GACA issues the detailed mechanisms and procedures for institutional quarantine
May 24, 2021
The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) issued today a guideline for travelers who are not Saudi citizens and those from exempted groups who are not immunized, and those coming from countries from which entry has not been suspended. It includes mechanisms and institutional quarantine procedures in both Arabic and English.
The guide clarified a package of detailed general provisions for institutional quarantine applications, exempted groups, procedures related to the insurance policy. This in addition to the roles and responsibilities of the air carrier.
The guide confirmed the continuation of work in all flights and airports with the precautionary measures and protocols applied to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in the Kingdom and the importance of adhering to them, the policy of using the Tawakkalna application, the alerts to be announced to travelers and the health requirements related to the certified certificates and approved vaccinations.
The guide touched on arrival procedures at the airport and emphasized the need for all arrivals to implement the health precautions and protocols applied at airports and their facilities, and to direct travelers to the routes specified to get passports control.
GACA called on all travelers who meet the conditions of institutional quarantine to download the guide and keep it for reference when needed. Meanwhile, to view the guide, please click on the following direct link:
It is worth noting, that GACA applies all precautionary and preventive measures at the Kingdom's airports with the aim of providing an integrated health environment for the visitors of the terminals in Saudi airports. The measures taken by GACA include holding a workshop with the aim of introducing the health safety requirements and precautionary and preventive measures, in cooperation with its partners from the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Health, Public Health Authority (Weqaia), the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SADAIA), the Saudi Central Bank (Insurance) and the Ministry of Tourism (shelters).