Travel Restrictions Entering the United States from Saudi Arabia for Vaccinated Travelers

🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia
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Summary

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

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Possible Masks

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Possible Health Assessment

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1x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change

Cases Per Million

134.34
Decreased by 17.64
at 2/4/2023

Vaccinated

81.04%
Increased by 0.02%
at 1/31/2023
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed

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The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Saudi Arabia to the United States.

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Visas

🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Border Type
Air Land Sea
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers can enter United States. Please check the documentation and recommended testing requirements before traveling to United States.

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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Border Type
Air
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers can transit via United States. Please check the documentation and recommended testing requirements before traveling.

Travelers transiting from Incheon International Airport, Toronto Pearson International Airport, and Vancouver International Airport and who have been in mainland China in the last 10 days must have a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test results a maximum of 2 days before departure to United States.

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Before You Leave

Not Required

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required

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Travel Purpose
Tourism Medical Business Transit
Description

Travelers don’t need negative COVID-19 results or recovery certificates before traveling to the United States.

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The CDC still recommends travelers get tested for current infection with a COVID-19 viral test maximum of 3 days before departure. Travelers are recommended not to travel if they are sick.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States

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Travel Purpose
Tourism Business Transit
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers who are not United States citizens, nationals, or permanent residents, must complete the full course of COVID-19 vaccination for a maximum of 2 weeks before traveling to United States. The approved vaccines are 2 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Novavax or Moderna vaccines or a single dose of Convidecia (CanSinoBIO), Johnson and Johnson’s Janssen vaccine.

Travelers must be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines and receive all doses in the primary vaccination schedule. A booster dose is not needed to meet this requirement.

The United States government currently accepts vaccines approved or authorized for emergency use by the US FDA and the WHO. Vaccines accepted are Pfizer-BioNTech (e.g., COMIRNATY/Tozinameran), AstraZeneca-Oxford (e.g., Covishield, Vaxzevria), Janssen (Johnson and Johnson), Moderna, Sinopharm BIBP, Covaxin, Sinovac-CoronaVac, Convidecia (CanSinoBIO), Novavax/Covovax, and Medicago.

Any combination of 2 doses of an FDA-approved/authorized or WHO emergency use listed COVID-19 2-dose series is accepted. The second dose in a 2-dose heterologous series must have been received no earlier than 17 days (21 days with a 4-day grace period) after the first dose.

For more information about accepted proof of COVID-19 vaccination, please check the source.

Travelers unable to present a valid COVID-19 certificate may be required to comply with rules for unvaccinated travelers.

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This vaccination requirement doesn’t apply to the following travelers:

  • Travelers under the age of 18;
  • Travelers with United States immigrant visa.
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Mandatory

Mandatory travel attestation form

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Description

Travelers who are not United States citizens, nationals, permanent residents or an immigrant (“Covered Individuals”); must complete a travel attestation form before arrival. This form will be provided by the airline.

Airlines may allow travelers to complete their attestation electronically during check-in or via partner apps such as VeriFLY. In this case, it is not necessary to print the form, but travelers may do so as a precaution.

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This requirement doesn’t apply to the following travelers:

  • Travelers under the age of 2.
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On Arrival

Not Required

Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers

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Travel Purpose
Tourism Business
Description

Fully vaccinated travelers don’t need to quarantine on arrival in United States.

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Possible

Health screening may be required on arrival

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Description

All travelers with a travel history in Uganda in the 21 days before arrival in United States will be routed to one of the following designated airports: New York (JFK), Newark (EWR), Atlanta (ATL), Chicago (ORD), or Washington (IAD) for enhanced screening.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will apply new layers of screening at these 5 United States airports in response to the Ebola outbreak in Uganda.

Relevant Travel History
This policy applies if you have traveled to the following countries
Uganda
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While There

Possible

Masks may be required in public

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Travel Purpose
Tourism Business Medical
Description

Travelers may be required to wear masks in public places.

Please note face masks may still be required based on local ordinances or when traveling to/from certain international locations based on country requirements.

Some airlines may require masks on international flights.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in United States.
Daily New Cases Per Million more information indicator
134.34
Decreased by 17.64
at
Positive Test Rate more information indicator
13.90%
Decreased by 1.70%
at
Percent Vaccinated more information indicator
81.04%
Increased by 0.02%
at
People Vaccinated more information indicator
269,064,626
Increased by 76,538
at
Reproduction Rate more information indicator
0.88
Increased by -0.05
at

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

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