All Foreign Visitors must include Coronavirus coverage in their Insurance

All foreigners who come to Saudi Arabia on Umrah, visit and tourism visas must have insurance coverage against the risks of coronavirus infection.

Foreign pilgrims, visitors must include COVID-19 coverage in their insurance

The Saudi Central Bank and the Council of Cooperative Health Insurance (CCHI) announced Sunday updating the insurance policy format for Non-Saudis arriving in the Kingdom from abroad, for the purposes of tourism, visit and Umrah, through adding the covering against Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection’s risks.

The move aims to provide health care to individuals exposed to Covid-19 infection upon their arrival in the Kingdom from abroad.

The insurance covers the costs of treatment, costs of quarantine for infected individuals and emergency medical evacuation.