UAE Announces Revised List of Fines for Precautionary Measures

To UAE residents, please be advised that the authorities have announced a revised list of fines and penalties for those who will be violating the precautionary and safety measures. As the UAE will revert to the original schedule of the National Sterilization Program (8pm to 6am), everyone is advised to stay home.

new list of rules and fines for quarantine violators uae

Below are the most common rules and fines you should be aware of:

AED 50,000 Fine

  • Failure to abide by closure of schools, gyms, cinema, parks, cafes, restaurants, pools.
  • Failure to abide by opening and closing times of restaurants, parks, malls etc

AED 20,000 Fine

  • For individuals who have or had COVID-19 and try to tamper with tracking device or app installed by authorities
  • for establishments not placing thermal cameras where required
  • Dh10,000: Fines for individuals who have or had COVID-19 and refuse to download app used for COVID-19 tracing

AED 30,000 Fine

  • For private tutors who violate current rules: Dh30,000, and Dh20,000 for whoever hosts the tutor

AED 10,000 Fine

  • For hosting a party/gathering. AED 5,000 fine for every attendee
  • For companies moving workers between emirates. The vehicle will also be confiscated.

AED 5,000 Fine

  • For businesses with employees who do not wear mask at work. AED 500 Fine for for employee
  • Shops that operate beyond permitted times
  • For businesses not implementing proper social distancing rules
  • For people refusing to do a COVID-19 test

AED 3,000 Fine

  • Not wearing mask in public
  • Not maintainingg social distancing in public
  • More than 3 passengers inside a vehicle
  • Violation restrictions during sterilisation period
  • For companies failing to maintain 30% limit on workforce at office

AED 1,000 Fine

  • Refusing to redo a COVID-19 test after two weeks

Below you can find the full list of updated Fines and Penalties as shared by Abu Dhabi Media Office:

Below is the Twitter post from Abu Dhabi Media Office:

Disclaimer: is an informational site only and should serve as a guide. For updated details and policies, always contact proper authorities for assistance. If you are facing challenges at your work, please contact the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) or previously known as UAE Ministry of Labour for guidance. You may also seek help from a lawyer regarding your case.

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