The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia.View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers
Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.
Entry restricted for international travelers
Most international travelers that have been in or transited through selected countries in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Saudi Arabia.
Entry restrictions do not apply to:
- Citizens and residents of Saudi Arabia who completed both doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi Arabia.
Transit is restricted
Travelers from selected countries are not allowed to transit through Saudi Arabia.
Before You Leave
Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure.
This requirement does not apply to:
- Travelers under the age of 8;
- Saudi citizens.
- A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
Mandatory health declaration form
Travelers are required to complete a health disclaimer form and provide it to the health personnel at the airport upon arrival in Saudi Arabia.
Mandatory registration form
Travelers are required to complete an "Arrival Registration" form before departure to Saudi Arabia.
Mandatory Health insurance
Travelers must have valid health insurance that covers the costs of COVID-19 treatment for 14 days.
This requirement does not apply to:
- Saudi Arabia citizens and residents;
- GCC citizens.
Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers aged 12 years and older must show valid proof of full COVID-19 vaccination via the Quddum platform. Travelers must be fully vaccinated with 1 of the vaccines approved in Saudi Arabia. Those fully vaccinated with 1 vaccine not approved by Saudi Arabia must have received 1 vaccine approved by the WHO and they must also have received 1 booster dose of a vaccine approved by Saudi Arabia. Vaccines approved are Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Oxford/AstraZeneca, Janssen, Covaxin, Sputnik V. Travelers who have completed 2 doses of Sinopharm and Sinovac will be accepted if they have received an additional dose of one of the vaccines approved.
Travelers must have successfully registered their vaccine doses on the Arrival Registration Platform.
Travelers with different rules are:
- Saudi Citizens must show proof via the Tawakkalna app.
- Saudi residents must have been fully vaccinated in Saudi Arabia. Saudi residents fully vaccinated outside the Kingdom with 1 vaccine not approved by Saudi Arabia must have received a vaccine approved by the WHO and 1 booster dose of a vaccine approved by Saudi Arabia.
Mandatory proof of vaccination for public places
Travelers are required to show proof of vaccination to enter all government and private establishments, public transportation, and public aircraft. Travelers must register their vaccination via a government portal.
No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Saudi Arabia.
Mandatory contact-tracing app
Travelers are required to download the Tawakkalna mobile app and register at a home location a maximum of 8 hours before arrival. Travelers must not disable or disconnect the application, not turn off their phone or the app’s GPS, and keep their phone connected to the internet.
Health screening on arrival
Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.
While You're There
Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers must wear masks in public places.
COVID-19 Risk Information
Use of mask
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