Your safety at the 18th IRF World Meeting is our top priority. Below are responses to frequently asked questions outlining all the measures the International Road Federation and the Dubai World Trade Center are taking in full application of local regulations and international best practices. Please note these measures may change over time

Procedures to Enter Dubai

Ensure you meet the entry visa requirements, you can check if you need a visa here.

All visitors entering Dubai must take a PCR test up to a maximum of 96 hours prior to travelling and provide the negative PCR COVID-19 certificate which must be printed in English or Arabic no SMS or digital certificates will be accepted. The requirements for travelling to Dubai due to the COVID-19 pandemic, can be found on this link.

Ensure you have medical travel insurance with international coverage that covers COVID-19 before travelling.

Conference Venue

The Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC) is certified with the prestigious Bureau Veritas SafeGuard Label, which attests to its compliance with the highest hygiene standards. Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services has developed detailed checklists with global health, safety and hygiene specialists to ensure safe procedures are in place for the resumption of business operations in line with local and international regulations, as well as recognised best practices. Detailed audits are carried out to ensure that safety measures are implemented across the venue efficiently, with the SafeGuard label awarded only when all of their stringent requirements are met.

Venue Access & Parking

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

During the Event

Online pre-registration and ticket purchases will be required for contact tracing purposes

All the facilities in use during the IRF World Meeting (conference halls, workshops, exhibition floor and catering areas) are in compliance with current Dubai Health Authority regulations. This includes wider aisles, as well as signposting & enforcing the maximum number of visitors throughout the venue. Overflow rooms and other visitor services will be will be provided by the organizers.