You can get Saudi Arabia tourist visa since 2019 to visit historical sites, red sea diving, museums, and much more. Although the Saudi Arabia tourist visa is available as an e-visa and visa on arrival for some countries, the Saudi Arabia tourist visa for Indians is in the offline form.
The tourist visa is an authorised that lets foreigner can enter the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to engage in tourism activities. The tourist visa is issued as a multiple-entry time with validity of 1 year, maximum duration of stay is 90 days. The Tourist visa can be applied offline through embassy or consulate in India.
How to Apply for Saudi Arabia Tourist Visa?
Before Applying for the Saudi tourist visa for Indian citizens, you must make sure that you are eligible to travel on the tourist permit. You have to take following steps for applying Visa -
Contact one of the Saudi embassy authorized agency for applying Tourist Visa.
Fill the application form for the Saudi Arabia tourist permit.
Submit your documents to the Saudi embassy authorized agency.
The Saudi embassy authorized agency will then forward your application to the Saudi embassy/consulate in India.
Note :- In India you cannot directly go to the Saudi embassy for your Tourist Visa application.
Eligibility for Saudi Tourist Visa
To apply for the tourist permit, you must fulfil the below mentioned conditions -
Your Passport must be valid for at least 6 months from your date of entry in Saudi.
You must possess sufficient amount of money to cover your expenses in Saudi.
You must be 18 years of age.
For under 18 age applicants must be accompanied by a legal/natural guardian.
Purpose of the visit must be only tourism.
Documents Required for Saudi Arabia Tourist Visa
For Saudi Arabia tourist visa following documents are required along for your applications -
A valid passport
Proof of accommodation for staying in Saudi Arabia
Return flight tickets
If employed, an employee letter from the Indian company
Complete travel itinerary for staying Saudi Arabia
Processing Time for Saudi Arabia Tourist Visa
Time taken for processing the Saudi Visit Visa application usually depends on the number of applications at the embassy/consulate. Normally, Saudi embassy permits are processed quickly. In most cases, you can get the processed visa within 2 working days after the submission of Application.