All passengers (with the exception of UAE nationals) travelling to Dubai must hold a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken no more than 72 hours prior to the departure of your inbound flight to Dubai. If the validity period of your test result is different in the country you are departing from or travelling to, you should follow the requirement which is most restrictive. Children under the age of 12 and passengers with moderate to severe disabilities are exempt from testing.
You should get your test result from a UAE government approved laboratory or one of the laboratories listed below. To request for a COVID-19 PCR test, click here. Without a printed copy of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result in English or Arabic, you will not be accepted for travel.
If you are transiting in Dubai, unless mandated by your final destination, you are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result prior to the departure of your inbound flight to Dubai. However, make sure you can meet any transit and final destination entry requirements. You may be required to present a printed copy of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result at any point during your journey. In the UAE, we offer passengers PCR testing at special rates in partnership with Aster DM Healthcare and NMC Healthcare.
Passengers travelling from Afghanistan can get PCR test result from the following accredited medical centers:
Passengers travelling from Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia can get PCR test result from the following accredited medical centers:
The test can be done at any of the Ministry of Health public hospitals, including:
All passengers travelling to Pakistan from Iraq must hold a negative PCR test result issued only by one of the authorised laboratories.
Effective from 00:01 (GMT+4) on 10 May 2021, passengers arriving in Dubai from Lebanon must be able to present a printed copy of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result in English or Arabic from a test taken at one of the certified labs below no more than 72 hours prior to the departure of their inbound flight to Dubai. The test result MUST display a QR code.
All passengers arriving from Iraq must present a printed copy of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued by a laboratory certified by Iraq authorities no more than 96 hours from the test result date to arrival in Lebanon. COVID-19 PCR test should be issued by one of the below laboratories:
PCR tests can be arranged by the resort.
Passengers travelling from Pakistan can get their PCR test result from one of the approved laboratories in Pakistan.
Effective from 29 May 2021, all passengers travelling to Pakistan from the United Arab Emirates must hold a negative RT-PCR test report conducted by one of the mentioned below authorized laboratories only:
Abu Dhabi and Al Ain
Ras Al Khaimah
Umm Al Quwain
Effective from 29 May 2021, all passengers travelling to Pakistan from Bahrain must hold a negative RT-PCR test report conducted by one of the mentioned below authorized laboratories only:
Lower Silesia Province
Holy Cross Province
West Pomeranian Voivodeship
The Northern State