UAE Set To Lift Transit Flight Ban on India ,Nigeria ,and Others in step with a memo obtained from the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority.
The Emergency, Crises and Civil Aviation authority have announced the exclusion of latest categories of travelers from some countries from which entry has been prohibited, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Nigeria and Uganda, as of August 5.
These Categories Includes :
Those with valid residency permits who have received full vaccination doses within the UAE and 14 days have passed since receiving the second dose and who have vaccination certificates approved by the official authorities within the country.
Medical personnel working within the country are going to be excluded, including doctors, nurses, technicians from the vaccinated and non-vaccinated, and people working within the educational sector within the country who teach in universities, colleges, schools and institutes from the vaccinated and non-vaccinated categories.
Students studying within the country and humanitarian cases (vaccinated or not vaccinated) who hold valid residency, workers in federal and native government agencies, and cases of completing treatment within the country, whether or not they are catering or not, are going to be excluded.
All of the above categories are required to submit a call for participation on the web site of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship to get the required approvals additionally to vaccination certificates certified by the concerned authorities within the country for the categories from which these certificates are required.
The excluded groups are obligated to submit a previous (PCR) laboratory test within (48) hours from the date of departure, only if the tests are from accredited laboratories, bear a QR Code, and conduct a fast laboratory test before boarding the plane.
In addition to applying precautionary and preventive measures to receive arrivals, including quarantine and PCR checks upon and after arrival, additionally to follow-up and health monitoring of arrivals.
Travel will resume for transit passengers from all countries from which transit passengers were previously suspended, as long as the traveler’s last destination is accepted and a laboratory examination is submitted within 72 hours from the time of departure, and also the country’s airports will allocate special lounges for transit passengers.