Executive Summary

Saudi Arabian authorities have restricted certain visitor visa conditions for applicants from select countries, according to an announcement by the Saudi visa application centre in Dubai – VFS Tasheel International.

Revised visa conditions

Citizens of Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Africa and Ukraine are now eligible only for a single-entry visa valid for 90 days and a maximum duration of stay of up to 30 days.

Citizens of Canada are eligible for single- and multiple-entry visas but the maximum validity of the visa is now limited to 180 days with a maximum duration of stay of up to 30 days.

Citizens of India are eligible for single- and multiple-entry visas valid for up to two years, however if the visa is issued with a validity of 90 days, the maximum allowable duration of stay in Saudi Arabia is 30 days.