Tourists from 49 countries can obtain one-year multiple-entry visas with a stay limit of 90 days

On August 1, Saudi Arabia opened its doors to tourists. Tourists from 49 countries can now obtain a one-year multi-entry electronic visa that allows for stays of up to 90 days in the Kingdom.

The requirements for obtaining a tourist visa and entering the Kingdom include complete vaccination with one of the Kingdom’s approved vaccines (Two doses of Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna, or one dose of Johnson & Johnson) and a negative PCR test within 72 hours of departure and registration on the Muqeem portal.

List of Nationalities Eligible to Apply for a Saudi Arabian Tourist Visa

Citizens of the following countries are eligible for tourist visas:

  1. USA
  2. UK
  3. New Zeland
  4. Canada
  5. Japan
  6. Andorra
  7. Austria
  8. Belgium
  9. Bulgaria
  10. Croatia
  11. Cyprus
  12. Czech Republic
  13. Denmark
  14. Estonia
  15. Finland
  16. France
  17. Germany
  18. Greece
  19. Netherlands
  20. Hungary
  21. Iceland
  22. Ireland
  23. Italy
  24. Latvia
  25. Liechtenstein
  26. Lithuania
  27. Luxembourg
  28. Malta
  29. Monaco
  30. Montenegro
  31. Norway
  32. Poland
  33. Portugal
  34. Romania
  35. Russia
  36. San Marino
  37. Slovakia
  38. Slovenia
  39. Ukraine
  40. Switzerland
  41. Spain
  42. Brunei
  43. China (Including Hong Kong and Macau)
  44. Kazakhstan
  45. Malaysia
  46. Singapore
  47. South Korea
  48. Oceania
  49. Australia

Tourists to the Kingdom are required to register their vaccination records on the electronic portal, adding that data will also be recorded in the Tawakkalna application.  

Tawakkalna app is required for entry into both public and private establishments and a large number of public places throughout the Kingdom, including shopping malls, cinemas, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

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