Visa Requirements for Saudi Arabia
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Freedom of Travel
Passport holders of 5 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.
Visa On Arrival
Visa to travel in Saudi Arabia can be obtained at airports and other borders crossings for Passport holders of 1 country.
Passport holders for 1 country can obtain an electronic visa / authorization prior to arrival to travel to Saudi Arabia.
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 163 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 RequiredVisa required unless passport holder has a valid Schengen, UK or USA visas. Egyptian passport holders with valid Schengen, UK or US visas can apply for a visa on arrival at As of September 2022, holders of EU resident permits will be able to apply for visa on arrival as well.
- 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 Kingdom 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
Disagreements between Saudi Arabia and 1 country have imposed restrictions in traveling to Saudi Arabia.
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