Travelling Saudi Arabia From India
How Indians can visit Saudi Arabia despite travel ban Till May 2021
Our firms are offering passengers the option to travel via the Bahrain Quarantine Packages at an extra cost following Saudi ban on Direct flights from India
The Saudi ban on flights from India may be still in force but we are offering Indian passengers an option to fly via the Bahrain.
There are restrictions on the categories of passengers who can enter Saudi Arabia at this time. Please check the requirements before you travel. If you are travelling to Saudi Arabia, you must take a COVID‑19 PCR test before departure.
COVID‑19 testing requirements
All non‑Saudis, except children 8 years and below, must present a negative COVID‑19 PCR test result issued by an accredited laboratory. The test must be done not later than 72 hours before the scheduled departure to the Kingdom and the test validity is from the time the sample was taken.
Saudi nationals, diplomats, health practitioners and their families coming from the below list of countries or transiting in any of these countries within (14) days prior to their return to Kingdom shall be quarantined in their homes for a period of (14) days in the kingdom:
- Argentina, United Arab Emirates, Germany, United States of America, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Pakistan, Brazil, Portugal, United Kingdom, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, France, Lebanon, Egypt, India and Japan
All passengers must complete the health disclaimer form provided on board and present it on arrival to the Airport Health Control Centre.
Entry into the Kingdom is temporarily suspended for passengers coming from Argentina, United Arab Emirates, Germany, United States of America, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Pakistan, Brazil, Portugal, United Kingdom, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, France, Lebanon, Egypt, India and Japan. This includes those coming from other countries if they have passed through any of aforementioned countries during (14) days preceding the request to enter to the Kingdom.
This does not apply to Saudi Nationals, Saudi family members and their accompanying workers who have been in the suspended countries, diplomats, health practitioners and their families.
Travel from Saudi Arabia
If you are travelling from Saudi Arabia, you may be required to take a COVID‑19 PCR test and submit additional documentation before departure. Please check the requirements of your specific destination before you travel.
Saudi nationals must have prior approval from the local authority to be eligible to travel from Saudi Arabia to or transit Dubai.
All nationalities, except Saudi nationals, are allowed to travel from Saudi Arabia to or transit Dubai.
Please refer to the Ministry of Health website for the list of authorised COVID‑19 PCR testing centres in Saudi Arabia.
Travelling to, from and through Dubai
If you’re travelling to, from or transiting through Dubai, please check our Travel requirements for Dubai.