Visa Requirements for Saudi Arabia
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Freedom of Travel
Passport holders of 4 countries have freedom of travel to Saudi Arabia. This often means there will be no limitation on the duration of stay, and no restrictions on activities such as volunteering, employment, or conducting business.
eVisa / On Arrival
On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / authorization is available to passport holders of 58 countries to travel to Saudi Arabia.
Pre-arranged Visa Required
Prior to arrival at Saudi Arabia, passport holders of 166 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Saudi Arabia. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.
- Visa RequiredTourist visa on arrival for holders of valid Schengen, UK and US visa. Visitors must arrive through national carrier of Saudi Arabia.
Visa on arrival if holding two or multiple entry short-stay valid visa issued by UK, US or a Schengen member state for stays of no more than 90 days.
Visitors can get visa on arrival at any international airport in Saudi Arabia but they must have a credit card to pay a fee amounting to SR440 (Dh431) as cash is not accepted. They will be allowed to stay for 90 days at a stretch and can enter the Kingdon of Saudi Arabia multiple times during the validity period of their visit visa.
- Visa RequiredMuslim female passengers arriving to perform Umrah or Hajj must be accompanied by one of her immediate family members such as father, brother, husband or son, who must be aged 18 years or older; or over 45 years of age and traveling within a group of female passengers of the same age, who are accompanied by a group leader until their departure
All visitors are fingerprinted upon entry
Special conditions are impossed to passport holders of 1 country in order to travel to Saudi Arabia. These special requirements are often more time-consuming and may not be granted to every traveler.
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