United Arab Emirates residents flying to the United Kingdom or countries of the European Union must take a COVID-19 PCR test before they leave the country, officials from Emirates and Abu Dhabi Health Services (SEHA) confirmed on Sunday.
With thermal scanning, complimentary travel hygiene kits and social distancing protocols, our check-in process at @DXB is designed with passenger safety in mind. Learn more about Emirates’ health and safety measures: https://t.co/uKpiwGZmlO #FlySaferWithEmirates pic.twitter.com/8jQByFcISf— Emirates Airline (@emirates) July 21, 2020
How do I book a PCR test and much does it cost?
- UAE nationals
- Children of Emirati women
- Domestic workers who work for Emiratis within their households
- UAE residents over 50 years old
- People suffering from chronic diseases
- People of determination (the term the UAE uses for people with disabilities or special needs)
- Pregnant women
When do I need to take a COVID-19 PCR test before flying?
#NCEMA and @mofaicuae announce an update to the time period for the negative #Covid19 test result for all arrivals through the country's airports, which must not exceed 96 hours from the date of the examination, instead of 72 hours previously announced.— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) July 23, 2020