Saudi Arabia: restrictions and entry requirements 2024

Saudi Arabia: country’s borders status

Borders are open with restrictions.

Entry conditions for citizens and tourists

Holders of a Hajj visa must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.

This rule does not apply to children under 12.

Vaccines accepted are:
AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (BIBP), Sinovac and Sputnik V.
More details can be found here.

Holders of a visit visa must have medical insurance to cover COVID-19 expenses.

Passengers who in the past 14 days have been in Iran are not allowed to enter.

News — Saudi Arabia

23.04.2024 17:30
Saudi Arabian citizens will now be able to obtain Schengen visas for five years on first request. Pin to board
22.04.2024 15:48
Dhaka (Bangladesh) – Abu Dhabi route of US-Bangla airline has been opened. Pin to board
19.04.2024 14:57
Etihad Airways’ Al Qasim (Saudi Arabia) – Dubai route is open. Pin to board
11.04.2024 19:13
SAUDIA from 21 April increases the number of flights from London (Heathrow) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) up to 14 per week. Pin to board
10.04.2024 16:45
The Medina (Saudi Arabia) – Nouakchott (Mauritania) route of Mauritania Airlines was opened. Pin to board
10.04.2024 09:57
Ethiopian Airlines increases the number of flights from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to Dammam (Saudi Arabia) to 7 per week. Pin to board

National holidays in Saudi Arabia in 2024

Public holidays and festivals in Saudi Arabia in 2024. Non-working days:

  • Thursday, 22 February: Foundation Day (يوم التأسيس);
  • Tuesday to Friday, April 9 to April 12: Eid al-Fitr (عطلة عيد الفطر);
  • Saturday to Tuesday, June 15 to June 18: Eid al-Adha (عطلة عيد الأضحى);
  • Monday, 23 September: National Day (اليوم الوطني).

Currency exchange rate SAR to USD

Updated 24.04.2024


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