Visiting Saudi has become more convenient with the introduction of a rapid visa system, allowing a range of passport holders and residents to apply for the new tourist visa.
Starting Monday, June 12, individuals holding UK, US, or Schengen visas, along with permanent residents of the UK, US, and any EU country, now have the option to apply for the new Saudi instant e-visa through mofa.gov.sa
Curious about the process of applying for the new Saudi instant visa? Applying for a visa in advance is essential to travel to Saudi Arabia. You must possess a valid passport and provide proof of residency. Alternatively, you can present a valid UK, US, or Schengen visa.
The new tourist visa allows visitors to attend events, exhibitions, and conferences in Saudi Arabia. Moreover, it permits individuals to perform Umrah throughout the year, except during the Hajj season.
Previously, only individuals holding US, UK, and Schengen visas could obtain visas upon arrival.
For further information and details, please visit mofa.gov.sa.