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New rule: Attested Covid-19 vaccination certificate a must to travel from Pakistan to UAE

New rule: Attested Covid-19 vaccination certificate a must to travel from Pakistan to UAE

Dubai: UAE has made it mandatory for passengers travelling from Pakistan to UAE to carry attested Covid-19 certificates.

The Covid-19 certificates must be attested from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Pakistan and the then from the UAE Embassy in Islamabad. The new travel rule for Pakistanis will come into affect from August 1.

However, Pakistanis expats who are residents of UAE are exempted from the new travel restrictions if they have taken their Covid-19 vaccine jab from the UAE. They must have Al Hosn App to prove their vaccination status.

UAE Embassy in Abu Dhabi has issued a circular on July 14 to inform the Pakistan Foreign Office about the new travel requirements. Gulf News has obtained the copy of the circular.