What is the Saudi Arabia e-Visa?
The Saudi Arabia e-Visa is an electronic visa permit that allows its' holders to travel to Saudi Arabia. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in KSA introduced changes to their tourism policy to end their dependency on the oil industry. Focusing on tourism was to help reduce the unemployment rate and invite more people to the country.
Visa to Saudi Arabia is valid for one year from the issuing date or until your passport expires. e-Visa for Saudi Arabia is a multiple-entry visa that enables tourists to visit Saudi numerous times within the validity period. However, each stay cannot be longer than 90 days at a time. Once the 90 days has lapsed, there will be no extension nor renewal of the eVisa until the expiry of the validity of the eVisa (one year).
e-Visa for Saudi Arabia costs 179 Euro and takes up to 72 hours to process. The average processing time for a visa to Saudi when using our services is just 24 hours! You can complete the application process in less than 15 minutes from home.
Who needs a visa for Saudi Arabia?
Every traveller who wishes to visit Saudi needs an e-Visa for Saudi Arabia to cross the KSA border. e-Visa for Saudi Arabia is issued for tourism purposes only.
Upon introduction of the changes to the tourism policy by the Saudi Arabian government, 49 countries are allowed entrance under the condition of having a Saudi Arabia Visa permit. Find a full list of countries eligible for an electronic visa to Saudi and see if you can apply online for an e-Visa to cross the Saudi border.
Saudi Arabia visa application must be filed by the guardians/parents of passengers under the age of 18 travelling with them as well.
Citizens of the GCC (the Gulf Cooperation Council) countries, as well as the citizens and legal residents of Saudi Arabia, are exempted from the Saudi Arabia e-Visa obligation.