Travel & Health FAQs

TRAVELING TO ABU DHABI

  • Free-of-charge online pre-registration is required for all attendees.
  • Onsite registration is not possible.
  • Each registration will go through an approval process.
  • The print-at-home badge can be printed up to three times for security reasons.
Registration Link: www.idexuae.ae/registration
  • Present a negative PCR test result at the airport. Validity of the test is based on the latest COVID-19 travel and specific testing requirements for your destination.
  • PCR test upon arrival at the airport (AUH/DXB/SHJ) or any other land & sea borders.
  • Present your IDEX, NAVDEX & IDC 2021 print-at-home badge at the airport, to be exempted from the current quarantine period.
  • If you are coming through an airport in Sharjah or Dubai, you will get a sticker with the letters (PH) on your passport once you do your PCR test at the airport. This sticker will enable you to access Abu Dhabi directly to go to your accommodation, and there is no need to wait in Sharjah or in Dubai for the result to be received.
  • All arrivals need only to be quarantined at their accommodation until the 1st PCR test (upon arrival to UAE) result comes back negative. This usually takes a maximum of 24 hours.
  • All IDEX, NAVDEX & IDC 2021 attendees are exempted from the current quarantine period or wearing the tracking bracelet.
  • A colored print out of the print-at-home badge must be presented at the airport. You are advised to keep a print & digital backup copy.
  • If you are coming through an airport in Sharjah or Dubai, you will get a sticker with the letters (PH) on your passport once you do your PCR test at the airport. This sticker will enable you to access Abu Dhabi directly to go to your accommodation, and there is no need to wait in Sharjah or in Dubai for the result to be received.
  • February 1st is the effective date of the quarantine exemption to enter Abu Dhabi.
  • Yes, all those who are coming from abroad are required to do the PCR test upon their arrival at all airports and another PCR test on the 6th day and 12th day of arrival.
  • The date of arrival counts as day 1.
  • PCR Test price ranges between 25 - 30 USD
  • The result will be sent by a maximum of 24 hours at the registered international mobile number.
  • The taken measures will be according to the isolation protocol in each Emirate, but the COVID-19 treatment will be free-ofcharge in all emirates.
  • In Abu Dhabi Emirate, patients will be isolated in allocated isolation sites in order to get the proper medical treatment. There are 5-star isolation hotels for those who are willing to pay for their stay.
  • The test will be PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) done through a nose swab.
  • The result will be shared with you as a printout or through an SMS once a mobile number is registered.
  • They take a maximum of 24 hours to be received.
  • Yes, you can. If you are coming through an airport in Sharjah or Dubai, you will get a sticker with the letters (PH) on your passport once you do your PCR test at the airport. This sticker will enable you to access Abu Dhabi directly to go to your accommodation, and there is no need to wait in Sharjah or in Dubai for the result to be received.
  • Yes, however there is a checkpoint to enter the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The checkpoint requires you to show a negative PCR or DPI test result, along with your personal identification, in order to pass into Abu Dhabi, however DPI will not be valid to enter the venue.
  • You will need to present your IDEX, NAVDEX & IDC 2021 badge with your personal identification when asked for it to enter Abu Dhabi Emirate.
  • If you are coming through an airport in Sharjah or Dubai directly to Abu Dhabi, you will get a sticker with the letters (PH) on your passport once you do your PCR test at the airport. This sticker will enable you to access Abu Dhabi directly to go to your hotel room, and there is no need to wait in Sharjah or in Dubai for the result to be received.  Click here for more details
  • All leisure and culture destinations are open for visitors while taking all precautionary measures such as wearing preventive face masks, maintaining hand hygiene, applying physical distancing and avoiding gatherings.
  • Online booking is advised as all destinations have a maximum capacity in order to maintain physical distancing.
  • Take advantage of the discounts offered through our partner ETIHAD HOLIDAYS for your bookings.
Check www.visitabudhabi.ae website for details

REGISTRATION

  • Online registration is mandatory. There will be no on-site registration.
  • The print-at-home badge will be sent 3 weeks prior to the show. Please take a coloured print out to enter the show, and to get the quarantine exemption at the borders.
  • Only 1 Badge per person is allowed.
  • Reprint of badges on-site are subject to approval.
  • For security reasons, the badge can be re-printed 3 times only.
  • In case of rejection, please use the link you first used to register to edit your registration or contact registration@idexuae.ae
In order for the registration to be approved :
  • Badge Photo upload needs to be coloured, with clear facial recognitions and taken within the last 6 months.
  • Documents (passport, visa, ID ) should be valid and show the expiry date clearly

SAFETY MEASURES

  • Face masks are mandatory at IDEX, NAVDEX & IDC 2021 and in all of Abu Dhabi public areas. Non-abiding to this rule, results in a fine at AED3000. The only areas where face masks can be removed are at the F&B outlets while being seated.
  • Yes, there is temperature check through thermal scanners at all entry points at the venue.
  • Yes, there will be a variety of F&B retail options spread throughout the event.
  • In the case of a high temperature, you will be asked to step aside to cool down.
  • If the high temperature persists, then you will be directed to a designated medical area to re-check your temperature and take any necessary medical procedure such as doing a PCR Test
  • You will be taken care of by our medical team who are following the Abu Dhabi Health Authority regulations.
  • Yes, you need to present your PCR negative test result.
  • The validity of the test is dependent on the segment that you fall under.
  • The number of visitors allowed inside the venue is controlled as each hall has dedicated onsite traffic management team who are continuously monitoring the physical distancing of 2m compliance. There are also thermal footfall cameras across the halls to monitor crowding.
  • There will be some designated one-way gangways as well.
  • The venue is sanitised by fogging machines daily.
  • Frequently touched areas such as elevators, ATM machines, toilets, corridors, entrances & exits, and escalators will be sanitised throughout the day
  • You can connect as usual minding current social distancing rules and while keeping your face mask on at all times.
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