Almadina, 3 May 2021: The Interior Ministry has stated nationals will be permitted to travel abroad from 17 May 2021 according to specific guidelines.
An official stated that the ministry has issued a statement on the deadline to lift the travel ban, open up land, sea, and air borders fully starting which will start from 1AM on 17 May.
This permission will be given to certain groups only including those who have been vaccinated with either two or one dose of the vaccine (14 days before departure), nationals who have recovered from COVID-19.
Children between the ages eight and 18 are exempt from the vaccination rule, but must present travel insurance from the Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) that will ensure COVID-19 medical care.
Based on health information provided on the Tawakkalna app, citizens who have been infected must have recovered at least six months prior to travel.
The he General Authority of Civil Aviation (GAC)A has sent to all airlines operating from the Kingdom’s airports, including private aviation businesses, details of the procedures, requirements and recommendations for people travelling abroad.
Those travelling overseas will also need to check any requirements at their destination.
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