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Saudi Arabia to Open for Vaccinated Tourist Visa Holders Starting Aug 1

Saudi Arabia to Open for Vaccinated Tourist Visa Holders Starting Aug 1

Friday, 30 July, 2021 - 03:30
Travelers wearing protective face masks walk at Riyadh International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Reuters file photo

Saudi Arabia's Tourism Ministry will re-allow entry for fully vaccinated tourist visa holders starting Aug. 1, it said in a statement.


"Vaccinated tourists will be allowed to enter without having to be institutionally quarantined upon providing a negative Covid-19 PCR test and a vaccination certificate," the ministry said.


Accepted vaccines will be Pfizer, Astrazeneca, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, the statement added.


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