Since May 17th, 2021, the Kingdom has announced that traveling to and from Saudi Arabia will be resumed.
Before boarding the plane to the Kingdom, non Saudi citizens must provide a negative PCR COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to boarding for all travelers above the age of 8.
Unvaccinated arriving travelers (who are not Saudi citizens) must quarantine for a period of seven days in a hotel or shelter approved by the Saudi ministry of tourism. The cost of quarantine will be included in the ticket price. A valid health insurance policy must be provided to the airline to cover the risks that may result from infection with the Coronavirus (COVID 19). The quarantine shall last for a period of seven days, provided that a swab is preformed on the sixth day and the result is negative.
Vaccinated travelers will not have to quarantine, provided they have proof of receiving the full vaccine doses before and after arrival. The vaccine taken by arriving travelers must be one that was approved by the Saudi ministry of health (Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson).
Arriving travelers who are vaccinated must register their data before arriving to the Kingdom through the online link.
The General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia applies all precautionary and preventive measures at the Kingdom's airports with the aim of providing an integrated health environment for the visitors of the terminals in the Saudi airports, and the measures taken by GACA include obliging the concerned authorities and the air transport companies operating in the Kingdom's airports to comply with all health safety requirements and precautionary and preventive measures.
The General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia has also opened communication channels in the Passenger Care Center around the clock at the following toll free number: (8001168888). This in addition to social media sites to receive travelers' inquiries (@GacaCare), e-mail (CustomerCare@gaca.gov.sa), or the Authority's website.