Saudi Arabia - No RHD vehicles allowed

My Overland Adventure

Around the World in a Land Cruiser
May 29, 2014
On The road
Confirmation below that Right hand drive vehicles ( i.e UK Australia) are not allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia, even for transit purposes.

Dear Mr. Martin,

With regard to your e-mail in respect of the above mentioned subject.

I would like to confirm that according to the Saudi Customs officials, a Right hand drive vehicle is not allowed to drive inside Saudi Arabia, without exception of Transit passengers.

Should you require any further information, please contact the Royal Saudi Embassy in your country.

Kind regards,

Hussein Karrar

Head of International Relations

Saudi Automobile & Touring Association (SATA)