COVID-19: Travel ban lifted for countries in southern Africa

31 Jan 22

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

IMPACT – MEDIUM

The Emirati government has lifted its travel ban on 12 countries in southern Africa.

Key Points:

  • As of Jan. 29, authorities resumed flights from Botswana, Congo Republic, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe.
  • Travelers from the countries listed above must have proof of a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours of departure, take an additional rapid-PCR test at the airport of departure and another PCR test upon arrival in the UAE.
  • More information on country specific entry requirements is available here.

BAL Analysis: Travel restrictions and health requirements may change with little or no notice. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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