Abu Dhabi: Vaccinated Tourists Do Not Need Booster Dosage To Enter The Emirate

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by Deeplata Garde
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If you intend on visiting the UAE during the colder months, you should learn more about the COVID-19 regulations. The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has offered all the information that visitors need to have a safe vacation. A thorough guide that includes how to register a vaccination and booster dosage. It also explains the measures tourists should follow if they have an official exemption or didn’t get a vaccination

Inbound travellers should consult DCT Abu Dhabi’s destination website, VisitAbuDhabi.ae. Keep up with the most up-to-date travel recommendations and COVID-19 preventative steps before organising a trip to Abu Dhabi.

Visitors Can Skip Taking A Booster Dosage.

According to DCT’s notification, a booster (third) dosage of any COVID-19 vaccination is not mandated for travellers to enter the emirate.

The Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) said that a booster (third) dose of any Covid-19 vaccination is not mandatory for entrance into the emirate.


The explanation follows the publication of new requirements for UAE citizens. They must have a Green Pass on the AlHosn app with a valid 14-day PCR or a negative 96-hour test in order to visit Abu Dhabi. To enter the capital, residents must either take a booster shot or obtain a 96-hour PCR test result.

Vaccinated persons must produce confirmation of their entire immunisation using a smartphone app or a printed certificate. In addition, show a negative PCR test result from the previous 14 days.

Also Read: Abu Dhabi & Dubai Are Now Giving Booster Shots Amid Omicron Scare

At The Border, A Special Lane Has Been Designated For Tourists.

“DCT Abu Dhabi has designated the far-right lane (Lane 1) as a specific tourist lane. This is for people entering Abu Dhabi via the Dubai or Abu Dhabi Road entrance points. This lane also includes a designated guest service office and personnel to guarantee a smooth entry into the emirate. And to resolve any issues that may arise. Vaccinated tourists must provide confirmation of complete (double) vaccination status. Also, only a negative PCR test result received within the past 14 days will be eligible. Or a negative 48-hour PCR test obtained from the tourists’ home country will work. “Unvaccinated guests with a negative PCR test acquired within the past 96 hours” can enter, according to the criteria.

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