Last Friday, the Saudi authority announced that the Govt. had reinstated visas for the US, UK, and Schengen Areas Holders on Arrival. After that, valid visa holders from these areas can legally enter the country on tourist visas. Saudi Arabia took this step after lifting all Pandemic restrictions on its citizens and residents.
Saudi Arabia Reinstates Visas for the US, UK, and Schengen Areas Holders on Arrival
Allowed Countries Lists
The countries included list are as follows that permit their residents to visit Saudi Arabia on a tourist visa.
- New Zealand
- San Marino
- South Korea
- The United Kingdom
- The United States
Conditions Applied to these Countries’ Residents
Assuredly, its good news for residents living in these countries mentioned above to visit Saudi Arabia on a tourist visa, but some conditions are applied to them. These conditions must follow to get eligible for the tourist visa.
- These countries’ residents should consist of one of three visas, including traveling via FLYNAS, FLYADEAL, and SAUDIA Airlines for obtaining a twelve-month tourist visa. Further, residents applicable for this tourist visa are free of submitting advance applications.
- Second, the condition applied to these residents is that they at least used one time the issued visa at the area where this was issued to them before incoming Saudi Arabia. Visa is available on arrival to qualified state residents for the e-visa program.
- Thirdly, residents of qualified states must contain COVID risks medical insurance from any Saudi Airport on their arrival.
Invitation Renewed for Visitors
Further, Ahmed Al-Khateeb, the Tourist Minister of Saudi Kingdom, was an important step that he has been renewed visitor and tourist invitations worldwide. So, people from different countries are now equally enjoying Saudi Tourism from Landmarks, Heritage, culture, and hospitality that this Saudi community is well-known.
Ahmed Al-Khateeb said that Saudi Arabia is the most accessible destination globally for performing Hajj, Umrah Pilgrimage, and visiting for tourist purposes. Further, he added, these sectors will ultimately enhance investment and job opportunities across the Kingdom.
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