Schengen Visa Holders And US, UK Nationals Now Eligible for Saudi Arabia’s Tourist e-Visa

Nationals of U.S, Schengen or UK tourist or commercial visas holders can get visa on arrival into Saudi Arabia, state news agency SPA reported on Thursday (Jan 2).

SPA states in the General Authority for Tourism and National Heritage that the passport holder must have used their visa to enter the USA, UK or any of the 26 Schengen countries prior to entering Saudi Arabia.

These visas upon arrival into Saudi Arabic for passport holders having U.S., UK or Schengen visas stamped in their passport are not included in the E-visa programme.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia started giving tourist visas on 28th September 2019 as part of efforts to increase tourism as the country diversifies its economy away from oil exports

Saudi Arabian officials quoted on 8 Oct that 23715 tourist visa were sanctioned between 28 Sept and 8 Oct.

Passport holders of 49 qualified countries can request for E-Visas while nationals from other countries must request separately. The 49 qualified countries are mainly in North America, Europe, Oceania and Asia, including 3 muslim majority nations Kazakhstan, Brunei and Malaysia.

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Abu Dhabi Hosts the First Dominica Embassy In the Middle East

Abu Dhabi, 25th Jan, 2020 Dominica has established its first-ever embassy in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. On 21st Jan 2020, the Prime Minister of Dominica, Dr. Roosevelt Skirret inaugurated the embassy and announced Dominica’s formal entry into the Middle East. Hubert J Charles is appointed the first ambassador who has […]

January 21, 2020
Dominica’s CIB and Tourism led its GDP Grow 9%: UN ECLAC

A recent report released by the United Nations’ Economic Commission of Latin America (ECLAC) announced Dominica’s GDP rose by 9% in 2019. The reason for this jump is its burgeoning Tourism and Citizenship by Investment Program, declaring Dominica to be the fastest growing Economy in all of Latin America and the Caribbean Region. A growing […]

January 4, 2020
Schengen Visa Holders And US, UK Nationals Now Eligible for Saudi Arabia’s Tourist e-Visa

Nationals of U.S, Schengen or UK tourist or commercial visas holders can get visa on arrival into Saudi Arabia, state news agency SPA reported on Thursday (Jan 2). SPA states in the General Authority for Tourism and National Heritage that the passport holder must have used their visa to enter the USA, UK or any of […]

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Saudi Arabia Is Opening Its Doors to Foreign Tourists for the First Time
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