Saudi Arabia Allowed Direct Flights without Vaccine and Quarantine

Saudi Arabia has lifted the following preventive measures to counter coronavirus in Saudi Arabia effective immediately.

Read More: Expatriates can Pay the Dependent Fee for Quarterly

Saudi Arabia allows non-vaccinated residents to enter into the Kingdom

  1. Saudi residents can enter Saudi Arabia regardless of their immunization status.
    – However, a visit visa holder must be fully vaccinated to enter KSA. The booster dose is a condition to travel for those who have spent 3 months from the last date of taking the second dose, with the exception of those under 16 years of age.
  2. No social distancing is required in all places (closed and open).
  3. No need to wear a face mask in open places. But still required to wear a face mask in closed places.
  4. PCR is not required upon arrival into Saudi Arabia.
  5. Travelers coming to Saudi Arabia on a visit visa need to have COVID-19 insurance to cover the cost of the treatment from infection.
  6. Passengers coming to Saudi Arabia do not need to do any institutional or home quarantine. However, Muqeem Vaccine Registration is still required.
    – It includes people coming from Pakistan and India.
    – People who are already in institutional quarantine have to complete the process.
    – If you have paid the fee for institutional quarantine, you can take a refund from the airline/agent.
  7. The suspension on direct flights from specific countries has been lifted. Now people from anywhere in the world can directly enter Saudi Arabia without any institutional quarantine requirement.

For the latest updates, you can join our Facebook page

Join our Facebook Food Group Foodaholics - Riyadh and share your experience there.

Have a question to ask? Send message on Facebook.