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UAE: New updates on travel procedures to Abu Dhabi
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The Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi confirmed that the capital welcomes visitors from all over the world while easing travel procedures to the emirate

The Department of Culture and Tourism in Abu Dhabi confirmed that the capital welcomes visitors from all over the world while easing travel procedures to the emirate, in line with positive indicators that it has entered the recovery phase from the Covid-19 pandemic, and in support of national efforts to achieve sustainable recovery and the return of life to normal.

It was decided to cancel the green list system, exempt vaccinated travelers from conducting a nasal swab examination (PCR) before traveling to the emirate, and only present an approved Covid-19 vaccination certificate containing a QR reader.

Unvaccinated travelers must present a negative nasal swab test (PCR) result no more than 48 hours before the date of departure to Abu Dhabi, or a Covid-19 recovery certificate within 30 days of the date of travel containing a QR reader, while children are exempted. Those under 12 years of age are examined.

Performing a nasal swab examination (PCR) upon arrival at Abu Dhabi International Airport is no longer mandatory for travelers, regardless of their vaccination status, but it is preferable to conduct the examination at the airport for 40 dirhams, to activate the green traffic system on the Al Hosn application, which facilitates their entry to closed tourist attractions. In the emirate such as shopping malls, hotels, theme parks and restaurants.

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