In the video, the Saudi authorities explain the reason for setting...


Professor of population geography, Muhammad Al-Ridi, explained the main reason behind setting the conditions for entering the Kingdom for expatriates, explaining that the Kingdom does not facilitate its policy and open its doors for the entry of expatriates from outside the Kingdom from across other countries without the availability of some basic conditions and controls, and indicated that this is due to All planning institutions, as well as accredited bodies responsible for the population planning process, are working to set a specific limit and ceiling for the entry of a specific number of arrivals that cannot be increased, according to the total number of the main population.

The reason for setting the conditions for entering the Kingdom for expatriates

Dr. Al-Reidi stated that the main reason behind the commitment to set conditions for entering the Kingdom for expatriates, pointing out that in many developed countries around the world, the proportion of expatriates is 10% of the total number of international residents, while in the Kingdom it exceeds that percentage that applies to countries of the world. , to reach 30% for expatriates, and it is likely in the near future to reach 50%, which is a clear imbalance in the population ratios, and a change in the Saudi identity, in addition to causing high unemployment rates among Saudis and residents.

Saudi Arabia entry conditions 2021

  • The citizen who wishes to enter the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia must be an expatriate, who has registered on a resident website within a maximum period of 72 hours before leaving his country.
  • A negative PCR result, performed in an accredited laboratory, must be submitted 72 hours before departure, except for children under eight years of age.
  • Subscribing to obtain approved vaccines inside the Kingdom, and the appearance of the health status is protected in the Tawakkalna application.
  • Exceptions are made to Saudi citizens as well as resident individuals, who have previously been immunized with one or two doses of the approved vaccine inside the Kingdom, and whose health status has been registered by the application of our trust is immunized.
  • All non-immune citizens are required to be quarantined.
  • The expatriate obtaining health insurance that covers the costs of treating Covid 19, with the exception of expatriates from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, and citizens holding Saudi citizenship.
  • The quarantine period is estimated to be seven days, within hotels designated for quarantine or approved accommodation places in the Kingdom, with a PCR analysis performed during the quarantine period.




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