There is SR 1,000 fine for not wearing a face mask in Saudi Arabia in public places. People often wonder what are the rules for wearing a face mask in Saudi Arabia.
Rules for wearing face masks in Saudi Arabia
1 – You are required to wear a face mask in all public places.
2 – Taking down the face mask below the nose also account for the violation.
3 – There is no need to wear a face mask inside houses if living with your family.
4 – The face mask is required inside houses when there is a guest at home.
5 – It is not allowed to take down your face mask to drink or eat in public places.
6 – You can take off your face mask while eating in the restaurants.
7 – All children have to wear a face mask just like adults. It is not safe to take them to public places without a face mask. However, the government is not imposing a fine for the children’s violation.
8 – No face mask is required if traveling in the car alone or with the family living in the same house.
9 – You are required to wear a face mask in the car if traveling with other Non-Family people.
10 – The face mask is required while talking to security officials even if you are alone in the car.