Saudi Arabia start issuing tourist visas for the first time in its history, opening up a new visa for citizens of 49 countries to explore Saudi Arabia.
Countries authorized to enter include: 38 countries from Europe: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ireland, Monaco and Andorra. Russia, Montero, San Marino, Ukraine, England, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia and Cyprus, 7 countries from Asia, Namely Brunei, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, Kazakhstan and China, north America, two countries, the United States and Canada, australia, Australia and New Zealand.
The visa fee will be 300 SR, the national insurance fee will be 140 riyals for a total value of 440 riyals paid by each tourist, plus value-added and transaction fees, the validity of the visa will be 360 days from the issuance, and the duration of stay in the Kingdom will be 90 days per visit, and not more than 180 days during the year.
How to get it?
The tourist can register via the online platform or use machines equipped to obtain a visa in minutes. The other way is when arriving at ports and airports (King Khalid Airport, King Abdulaziz Airport, King Fahd Airport, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz Airport, King Fahd Bridge and Al-Batha al-Bari port) or obtaining visas from representatives of Saudi embassies and consulates abroad for authorized countries.