If you are not from a visa-exempt country, you need a Visa for Saudi Arabia to enter the country. The visa-exempt countries are currently Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates.
Types of Visitor visas for Saudi Arabia
At the moment there is not a visitor visa for Saudi Arabia designed for tourists. Visas can be obtained from Saudi embassies and consulates for a range of purposes including employment, business, family visits, journalism, and studying.
1. Hajj Visa
The Hajj Visa is available for Muslim travelers who wish to make a religious pilgrimage to Mecca which takes place during the last month of the Muslim calendar (August to September).
2. Tourist eVisa for Saudi
The new Saudi Arabia eVisa marks a turning point for the country, it will open Saudi Arabia up to tourism. Once it has been launched, tourists will be able to visit the country.
The eVisa online application form will be straightforward and will only take a few minutes to complete. The eVisa for Saudi will be available later this year, check this website for updates.
Travel documentation for Saudi Arabia
After the application for the Saudi Arabia Visitor Visa has been completed and approved, it will be sent to the traveler by email. Travelers can present a copy of the Saudi eVisa, along with their passport, to the Saudi border authorities on arrival.
Travelers can present a copy of the Saudi eVisa on arrival in Saudi Arabia, along with their passport, to the Saudi border authorities.
The passport details entered on the application form must match the traveler’s passport exactly. If the information does not correspond, the electronic visa will not be valid.