UAE Resumes Issuing Tourist Visas To Vaccinated Travelers From All Countries

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates said will resume issuing tourist visas only for vaccinated travelers from 30 August 2021, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported on Saturday.
The decision also covered people coming in from countries from which the UAE had previously barred entry, WAM reported.
United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday 29th August 2021 it will resume issuing tourist visas only for fully vaccinated travelers from all countries as of Aug.30, 2021.

ABU DHABI — The United Arab Emirates announced on Saturday it will resume issuing tourist visas for fully vaccinated travelers from all countries as of Aug.30, 2021.

Decision also covered people coming in from countries which UAE had previously banned entry. Tourists will also need to do a mandatory rapid PCR test at the airport, with the previous requirements remaining valid for non-vaccinated groups.

Tourist visa applicants must be fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO).

In addition,fully vaccinated tourists can also register their vaccination certificates through the ICA platform or Al Hosn App to enjoy the advantages granted to vaccinated people.

This move comes in line with UAE’s strategy aiming to creating a balance between public health and various vital sectors & will support national efforts being made to achieve sustainable recovery and revive the economic sector. — WAM
In those cases, visitors would have to take COVID-19 test upon arrival,added.

UAE has currently recorded 715,394 cases of the virus, with 2,036 deaths as of Saturday.


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UAE Approved List of Vaccine to travel Dubai Sharjah Abu Dhabi

UAE Approved List of Vaccine to travel Dubai Sharjah Abu Dhabi 2021
UAE Dubai Approved the below List of Vaccine :

Which Vaccines Are Approved for Travel to UAE?

Updated 24 June 2021

United Arab Emirates UAE, one of the favorite and best destinations of travelers, has been partially open for a while,UAE is imposing strict vaccination requirement to partner countries on their vaccine bubble and green list arrangements.

vaccine is mandatory for entry requirement has now been extended to several banned countries, namely India, Nigeria and South Africa. Certain Travellers/visitors from these countries are now allowed in,they must have been self vaccinated with the list of vaccines approved by the UAE.

So, what are the list of approved vaccines for travel to the UAE? Find out below.

List of approved vaccines to reach UAE Dubai,Abu dhabi ,Sharjah
Travellers can enter Dubai and the UAE, and enjoy quarantine stay only if they have received a vaccine approved by the UAE authorities. So far, the following four vaccines have got the nod in the Emirates:

Sinopharm
Oxford / AstraZeneca, i.e Covishield
Pfizer/BioNTech
Sputnik V
We will update this list as and when the country authorizes more vaccines.

Note that the Dubai Health Authority has clarified that Covishield will be accepted as “Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and Covishield India are the same vaccine”.

Which vaccinated travelers can travel to the UAE now?
Visitors from banned countries
Dubai, which had previously barred all passengers from the COVID-19 hotspots of India, South Africa and Nigeria (other than a select few categories) has now eased with restrictions.

On 19 June, the Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai announced new protocols for travelers from the three countries, with effect from 23 June 2021.

Transit passengers from either of countries should adhere to the regulations of their final destination.

India
UAE residency visa holder from India must have received two doses of vaccine approved by the UAE.

All passenger need to take a PCR test within 48 hours before departure and present the negative result on arrival. The test certificates must bear with a QR code.

They will have to take another rapid PCR test within 4 hours before departure.

The last PCR test is to be taken at the Dubai international airport on arrival. All passengers have to undergo institutional quarantine until the results of this test are delivered and confirm them negative of COVID-19. The results are expected to be out within 24 hours.

South Africa
Passengers must have received two doses of a vaccine approved by the UAE.

Everyone but UAE citizens needs to take a PCR test within 48 hours before departure and present the negative result on arrival. UAE citizens and non-citizens, alike, will have to take another PCR test at the Dubai airport on landing in the city.

Nigeria
Everyone but UAE citizens needs to take a PCR test within 48 hours before departure and present the negative result on arrival. UAE citizens and non-citizens, alike, will have to take another PCR test at the Dubai airport on landing in the city.

The test certificate must have a QR code from a lab approved by the government of Nigeria.

Visitors from green list countries to Abu Dhabi
Vaccinated travellers from Abu Dhabi green list countries, including UAE citizens and residents of Abu Dhabi, who have received the second dose of vaccine at least 28 days prior, will have to quarantine only for 5 days now instead of 10 on coming to Abu Dhabi. (They’ll still have to take a test on arrival in the capital city.)

The vaccine reports must be documented on the AlHosn app.

Visitors from UAE vaccine bubble countries
The UAE has set up vaccine bubbles with different countries, facilitating convenient quarantine-free travel between the countries for vaccinated individuals. In the case of passengers from these countries, the UAE will be accepting vaccines approved by the countries respectively on the basis of applications or certificates issued by their health authorities.

Accordingly, these are the vaccines accepted by the Emirati authorities:

Bahrain: Sinopharm, Pfizer/BioNTech, Oxford/AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, and Sputnik V
Kuwait: Pfizer/BioNTech, Oxford/AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, and Moderna
Greece: Pfizer/BioNTech, Oxford/AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, and Moderna
Seychelles: Pfizer/BioNTech, Covishield, Sinopharm, and Sputnik V
Serbia: Pfizer/BioNTech, Oxford/AstraZeneca, Sinopharm, and Sputnik V