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Saudi Arabia travel restrictions from Ghana

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Major restrictions

for travel from Ghana
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Saudi Arabia quarantine details

Saudi Arabia is major restrictions for travel. No quarantine is required on arrival to Saudi Arabia and when returining back to Ghana no quarantine is required.Most visitors from Saudi Arabia will not be allowed to travel to Ghana.Get travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements for Saudi Arabia from Ghana.
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Saudi Arabia travel restrictions from Ghana

International travel to Saudi Arabia is permitted for vaccinated travelers. There are exceptions for non-vaccinated citizens and those traveling for 'essential reasons'.
It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Exceptional travel

Exemptions to the border closure are in place for essential reasons, including for those with valid business visas. Travel for tourism is not permitted unless fully vaccinated.
Exemptions are revoked another country has been visited in the last 14 days that is considered high risk. The list of countries affected can be found at https://www.saudia.com/before-flying/travel-information/travel-requirements-by-international-stations

Other restrictions

The 'Tawakkalna' mobile app should be downloaded and registered with a home location within 8 hours of arrival in Saudi Arabia. The 'Tatamman' mobile app must also be downloaded to complete daily health assessments.
Travelers are required to have valid medical insurance covering COVID-19 costs for the duration of the stay. This does not apply to citizens and residents of Saudi Arabia and citizens of GCC member countries.

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from quarantine requirements. The vaccination status must be registered before arrival at https://muqeem.sa/#/vaccine-registration/home
A list of accepted vaccines can be found at https://www.visitsaudi.com/en/covid-19-information-page
Vaccine requirements do not apply to Saudi citizens or those traveling for essential reasons. Authorized non-vaccinated travelers will be required to undergo quarantine for 5 days at a government facility, with further testing on days 2 and 5 of the quarantine period.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on arrival. This does not apply to Saudi citizens.

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to health screening on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual assessment. Further health testing may be required for those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

Additional documents required

A 'health disclaimer form' must be completed and presented on arrival. This will be provided onboard the flight, but we recommended confirming with the airline prior to departure to avoid delays on arrival.
For more details Saudi Tourism Authority

Government measures

Events and large gatherings remain prohibited and proof of vaccination via the Tawakkalna application is required to access most facilities and establishments. In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Saudi Arabia can be found at https://covid19.cdc.gov.sa/professionals-health-workers/preventive-protocols-from-29-10-1441/

Use of masks

Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating for vaccinated travelers at a reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open for vaccinated customers, with a reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Seating is limited to a maximum of 10 people per table.

Bars

Please be advised bars are not allowed to operate in this country. The sale of alcohol is prohibited.

Nightclubs

Please be advised nightclubs are not allowed to operate in this country. The sale of alcohol is prohibited.

Shops

Shops are open for vaccinated customers at reduced capacity with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, temperature checks, and social distancing.

On return

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. Travelers are advised to have tests done at certified testing providers. A list of certified testing providers can be found at https://africacdc.org/trusted-travel/
The test result must be validated via the Africa Union Trusted Travel or UNDP Global Haven systems. Travelers without an account must create an account on the Africa Union Trusted Travel platform. This will generate a digital Trusted Travel reference code which must be presented alongside the test result on arrival.
Residents of Ghana, who return within 1 week of departure from Ghana, are not required to present a negative test result but must undergo testing on arrival. - Trusted Travel Scheme

Testing on arrival

A COVID-19 test will be administered upon arrival. The test costs $50 USD for Ghanaians and ECOWAS citizens and $150 USD for the rest of travelers. The test must be pre-paid online at https://myfrontierhealthcare.com/
Those testing positive will undergo further medical assessment and quarantine at their own expense.
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