Source: Arab.net

The National Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Authority and the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship in the UAE have approved the second phase of the Resident Return Program by adopting prior approval as of August 12, 2020, in conjunction with the close of the summer vacation for educational institutions and the return of various commercial activities, social and service facilities.

In support of the process of facilitating the return procedures for residents, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship has taken the initiative to develop the current procedures by replacing registration and waiting for approval to automatically process the granting of pre-approval without the need to submit an application, and to start the procedures for the return trip, and to ensure the ease of completing the rest of the procedures with ease and ease, The authority advises residents to update their private data, ID number, passport number, nationality, by entering the link: uaeentry.ica.gov.ae noting that the procedure for updating the data is optional for those wishing to verify the validity of their data and travel documents, and their relevance to the approval permit Which was granted in advance.

The return flight procedures include starting with updating the data on the website and optionally, and then it is mandatory to conduct a pre-laboratory examination abroad for the Covid-19 virus by accredited laboratories in the countries, noting the requirement to obtain a negative test result for a period not exceeding 96 hours before take off, After that, he booked a ticket with the necessity to present the virus-free certificate to the air carriers.

All precautionary and preventive measures will be applied to all residents upon their arrival to the country in accordance with the approved protocols. This includes conducting a laboratory examination for the Covid-19 virus and adhering to the approved quarantine in accordance with the established procedures, in addition to downloading the Al-Hosn application to ensure their health and safety.

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship will continue to launch national initiatives to support the efforts of the government work system in accordance with the directives of the wise leadership in order to achieve the security and safety of all residents on the homeland.

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