general info ABU DHABI BORDERS CLOSED FOR ANOTHER WEEK
Abu Dhabi Borders Closed For Another Week
Updated on 23 June 2020

The restrictions of movement in and out of Abu Dhabi, that have been in place from 2 June have been extended by one more week with immediate effect. Since Tuesday 2 June it has not been possible to travel in or out of Abu Dhabi and movement since then was also not possible between different regions such as between Al Ain and Abu Dhabi City, however movement within the different regions is still possible.

The restrictions were initially extended by one week and scheduled to be eased on 16 June, however they have been extended for third time abd remain in place until 30 June. 

Movement within the emirate that was previously restricted is now possible for those in Abu Dhabi.  

People working within vital sectors and passengers using Abu Dhabi International Airport are exempt from the restrictions, as are those with exceptional circumstances, however they have to apply for a permit to move. Alo, leaving Abu Dhabi is possible without any restrictions. 

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