Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has decided to extend the closing of Air, land & Sea borders for one more week. The Shutting of its borders and suspension came into picture when the new strain of COVID-19 was in new from United Kingdom and other countries.
International Flights & borders will be shut for One more week
Starting 20th of December 2020 International Flights, land borders and Sea borders were closed across Saudi Arabia to avoid the spread of new strain of Coronavirus and to ensure safety of residents & expatriates.
International Travel except for emergency cases after taking precautionary measures are allowed. GACA clarified that these instructions do not include the countries where the new mutated strain of coronavirus has appeared and that is in accordance with the decision of the competent health authorities.
International Flights from Saudi to Other countries are open and pats can leave Saudi Arabia to go to their Home country.
As per the Ministry of Health; Saudi Arabia will continue to assess the situation, ensuring safety of citizens and expatriates, with an emphasis on excluding the movement of goods, commodities and supply chains, as well as allowing the departure of non-Saudis through flights, according to the precautionary measures adopted.