Saudi Visas for UAE Expats : All you need to know.

Saudi Visas for UAE Expats : All you need to know.

Planning a trip to Saudi Arabia soon? There's a new unified visa platform,, allowing visitors to apply for their visas conveniently. This platform, currently in beta, replaces the previous application process through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. As a UAE resident, applying for a Saudi eVisa is straightforward. The visa offers a 90-day stay, with the option to perform Umrah, excluding the Hajj season. Here's a concise guide on the requirements and steps for a smooth application process:

Duration and Validity:

  • Duration: 90 days
  • Validity: One year
  • Number of entries: Multiple

Requirements for Saudi eVisa for UAE Expatriates:

  • Valid residency document (minimum three months)
  • Passport valid for at least six months
  • Minimum age for applicants traveling without parents: 18 years

Application Steps:

  • Visit and choose 'Visit' > 'Tourism.'
  • Provide details on expected arrival, residence, and select the nearest embassy.
  • Enter personal information, upload a passport photo, and provide passport details.
  • Enter UAE residency visa details.
  • Agree to terms, review the application, and select medical insurance.
  • Pay for the application online using a credit or debit card.

Cost for GCC Residents:

  • Visa fees: $81 (Dh297.48)
  • Application fees: $10.50 (Dh38.5)
  • Additional medical insurance fee: $7.50 (Dh27.54) to $252.04 (Dh925.65).

Visa Issuance:

  • While GCC residents may receive their visas instantly, general issuance can take up to three working days.
  • Once accepted, the eVisa will be sent via email.

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