Saudi Arabia to allow vaccinated citizens to travel from May 17

SourceArab News
SectorTourism
CountrySaudi Arabia

RIYADH: Saudi citizens will be allowed to travel abroad from May 17 and the Kingdom will reopen all ​land, sea and air borders. The travel restrictions were extended in January from March 31 to May 17 due to delays in delivering COVID-19 vaccines. The interior ministry said only those who have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine will be permitted to travel, as well as those who have received one dose at least 14 days prior to travel, and according to what is stated on the Kingdom’s COVID-19 app Tawakkalna.

Citizens who are recovering from the virus within the last six months can also travel, as well as those aged under 18, provided they present an insurance policy approved by the Central Bank covering the risks of COVID-19 outside the Kingdom before traveling. Citizens will be subjected to home quarantine for seven days after returning to the Kingdom and must undergo a PCR test at the end of the...read more...