Revealed: Cost of on-arrival COVID-19 RT-PCR test in India for passengers from UAE

SourceGulf News

Dubai: Travelling to India from the UAE now costs more as all passengers, including children and infants, have to undergo a COVID-19 test on arrival at Indian airports as per the latest travel protocol that came into effect from 12am on February 23. Airlines are now advising passengers to carry adequate funds for the "self-paid confirmatory molecular test" that has been made mandatory for all passengers from the Middle East. But how much should they be paying for this second round of RT-PCR test (after the pre-departure negative test taken within 72 hours before the flight from the UAE which is mandatory for boarding) on arrival at the Indian airports? Dubai's Emirates Airline has listed the cost of the test at different Indian destinations it is currently serving. The following is the information pertaining to COVID-19 RT-PCR tests, including the cost and other requirements and processing time at different Indian airports, as listed on the website of Emirates. more...