The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, hosted by the Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, and organized by the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre, announced that it will open its doors to visitors of all ages, provided a they present a negative result from a PCR test conducted in the previous 48 hours, effective Wednesday, May 26, 2021. 

The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair will offer free PCR tests to visitors aged 12 years and above, across all Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) testing centres within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, upon presenting their fair entry pass. Children below 12 will be permitted to enter the fair with one guardian to every 2 children. 

The event will continue to observe and impose a set of comprehensive precautionary measures such as checking temperatures at the entrances, social distancing, and limiting visitor numbers inside the exhibition halls and exhibitors pavilions. 

Visitors must register in advance to obtain an electronic access card, either through the website or the smartphone application of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair