Tourists with European, US, British visas allowed to obtain tourist visa from Kingdom’s airports

Tourists with European, US, British visas allowed to obtain tourist visa from Kingdom’s airports
Tourists with European, US, British visas allowed to obtain tourist visa from Kingdom's airports

TheGeneral Authority for Tourism and National Heritage affirmed that those whohave obtained an entry visa to the United States of America, the United Kingdomor a European (Schengen) visa can enter the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and obtaina visit through airports and other ports only.

Asource in the General Authority for Tourism and National Heritage said thatthis is a continuation of the work of launching the tourist visa, and theKingdom's opening of its doors to the world, and in line with what was includedin the tourism system and the visit regulations for the purpose of tourism.

Thesource added that there is an existing committee chaired by the Chairman of theBoard of Directors of the General Authority for Tourism and National Heritage,Ahmed bin Aqeel Al-Khatib, working to define the goals and the mechanism forapplying the structure of the visitor visas.

Thesource said that those who obtain a tourist or commercial visa to thesecountries can now enter the Kingdom and obtain a tourist visa through the visaupon arrival only, and they are not included the electronic visa.

Thesource stipulated that the visitor to the Kingdom must have used his visa tovisit America, Britain, or any of the Schengen countries, before entering theKingdom.

Headded that this step is one of several steps the Kingdom has taken in order toattract tourists from different countries of the world.

TheGeneral Authority of Civil Aviation circulated to the national air transportcompanies to allow the holders of these visas after verification before theending of procedures of travel.

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