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Health Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia (June 11, 2022)
June 11, 2022

Health Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia (June 11, 2022)

Location: Saudi Arabia

Event: As of June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded. Starting at 12:01 a.m. on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer require air travelers to show a negative COVID-19 test result, or documentation of recovery from COVID-19, prior to boarding a flight to the United States.

CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect. For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Actions to Take:

  • Review country-specific COVID-19 entry/exit requirements on the Embassy’s COVID-19 information page.
  • In accordance with CDC guidance, delay your travel if you test positive for or have symptoms of COVID-19.

For Assistance Contact: 

U.S. Embassy Riyadh
Abdullah Ibn Hudhafah As Sahmi Street Roundabout no. 9, Diplomatic Quarter Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: (966) (11) 835-4000

U.S. Consulate General Jeddah
Al Safa Street, Al Muhammadiyah District, near the new American School building
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Telephone: (966) (12) 220-5000

U.S. Consulate General Dhahran
Off King Saud bin Abdulaziz Road, at the corner of Salaheddin al Ayoubi Street and Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Street
Telephone: (966) (13) 839-5700

U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Saudi Arabia Country Information
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