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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure of U.S. Embassy and Consulates, Saudi Arabia

Routine Notification – Holiday Closure of U.S. Embassy and Consulates, Saudi Arabia Location: U. S. Embassy and Consulates, Saudi Arabia Notification: The U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulates General in Saudi Arabia will be closed on Sunday, January 17, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.  In the event of an emergency for U.S. citizens, contact information for the ...
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Health Alert: Information for Travelers Returning to the United States 

Health Alert:  Information for Travelers Returning to the United States Beginning January 26, all air passengers to the United States will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before their flight to the United States departs.  Airlines must deny boarding to passengers if they do not provide documentation of a negative test or provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19. Please refer to CDC for more ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 3, 2021

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 3, 2021 Location: International flights to Saudi Arabia Event:  The January 3, 2021 General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) Circular No. 4/36252 lifted the temporary suspension of all international flights and travel to Saudi Arabia, which the government of Saudi Arabia had previously enacted on December 21.  The Saudi government also reported that land ...
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Routine Notification – Holiday Closure of U.S. Embassy and Consulates, Saudi Arabia

Routine Notification – Holiday Closure of U.S. Embassy and Consulates, Saudi Arabia Location: U. S. Embassy and Consulates, Saudi Arabia Notification: The U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulates General in Saudi Arabia will be closed December 31, 2020 to January 2, 2021.  The Embassy and U.S. Consulates General will re-open on January 3, 2021.  In the event of ...
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Health Alert: International Flights from Saudi Arabia     

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 29, 2020 Location: International flights from Saudi Arabia Event:   The December 27 General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) Circular No. 4/34761 permitted airlines to carry non-Saudi passengers outside the Kingdom subject to certain restrictions. Saudia Airlines is operating limited international flights to the United States.  Other airlines also have limited operations to other countries.  ...
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