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Can UAE citizens travel to China? What materials need to be provided in advance?

Yes, UAE citizens can travel to China. However, students must contact their university for permission to return to China.

UAE citizens do not need to apply for a visa and can stay in China for up to 30 days.

If you fly directly from the UAE to China, you must apply for a health certificate from the Chinese Embassy in Abu Dhabi. The following steps are required:

1. Conduct PCR and IGM tests at two different institutions 14 days and 48 hours before departure.

2. Self-isolate at home 14 days before departure.

3. If all the results are negative, submit all test reports, passports, copies of air tickets, and a self-isolation commitment to the designated website.

4. The embassy will review these materials and issue a health certificate.

Upon arrival in China, you must directly undergo mandatory testing at the designated area by the Chinese authorities and complete a 14-day quarantine followed by a 7-day observation period.

What are the procedures for obtaining a visa to the UAE?

For foreigners residing in the People's Republic of China, the following steps apply:

* Contact airlines in the UAE (Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways) to obtain a visa.

* Contact the hotel where the applicant will be staying in the UAE to obtain a visa

* Contact travel agencies in the UAE to obtain a visa

* Contact the company which invites the applicant in the UAE to obtain a visa

* Note: The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Beijing does not issue visas for ordinary passport holders residing in China. For diplomatic, service, or other special passports, applicants must submit the application through the Embassy with the following documents:


* An official letter from the Embassy including the date of departure, duration, and the reason for the visit

* A visa application form with the address and phone number of the staying place in the UAE.

* Number (2) photos (2 inches) * Passport (valid for at least six months)

* No fee is required (processing time to get the visa is at least two weeks).

What are the stages for authentication of documents at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Beijing?

1. Submit the documents to the authentication office of the Ministry of Justice in the city where the applicant is located for translation into Arabic or English and authentication.

2. Refer the certified documents to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in Beijing

3. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC certifies the documents and then sends them to the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Beijing.

4. The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates certifies the documents and then returns them to the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing

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