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Saudi lifts ban on direct entry from six countries

RIYADH, December 1, 2021

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) said starting from one o’clock in the morning of December 1, the suspension of direct entry to the Kingdom will begin to be lifted from six countries from which entry is suspended.

The six countries include Indonesia, Pakistan, Brazil, Vietnam, Egypt and India, reported Saudi Press Agency (SPA), adding that that passengers will not have to spend 14 days outside these countries before entering Saudi Arabia.

GACA stressed to all air carriers the importance of implementing the following arrival procedures:

•    Presenting a valid PCR certificate 72 hours before the flight.
•    Register on the Qdoom platform.
•    The application of an institutional quarantine procedure for a period of 5 days, regardless of the immunization status outside the Kingdom.
•    Adherence to taking a medical swab on the first and fifth days of the institutional quarantine.



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