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Saudi Arabia Travel Restrictions

74.90% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from the United States, regardless of vaccination status, can enter Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter Saudi Arabia.


Outgoing travel to Saudi ArabiaTraveling from the United States to Saudi Arabia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Saudi Arabia.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Saudi Arabia.

Documents
vaccinated traveler must register before arrival and after obtaining your tourism visa. The site is available in Arabic and English.
Download and register the Tawakkalna application before arriving at the point of departure. To use Tawakkalna in Saudi you will need phone and data services on your cellphone.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Saudi Arabia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Saudi Arabia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Saudi Arabia are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Saudi Arabia

Masks:Required in enclosed environments.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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