On Sunday, Saudi Arabia announced that its visitor e-visa program will now be available to citizens of eight other nations.
According to the Ministry of Tourism, these nations include Albania, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, the Maldives, South Africa, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
These nations’ citizens have the option of applying for a guest visa electronically or in person when they arrive at one of the Kingdom’s ports.
The visa is valid for business travel, Kingdom sightseeing, performing Umrah, and for personal visits.
Ahmed Al-Khateeb, the Kingdom’s Minister of Tourism, said, “By expanding the e-visas to 8 new countries, Saudi Arabia takes another step forward in opening its doors to the world and offering an easier and simplified travel experience for all visitors to the Kingdom.”