Sumary of United Arab Emirates finally reopens doors to South Africans:
- The United Arab Emirates joins France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany and Austria in allowing vaccinated South Africans to pass through their borders.
- South Africans who have just recently (since 5 August) been allowed to transit the UAE on flights operated by Emirates Airlines from points in South Africa are now permitted to apply for entry visas that allow entry to the United Arab Emirates.
- This was as a result of the Beta variant of the Coronavirus, having been discovered in South Africa in December 2020. A report from the Emirates News Agency said that the decision applies to citizens of all countries, including those arriving from the previously banned countries.
- APPROVED VACCINES The vaccines listed on the World Health Organisation’s list of approved Covid-19 vaccines include : Oxford–AstraZeneca (including Covishield),Pfizer-BioNTech,Sinopharm-BBIBP,Moderna,Sinovac,Janssen (Johnson &
- REGISTERING VACCINATION CERTIFICATES Vaccine certificates are essential for travellers wishing to enter the United Arab Emirates under the updated rules.