Saudi Citizens can Travel from May 17 – MOI

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has confirmed previous date for the resumption of international airports and the complete opening of airports all over the Kingdom.

International Flights to Resume Fully Normal Operations on May

The kingdom will open its land, sea and air borders on Monday, May 17 the ministry clarified in its statement.

According to the ministry’s statement, the following three categories will be permitted to travel outside the kingdom:

1) Citizens who received two full doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, as well as those who received a single dose, if 14 days have passed since the initial dose, according to the Tawakkalna app.

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2) Citizens who have recovered from coronavirus infection are also permitted to travel outside the kingdom if they were infected less than six months ago, as per the Tawakkalna app’s records.

3) Citizens under the age of 18 will also be permitted to travel outside the kingdom; however, they must present a valid health insurance policy approved by the Saudi central bank that covers the risk of Covid-19.

They will have to remain in home quarantine for seven days following their return to the Kingdom and also they will have to undergo a PCR test at the end of the quarantine period.