Free Saudi Transit visa of 4-days for Air travelers

MOFA launches issuing Stop-over Saudi Transit Visa for Visit for those arriving by Air


Saudi Arabia has launched the service of issuing transit visa online for the arrivals in the Kingdom by air, for all purposes, starting from Today (30th January 2023).

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in Saudi Arabia, in coordination with the relevant authorities and in cooperation with the national airlines, has launched the electronic service of issuing stop-over Saudi transit visa for those coming by air. Recommend : Sick Leave as per the Latest Saudi Labor Law (Article 117)

– The stop-over transit visa holders can stay in Saudi Arabia for a period of 4 days, while the validity of the visa is for 3 months. The new transit visa of Saudi Arabia is free of cost and it will be issued instantly along with the flight ticket.

– This visa allows those passing by through the country and those wishing to enter into the Kingdom to perform Umrah in Makkah and visit the Prophet’s Mosque in Madina, and want to move around, in addition to attending tourism events.

– The Ministry clarified that the launch of the service is from Today, by applying for a transit visa for a visit by air through online platforms of Saudi Airlines and Flynas. This visa is to be passed automatically to the Unified National Visa Platform in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to process and issue the online visa immediately, and send it to the traveler through e-mail. See Also : Procedure to get a Personal Visit Visa of Saudi Arabia

– The Ministry confirmed that the digital transit visa service will contribute in achieving the goals of the Saudi Vision 2030, by strengthening the Kingdom’s position and benefiting from its well-known strategic location as a hub linking various continents and a station that attracts transients and a global tourist destination.

– The MOFA highlighted that the transit visa for the visit will be issued online for free immediately with a national airline travel ticket, with a visa validity of three months and with a stay period of four days.

– Passengers of Saudi Airlines (Saudia) and Flynas flights will be able to electronically obtain a transit visa for a “air” visit for entry into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, beginning from Monday, January 30, 2023, for a period of four days with a three-month visa validity and according to the terms and conditions set forth by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Story : 7 Kings of Saudi Arabia

– Once tickets are issued on Saudia and Flynas flights, travelers will be able to apply for a transit visa via its official websites, by passing it automatically to the unified national visa platform at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to process and issue the digital visa instantly and send it to the beneficiary via E-mail.

– This service contributes to increasing the number of Umrah pilgrims, tourists and businessmen visiting the Kingdom, and “Saudi Vision 2030 has laid the foundations for cooperation between the legislative and executive sectors in the country on the one hand, and the private sector on the other hand, to serve the Kingdom’s goals in All sectors and today we see a practical application of this integration and cooperation by granting national air carriers the authority to receive a request for issuing a transit visa, which facilitates the procedures for obtaining a transit visa for those who wish to visit the Kingdom.

– This Saudi Transit Visa service will contribute to strengthening the Kingdom’s position as a global center for travel and business by facilitating quick business visits to the country, and as a point of contact between various countries and continents of the world, indicating that it comes in line with the civil aviation strategy to reach 330 million passengers, and link the Kingdom’s cities with 250 A global destination and 100 million tourists annually. Subscribe Saudi Expatriates channel on YouTube

– It is expected that thousands of tourists will benefit from the Saudi Transit Visa to attend the various cultural and entertainment events that are held throughout the year in various cities of Saudi Arabia, in addition to the pilgrims who will be able to perform Umrah rituals in Makkah Al-Mukarramah and visit the Prophet’s Mosque in Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, and it will also represent an opportunity for businessmen from Various countries of the world to enter Saudi Arabia easily, end their business and deals, and hold meetings with their counterparts inside the Kingdom.

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