Monday, June 21, 2021  | 10 ZUL-QAADAH, 1442
Samaa TV
Facebook Twitter Youtube
HOME > Geopolitics

Pakistanis can now get Saudi Arabia visit visas on arrival

Visitors will also be allowed to perform Umrah

SAMAA | - Posted: Feb 24, 2020 | Last Updated: 1 year ago
Posted: Feb 24, 2020 | Last Updated: 1 year ago

File Photo

Good news, Pakistan! Saudi Arabia has introduced multiple entry visas for Pakistanis and all other applicants who have a valid UK, US or Schengen visa stamped on their passport.

The cherry on the top is that Umrah can also be performed on this visa. The visa will be valid for a year. Visitors, however, aren’t allowed to perform Hajj on it.

The visa can be collected from any international airport in Saudi Arabia by paying a credit card fee of SR440 which is equivalent to Rs18,000. Cash is not accepted.

People can stay for 90 days at a stretch on this visa and enter the Kingdom multiple times.

A precondition to get the visit visa is that visitors will have to travel on a Saudi-based airline–Saudi Airlines, Flynas or Flydeal. This is mandatory only for first time visitors. Repeat visitors who already hold the Saudi visit visa can travel on any other airline.

In September last year, the country introduced its new 90-day visit visa for more than 50 countries. Pakistan, India and many other countries are not included in this list.

For non-Muslims travelling to the country, the Saudi Arabia eVisa (which is different from visa on arrival) is given for tourism purposes. These visitors will not be allowed to visit Makkah and Madina. Procedure for this visa is 100% online.

Once the application is submitted and accepted, the applicant will receive an electronic visa that must be shown to immigration officers upon arrival.

Other requirements of the visa include a valid passport for six months. Other countries such as USA, Canada, Belgium, Denmark, Finland are also eligible for the visit visa.

FaceBook WhatsApp

Tell us what you think:

Your email address will not be published.

FaceBook WhatsApp

Pakistan, India, visit visa, Saudi Arabia, Umrah, Hajj, USA, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Makkah, Madina, Saudi Airlines

UAE likely to extend ban on Pakistani arrivals
Over 10,000 animals have reached Karachi’s cattle market
Lahore madrassa leader booked for sodomy, intimidation
Watch: Full house at Karachi’s maweshi mandi today
Demolish Aladin mall, Pavilion End Club in two days: SC
Karachi weather: Met Office predicts drizzle Saturday evening
Supreme Court orders demolition of Karachi’s Nasla Tower
Water pumps at Dhabeji station affecting Karachi supply
About Us   |   Anchor Profiles   |   Online Advertising   |   Contact Us   |   Feedback   |   Apps   |   FAQs   |   Authors   |   Comment Policy
Facebook   |   Twitter   |   Instagram   |   YouTube   |   WhatsApp