COVID-19: Health policies, entry requirements relaxed for Abu Dhabi

30 Sep 22

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

IMPACT – MEDIUM

The Emirati government has relaxed its COVID-19 health policies and entry requirements for Abu Dhabi.

Key Points:

  • As of Sept. 28, individuals who are traveling to Abu Dhabi and are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 must take a PCR test once every 30 days to maintain “green status” in the Green Pass system within the Al Hosn app.
  • Travelers who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 must take a PCR test once every seven days to maintain “green status” in the Green Pass system.
  • Individuals who do not maintain “green status” will not be permitted to enter public places while in Abu Dhabi.
  • Travelers, regardless of their vaccination status, are no longer required to wear a mask when entering Abu Dhabi.

Additional Information: Individuals are required to show the Al Hosn app to verify their COVID-19 status in order to enter public places. More information regarding the Green Pass system is available here.

BAL Analysis: Travelers are reminded that entry requirements may change with little or no notice. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide more information as it becomes available.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice Group. For additional information, please contact berryapplemanleiden@bal.com.

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