You no longer need a test to fly to Abu Dhabi if you’re vaccinated or you’re under 16, or you hold a valid COVID-19 recovery certificate. Always check the travel requirements for your final destination.
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You no longer need a test before you fly to Abu Dhabi if you are fully vaccinated.
If you’re not fully vaccinated, you must present a negative PCR test result taken within 48 hours, or a COVID-19 recovery certificate. Your recovery certificate must be dated within 30 days of departure and have a QR code. Children under 16 are exempt.
If you’re transiting in Abu Dhabi or flying to any other destination, please follow the guidelines on our travel requirements page.
You won’t need to take a test when you arrive in Abu Dhabi.
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For most destinations, you can take your PCR test at any accredited medical facility.
If you need a PCR test, we accept RT-PCR and NAAT PCR tests.
Check the latest travel requirements to find out where and when to take a test.
Our flexible policy gives you the option to change your flight if you need to. Visit etihad.com/manage to find out what to do if you need to rebook or request a refund.
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