Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens and Residents
    • Must be vaccinated
    • Negative PCR test valid for no more than 96 hours and conducted in the UAE.
    • Green pass on Al Hosn App.
  • International participants who are not vaccinated
    • Present a negative PCR test valid for no more than 48 hours and conducted in the UAE.
    • Present their passport and visa as well at the entrance.
  • International participants who are vaccinated 
    • Present a negative PCR test valid for no more than 96 hours and conducted in the UAE.
    • A vaccination certificate

Events Entry Requirements for Domestic Participants (UAE Residents)

Event attendance is restricted to vaccinated individuals only.

Vaccinated participants need to:
Present a negative PCR test result taken within 96 hours prior entrance to the event

Event participants should present AlHosn App green pass

Participants must provide that no more than 6 months have passed since the second dose and 3 months have passed for the most vulnerable groups of the elderly and those with chronic disease

Participants should be mindful of

Physical distancing
Mandatory wearing of a face mask
Regular sanitisation of their hands

Events Entry Requirements for International Participants from Green Countries

  Event attendance is restricted to vaccinated individuals only.

Before booking your trip to attend an event in Abu Dhabi, check the status of your country on the Visit Abu Dhabi Website.
Requirements for participants arriving from a Green Country. The below steps is for travelers to register their vaccination.
  1. Register your arrival by logging into ICA.gov.ae when you plan your trip
  2. Complete the registration arrival form
  3. Before boarding to Abu Dhabi, both vaccinated & unvaccinated travellers, must present a negative PCR test result from within 48 hours of departure
  4. Download AlHosn app and register your account using the UID that you received earlier and your phone number
  5. You will receive an OTP to complete the registration on AlHosn App
Vaccinated visitors
  • PCR test is required on arrival and on day 6, if staying in Abu Dhabi
  • No quarantine is required
Non-vaccinated visitors
(will not be allowed to enter the event)
  • PCR test is required on arrival and on day 6 & day 9, if staying in Abu Dhabi
  • No quarantine is required

Vaccinated participants need to:
Present a negative PCR test result taken within 96 hours prior entrance to the event

Approved vaccines in the UAE:

Sinopharm
Pfizer-BioNTech
Sputnik
Oxford-Astrazeneca
Johnson & Johnson
Moderna
Jamalika (Sputnik V)
Covidshield
Sinovac
Click here for more details

Participants should be mindful of

Physical distancing
Mandatory wearing of a face mask
Regular sanitisation of their hands

Events Entry Requirements for International Participants from Other Countries

  Event attendance is restricted to vaccinated individuals only.

Before booking your trip to attend an event in Abu Dhabi, check the status of your country on the Visit Abu Dhabi Website. Visit Abu Dhabi Website.
Requirements for participants arriving from other countries. The below steps is for travelers to register their vaccination.
  1. Register your arrival by logging into ICA.gov.ae when you plan your trip
  2. Complete the registration arrival form
  3. Before boarding to Abu Dhabi, both vaccinated & unvaccinated travellers, must present a negative PCR test result from within 48 hours of departure
  4. Download AlHosn app and register your account using the UID that you received earlier and your phone number
  5. You will receive an OTP to complete the registration on AlHosn App
Vaccinated visitors
  • PCR test is required on arrival and on day 4 and 8, if staying in Abu Dhabi
  • No quarantine is required
Non-vaccinated visitors (will not be allowed to enter the event)
  • PCR test is required on arrival and on day 9, if staying in Abu Dhabi
  • 10 day quarantine is required

Vaccinated participants need to:
Present a negative PCR test result taken within 96 hours prior entrance to the event

Approved vaccines in the UAE:

Sinopharm
Pfizer-BioNTech
Sputnik
Oxford-Astrazeneca
Johnson & Johnson
Moderna
Jamalika (Sputnik V)
Covidshield
Sinovac
Click here for more details

Participants should be mindful of

Physical distancing
Mandatory wearing of a face mask
Regular sanitisation of their hands