(September 18, 2020)
GPS Tracking wristbands for travelers arriving to Abu Dhabi:
Media reports announced travelers arriving into Abu Dhabi are required to wear a GPS wristband during the mandatory 14-day quarantine. The wristband will be applied at Abu Dhabi International Airport upon arrival, or at the Dubai-Abu Dhabi border if arriving from Dubai International Airport. As more information becomes available, we will share updates on the Embassy’s web page on COVID-19.
For more information, click here.
Passengers transiting through Abu Dhabi will have to provide PCR test results before they can board their connecting flight.
Actions to Take:
-Enroll in STEP at step.state.gov to receive alerts and ensure you can be located in an emergency.
-Confirm the validity of your travel documents, including passports and visas.
-Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date COVID-19 information.
-For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
-Visit the Covid-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information
-Visit our Embassy web page on Covid-19 for information on conditions in the UAE.
-Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
-Check with your airlines regarding information about your travel plans or restrictions.
U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi
Embassies District, Plot 38, Sector W59-02, Street No. 4
+971 2 414 2200
U.S. Consulate General Dubai
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed and Al Seef Streets
+971 4 309 4000