292 Nigerians Evacuated From UAE Arrive Abuja
Returnees at Abuja Airport.

Henceforth, travellers to the United Arab Emirates must possess confirmed return ticket, negative COVID-19 test result and valid health insurance covering the duration of their stay according to the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) Muhammad Babandede.

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Babandede, in a short statement by the NIS spokesman, DCI Sunday James, on Tuesday said: “UAE bound passengers are expected to be in possession of the following: Confirmed return ticket; confirmed hotel reservation for the duration of stay in UAE or address of residence in the UAE or address of relatives of the visitor playing host while in the UAE; A negative PCR test taken within 96 hrs before departure; valid health insurance, copies of trade licenses in the UAE and Nigeria, if applicable.

“The Nigeria Immigration Service hereby, advises all UAE-bound passengers to avoid denial of departure from Nigeria and repatriation from the country concerned due to non-compliance.”