Posted by : Aahil Shaik
Friday, April 29, 2022
Saudi Arabia lifts the Travel suspension using National or GCC ID to Gulf Cooperative Council States
The General Directorate of Passports (Jawazat) in Saudi Arabia announced the lifting of suspension of the use of National Identity card to travel to and from the Kingdom to GCC countries for Saudi and GCC citizens. Follow Saudi Expatriates on Instagram
Jawazat explained that citizens now can travel GCC countries using their national identity card, by making sure of other entry requirements of the country to which they are traveling, stating that family registering card is not a document that can be traveled with.
– During the corona pandemic, passport was considered as the valid document to travel between GCC countries. This restrict was applied to both Saudi citizens and GCC citizens.
– The Kingdom also restricted its citizens to travel those who did not received 3 doses against corona virus, or to those who have passed more 3 months after receiving second dose, except for the exempted groups.