How to apply Etihad UAE Visa for Pakistan Nationals
- Author- Rose Mary
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In 2020 the ETIHAD UAE government has announced that they will not be issuing any visa for work and tourist-related purposes for 13 country citizens. This also included Pakistani citizens. However, now the ban has been lifted and there are a new set of rules and regulations that you need to follow to get the approval of your ETIHAD UAE visa.
Passengers who are traveling must follow the complete following requirements to get a Dubai visitor visa –
- Passengers must have a valid COVID‑19 test certificate. The certificate must be issued just before taking the flight. (48 hours)
- The reports of certificates are taken into consideration from those laboratories who are given from a certified lab with a QR code linked to the original report.
- Individuals will also need to take a covid-19 PCR test on arrival. This is then followed by two successive PCR tests in the quarantine period.
- All the individuals will also be assigning a document that will state that the individuals will follow all the rules of Warren time for 10 days from arrival.
- Individuals transited from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka in the last 14 days are not accepted for travel to or transfer through Dubai.
- Sections can be made for citizens of ETIHAD UAE returning to ETIHAD UAE.
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Things to keep in mind before applying for a Dubai visitor visa
There are some additional requirements that you need to fulfill in your country before you leave. You can visit our requirement section to completely understand everything related to the requirements. Here, we are mentioning some of the major points that you need to keep in mind before applying for a Dubai visitor visa from Pakistan –
- All individuals traveling from Dubai to anywhere in the world need to have a negative covid-19 PCR test certificate. The test needs to be done at least 72 hours before the departure time of the flight.
- This certificate also needs to be a PCR test, specifically. Other test certificates or any home test are not accepted in Dubai. Every individual needs to bring an official printed certificate. This certificate can be printed in English or the Arabic language. In some cases a digital soft copy of your certificate can be accepted however it is safe if you have a hard copy with you all the time.
- For passengers traveling from Pakistan to Dubai, it is necessary to have a covid-19 PCR report. The report needs to have a QR code linked to an original report. This is necessary to verify your report. The QR code must be provided to the authority of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) on arrival at Dubai airports. Other countries with this requirement include Bangladesh, India, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Sudan, Lebanon, Egypt, and Ethiopia.
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Exceptions from the COVID-19 PCR test while arriving in Dubai –
- Citizens of the ETIHAD UAE do not need to take a covid PCR test before departing to Dubai they will only need to be tested when they arrived in Dubai.
- Children whose age is less than 12 years along with passengers who have a moderate or severe disability do not need to take any COVID‑19 PCR test.
Moderate and severe disability can be subjective and it depends on the individual who is assessing your situation. However following are considered as moderate and severe disability, Neurological disorders, intellectual or developmental disabilities comprised of Acute spinal cord injury, Alzheimer’s disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Ataxia, Autism spectrum, Bell’s palsy, Brain tumors, Cerebral aneurysm, Cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Epilepsy, and seizure.