UAE Expands Green List of Permitted Travelers

On November 7, the United Arab Emirates announced an expansive Green List of permitted countries and regions.

What Travelers Need to Know

Before Departure

  • Travelers who are fully vaccinated with a World Health Organisation (WHO) or Ministry of Health and Prevention Society (MOHAP) approved vaccine do not have to quarantine upon arrival.
  • Travelers need to complete an online registration form 48 hours before arrival and complete a PCR test 48 hours before departure.

On Arrival

  • All travelers will need to take a PCR test upon arrival.
  • If coming from Green List countries, travelers will need to take another PCR test on day 6 (counting the day of arrival as day 1).
  • If coming from non-Green List countries, travelers will need to take another PCR test on day 4 and day 8.

Unvaccinated travelers from Green List countries and regions do not have to quarantine but must take a PCR test on days 6 and 9. Unvaccinated travelers from non-green list countries must quarantine for 10 days upon arrival.

The Green List includes Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR), Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikstan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Yemen.

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