Return from residents of the United Arab Emirates is fined 50,000 dirhams if they violate the mandatory quarantine rules of the state according to the National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, expatriate residents returning to the UAE must comply with mandatory quarantine guidelines in the country or they will be fined with an amount up to 50,000 dirhams.
According to the updated Resolution No. (38) for the year 2020 regarding the application of penalties for violations after Cabinet Resolution No. (17) for the year 2020 to contain the spread of Covid-19, a fine of 50,000 dirhams will be imposed for non-compliance with domestic quarantine instructions according to the evidence of domestic quarantine and quarantine in Special facilities determined by the competent authorities. This also applies to those who refuse to take the test again according to health protocols or implement these measures.
Among the important measures for the return of residents of the United Arab Emirates, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship stated that all residents returning to the UAE must complete the Covid-19 pre-test in an accredited laboratory where the accredited laboratories are currently located in 106 cities in 17 countries around the world.
The authority said that passengers will either be directed to self-quarantine at home or sent to the quarantine facility, at their own expense, however, in certain circumstances, the companies in which returning individuals work will bear all costs related to the medical examination and quarantine.
The authority also stated that residents returning to Abu Dhabi will be required to download the Al-Husn application, while people heading to Dubai must have the Covid-19 DXB Smart application on their smartphones and applications are free and can be downloaded from Android and Apple application stores, allowing the authorities to monitor their health during Its presence in quarantine and maintaining community safety.