International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Entry into Saudi Arabia From El Salvador is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers from selected countries who do not have a travel history in selected countries during the 14 days prior to their arrival are allowed to enter Saudi Arabia, however, tourist visa holders are not allowed to enter. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

More Information
Saudi Press Agency
Start Date
1/3/2021
Changed
7/19/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken within 72 hours before departure.

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This testing requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 8;
  • Saudi citizens.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
Start Date
8/26/2020
Changed
7/19/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

Travellers are required to complete a health disclaimer form and provide it to the health personnel at the airport upon arrival in Saudi Arabia.

Start Date
9/16/2020
Changed
7/19/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory Health insurance

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Description

Travelers must have valid health insurance that covers COVID-19.

Start Date
5/12/2021
Changed
7/19/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory contact-tracing app

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Description

Travelers are required to download the Tawakkalna mobile-app and register at a home location. 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.

Relevant Documents and Resources
Start Date
8/25/2020
Changed
7/19/2021
Mandatory

Temperature screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.

Start Date
12/29/2020
Changed
7/19/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travellers must wear masks in public places.

Start Date
5/30/2020
Changed
7/19/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Saudi Arabia.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
36.03
Decreased by1.45
at 7/31/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
1.30%
Increased by-0.10%
at 7/28/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
53.96%
Increased by0.98%
at 7/31/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
18,786,436
Increased by343,172
at 7/31/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.87
Increased by-0.11
at 7/29/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Social gatherings are currently limited to a maximum of 20 people. In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Closed
Severity
More Details
Please be advised bars are not allowed to operate in this country. The sale of alcohol is prohibited.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
More Details
Please be advised nightclubs are not allowed to operate in this country. The sale of alcohol is prohibited.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Open
Severity
More Details
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, temperature checks, and social distancing.

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