Saudi Arabia – Temporary travel restrictions implemented due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Due to the global outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Saudi Arabia has introduced the following temporary travel restrictions:

  • Suspension of all pilgrimage travel and the issuance of Umrah visas
  • Suspension of entry for all Saudi Arabia tourism visa holders from the following countries:
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  • Gulf Cooperating Council member states nationals must be in possession of their passport in order to enter Saudi Arabia
  • Individuals who have visited China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, South Korea or Macao in less than 14 days will not be allowed to enter Saudi Arabia
  • All individuals transferring or transiting through Saudi Arabia and have visited any of the 25 countries listed above, will be denied entry to Saudi Arabia
  • All Saudi Arabia residency permit holder who have visited the above 25 countries in the last 14 days will be screened at their ports of entry.

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