Saudi Arabia to Allow Direct Entry of Passengers from Pakistan from December 1

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Saudi Arabia to Allow Direct Entry of Passengers from Pakistan from December 1

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From December 1, 2021, Saudi Arabia will allow direct entry of passengers from Pakistan without the need to spend 14 days in quarantine in a third country before entering Saudi Arabia.

After arrival in Saudi Arabia, passengers will have to complete 5 days institutional quarantine in Saudi Arabia.

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Re: Saudi Arabia to Allow Direct Entry of Passengers from Pakistan from December 1

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Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) circular issued on November 25 with instructions for airlines:

1. Allowing direct entry to Saudi Arabia from Pakistan without the need to stay 14 days outside Pakistan before entering Saudi Arabia. Institutional quarantine procedures must be applied for a period of 5 days, regardless of passengers' immunization status outside Saudi Arabia, with the continued application of exceptions issued regarding some groups.

2. The instructions mentioned above shall be effective as of 1:00 AM on December 1, 2021.

3. All airlines must continue to keep the travelers aware about the importance of complying with the precautionary and preventive measures approved in Saudi Arabia.

4. Failure to comply with the circular issued by GACA is an explicit violation of government order. Legal procedures shall be initiated against violators.

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Re: Saudi Arabia to Allow Direct Entry of Passengers from Pakistan from December 1

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Pakistani airlines informing their passengers about direct entry into Saudi Arabia allowed from December 1 for passengers from Pakistan.

Rush of passengers traveling to Saudi Arabia expected.

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Re: Saudi Arabia to Allow Direct Entry of Passengers from Pakistan from December 1

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Reduced quarantine package rates information for airblue passengers traveling to Riyadh and Jeddah.

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Re: Saudi Arabia to Allow Direct Entry of Passengers from Pakistan from December 1

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Quarantine is minimum 100$ a day and it is expensive, specially for middle class Umra pilgrims and workers on Iqama who are working on moderate salaries.
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Re: Saudi Arabia to Allow Direct Entry of Passengers from Pakistan from December 1

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May be slightly expensive but better to have direct flight and 14 day stay in other countries are more expensive.
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Reduced quarantine package rates information for Serene Air passengers traveling to Riyadh and Jeddah.

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Useful information provided by Serene Air for passengers traveling to Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Arabia has extended the validity of residency, exit and return visas, and the validity of visit visas automatically, without fees to January 31, 2022.

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Re: Saudi Arabia to Allow Direct Entry of Passengers from Pakistan from December 1

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Information for PIA passengers traveling to Saudi Arabia.

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Re: Saudi Arabia to Allow Direct Entry of Passengers from Pakistan from December 1

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Passengers vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine approved by Saudi Arabia

Passengers vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine approved by Saudi Arabia traveling from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia on Umrah visa are allowed to start performing Umrah immediately upon arrival. There is no requirement to quarantine.

Saudi Approved Vaccines:

2 doses of : Pfizer BioNTech or Comirnaty
2 doses of : Oxford AstraZeneca, Covishield, SK Bioscience or Vaxzevria.
2 doses of : Moderna or Spikevax
1 dose of Johnson & Johnson

Passengers vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine approved by World Health Organization (WHO)

Passengers vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine approved by World Health Organization (WHO) traveling from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia on Umrah visa will have to quarantine in Saudi Arabia for 3 days. Submit negative PCR test certificate 48 hours after the completion of quarantine before performing Umrah.

Vaccines Approved for Use by WHO

Sinopharm
Sinovac
Moderna
Pfizer/BioNTech
Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
Oxford/AstraZeneca
Covishield
Covaxin

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Re: Saudi Arabia to Allow Direct Entry of Passengers from Pakistan from December 1

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Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) instructions for airlines:

From December 4, airlines operating direct flights from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia are allowed to carry passengers who had received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi Arabia.

Such passengers after arriving in Saudi Arabia will have to follow institutional quarantine procedures for 3 days.

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Information for passengers of Saudia direct flights from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia.

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Quarantine packages in Saudi cities of Riyadh, Jeddah, Medina and Dammam for PIA passengers.

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