Update about UAE Flights From Pakistan
Updated on 18/09/2021.
The UAE government has announced that starting August 30, visitors from Pakistan with visit visa are allowed to enter the UAE. Only the vaccinated citizens from Pakistan can now visit Dubai on tourist visas. You can also apply for a Tourist visa with a few requirements.
- You must be fully vaccinated with WHO-approved COVID vaccines.
- Before travelling to Dubai, you need to take a COVID-19 PCR test within 48 hours of the time of sample collection and scheduled flight departure in a certified lab and carry a negative certificate when you travel.
- You also will have to conduct a mandatory rapid PCR test at the airport.
- It is another condition to register your vaccination certificate via ICA platform or Al Hosn application.
- The citizens of Pakistan are required to obtain both the GDRFA as well as the ICA approval if travelling to Dubai. All passengers arriving in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah with newly issued e-visas must register with the ICA.
#NCEMA & ICA: Starting from 30th August, application for tourist visas will be open to people from all countries, provided that they are fully vaccinated with one of the WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines.#TogetherWeRecoverpic.twitter.com/dTsB5pNXvd— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) August 29, 2021Advertisement
Eelier the UAE flights operation for Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and India are closed since April. Hundreds of Iqama holders are waiting for flights in their home countries. Their visas are going to be expired and they are worried about their jobs.
Although the Corona situation is much better in Pakistan yet the UAE government attached us with India that is facing the worst condition of Covid 19.
It was expected that the flights will be restored after Eid i.e in the last week of July. Unfortunately, Emirates Air has announced the extension in the suspension of flights. According to this statement, the flights for Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka will remain closed till 31st July.
The passengers who have traveled to the above-said countries during the last 14 days are also not allowed to enter UAE. However, UAE nationals, golden visa holders, and diplomates are excepted.