UAE Announces Exemptions from Wearing Face Mask

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 22 September 2021
UAE Announces Exemptions from Wearing Face Mask

The Ministry of Health in the UAE announced the exemption from wearing face masks in certain areas.

The UAE authority said people will still need to follow the 2-meter distance rule making the announcement on Twitter

No face masks are needed when exercising in public places or while travelling in private vehicles with families of the same household.

Those receiving treatments for hair and face in salons, beachgoers and those heading to the pools are also exempt.

Masks are not needed for those in closed spaces by themselves, and while receiving medical treatments at facilities and clinics. 


At all costs you must stick to the rules and wear your mask when you must, After all the pandemic cannot be beaten through unless we all join hands together and do our parts, but to ensure that all of that is legally going correctly, so if you were wondering about the fees you would pay in violations, those are the new fees:

  • 5000 AED for the management o for not wearing a mask or sticking to social distancing in workplaces for residential complexes that are assigned to the workforces of the company plus 500 AED for the worker that did not oblige to the rules. 

  • 3000 AED for those who do not follow social distancing in public spaces. 
  • 20000 AED fees for those who remove their masks in commercial zones.
  • 10000 AED fees for those who remove their masks in other non-commercial zones. 
  • New covid-19 guidelines for the management.