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Reviewed 11 March 2022

The government of Saudi Arabia has implemented the Quddum platform to further facilitate travellers from around the globe looking to enter the country.

Here’s all you need to know about Saudi Arabia’s arrival registration platform; requirements and conditions, how to register as well as who can benefit from the service.

What is the Quddum platform?

Quddum is an arrival registration platform for international inbound travellers to Saudi Arabia arriving for various purposes. The platform was launched with the aim of easing and simplifying entry procedures at various border ports.

The Quddum Platform allows those coming to the Kingdom to register their COVID-19 vaccination status on the platform before their arrival. In the portal, travellers must register and update their vaccine status at least 72 hours before arrival.


Who can register?

The Quddum platform allows the following to register and benefit from its services:

  • residents, both vaccinated and non-vaccinated
  • visitors, both vaccinated and non-vaccinated
  • visitors travelling for treatment/medical purposes
  • domestic workers accompanying Saudi citizens


How to register on the Quddum platform?

To register in KSA’s Quddum platform, travellers should proceed as follows:

  • visit the Absher platform and select ‘Arrival Platform’
  • if you’d like to change the language to English, click on “English”
  • select the category most relevant to you. Available categories include vaccinated/non-vaccinated visitors and residents, medical visitors, and domestic workers accompanying a Saudi citizen
  • enter your Iqama number and date of birth or visa number for visitors
  • select “Verify”
  • on the next page, select “Arrival Type” and enter “Flight No” and “Arrival Date”
  • then, enter the “Arrival Destination” and select “Airline” from the drop-down menu
  • enter the captcha code and accept the “Acknowledge Statement” stating the entered information is correct
  • click on “Confirm”
  • your Quddum registration will be complete now


Conditions for registration

To be able to register on the Quddum platform, both residents and visitors must be able to satisfy the following.

Vaccinated residents

  • at the time of registration, residents should be outside of Saudi Arabia
  • the registration should be done within 72 hours before flying/entry into KSA
  • the Tawakkalna status should be Immune, Immune by the first dose, Immune by recovery
  • enter the correct information. Providing inaccurate information may lead to restrictions in travelling and entering the Kingdom
  • if the spouse is also travelling with the resident, then they should be registered as a companion
  • register the children, if any, under 18 years as companions
  • domestic workers should be registered with the travelling resident
  • make sure to download, install and register in the Tawakkalna app before arriving in KSA

Vaccinated visitors

  • visitors must have taken the vaccine doses approved by the Saudi health ministry.
  • visitors must have vaccination certificates attested by the health authorities of the traveller’s country
  • visitors should have been vaccinated at least 14 days before travelling to Saudi Arabia
  • visitors should keep original documents upon arriving in the Kingdom
  • the registration should be done within 72 hours before departure
  • enter the correct information. Providing inaccurate information may lead to restrictions in travelling and entering the Kingdom
  • make sure to download the Tawakkalna app and properly register