Dubai-based carrier, Emirates, issued new rules for travel from the United Kingdom
14 August 2021, 12:00 AM
31 August 2021, 12:00 AM
Dubai's long-haul carrier Emirates, issued rules for travel from the United Kingdom in a fresh update on Friday.
Passengers who are travelling to Dubai from the UK must hold a negative Covid19 PCR test certificate for a test taken no more than 72 hours before departure - the certificate must be a Reverse TranscriptionPolymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR) test.
The statement specified that NHS Covid Test certificates are not accepted for travel from the UK.
Other test certificates including antibody tests and home testing kits are not accepted in Dubai.
UAE nationals travelling to Dubai from UK are exempted from Covid19 test requirements prior to departure but will undergo a PCR test on arrival in Dubai.