From 1 August, all passengers arriving at Dubai airports will need to provide a negative coronavirus COVID-19 test result certificate that was taken no more than 96 hours before their departure date.
Passengers will not be permitted on to their planes at departure without the negative test result. This applies to UAE citizens, residents, tourists and overseas visitors, however children under 12 years old and passengers with moderate or severe disability, are not required to have the test.
Passengers arriving at airports in other emirates will still undergo a PCR test at the airport.
Passengers arriving in Dubai from 29 specific countries will also undergo a PCR test at the airport.