Saudi Arabia to allow direct entry from India, Pakistan and four more countries from Dec 1

Riyadh — Saudi Arabia will allow direct entry from India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Brazil, Vietnam, and Egypt from December 1, without spending 14-day quarantine in a third country, Ministry of Interior tweeted on Thursday.

MOI tweeted, “As of one o’clock in the morning on Wednesday 01/12/2021, direct entry to the Kingdom from (6) countries is allowed without the need to spend (14) days outside it, with the application of institutional quarantine for a period of (5) days”.

The people arriving from these countries are required to spend five days in institutional quarantine regardless of their immunization status outside the Kingdom, the source said.