U.S. Citizen Alert: U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai

(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