Saudi Arabia

Procedure To Obtain A Permit To Go To Hospital During Curfew Hours In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has recently imposed a temporary curfew throughout the country to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

During the curfew hours, citizens and residents require a permit to go to the hospital. This permit can be obtained through the Saudi Red Crescent Authority’s Mobile App أسعفني “ASAFNY”

You can download this app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store

Once downloaded, select your language from the available languages (English, Arabic, Bengali, Filipino, French, Indonesian, Malay, Turkish and Urdu).


Login with your mobile number.

Asafny Permit

Select “Report Incident

Then click on “Transferring a patient during a curfew

Enter the details of the Patient, Carrier (the person who is taking the patient to hospital), Vehicle, Hospital and Location

Then click on “Send”

Shortly, you will receive the confirmation through SMS and now you can go to the hospital.


Mohammed Ameen is the author behind With a decade of experience in Saudi Arabia and a Master's in Business Administration, he shares practical tips and insights on expat life in the Kingdom.
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