In a statement issued on July 3, the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) announced that all UAE residents and locals are allowed to travel out of the country, provided they meet a set of health requirements.
The announcement came just one day after a statement issued by NCEMA clarified the list of individuals and groups that would be allowed to travel out of the UAE.
According to the statement, those looking to travel for diplomatic reasons, official government business, business travel, and those looking to travel for private sector business trips would be given permission to leave the country. Individuals seeking medical treatment and students wishing to return to the country will be granted permission to travel. Expats wanting to visit their home country will also be allowed to travel.
However, as July 3, all those looking to travel out of the UAE can, provided they meet a set of health requirements.
The #UAE, represented by #NCEMA, @icauae and @MOFAICUAE, announces that all citizens and residents are now able to travel, in accordance with the health requirements currently enforced within airports and in accordance with the destinations regulations.
— NCEMA UAE (@NCEMAUAE) July 3, 2020