Health Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia


Health Alert III – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia 

Location: Throughout Saudi Arabia 

Event:  The government of Saudi Arabia has announced that as part of its efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus, all domestic flights, as well as bus, taxi, and train transportation will be suspended for a period of 14 days beginning at 6 A.M. tomorrow, Saturday, March 21, 2020. 

Actions to Take: 

  •         Stay abreast of local news and information concerning travel restrictions.
  •         Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information. 
  •         For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations. 
  •         Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on for the latest information. 
  •         Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
  •         Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Saudi Arabia. 
  •         Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S. 


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