Jawazat: Expats need to meet 4 conditions to travel from Saudi Arabia

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The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) revealed that there are four conditions that must be met by expatriates for their travel from the Kingdom. They are reservations via airline or other carriers; a valid visa; a valid travel document; and compliance with the conditions to enter the country of destination.

The Jawazat emphasized that institutional quarantine procedures also must be a norm to by all those coming to the Kingdom from those countries where no suspension of travel is in force.

There is an exemption for this for the previously announced categories related to institutional quarantine; with a condition that they should abide by the precautionary measures also announced by the Ministry of Health.

More categories

Among those are citizens who arrive through the Kingdom’s airports; and they also include female citizens; citizen’s non-Saudi wife; female citizen’s non-Saudi husband; female citizen’s sons and also daughters; and the domestic workers accompanying any of the aforementioned categories.

There is also exemption from institutional quarantine for unvaccinated domestic workers accompanying an immune resident; as well as those who are immune; official delegations; those who hold a diplomatic visa; diplomats and their families residing with them; in addition to airline crew; and those who are also with health supply chains based on the considerations made by the Ministry of Health.

As for those coming via land and seaports; they include male and female citizens; wife of citizen; husband of female citizen; sons and daughters of female citizen; domestic workers accompanying any of the aforementioned categories; those whose health condition appears vaccinated and their companions markedly under the age of 18.

The categories also include those who hold a diplomatic visa; diplomats and their families residing with them; crew of marine ships; truck drivers and their assistants through all ports; and those who are associated with health supply chains based on the considerations made by the Ministry of Health.