The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority in the UAE
The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority in the UAE

The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority’s management committee revealed a short while ago about a package of travel procedures through the emirate’s air ports, which come after the announcement of the opening of travel routes for citizens and residents of the United Arab Emirates.

In a related context, this comes within the efforts of the UAE government to preserve the health of community members, and to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

In this regard, the committee stresses the need to follow all procedures issued by the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority in the Emirates in order to assess the general situation in the countries.

In the context of this, travel will be permitted for all citizens and residents through the ports of the Emirate of Sharjah to any destination in the event that there are airlines available for airlines, and according to the procedures of the countries in the entry of all travelers.

The Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Committee in the Emirates stressed that all travelers must verify the epidemiological situation of the countries they want to visit, making sure that health insurance covers all treatment and isolation costs for residents and tourists, until the negative examination result appears, and travelers are required to have a laboratory test certificate with a negative result before arrival Through the ports of Sharjah, it was issued no more than 96 hours ago.

The Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Committee in the Emirates added that the examination will be repeated at the port, regardless of the negative result, and in the event that the examination is carried out at one of the ports of the Emirate of Sharjah, the incoming traveler must adhere to self-quarantine in his place of residence until the results of the examination appear. The result is positive, the person is subject to home or health quarantine, according to the period previously determined by the Ministry of Health and Community Protection, and the period of health isolation is 14 days if it is positive, with the traveler or sponsor bearing the costs of treatment and isolation, and in the event of non-compliance with the quarantine, legal accountability will be exposed. And trial.

The Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Committee in the Emirates added that the outlets will be opened according to the procedures and requirements that have been set in the coming period by the Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Committee, which stipulates that residents are allowed to enter through the ports of the Emirate of Sharjah, without the need for prior approval. And the mandatory pre-examination before coming to the country does not exceed 96 hours from the date of travel, provided that the result of the examination is negative, and re-conduct the laboratory examination PCR upon arrival at the ports of the Emirate of Sharjah, and the health isolation of cases with a positive result is at the expense of the traveler or the sponsor.

Thus, the Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Committee in the Emirates announced that all citizens of the state and residents of the Emirates are allowed to travel to various countries, according to the schedule of flights scheduled through the ports of the Emirate of Sharjah, and the procedures of the countries to be traveled to in the entry of travelers, and conduct a laboratory examination PCR before travel within 96 One hour from the date of travel to destinations that require it, adherence to the procedures followed in the countries to which it is intended to travel, the necessity of having health insurance when traveling abroad, and re-conducting the laboratory examination PCR upon arrival at the ports of the Emirate of Sharjah.

The Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Committee in the Emirates added that the existing procedures will be updated and reviewed periodically, and tourists from all countries are allowed to enter through the ports of the Emirate of Sharjah, provided that the requirements for entering the country are met, which include booking a travel ticket, and the necessity of having international health insurance for the tourist before coming. For the state, the tourist must obtain the result of the PCR examination four days before the travel time from the country of departure, present evidence of this upon entering the ports of the Emirate of Sharjah, and perform the same examination again upon arrival at the ports of the emirate.

The Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Committee in the Emirates asked all comers to sign the undertaking and fill out a health disclosure form for all travelers from all destinations, hand it over to the competent authorities at the port, and self-quarantine at the hotel or place of residence until the results of the examination appear, and the need to download the "Al Hosn" application, with registration Data for those holding the UAE ID, and health isolation for cases with a positive result, according to the procedures followed by the Ministry of Health and Prevention.

Passengers must comply with all procedures and requirements established by the UAE government and other countries before travel and after returning through the ports of the Emirate of Sharjah or any other ports, and they must disclose any symptoms before traveling by filling in the form provided by the airlines, and tourists must buy Travel insurance before arrival, and citizens must notify the country's embassies in the event that they are infected with "Covid-19" while outside the country, and residents and tourists must bear the costs of examination and treatment in the country in the event of "Covid-19", and adhere to all precautionary measures and self-monitoring of symptoms Covid-19.