Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi has updated its ‘Green List’ of countries, regions and territories, with the latest list effective from September 6 including 56 different places.
Compared to the previous Green List that came into effect five days ago on September 1, the new list includes Indonesia.
15. Czech Republic
20. Hong Kong (SAR)
36. New Zealand
43. San Marino
44. Saudi Arabia
50. South Korea
53. Taiwan, Province of China
No quarantine for all with vaccines
Last week, Abu Dhabi announced that all COVID-19 vaccinated travellers arriving in Abu Dhabi from Sunday, September 5 onwards would no longer need to quarantine in the emirate. PCR testing requirements still apply for all passengers, regardless of vaccination status and where they have travelled from. Therefore, all passengers still have to present a negative PCR test with 48-hour validity before boarding a flight.
On arrival, vaccinated travellers from Green List destinations need to take another PCR test, followed by a PCR test on Day 6 if they continue to stay in the emirate. The day of arrival counts as Day 1.
Unvaccinated travellers from Green List destinations will also be exempt from quarantine. These people will have to take PCR tests on arrival, and then follow up with further tests on Day 6 and Day 9.
Vaccinated travellers arriving from other destinations are also now exempt from quarantine, but they will have to take PCR tests on arrival, and on Day 4 and Day 8.
Only unvaccinated travellers who have arrived from a place not on the Green List must still quarantine for 10 days on arrival in Abu Dhabi, and take a follow-up PCR test on Day 9.