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.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 14 Days
Last reviewed on 26 Oct 2021, 18:40PM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
334
-9.49% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
11,191
-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 greenlanes may enter if accompanied by the sponsor.
• Umrah travellers

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 they were fully vaccinated with an apporoved vaccine. They must register at https://muqeem.sa/#/vaccine-registration/home , and must download the Tawakkalna App and submit their personal details within 8 hours after arrival. For more details, please see https://www.moh.gov.sa/en/Ministry/HotTopics/Pages/COVID-19-Vaccine.aspx.

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 3 days of your arrival.

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival there are no Covid specific requirements such as testing. For more information: https://www.saudiarabiavisa.com/travel-restrictions/

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 14days; Quarantine served at a home or at a dedicated facility (cost borne to traveller) (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes). For more information: https://www.visitsaudi.com/en/covid-19-information-page

🛂 Travel restrictions

There are routes that have Green Lanes with fewer restrictions, see below.
The route is closed for travellers from Afghanistan, Brazil, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Lebanon, Pakistan, Turkey or Viet Nam.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
Bahrain
Travellers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival, and a health disclaimer form must be completed and presented upon arrival. Travellers are subjected to quarantine. They must have not been in Argentina, Brazil or India in the past 14 days
Kuwait
Travellers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival, and a health disclaimer form must be completed and presented upon arrival. Travellers are subjected to quarantine. They must have not been in Argentina, Brazil or India in the past 14 days
Oman
Travellers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival, and a health disclaimer form must be completed and presented upon arrival. Travellers are subjected to quarantine. They must have not been in Argentina, Brazil or India in the past 14 days
United Arab Emirates
Travellers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival, and a health disclaimer form must be completed and presented upon arrival. Travellers are subjected to quarantine. They must have not been in Argentina, Brazil or India in the past 14 days
Qatar
Travellers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival, and a health disclaimer form must be completed and presented upon arrival. Travellers are subjected to quarantine. They must have not been in Argentina, Brazil or India in the past 14 days
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