Health Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia

Location: Land borders between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates

Event:  The government of Saudi Arabia has announced additional COVID-19 related restrictions on entry to the Kingdom.  Effective at 11:55 PM on March 7, the causeway between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, and land borders between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait will be restricted to commercial traffic only (land borders between Saudi Arabia and Qatar have been closed since 2017); air traffic to the Kingdom from Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait will be restricted to international airports in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dhahran.

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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