India to Canada Via Dubai -Wef – 5th August 2021 Indians can take via Dubai flights to reach out to the final destination, in this case, there might be a possibility that one can fly in Dubai carriers also.
Though direct flights have started, however still it is a better deal to travel via 3rd country.
The UAE will resume issuing tourist visas for fully vaccinated people from all countries as of August 30, 2021, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA) jointly announced on Saturday.
Travelling Protocols :
· Tourist visa applicants must be fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) (listed below).
· Passengers must have a valid negative RT PCR test (Paid) certificate issued with 48 hrs between the time of sample collection & schedule flight departure, from an ICMR certified lab that issue a QR code linked to the original report will only be accepted.
· Tourists would also need to do a mandatory rapid PCR test (PAID) at the airport. Airport COVID-19 test can be done six hours before departure.
· Travellers must complete a COVID 19 PCR test (Free of cost) on arrival in Dubai.
· Transit passengers must hold negative Covid 19 PCR test certificate taken 72 hrs or less before departure as per the requirements of their final destination.
UAE authority will allow only those tourists who have taken both vaccines are approved by WHO. Kindly find the list of vaccines :
· AstraZeneca/AZD1222 (manufactured by the SII and SK Bio)
Though Covaxin & Sputnik is not approved by WHO, Uae govt allowed to enter these vaccine holders
Can Indians fly from India to Canada via UAE ?
As per the latest announcement, Yes Indians can now fly from India to Canada via Dubai. However, a visa is required to be applied.
India to Canada Via Dubai
When is UAE opening for Indians ?
Are there good flight connections from UAE to Canada ?
Yes, there are very good flight connections from UAE to Canada, though once the route will be open, Indian Students and work permit holders of Canada, might again eat all availabilities.
Can I now take Dubai carriers to fly to Canada ?
We recommend you to call your airlines before booking any flight, however as per our understanding once can take UAE carriers to fly to Canada.
Will UAE allow Indians to have Covid 19 tests at airport so we can fly to Canada from there ?
No, One will have to get a Visa in Dubai and after entering the country RTPCR test report can be generated.
Do i need Visa for having layover in Dubai ?
If you want to get your passport stamped in Dubai and get your RTPCR result then you will have to face immigration and for that Visa is required 🙂
if you just want to have a layover and then fly to any 3rd country for having the test done then you won’t need a visa in the UAE.
Is it hard to get Visa of Dubai ?
It’s not hard to get a Visa from Dubai, however, after the latest advisory, there might be an overburden of Visa Applications on the embassy. If one is planning to travel to Canada via Dubai, one should also consider Visa application time.