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Saudi Arabia eVisa

Saudi Arabia eVisa information

The Saudi Arabia eVisa has been implemented by Saudi Arabian authorities in 2019 to facilitate the process of applying for a visa and make the overall travel experience for eligible foreigners more enjoyable.

The Saudi Arabia online visa enables its holders to travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for leisure purposes numerous times within 0ne year. You can stay in the country for up to 90 days: either for a single visit, or during several visits.

The application process is effortless and takes place online. An applicant must fill out the form by answering some questions, attach their valid passport bio-data page photo and face photo, and cover the fee using an online payment method.

The approved Saudi Arabia eVisa is then delivered to the applicant's email address. It is a PDF document that one should save on the device.

All entry point is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia support eVisas.

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Visa to Saudi Arabia online application process

Apply online for an eVisa to Saudi Arabia within a few minutes! Let this instruction guide you through the application process:

  • Fill in the boxes providing your personal, contact, and travel information (your name, surname, nationality, birthdate, phone number, email address, planned travel dates, etc.).
  • Upload proper documentation (your passport and face photo).
  • Make the payment via online payment methods available on our website, all of them are safe.
  • Check your email address. The confirmation letter with the approved eVisa will be delivered to your email address.

Note that the eVisa is digitally connected to your passport. If your passport expires, or any data changes, the online visa becomes ineffective.

It is not obligatory to make a printout, however, we recommend that you save the PDF document with the visa onto the device you're going to bring to your entry point.

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Available types of Saudi Arabia visas

The Saudi Arabia eVisa comes in one type - a multiple-entry tourist visa.

It is a multiple-entry visa which means you can use it to travel numerous times to Saudi Arabia, and it is also a tourist visa designed for such purposes:

  • to explore the country
  • for visiting family and friends
  • for a pilgrimage to Mecca (Umrah).

Requirements and required documents for Saudi Arabia eVisa

Before all, you should meet technical requirements. They are simple and easy to fulfill for almost everyone:

  • An applicant must have a working device (PC, laptop, smartphone, tablet)
  • An applicant must have access to a stable internet connection (mobile, Wi-Fi, or hardwired)
  • An applicant has access to an active email account.
  • An applicant must own enough financial funds to cover the processing fee
  • An applicant must have the ability to pay online, for example, have a debit/credit card or PayPal

At the application stage of uploading documents, you'll need to present the following:

  • a photograph of your passport (must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the planned arrival date)
  • a photograph of your face (may be taken by your phone, laptop, tablet, or PC camera).
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Eligible countries to apply for a Saudi visa online

Here you can see the list of eligible countries and check if you can apply for a Saudi eVisa:

  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Croatia
  • China (including Hong Kong and Macau)
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea, South
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America

Note that the citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council member countries do not need a visa to Saudi Arabia.

Processing time and validity period of an electronic visa

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The processing time differs for each application, but normally it won't take more than several days. Still, try to fill out the form in the most accurate way: mistakes and incomplete boxes may cause delays in the processing.

The validity period of the Saudi tourist visa is 1 year (12 months), it starts from the date of issuance.

The Saudi Arabia eVisa is a multiple-entry permit for a stay of up to 90 days. You can have one 90-day visit or split those 90 days into several visits.

When all 90 days are used, the Saudi visa gets ineffective. If the one-year validity period still lasts, it is impossible to renew the eVisa to Saudi Arabia.

The eVisa is also electronically connected to your passport, so if it expires, the online visa will become invalid.

Benefits of online application for a visa to Saudi Arabia

Electronic visas have made traveling to Saudi Arabia much easier. Instead of going to an embassy or consulate, now eligible foreigners can apply from home. It is especially convenient if the embassy is located far from you and you'd have to travel to another city or, in some cases, even another country.

You also don't have to deal with much paperwork and pack your documents to transport them to the office. For the remote application process, you only need to scan or take a photo of your documents.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is eVisa for Saudi Arabia?

The eVisa to Saudi Arabia is a mandatory document for eligible citizens to travel to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is a tourist visa that one can apply for online.

Do I need to have an eVisa to enter Saudi Arabia?

It depends on your nationality. If you are from an eligible country and need to cross the borders of Saudi Arabia, then it is necessary for you to obtain a Saudi electronic visa.

How long do I have to wait to get the online visa approval?

Each case is individual, but most of our customers get their electronic visas within a few days. Ensure your application is error-free is entirely complete.

Which countries have to apply for a Saudi Arabia eVisa?

There is a list of eligible countries for Saudi Arabia eVisa. Check this article "Eligible countries to apply for a Saudi visa online". Keep in mind that Saudi citizens, residents, and GCC member countries citizens don't need an eVisa.

How can I apply for an eVisa to Saudi Arabia?

You can apply for a Saudi tourist visa online via several simple steps: provide the requested information, attach the documents, and make the payment. The approved eVisa will come to the email address.

Is an online visa available for Saudi Arabia now?

Yes, a Saudi Arabia tourist visa is currently available online for eligible foreign citizens. Check the requirements and don't hesitate to start the application process on our website.

What are the types of visas to Saudi Arabia?

There is only one type of eVisa to Saudi Arabia - a multiple-entry tourist visa for a 90-day stay.

What documents should I prepare to apply for an eVisa?

You have to prepare two documents: your valid eligible passport (that doesn't expire within the next 6 months from arrival to Saudi Arabia) and your face photograph (you can just take it by phone or web camera).

How can I check the status of my online visa application?

You should contact our support team and tell us your application number. That's how we can check the progress and provide details on the current status of your eVisa application.

What can I do if my eVisa is denied?

Sometimes, applications get denied if the application form isn't completed in the right way. That's why you should thoroughly recheck your data, see if there are any mistakes, typos, or irrelevant or incomplete information. Then, get in contact with our support team, so we could take care of the problem.