Citizens of visa-free countries can apply for an electronic visa online. An eVisa is issued for tourist purposes for a stay of no more than 90 days. The visa is valid for one year from the date of issue of the document and allows multiple entries to the country.
After receiving and processing the application, an eVisa will be sent to you electronically. This document will be electronically assigned to your passport, so there is no need to print the document and show it on arrival, however, we recommend that you keep a copy on your mobile phone.
If your nationality is not listed above, you should report to the embassy in order to obtain a Consulate Visa. The exceptions are citizens and residents of Saudi Arabia and residents of GCC countries who do not need a visa to travel to Saudi Arabia.
Types of Visa
There is only one type. The eVisa is issued only for tourist purposes and in the case of a pilgrimage to Mecca (Umrah). It is not possible to obtain a business or work visa. The eVisa is valid for one year from the date of issue and allows for a maximum stay of up to 90 days.
To be able to apply you must have a passport issued by one of 243 countries authorized to submit a visa application. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months from entering Saudi Arabia. When submitting the application, you will also need to attach your photo.