Saudi Arabia Extends Validity of Visit Visas Until Nov 30, Free of Cost


The Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia on Sunday announced that it has extended the validity of visit visas until 30th November for people from countries facing travel ban.

The Ministry also informed that the extension of visa will be made automatically and too without charging any fees.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry in an announcement said;

  • Without fees or financial compensation from countries which entry has been suspended.
  • Beneficiary Visitors whom are outside the Kingdom from countries which entry as been previously suspended.
  • To complement the Kingdom’s efforts to mitigate the effects of precautionary measures associated with COVID-19.

The extension will be automated until: 30th Nov 2021

It must be noted that the ministry has notified the beneficiaries of the extension via their e-mail, with an electronic visa form (e-visa) attached.

Currently, the countries facing the travel ban are;

  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Indonesia
  • Egypt
  • Turkey
  • Brazil
  • Ethiopia
  • Vietnam
  • Afghanistan
  • Lebanon

This extension is in the implementation of the directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman.


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Manish Khandelwal
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