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Saudi: Vaccine status can be registered from outside the Kingdom

Citizens as well as residents, who have taken COVID-19 vaccine jabs while being outside Saudi Arabia, can register their information on the Tawakkalna app, the Ministry of Health announced on its Twitter handle on Monday.

The ministry said: “You can register doses of coronavirus vaccine taken outside the Kingdom in the systems of the Ministry of Health. Your information will be reflected in the Tawakkalna app, via the link”

However, applicants should ensure the accuracy of the information provided and must have a national or resident identity, the ministry pointed out.

According to the ministry’s instructions, the entered documents must be in PDF form with not more than 1 MB size.

Applicants must ensure that their vaccines certificates fulfill the following requirements:

  1. The personal data should be mentioned in the certificate
  2. The certificate must be in either Arabic, English, French, or translated into Arabic
  3. The certificate must contain the name and date of the vaccine and its batch number

Applicants also need to attach a copy of their passports in addition to vaccination certificates, the ministry stressed while warning that a new application cannot be uploaded while another is pending.

The ministry said that the processing of an application may take up to five working days, reiterating that the approved vaccines in Saudi Arabia are Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Oxford-AstraZeneca, and Janssen.

Those who do not have a national identity or a residency permit and wish to visit the Kingdom can register their vaccination status electronically by accessing:


Saudi Gazette

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