List of countries – Tourist visa suspension to Saudi Arabia

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Another update on the list of countries where nationals/passengers are not allowed to enter. Tourist visa suspension to Saudi Arabia and Umrah suspension for all nationalities announced last night. But now there is further clarification on Tourism visa and which nationals are not allowed to enter because of Coronavirus. Please see below.

List of countries – Tourist visa suspension to Saudi Arabia

According to Saudia Airlines, passengers from the below countries and airline crew are also not allowed to come to the Kingdom until further updates.

  • China
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Hong Kong (SAR China)
  • Iran
  • Italy
  • Korea (Rep)
  • Macao (SAR China)
  • Japan
  • Thailand
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
  • Pakistan
  • Afghanistan
  • Iraq
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • India
  • Lebanon
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Azerbaijan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Somalia
  • And Vietnam

GCC nationals must also keep their passports to travel. It is not allowed to travel on Iqama or National ID. Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, Saudi Arabia is taking extra measure to minimize any risks.

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  1. What about for those who are returning OFW?are they also affected by the temporary ban in entering the kingdom?

  2. How about those who have visit visa already before the memo came?

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