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Announcing the 2021 Trafficking-in-Persons Report Narrative for Saudi Arabia

  Press Release U.S. Embassy  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia For Immediate Release July 02, 2021   Announcing the 2021 Trafficking-in-Persons Report Narrative for Saudi Arabia Today at the United States Department of State, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken released the 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. The Report notes that the Saudi Arabian government is making ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Observance of Juneteenth on Monday, June 21

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 Monday, June 21, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth.  The Embassy and Consulates General will reopen on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. All confirmed in-person appointments ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from High-Risk Rabies Countries

Location: Country-wide The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have announced a temporary suspension for dogs imported from countries the CDC considers high risk for canine (dog) rabies, including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This suspension also applies to dogs arriving from countries NOT at high risk if the dogs have been in any high-risk ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Vaccine Registration Requirement for Inbound Travelers

Location: Country-wide The Saudi General Authority on Civil Aviation (GACA) announced that beginning June 16, 2021, all airlines must ensure that all non-Saudi citizen passengers have enter their immunization data into the Saudi vaccination registration system “Muqeem” before arrival into Saudi Arabia.  The vaccination registration website can be found here  https://muqeem.sa/#/vaccine-registration/home . Saudi Arabia considers travelers fully ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Direct from the United States and Other Select Countries Resumes

Location: Country-wide The Saudi Ministry of Interior announced today that travelers from eleven previously restricted countries, including the United States, will be allowed to travel directly to Saudi Arabia, if they follow existing entry requirements.  The countries are: the United States, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.  ...
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