Saudi Arabia is expected to start issuing tourist visas for 49 nationalities by Friday, September 27, local media report.
According to the report, Saudi Tourist Visa Fee will be SR 440 (Including Health Insurance) with a 90-days validity.
Earlier this year, the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage confirmed that it was finalizing precise rules on details, requirements and nationality specifications.
In the beginning, Saudi Tourist Visas will be only available for a limited number of countries and even these will be conditional on using Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH)-licensed tour companies and accredited hotels.
The list of eligible nationalities for the tourist visa is expected to be released soon.