JEDDAH – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced a new Umrah policy allowing many new countries to obtain Umrah visas on arrival.
The countries that are included are;
- United States
- United Kingdom
- European Countries
- New Zealand
- South Korea
The visa on arrival allows travelers to enter in the Kingdom through sea, air, or land ports, and they can stay up to 90 days.
The visa further allows them to visit their family members living in Saudi Arabia and can also take tourism tours throughout the country.
Currently, the visa fee is $117 (as of August 20, 2023) and it also includes health insurance.
Those who wish to apply for a visa on arrival can visit the Saudi Arabian website for eVisa where they can find more information related to visas and their procedures and regulations. Travelers are also advised to check the latest travel and health updates required for entry into Saudi Arabia.