In response to the spread of a new strain of COVID19, the Ministry of Interior announced the suspension of entry into Saudi Arabia from 20 countries, including the UK, effective from 6pm GMT Wednesday 3 February. The suspension is also applicable to travellers who have visited or transited any of the listed countries 14 days prior to entering Saudi Arabia. Health workers, diplomats and Saudi nationals, and their families are exempt from the suspension.
self-isolate at home for 7 day from the date of entry, take a COVID test on the 6th day before ending quarantine.
The Saudi authorities require anyone who has returned to Saudi Arabia from a European country, or any country where the new strain of COVID-19 has appeared, after December 8, to: self-isolate at home for 7 day from the date of entry, take a COVID test on the 6th day before ending quarantine. Travelers from all other countries are required to self-isolate at home for 7 days, or 3 days followed by a negative PCR test.
All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.
All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.
This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).
Most visitors from Israel can enter Saudi Arabia but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 7 days
Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for 7 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.
Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure
Required in public spaces.
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