Health Alert: Updated Global Travel Advisory

Health Alert: Updated Global Travel Advisory

Message for U.S. Citizens – August 7, 2020

Location: Saudi Arabia

Event: In coordination with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s removal of their Global COVID-19 Pandemic Notice (Avoid Non-Essential Travel), the Department of State has removed its Global Level 4 Travel Advisory (Do Not Travel). A country-specific Level 4 Travel Advisory (Do Not Travel) remains in place for Saudi Arabia. Updated travel advisories are available for each country on the Department’s website.

Actions to Take:

• Register in STEP and encourage other Americans to do so. • Follow the U.S. Mission’s ACS Twitter account.

• Cooperate with public policies designed to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

• Stay abreast of local news and information concerning travel restrictions.

• 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. • 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 restrictions on travel to the United States.

For Assistance Contact:

U.S. Embassy Riyadh

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

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

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

Fax: (966) (13) 330-6816


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Saudi Arabia Country Information Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts.

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