Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee has updated travel protocols for vaccinated UAE citizens and residents in the emirate, with effect from May 3, 2021, Monday.
As per the updated travel procedures, vaccinated passengers travelling to Abu Dhabi from 'green' countries are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival and on the sixth day, without undergoing quarantine in the emirate.
Furthermore, vaccinated passengers travelling from other countries are required to take a mandatory PCR test on arrival and undergo quarantine for five days in the emirate. They must take another PCR test on the fourth day of their arrival in Abu Dhabi.
The new rule applies to all vaccinated UAE citizens and residents in Abu Dhabi who have received their second COVID-19 vaccine dose at least 28 days prior to their travel. It must be documented in the vaccine report on AlHosn app.
Meanwhile, non-vaccinated UAE residents and citizens arriving in Abu Dhabi from ‘green’ countries must take a PCR test on arrival at the airport and on the sixth and 12th day of their stay in the emirate. They are not required to undergo quarantine in Abu Dhabi.
Non-vaccinated UAE residents and citizens arriving from other countries are required to take a PCR test on arrival and undergo quarantine for ten days. They must take another PCR test on day eight of their stay in Abu Dhabi.