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Saudi Arabia Travel Restrictions

42.3 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
Most visitors from Israel will not be allowed to enter Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia border status

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.


Outgoing travel to Saudi ArabiaTraveling from Israel to Saudi Arabia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Saudi Arabia.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Saudi Arabia.
The isolation period can be shortened

self-isolate at home for 7 day from the date of entry, take a COVID test on the 6th day before ending quarantine.

Details and exceptions

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.


Return travelReturning to Israel from Saudi Arabia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Saudi Arabia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

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.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Saudi Arabia will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

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).


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Saudi Arabia

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

  • 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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