriving from countries on the Green List are exempted from mandatory quarantine measures after they land in the emirate. However, they will be required to undergo PCR testing upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport as well as on the sixth day of their stay in the emirate.
Furthermore, unvaccinated passengers arriving from Green List destinations are also exempt from mandatory quarantine. But they will be required to perform PCR testing on arrival at the airport and another test on days 6 and 12 of their stay in Abu Dhabi.
The DCT Abu Dhabi has added that countries, regions, and territories included in Green List will be regularly updated on the basis of ongoing COVID-19 developments across the world. The authorities are ensuring all necessary measures to maintain the health and safety of the UAE community.
"Inclusion in the list is subject to strict criteria of health and safety to ensure the well-being of the UAE community. The list also only applies to countries travellers are arriving from, rather than citizenship,” the DCT Abu Dhabi added.
The updated ‘Green List’ of destinations will be effective as of July 31, at 2 pm:
11. Czech Republic
13. Hong Kong (SAR)
20. New Zealand
23. Saudi Arabia
27. South Korea
29. Taiwan, Province of China
31. United States of America