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Travel Guidelines for Saudi Arabia

All Non‑Saudi nationals above 8 years must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure to Saudi Arabia. Whereas Saudi nationals are not required to take any pre-departure test.  

  • Fully vaccinated Travellers are not required to isolate themselves. 
  • Partially vaccinated Travellers must undergo institutional quarantine for a period of 3 days. The quarantine will be lifted upon a negative PCR result on Day 3 after arrival.   
  • Unvaccinated Travellers must undergo institutional quarantine for 5 days. Whereas Unvaccinated Saudi citizens must undergo mandatory home quarantine for 5 days. The quarantine will be lifted upon a negative PCR result on Day 5 after arrival.   
  • Saudi nationals who have recovered from COVID‑19 can travel within 6 months of the date they were diagnosed and must update their status on the Tawakkala app. 

* Travellers who are planning to travel to Saudi Arabia must have medical insurance that covers COVID‑19 treatment. This excludes citizens, residents, and GCC citizens. The insurance should cover the cost of treatment at hospitals, including institutional quarantine for a period of up to 14 days.   

** Saudi nationals below 12 years must have a travel insurance policy approved by the Saudi Central Bank that covers treatment for Covid‑19. 

PRE-DEPARTURE PCR TEST

Time for Test Result: within 24 hours

Required for: Pre-departure test, For Business Travel, For Medical, For MICE events or Group Bookings, For Training & Conferences.

Includes free fit-to-fly travel certificate

ON-ARRIVAL PCR TEST

Time for Test Result: within 24 hours

Required for: Post arrival test for Vaccinated and unvaccinated arrivals.

Includes free fit-to-fly travel certificate

RAPID ANTIGEN TEST

Time for Test Result: within 3 - 6 hours

Accepted for: Employment and Social gatherings

International Travel includes a free travel certificate

What are the Covid–19 travel requirements in Saudi Arabia? 

 Passenger Locator form: All Travellers are required to Download and register the Tawakkalna application within 8 hours of arrival to Saudi Arabia. 

Covid-19 Testing Requirements: PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to departure. 

Do children need to be tested? Children under 8 years are exempted from pre-departure testing. 

Vaccination Requirements: The vaccines approved in Saudi Arabia are Pfizer, Oxford AstraZeneca, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. 

*You should register your vaccine status ahttps://muqeem.sa/#/vaccine-registration/home before arrival and after obtaining your visa. 

Please visit the Saudi Arabia website for update on Covid-19 restrictions before you travel to Saudi Arabia.

You need to know the Travel requirements for PCR testing and entry of the destination country you’re planning to travel to. Finding a local lab or pharmacy or relevant healthcare center for tests can be stressful and time-consuming. You can book your PCR test in advance by filling the form or Call/WhatsApp Us at +91 9819080018 or e-mail us at support@healthatmos.com. No matter where you are in the world, you can book your test with a click of a button and get your sample collected at your residence. Have a safe trip! 

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