Travel Security in Saudi Arabia

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Health Precautions

Obligatory Vaccination and Other Recommendations

- A certificate of vaccination against Meningococcal Meningitis, for people travelling for HAJJ.

- Children between 3 months and 2 years of age must be given two doses of the Hepatitis A vaccine.

- Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from all travelers arriving from an infected area.

- Tetanus vaccine is required

Inoculation regulations can change at short notice. So it is advised to take necessary measures.
For Further Information
Saudi Customs

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Safety Conditions

Terrorist Risk
Risk of Natural Disaster
Caution needs to be taken while driving during summer, when winds from the northern desert can be laden with sand. Fort more details, visit the website of Canadian foreign affairs.
Traveling Women Conditions

It is mandatory for the sponsor to meet the women visitors upon arrival.
Women are not allowed to drive.
Women traveling to Saudi Arabia are advised to dress conservatively wearing ankle-length dresses with long sleeves, and not to wear trousers in public. It is advisable, to carry a dark-colored scarf since local women wear head scarf.

For Further Information
US Department of State

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