All travelers who wish to visit Saudi Arabia are required to have a visa to enter this magnificent country. However, citizens on the visa-free list of Saudi Arabia are all members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) such as Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE). They can visit Saudi Arabia for up to 03 months (90 days) without a visa.
Other nationalities require a visa to enter Saudi Arabia. Before traveling to Saudi Arabia, travelers have to, however, be aware of some restrictions and regulations relating to visas. Saudi Arabia Immigration Services lays out in great detail what travelers need to do to obtain a Saudi visa.
Before applying, you have to prepare all the necessary documents which the Saudi Arabian government requires:
- Valid passport: Your passport must be valid for at least six months remaining from the date of entry to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and leave at least 2 blank pages for exit/entry stamps.
- Photo: Your digital photo must be your recent photo, showing clearly the forehead, and entire face with an eye open.
- Travel insurance is required for the Government to process the visa application