COVID negative result mandatory for NRI returnees from UAE
Abu Dhabi: Air India Express informed that negative result of COVID-19 PCR test has been made mandatory for those who return to India from August 21. The new rule is applicable for passengers flying from Sharjah and Abu Dhabi airports.
The air passengers who set out from Abu Dhabi should carry negative test result obtained within 96 hours. Those who travel from Sharjah must have a negative test result obtained within 48 hours.
Those who return to Dubai, they should apply for entry permit in the website of General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs - Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai). They should carry a COVID PCR test negative certificate from a recognized centre.
Also the returnees should install COVID-19 DXB Smart App in their phones. Those who have COVID negative certificate need not remain in the mandatory 14-day quarantine.