The ministry of interior of Saudi Arabia has announced to end previously imposed travel restrictions due to new variant of covid-19 in a certain number of countries. Following the new decision, all international flights will be resumed from 11 AM on 03 January 2021. This travel resumption includes travel through air as well as land and sea entry points.
Travelers coming from UK, South Africa and other countries where new covid variant has been detected, have to spend 14 days in a third country, and then have PCR test to get entry into Saudi Arabia. The ministry of Health of KSA will list those countries where new covid variant is found.
The citizen of other countries such as Pakistan, India and Philippines can directly travel to Saudi Arabia by following the existing entry procedure which requires a valid visa/entry permit, flight ticket, an advance covid test, a mandatory quarantine of 7/3 days at residence upon arrival and registration in government designated apps.