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Saudi Arabia Launches Instant E-Visa for UK, US, and Schengen Visa Holders 2023


Saudi Arabia Launches Instant E-Visa: If a tourist already has a valid visa for the US, the UK, or the Schengen area, they can now apply for an instant e-visa to enter Saudi Arabia.

Permanent residents of any European Union member state can get an e-visa as an extra option. Permanent residents can give their first-degree relatives a visa on arrival at any airport, on land, or at sea.


The US, the UK, or any of the Schengen countries have made an exception for people with valid vacation or business visas who have already been to the country where the visa was issued.

Saudi Arabia Launches Instant E-Visa for UK, US, and Schengen Visa Holders 2023
Saudi Arabia Launches Instant E-Visa for UK, US, and Schengen Visa Holders 2023

According to the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Tourism, holders of visas from the United States, the European Union (Schengen), and the United Kingdom can get a tourist visa right away and online through the @KSAMOFA website. This includes people who live in these countries. The government said, “This completes the process of making things easier and giving tourists an integrated experience.”

The Ministry of Tourism made it clear that neither the Hajj nor the Umrah can be done during the travel season.

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According to a statement from the Ministry, the above activity is in line with MT’s plans to make it easier for people who want to visit the Kingdom to do so, giving them the chance to benefit from vacation spots, take part in the travel industry exercises, and learn more about the Kingdom’s long and rich history.

As part of its attempts to attract more tourists, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia gave Saudia Airlines and Flynas passengers with layovers in the country a new transit visa in February.

The free three-month visa is good for three months and doesn’t cost anything. So, you have up to 90 days to fill out the application for the visa.

People Also Ask

  • Can I enter Saudi Arabia if I have a Schengen visa?

    People with a U.S. visa or a Schengen visa from Group 2 can get their visas at the Saudi port of entry as long as they have used their U.S. visa or Schengen visa at least once. You have to buy health insurance from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • Is eVisa available for Saudi Arabia?

    The eVisa is a visa for Saudi Arabia that can be done online and is offered to 100 countries. It is good for a year and can be used more than once, each time for up to 90 days.

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