- Updated entry requirements for citizens of Gulf Cooperation Council countries and foreign national residents entering the UAE via a land border crossing
The government of the UAE released updates for entry procedures through land borders for citizens of neighboring countries that went into place on November 23, 2021. This will apply to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) citizens and foreign nationals residing in these countries.
Fully vaccinated citizens of GCC countries or foreign nationals vaccinated with approved vaccines and booster doses must:
- Present a negative PCR test no older than 14 days at the time of entry
- Undergo an additional PCR test taken on day six if the stay exceeds six days
Unvaccinated citizens of GCC countries and foreign nationals residing in these countries must:
- Present a negative PCR test conducted no more than 72 hours before the date of arrival
- Undergo an additional PCR test taken on day four if the stay exceeds four days
- Undergo a third PCR test taken on day eight if the stay exceeds eight days
What are the Changes?
The government of the UAE will allow citizens of GCC countries and foreign nationals residing in these countries to enter the country via land border crossings so long as they adhere to entry requirements.
Continue to check the government of the UAE’s website for additional updates and information.
Source: Emirates News Agency, UAE