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Updated February 2023

Saudi Arabia is one of the handful of Middle-Eastern countries open to tourists and visitors without many stringent travel restrictions. However, you will still have to keep a few things in mind to enter the country. 

Should you register before flying to the Kingdom? What are the current entry and testing guidelines? Keep reading to find out. 

Required documents

For residents

Saudi residents are free to enter Saudi Arabia without having to produce a medical insurance. A valid passport is still necessary for entry.

For returning expats/employees

Expats will require the following documents and to return back to the Kingdom:

  • Saudi exit/re-entry visa
  • Passport
  • Insurance that covers the costs of treatment from infection with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) during the period of stay in the Kingdom.

A Saudi exit/re-entry visa is an essential document for beneficiaries who have family members or domestic workers outside KSA, and for employees wishing to go out of Saudi Arabia and return to the Kingdom within a stipulated time.

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Muqeem registration

Those who are fully vaccinated are encouraged to register on Muqeem to receive their ‘immune’ status on the Tawakkalna app. The immune status remains necessary to enter offices, some public and private buildings, airports and public transport vehicles.

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Other entry and testing guidelines

All COVID‑19 restrictions for travel to Saudi Arabia https://blog.wego.com/saudi-arabia-arrival-registration/have been lifted. Passengers are no longer required to hold a COVID‑19 vaccination certificate or a COVID‑19 test result to enter the country. Quarantine restrictions have also been lifted. 

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