Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first World Expo ever hosted in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region. Through our theme of Connecting Minds, Creating the Future, we aim to host a World Expo that inspires people by showcasing the best examples of collaboration, innovation and cooperation from around the world.
Who can get a free PCR test, where do I need to go and what do I need to bring?
Only certain ticket categories are eligible for a free PCR test.
Unvaccinated visitors who are over 18 and hold the following ticket types are eligible for a free PCR test:
1-Day Ticket - 1 free RT-PCR test
Multi-Day Pass - maximum of 3 free RT-PCR tests
The following visitors are not eligible for a free PCR test:
Visitors who are fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated (one dose)
Visitors with a Season Pass, including Jubilee Experience, Premium Experience and Family Package
Please take the PCR test at least one day before your visit to Expo as results will take up to 10 hours. You will not be allowed into the site without a negative PCR test result.
Proceed to the DHA Expo 2020 Testing Facility at Expo World Parking K. The centre is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and has drive-thru lanes and a walk-thru tent.
To avail of the free PCR test, you must:
Show your valid 1-Day Ticket or Multi-Day Pass
Show your original and valid passport or Emirates ID. It is mandatory to show the physical document
Emirates ID holders should be ready to show their vaccination history on the Al Hosn app, if asked.
Test results will be shared via the Al Hosn app and SMS. The SMS will have a link for you to download the results.
Visitors who are not eligible for a free PCR test may still take the test at the DHA Expo 2020 Testing Facility for AED 150.
Our COVID-19 safety measures