Saudi Arabia tourist visa updates make travel easier for GCC, UK, US, and EU residents.

Residents of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) can apply for an e-visa.

Have you ever wanted to visit Saudi Arabia? Thanks to new Saudi Arabia tourist visa changes, it is now easier than ever for millions of people all over the world to visit the country. So you can begin packing your luggage.

GCC residents can now apply for a Saudi Arabia e-visa, while permanent residents of the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union can now travel to the Kingdom more easily thanks to changes to the Visa on Arrival scheme.

On Thursday, September 1, the Ministry of Tourism officially announced the new Saudi Arabia tourist visa changes.




Residents of the GCC, take note: You can now submit an application for a new Saudi Arabia tourist e-visa via Visit Saudi’s online portal.

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In addition to this, the new Saudi Arabia tourist protocols allow residents of the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union to apply for a Visa on Arrival in Saudi Arabia if they have a valid passport.

Do you have a valid tourist or business visa for the United Kingdom, the United States, or the Schengen zone? You can apply for a Visa on Arrival in Saudi Arabia if the other visa has been used to enter the issuing country at least once.

Earlier, visitors to the Kingdom would have had to visit the Saudi Arabian Embassy in their home countries before travelling to the Kingdom. The new steps simplify the procedure.




The new Saudi Arabia tourist visa and GCC e-visa changes are part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 objectives.

The relaxation of Saudi Arabia tourist e-visa requirements allows visitors to enjoy the many historically rich heritage sites, landscapes, and local hospitality.

There is already a lot to see and do in the Kingdom, and there will be even more in the form of music festivals, restaurants, and events in the near future. Don’t pass up this opportunity.

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