INFORMATION ABOUT THE SAUDI ARABIA eVISA

About Saudi Arabia eVisa

The Saudi Arabia eVisa, an online electronic visa, was introduced on September 27th, 2019, to simplify the visa process for citizens of eligible countries who want to visit Saudi Arabia for tourism purposes. The Tourist eVisa for Saudi Arabia is issued through an online application system.

The eVisa for Saudi Arabia can be obtained by completing a fast and easy-to-use online application form. Applicants must provide their personal details, travel information and passport data.

Saudi Arabia eVisa Mandatory Insurance Policy

The Mandatory Insurance Policy is linked to the approved Saudi Arabia eVisa. The government of Saudi Arabia implemented the Mandatory Medical Insurance Policy at the moment of the eVisa application, and the insurance company is assigned randomly.

The Insurance Policy is sent by email after the approval of the eVisa.

Tourist eVisa Saudi Arabia Authorized Stay and Validity

The Saudi Arabia eVisa grants visitors up to ninety (90) days in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during its one (1) year validity.

An approved Saudi Arabia eVisa is valid for a total period of one (1) year from the date the visa is issued. Moreover, if the departure date is more than one year from the arrival date in Saudi Arabia, the eVisa will be sent to the traveler, prior to their trip, taking into account the arrival date in Saudi Arabia.

Ports of entry for the Saudi Arabia eVisa

Saudi Arabia eVisa holders are granted entry into the country through any of the following ports of entry:

Airports:

  • King Khalid International Airport
  • King Abdulaziz International Airport 
  • King Fahd International Airport
  • Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz International Airport

Land:

  • King Fahd Bridge, between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia
  • Al Batha, between the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia

Passport guidelines for the Tourist eVisa for Saudi Arabia

Applicants are required to have a current passport, which must be valid for a minimum of six (6) months from the intended date of arrival in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia eVisa holders are granted multiple entries of up to ninety (90) days during its one (1) year validity.

List of countries eligible to apply for an online eVisa for Saudi Arabia

Citizens and nationals from the countries listed below are eligible to apply online for a Saudi Arabia eVisa, including the United States, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, France, China, Germany, and Canada. Find out if you qualify for a Saudi Arabia eVisa by filling out the application form.

A citizen with a valid passport from one of the eligible countries listed above can apply online here for a Saudi Arabia eVisa that will grant them entry into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Documentation requirements:

To obtain an eVisa for Saudi Arabia, applicants must provide their personal information, travel details, and a passport-style personal photograph.

The photograph can be submitted at a later time if the applicant does not have it at the moment of filling out the form. By accessing the link in their confirmation email, applicants will be able to return to their application and upload the image.

Requirements to enter Saudi Arabia

Eligible foreign citizens must present the following once they arrive in Saudi Arabia.

  • The passport used for the online application form, valid for at least six (6) months after the date of arrival and must have at least one (1) blank page.
  • The approved Saudi Arabia eVisa is electronically linked to your passport by the Saudi Arabian System. It is recommended to carry a printed copy of your approved eVisa or store a copy on your mobile device at the time of travel.

Check Status for the Saudi Arabia eVisa

Once the applicant has submitted the online application, all Saudi Arabia eVisa notifications and updates will be sent by email.

The processing time of the Tourist eVisa Saudi Arabia is within 1 business day, however, some applications may take longer to process, up to 7 business days.

To check the status of your Saudi Arabia eVisa online application, please click here.

Online eVisa Application for Saudi Arabia

To apply online for a Saudi Arabia eVisa, applicants must have a valid passport, email address, and a credit or debit card.

All of the information provided on the Tourist eVisa for Saudi Arabia application form, such as first and last names, place and date of birth, address, sex, passport number, and nationality, must be filled out exactly as they appear on the applicant’s passport.

All eligible applicants can click here to complete the Saudi Arabia eVisa application online.

The Saudi Arabia eVisa is an electronic visa that was introduced to facilitate the visa request process. The eVisa allows citizens of eligible countries to travel to and around the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for tourism purposes.

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