Tourist eVisa for Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia eVisa Information

The Saudi Arabia eVisa, expected to be implemented in the near future, is an electronic visa which will allow eligible citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia for purposes of tourism.

The tourist eVisa for Saudi Arabia is being introduced by the Saudi government in order to facilitate the process of applying for a visa and open the country up to foreign tourism.

The government has announced that the Saudi visa online will be available for countries including Australia, the United States, and all Schengen Area states. Further eligible nationalities are expected to be added to this list closer to the eVisa launch date.

Eligible citizens will be able to complete the simple Saudi visa application online in just a few minutes. It will be necessary to fill in the Saudi Arabia eVisa form with personal and passport information and travel details, and answer a few security questions in order to receive an approved Saudi tourist visa via email.

The validity of the Saudi Arabia online visa and the total period of stay permitted has not yet been announced and will be published on this site when made available by the Saudi government.

To visit Saudi Arabia for purposes other than tourism, such as for business activities, foreign citizens will be required to contact their nearest Saudi Embassy or Consulate.

Electronic Visa for Saudi Arabia Requirements

It will be necessary for eligible citizens to meet the Saudi Arabia eVisa Requirements in order to submit an online visa application. The Saudi Arabia visa policy for all visa types requires the applicant to have a passport from an eligible country valid for at least 6 months from the intended date of entry in Saudi Arabia.

Further Saudi Arabia Electronic visa requirements will involve the applicant:

  • Paying the Saudi eVisa fee with a valid debit or credit card
  • Providing a current email address at which to receive the Saudi Arabia visa online.

Upon arrival in Saudi Arabia, it will be necessary to present the approved eVisa alongside the same passport used to complete the online visa application. Applicants with dual nationality will need to ensure they bring the correct passport, meaning the one that they applied with, when traveling to Saudi Arabia.

Further entry visa requirements for Saudi Arabia may be published closer to the launch date of the eVisa and will be published on this site when available.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Saudi Arabia Visa FAQ

  • What is the eVisa for Saudi Arabia?

    The eVisa for Saudi Arabia is an online visa which will allow eligible citizens to travel to Saudi Arabia for purposes of tourism. It is expected to be implemented in the near future.

  • How much is a visa to Saudi Arabia?

    The price of the online visa to Saudi Arabia has not yet been announced and will be published on this site when made available by the Saudi government.

  • What are the eligible countries to apply for the eVisa to Saudi Arabia?

    The list of eligible countries for the eVisa to Saudi Arabia has not yet been finalized and will be updated on this site when available. Once announced, applicants will able to check their eligibility using the visa checker at the top of this page.

  • How long does it take to get an eVisa to Saudi Arabia?

    It will only take a few minutes to complete the Saudi visa application online. The standard processing time for the eVisa to Saudi Arabia has not yet been announced by the government and will be published on this site when available.

  • How long is an eVisa for Saudi Arabia valid for?

    It has not yet been announced how long the eVisa for Saudi Arabia will be valid for. This information will be published on this website when available.

  • How can I apply for an electronic visa to Saudi Arabia?

    Eligible citizens will be able to apply for an electronic visa to Saudi Arabia through a simple online application form, and receive an approved Saudi eVisa via email.

  • When should I apply for the online Visa for Saudi Arabia?

    It is expected that applicants will be required to submit a Saudi Arabia visa application online at least a few business days before the intended date of arrival. The exact processing time for the Saudi eVisa has not yet been announced and will be published on this site when available.

  • How long will my online visa to Saudi Arabia take to process?

    The standard processing time for the online visa to Saudi Arabia has not yet been announced by the Saudi Government and will be published on this website when available.

  • I am an adult traveling with a minor to Saudi Arabia. Do they need consent from both parents in order to travel?

    No, a child traveling to Saudi Arabia with only one parent does not need to provide consent from the absent parent in order to travel to the country. Parental consent to travel to Saudi Arabia is only required for unaccompanied minors.

  • What can I do if I have made a mistake on my eVisa Saudi Arabia application process?

    It is expected that applicants will need to ensure all of the information provided on the Saudi Arabia eVisa application form exactly matches the details of their travel document, as even small mistakes are expected to result in the rejection of the application or delays in receiving the eVisa.

  • What documents do I need to apply for the Saudi Arabian online visa ?

    In order to apply for the Saudi Arabian online visa, it will be necessary to have a passport from an eligible country valid for at least 6 months from the intended date of entry. Further document requirements to apply for the Saudi eVisa may be published closer to the launch date of the visa and will be published on this site when available.

  • Can I apply for the eVisa to Saudi Arabia without travel plans?

    It is expected that applicants will be required to provide details of their travel plans in order to receive an approved eVisa to Saudi Arabia. Confirmation of this requirement will be published on this site once made available by the government of Saudi Arabia.

  • I have been refused a visa in the past. Will this affect my eVisa to Saudi Arabia application?

    It is expected that those who are refused approval for the Saudi eVisa will be able to submit a new online visa application. It is expected that applicants will need to carefully check that all the information provided on the form is correct, as even small errors are expected to result in a refusal of the application.

  • I noticed that I made a mistake in my Saudi Arabia eVisa details. How can I correct it?

    It will be essential for applicants to ensure that all of the information provided on the Saudi Arabia eVisa application is correct before submitting the form, as even small mistakes are expected to result in the rejection of the application.

  • Does my electronic visa for Saudi Arabia guarantee entry to the country?

    It is expected that the electronic visa for Saudi Arabia will not guarantee entry to the country. The final decision for entry to Saudi Arabia for eVisa holders is expected to be made at the discretion of the individual immigration official at Saudi border control.

  • What is the status of my Saudi visa online application?

    It is expected that applicants will be able to check the status of their Saudi visa online through updates and notifications sent to the email address provided on the eVisa application form.

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