Covid-19 statement

Travel advice related to Covid-19

Latest information on Covid-19 and travel to Saudi Arabia.

The health and safety of our visitors, residents and citizens is our top priority. Saudi Arabia has introduced proactive measures to help contain the virus globally, including temporary restrictions on travel.

We will continue to share relevant updates here to ensure that visitors who are planning a trip to Saudi Arabia, and those currently in the country, remain informed about the latest developments.


Advice for visitors to and in Saudi Arabia

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Saudi has suspended entry to the country for visitors travelling on a tourism visa. This measure has been taken in line with government efforts to ensure the safety of all citizens and residents. Saudi is successfully rolling out a national vaccination program that will help us reach a stage where we can welcome leisure travelers once again.



Curfews have been lifted across all regions and cities in the kingdom, and all economic and social activities have resumed. The following important safety precautions remain in place:

· Social distancing and precautionary measures, including wearing facemasks, must be maintained.
· Gatherings should not exceed 50 people.


Access to healthcare

Saudi Arabia offers free treatment for Covid-19 cases for all citizens of the Kingdom, residents, as well as GCC citizens visiting Saudi Arabia.

Visitors of the Kingdom must have travel insurance that covers Covid-19 for the duration of the trip.


For more information: 

For questions related to tourism, call our 24/7 tourist advisory line on 930 (in Saudi Arabia), or use +966 920 000 890 from outside the kingdom.

For questions related to visas, please call 930 (in Saudi Arabia), or +966 920 000 890 from outside the kingdom.

For questions related to healthcare while in Saudi Arabia, the Ministry of Health has a dedicated phone number on 937 and mobile app: Mawid.

Follow Visit Saudi on InstagramFacebook and Twitter for further updates.

We look forward to welcoming you to discover Saudi Arabia when the world recovers from this global challenge. In the meantime, we encourage you to stay safe.

Travel Responsibly

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