The upcoming Saudi Arabia Visa Requirements

The upcoming Saudi Arabia Visa Requirements
iVisa | Updated on Oct 30, 2019

The Government of Saudi Arabia has been talking about releasing electronic visas for a while now. The first discussions took place in 2006, which is 12 years ago, but only now they will gain full effect. The low oil prices have pushed the Saudi Arabian government to encourage tourism. Now, travelers will be able to obtain an electronic visa, as opposed to going to an embassy to get one. Of course, not all nationalities are eligible, but the citizens of about 35 countries will be able to get such a document.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do I need a visa to visit Saudi Arabia?

The answer will depend on your nationality. To check your eligibility for a Saudi Arabia eVisa according to your nationality, you can use our Visa Checker, just put in your country of origin and choose Saudi Arabia as your destination.

What is the Saudi Arabia eVisa?

The Saudi Arabia eVisa is an official document that grants the right to enter multiple times to Saudi Arabia. There is no need to make an appointment or present original documents to the Embassy or Consular Office.

How long can I stay in Saudi Arabia with an eVisa?

With this eVisa you will have a maximum stay of 90 days Total to the country with Multiple Entry

What are the documents required to apply?

For the documents to apply for an eVisa, you will need:

  • Valid passport – the general requirement is that your passport needs to be valid for three months after your visa expires.

  • A digital photo of you – in PDF format and passport size.

  • E-mail address – when applying with iVisa, your visa will be sent to you via e-mail, so make sure that you introduce a valid e-mail address you have access to.

  • Means of payment – iVisa accepts multiple methods of payment such as credit and debit cards or Paypal. Do not forget to double-check the spelling before submitting your application.

How long is the Saudi Arabia eVisa valid?

The Saudi Arabia eVisa is valid for 1 year after issued.

What are the processing times and prices?

Three options are available for those who want to visit Saudi Arabia:

  • Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 5 days, and the price is USD 175.00 (service fees included).

  • Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 72 hours, and the total price of it is USD 200.00 (service fees included).

  • Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your visa in only 24 hours, and you will be charged USD 225.00 (service fees included).

Click here to start your application.

How can I apply for an eVisa?

The application online iVisa designed is really easy and fast to fill in. It should take you no more than 10 minutes. You just need to follow these steps:

  1. The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time.

  2. The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.

  3. The last step consists of a questionnaire. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances. We will let you know.

Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.

What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

Mistakes are always possible. If this is your case, then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible to assist you. If we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.

Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Saudi Arabia eVisa?

iVisa provides maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check the testimonials of hundreds of happy customers here.

I have more unresolved questions, where can I find more info?

For a faster resolution click here and start chatting with one of our customer service representatives. In addition, you can find more info and FAQs here.

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