The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has recently announced that residents of GCC countries, such as Qatar, are now eligible to apply for an eVisa to visit Saudi Arabia. With the added place to see and visit, many residents of Qatar have been excited about the news!
In this article, the ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team takes you through a step-by-step process on how to apply for an eVisa if you're a resident of Qatar.
Below are the following requirements to apply for an eVisa to Saudi Arabia:
As per Visit Saudi, there are specific occupations that are eligible for the GCC residents' eVisa. Find out if your occupation is part of their list HERE.
Take note that if you are applying for your spouse, children, or any other first-degree relatives that are unemployed, you must input the same occupation you used for yourself.
The visa fee for the Saudi Arabia eVisa costs QR 290.67 (USD 79.83). However, health insurance is also required and costs additional.
Apart from this, the following costs apply per visa application:
Hayya Cardholders can apply for an eVisa for free at the eVisa online platform as announced by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 13 October 2022.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia previously announced that it will welcome Hayya Cardholders into the country for up to 60 days and will approve the entry 10 days before the start of the World Cup.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs launches the service of obtaining an electronic visa to enter the Kingdom for holders of the #Hayya fan card without financial fees. pic.twitter.com/tAFHxEOGeY— Foreign Ministry 🇸🇦 (@KSAmofaEN) October 16, 2022
Note: This is temporary for Hayya Card holders during the World Cup 2022 tournament.
If you don't have your Hayya Card yet, learn how to get it - How to apply for Hayya Card or Fan ID
RELATED: Saudi Arabia to welcome Hayya Cardholders for up to 60 days
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