Saudi Arabia has reopened the visa-on-arrival program, which allows holders of valid visas from the United States, Britain and the Schengen area to enter its territory.
This step comes two weeks after the Kingdom lifted all entry restrictions related to the Corona pandemic and thereby conditions returned to pre-pandemic normality.
Holders of one of the three visas, and those traveling through one of the national airlines “Saudi Airlines, flynas and flyadeal” can obtain a 12-month tourist visa upon arrival in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, without the need to Submit a pre-application.
Visitors with a valid US, UK or Schengen area visa must: Use it at least once to enter the region that issued the visa before using it to enter the Kingdom.
The visa-on-arrival option is available to citizens of countries eligible for the e-Visa program launched in 2019, and all visitors must have medical insurance against Corona risks; Which can be obtained from all international airports in the Kingdom upon arrival.
The Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Tourism Authority, Ahmed Al-Khatib, said: Today, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the most accessible destinations in the world, whether for tourism, business or shows. the rituals of Hajj and Umrah. .
And he renewed the invitation and welcome to all visitors and tourists from the different countries of the world; Enjoy the treasures of Saudi tourism, in terms of destinations, monuments, culture, heritage, generosity and hospitality, known by the authentic Saudi society.