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Residents allowed to leave Abu Dhabi without permit

Authorities said people can leave Abu Dhabi but must apply for a police permit to re-enter the emirate

Residents allowed to leave Abu Dhabi without permit

The authorities said movement within each region is allowed in line with National Sterilisation Programme hours of 10pm to 6am.


Citizens and residents can now leave Abu Dhabi emirate without a permit, authorities announced overnight.

In an easing of restrictions, the authorities said people can leave Abu Dhabi but must apply for a police permit to re-enter the emirate. Those visiting the emirate must also apply for the permit. 

Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Committee for the Covid-19 Pandemic, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Police and DOH, said movement between Abu Dhabi’s regions - Abu Dhabi city, Al Ain and Al Dhafra - is also allowed using the permit system.

The authorities said movement within each region is allowed in line with National Sterilisation Programme hours of 10pm to 6am.

Movement of workers remains restricted within Abu Dhabi’s regions of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Al Dhafra. Entry and exit of workers to Abu Dhabi emirate is still prohibited.

To apply for a permit, visit the Abu Dhabi Police website.

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