Life in Saudi Arabia
6 September 2019
Who needs an online visa for Saudi Arabia?
The electronic visa for Saudi Arabia will be available soon. It will mark a huge change for Saudi Arabia which has been one of the most difficult countries to enter.
The Saudi Arabia eVisa application will only take a few minutes to complete online, there will be no need to go to an embassy or consulate.
After the application has been completed and approved, it will be sent to the traveler by email.
Unless you are from a visa-exempt country (currently the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, and Oman) is is necessary to obtain a visa to enter Saudi Arabia.
Until the Online Visa for Saudi Arabia is available, the only way to obtain a visa is in person from your nearest embassy. There is not currently a visa designed for tourism purposes.
The new Saudi Arabia Visa will allow tourists from eligible countries to visit the country. The online application process will be quick and simple to complete.
Though the list of eligible countries has not been finalized, the Saudi Government has already announced that the eVisa will be available to citizens of the:
- Czech Republic
More countries are likely to be added to the list.
There will be some basic requirements which candidates must meet and applicants will need to make sure they complete every section of the application as accurately as possible.
Travel to Saudi Arabia with a Saudi eVisa
Historically, Saudi Arabia has been one of the most difficult countries to visit. The new eVisa marks the beginning of a new chapter for the country, opening up tourism in Saudi Arabia. It is the birthplace of Islam and packed full of places of cultural interest including mosques, castles, and museums.
The online application for the Saudi Arabia Online Visa will require entering some information and will only take a few minutes to complete.
Once approved, the Saudi Arabia eVisa will be sent to the candidate by email. The traveler will be able to print a copy of the electronic visa to present to the Saudi authorities on arrival.
The Saudi eVisa will be available soon. Check this website for updates if you are planning a trip to Saudi Arabia.