Saudi Arabia Visa Documents
Here’s a detailed overview of the documents required to apply for a Saudi Arabia visa online.
Scanned Copy of a Valid Passport:
You will need to submit a scanned image of your passport’s information page. Make sure that the image is clear and shows your photo and the personal details clearly. Your passport should stay valid for at least six months from the date you submit your Saudi visa application. Also, it must have one blank page because the immigration officials will use it for stamping when you arrive in the country.
Scanned Copy of Passport Size Photo:
You must have a digital copy of a recent passport size photo. The photo must fulfill the following requirements:
- It should have a plain white background.
- It must show a full frontal view of your face from the top of the hair to the chin’s end without glasses/spectacles.
- You should be facing the camera in your photo.
- The photo should be of the standard passport size, that is, 50mm x 50mm.
Read more Saudi eVisa photo requirements
Valid Email Address:
It is vital to provide an active and valid email address when filling out the application form. You will receive all the visa processing-related updates and the eVisa on the same email ID.
Nature of Travel
You will need to provide the full travel itinerary of your stay in Saudi Arabia when applying for the Saudi visit visa. You must provide valid proof of the nature of your travel and daily activities during your stay in the country.
You must provide the address of your hotel or relative’s home where you intend to stay while visiting Saudi Arabia with an eVisa.
Valid Debit/Credit Card:
The final step of the Saudi tourist visa application process is to pay the visa fees using an active and valid debit or credit card.
There are some documents that a traveler will be requested to show upon arrival in Saudi Arabia. These include:
Bank Statement as Evidence of Sustenance:
Applicants traveling with an electronic visa Saudi Arabia will have to provide proof that they can sustain themselves financially while staying in the country. The immigration officials will require a bank statement for the last six months as proof of financial security.
Return Flight Ticket:
It is better to show your return flight ticket at the time of arrival. However, if you haven’t purchased one, the immigration officials will ask you to provide evidence of financial stability to purchase a return ticket.