Hajj Entry Requirements: Saudi Arabia

by Wayne Ghesquiere on July 12, 2013

Travellers heading to Saudi Arabia to participate in Haji (October 13-18, 2013) should be aware of the following Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health requirements and recommendations:

Meningitis vaccine issued no more than 3 years and not less than 10 days prior to arrival in Saudi Arabia.

Polio vaccine given at least 6 weeks prior to arrival if travelling from countries with infected areas.

Yellow Fever vaccination is require at least 10 days prior to arrival at the border.

Further vaccines and updates are recommended for travelers visiting Saudi Arabia.  It is important to seek travel health advise at least 4-6 weeks prior to departure to ensure your vaccines are up-to-date and you are aware of risk factors and protection measures for your destination(s).

 

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