Travel restrictions from to

for citizens, nationals and residents of that are

The restrictions below are based on the following criteria
Travelling from Saudi Arabia
Travelling to South Africa
Citizen or resident of  Saudi Arabia
 Not vaccinated
Recovery certificate not available
Recently visited  Saudi Arabia
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Outgoing travel
travelling from Saudi Arabia to South Africa
What you need to do:
That's it! Bon Voyage and get there safe!
Return travel
returning from South Africa to Saudi Arabia
What you need to make sure:
What you need to do:
That's it! Bon Voyage and get there safe!
Do I have to quarantine when travelling from Saudi Arabia to South Africa?
No, you don't need to quarantine upon arriving to South Africa.
This information only applies to citizens of Saudi Arabia arriving from Saudi Arabia that are not vaccinated, without a recovery certificate and in the last 14 days they did not visit any other countries.
If these criteria are invalid, please correct them above.
Do I have to quarantine when returning back from South Africa to Saudi Arabia?
Yes, you do have to quarantine upon returning back to Saudi Arabia.

Travelers are subject to 14 days of mandatory self-isolation at home, declared location or location designated by authorities.

You have to self-isolate for the full duration ( 14 days) and it is not possible to end the quarantine early by taking a repeated test.

This information only applies to citizens of Saudi Arabia arriving from South Africa that are not vaccinated, without a recovery certificate and in the last 14 days they did not visit any other countries.
If these criteria are invalid, please correct them above.
COVID-19 confirmed cases
in South Africa
60.2 new cases this week
per 100.000 people
Down -26%
from 81.8 per 100.000 people since last week
Infection risk: Very high
according to Risk Assessment Level data from CDC
Outgoing country resouces
Saudi Arabia official and non-official sources and references
    No resources at the moment
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Last updated on
19 September 2021