Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Location:  Nationwide

Event:  The U.S. Mission is working with Saudi authorities to arrange repatriation flights to the United States on a commercial airline.  No flights or departure/arrival locations have been confirmed at this time.  When flights are confirmed, the Mission will inform all persons registered in the STEP system, post the information on the Mission website, and distribute it on the Mission ACS Twitter account.  U.S. citizens who wish to depart Saudi Arabia on one of these flights will then conduct all reservation and booking transactions directly with the airline; similarly, onward travel arrangements from the arrival point in the United States will be the responsibility of the traveler.  It is likely that flights will be scheduled with little advance notice.  U.S. citizens should decide now whether they wish to depart Saudi Arabia if a commercial repatriation flight were to become available.  Potential travelers should consult CDC guidance on travel, consider health conditions at their final destination, and keep in mind that they likely will not be able to return to Saudi Arabia until full commercial service has been restored.  U.S. citizens who wish to depart Saudi Arabia should also ensure that their travel documentation is in order and that they have funds to purchase tickets.

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Riyadh

Abdullah Ibn Hudhafah As Sahmi Street Roundabout no. 9, Diplomatic Quarter Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Telephone:  (966) (11) 488-3800

Emergency Telephone:  (966) (11) 488-3800

Fax:  (966) (11) 488-7670

U.S. Consulate General Jeddah

Al Safa Street, Al Muhammadiyah District, near the new American School building.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Phone: (966) (12) 220-5000

Emergency Telephone: (966) (12) 220-5000

Fax: (966) (12) 220-5093

U.S. Consulate General Dhahran

Between KFUPM and King Abdulaziz Airbase, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Telephone:  (966) (13) 330-3200

Emergency Telephone:  (966) (13) 330-3200

Fax:  (966) (13) 330-6816

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Saudi Arabia Country Information

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