Current travel vaccine advice and how to prevent infections when travelling to Saudi Arabia.
The recommendations and advice on this page can never replace a medical consultation. To get the best effect from the vaccines, you should begin vaccination well before departure. You can check which vaccines you have received in Norway at helsenorge.no/en/vaccinations/. You have to pay for travel vaccines and malaria protection.
Vaccine recommendations for all travellers
Travellers should be up to date with vaccinations and boosters as recommended in Norway. You can check which vaccines you have received on helsenorge.no.
Vaccine recommendations for some travellers
These vaccines are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. The recommendation depends on the duration of the stay, type of travel/activity, the traveller's health etc., and should be assessed by a doctor.
Yellow fever certificate
This country requires a yellow fever certificate (proof of yellow fever vaccination) for everyone/some people upon entry. Contact a doctor or vaccination center to assess your needs.
Mosquito-bite prevention and chemoprofylaxis recommended.
Rural areas in the southern and western regions bordering Yemen, September-January: Mosquito-bite prevention and chemoprophylaxis recommended.
The rest of the country, including Mecca and Medina: No malaria risk.