Just recently, authorities in the UAE have eradicated the application of ICA entry permits for expats with residence visas who are currently outside the country.
In a Facebook post by the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, it revealed the latest procedures for resident’s arrival from outside the country.
Below are the steps:
Step 1: Updating data
Residents with a valid residence visa and are currently outside the country are advised to put their data (Emirates ID, passport number, and citizenship) on uaeentry.ica.gov.ae.
Step 2: Travelers are required to take a Covid-19 PCR test at an accredited lab. The test result may be negative for no more than 96 hours before departure.
Step 3: Book a return ticket.
Step 4: Present the Covid-19 negative certificate to air carriers.
Step 5: Take a lab Covid test upon arrival.
Step 6: Download Al Hosn Mobile app.
Step 7: Abide by quarantine rules as per the established procedures.