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What are the visa requirements and travel restrictions to enter UAE?

For information on travel advisory, please be sure to check the following sources:

  • Dubai Airport website for schedules and latest visa information
  • Your airline provider for flight status updates
    • For Emirates Airlines, please check here for travel updates or find support and guidance here
  • Please check your visa requirements under
  • Your country’s travel advisory for latest guidance on outbound trips

For precautionary measures to keep you and those around you safe, visit the following websites or Twitter handles:

What measures has Dubai taken to ensure the safety of the visitors?

Public health and safety are Dubai’s utmost priority, and we deploy the most stringent international standards in safeguarding all our people at all times. Dubai authorities are diligently monitoring, and continuously adapting our response protocols to align with the latest guidance from the World Health Organisation (WHO) so that the city can continue to successfully contain outbreak risk within our communities, for both residents and visitors.

For more information about the measures that are taken in Dubai, please check the following sources:

What is the registration process?

Online registration is mandatory. Visitors are expected to attend the event using the Print-at-home badge, which will be sent via email upon registration confirmation.

If you want to exhibit at The Speciality Food Festival, please fill the form and a team member will contact you.

How do I get to the venue?

We encourage you to arrive at the venue earlier than usual, to allow more time for enhanced safety checks.

  • Visitors can use the Exhibition Street Parking with direct access to the venue
  • Taxi, Uber and Careem drop-off points are available at both Exhibition Gate and Convention Gate. The World Trade Centre Metro Station is only a 5 minute walk from the venue
  • Sanitisation of frequently touched parking areas like payment machines and attendant booths is thoroughly carried out
  • Social distancing stickers are placed in all elevators and walkways Click here for more information.