UAE extends travel ban on travellers from India till June 14, 2021. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has decided to extend its travel restrictions on those travelling from India till Jun 14, 2021. The initial ban was imposed on April 25,2021 due to the second wave of COVID 19 corona virus spread in India.
Emirates has now suspended passengers flights from India until June 14, 2021. The rule is also applicable for those travellers who have transited India in the last 14 days.
The travellers those who are exempted from the new rule includes those who are UAE citizens, those on diplomatic missions accredited by the two countries, official delegations, those traveling on business planes, and golden residence holders. However, these groups will have to abide by all the COVID guidelines and will be subject to precautionary measures that include a 10-day quarantine and PCR testing at the airport and on the fourth and eighth days after entering the UAE.
Flights between the two countries will continue to allow the transport of passengers who are travelling from the UAE to India and the return flights from India to UAE will also enable the transfer of exempted groups from India to the UAE who have applied for exemption.
The RT-PCR test period duration has been reduced from 72 to 48 hours. That means the test should be conducted within 48 hours of flight departure and the test should be done from approved labs and the test reports should contain the mandatory QR Code.