Covid Entry Check: Saudi Arabia Travel Restrictions

This Saudi Arabia dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

  • Open for Travel
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 27 May 2022, 01:40AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
-27.44% (last 7 days)
-1.66% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Entry is restricted to Citizens and PRs, Spouse & Children of Citizens/PRs, Other Residents (pass holders), the following travellers may also enter:
• Nationals of countries listed in Greenlanes may enter
• Travellers with an exit/entry, work, residence or visit visa issued by Saudi Arabia (tourist visa are not accepted).
• Domestic workers of nationals of Saudi Arabia or countries listed in yellow lanes may enter if accompanied by the sponsor.
• Umrah travellers
For countries listed in greenlanes:
• Nationals of these countries may enter

Other important information:
• Foreign travellers must have medical insurance to cover COVID-19 expenses (except for nationals of countries listed in greenlanes).
• Foreign nationals must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Covishield), AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm or Sinovac at least 14 days before departure. They must register at , and must download the Tawakkalna App and submit their personal details within 8 hours after arrival. Travellers who received Sinopharm or Sinovac must have also received one vaccine dose of AstraZeneca (Covishield), AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax) or Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) at least 14 days before departure.

For Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria:
• Entry for travellers arriving from Afghanistan, Brazil, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Lebanon, Pakistan, Turkey or Viet Nam is limited to nationals or fully vaccinated residents of Saudi Arabia (they must have been vaccinated in Saudi Arabia).
• Entry for travellers who in the past 14 days have been in or transited through Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa or Zimbabwe is limited to nationals of Saudi Arabia.

What to expect in Saudi Arabia?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 2 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Authorities lifted a pre-departure test requirement as well as institutional and home quarantine on arrival for incoming travellers, effective from 5 March, as part of an easing of COVID-19 related restrictions. Social distancing measures were also lifted in all open and closed public spaces, including mosques. Individuals are no longer required to wear face masks outdoors; however, face masks in closed venues remained in effect.

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with at no cost to the traveller. For more information: and

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; Quarantine is to be served at a dedicated facility (costs borne by traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information:

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
There are no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Other GreenLanes are available from
Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates