UAE resumes issuance of tourist visas to vaccinated travelers from Vietnam
The United Arab Emirates had until now barred entry for arrivals from Vietnam and 13 other countries due to rising concerns over the highly-transmissible Delta variant.
United Arab Emirates will lift travel ban on tourist visas for red-listed countries, including Vietnam.
The United Arab Emirates will resume issuance of tourist visas to vaccinated travelers from all countries including Vietnam, which was previously red-listed over Covid-19 fears.
Passengers must furnish a certificate showing they are fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved Covid vaccine and take a mandatory rapid PCR test at the airport.
Related: European countries have Vietnam in their travel red list
WHO has approved the U.K.’s AstraZeneca, the U.S.’s Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech and Johnson&Johnson and China’s Sinopharm and Sinovac.
The UAE had until now barred entry for arrivals from Vietnam and 13 other countries due to rising concerns over the highly-transmissible Delta variant.
Vietnam is currently facing its most challenging Covid-19 outbreak, triggered by the Delta variant, and several countries have banned or imposed stricter quarantine measures for travelers from the country.
Also read: UK visa application center reopens in Hanoi
In the current wave of Covid that began in late April, the country has recorded over 431,000 cases. It has vaccinated 19.4 million people, with 2.4 million getting two doses, according to VNExpress.
- French employment support centres open in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
- Singapore, Malaysia hold drill in Malacca Strait
- World News in Brief: September 27
- Vietnam Changes Strategy From ‘Zero COVID’ Policy To ‘Safe, Flexible, Effective Control’
- Hanoi Botanical Garden – the place that encapsulates the green color of the capital
How does HCMC help businesses recover after long lockdown??
NA, Government officials consult with experts on socio-economic affairs
FDI inflows into Vietnam reaches US$22.15 billion the first nine months despite Covid-19’s impacts
Special working groups to be set up to assist businesses, people
Conference seeks solutions to boost tra fish chain after social distancing